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“There Are Some Experiences That Bring Us Closer”: An Interview with Marcelo D’Salete

Marcelo D’Salete’s follow up to his Eisner winning Run For It is a 400 plus page graphic novel about an independent kingdom of runaway slaves in 16th Century Brazil. He spoke with Heitor Pitombo about the success the book, and how it came to America. Continue reading

 

“Wood Told Me If You Can’t Do It Good, Do A Lot Of It”: A Conversation With Ken Landgraf

It’s easier to name publications Ken Landgraf didn’t work for than to name all the ones he did. Get ready for a firehose of history, and make sure you stay seated long enough to hear about the experience of working for magazines like Whitetail Deer Hunter & Tactical Knives. Continue reading

 

“One Thing Leads to Another”: An Interview with Kevin Huizenga

“I don’t think about it in that way. At this point, that’s the way that I draw and the way that I write. It’s not a choice. It’s just the way I do it.” Continue reading

 

“All That Truly Matters In A Story Is Emotion”: An Interview with Mark Waid

Alex Dueben attempts to catch up with Mark Waid, one of the most prolific and successful comic writers of the last three decades, and while he can’t quite cover it all–they certainly cover a good bit of what has kept Waid’s creative fires burning on books like Archie, Daredevil, Superman: Birthright, Impulse and his latest, Ignited. Continue reading

 

“If Anything, The Book Would Be Longer”: A Conversation With Kelsey Wroten

Annie Mok catches up with cartoonist Kelsey Wroten, about their graphic novel Cannonball, the struggle between legible cartoons and artistic expression, and the lack of athletic style benchmarks in the creative arts. Continue reading

 

Warts & All The Presidents: A Chat With Drew Friedman

In advance of a major exhibition of his illustrations of the US Presidents, Drew Friedman sat down with Mark Newgarden to answer the burning questions: which of those dudes was the ugliest? Continue reading

 

In Deadly Earnest: A Conversation with Kate Lacour

Katie Skelly uncovers the beating heart of Kate Lacour’s Vivisectionary by sitting down with the creator behind a book that has been referred to as “neocomics” by some, “unsettling” by others, and “kind of goofy, kind of creepy” by its own creator. Continue reading

 

“I’m Definitely Not Trying To Subvert”: The Alabaster Pizzo Interview

Rob Clough sits down Alabaster Pizzo, whose ongoing project Mimi & The Wolves just reached the halfway point. In this conversation, Pizzo reflects on decades spent living cheap, regretting nothing, and making comics. Continue reading