Today on the site, Greg Hunter returns with the third episode of his podcast, Comic Book Decalogue. I hope you guys have been checking out this series; it’s great. Today’s episode poses ten questions to Yumi Sakugawa (I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You, Ikebana), who talks about meditation, Megahex, and linework as handwriting.
—Interviews & Profiles. Kate Beaton has a new collection of Hark! A Vagrant out, and is doing lots of interviews. This one in The Guardian is particularly strong, and she also spoke to Autostraddle and Vulture.
Everyone’s favorite comics person, Annie Koyama, shares five books from her collection.
John Semley at The Walrus looks behind the mask of Sex Criminals artist Chip Zdarsky.
—Misc. Michael Vassallo posts Sunday strips from the end of the famous 1962-’63 newspaper strike.
—Awards. Zunar has won the CPJ’s International Press Freedom award.
Noelle Stevenson’s Nimona has made the longlist for the National Book Awards in the young people’s literature category, and is apparently the first webcomic to make it this far.