Tag Archives: Interview

Trauma, Anxiety and History: Travis Dandro In Conversation With Pascal Girard

Cartoonist Pascal Girard spoke with cartoonist Travis Dandro about processing trauma, dealing with anxiety, and managing a full time life…and how all of those things came together for Dandro’s new memoir, King Of King Court. Continue reading

 

In Praise Of Popnut Skrummies: An Elmo Conversation With Frank M. Young

Mark Newgarden and Frank M. Young discuss their love for Cecil Jensen’s Elmo, and the reason Young decided to make this unheralded classic available again via print on demand. Continue reading

 

“It Became An Obsession”: An Interview With Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

Jonathan Fetter-Vorm speaks with Alex Dueben about the difficulty of making graphic novel out of a conflict-free story where every reader knows the ending: Moonbound, the story of Apollo 11. Continue reading

 

An Interview With Donald Rooum

In this interview from TCJ #247, political cartoonist Donal Rooum talks to Ken Worcester about anarchy, gag cartooning, and typography. Continue reading

 

LGBTQ Speculative Fiction: A Creative Roundtable

Blue Delliquanti and Dylan Edwards are both cartoonists working in the field of queer and trans spec fic for kids and teens. In this interview, they talk with Melanie Gillman about the power of LGBTQ spec fic as a genre to challenge existing infrastructures, provide escapes, and create allegorical mirrors for young queer and trans readers. Continue reading

 

Vive Le Livre: Simon Roussin’s Beautiful BD

Cynthia Rose speaks with Simon Roussin about the varied styles that have gone into his award-winning and wildly colorful work, how he grapples with his influences, and the choices he’s made about who gets to publish him. Continue reading

 

“Vengeance As A Subject Matter Always Excites Me”: An Interview With Tia Roxae

As Tia Roxae’s horror inspired comics begin making their way to readers, Katie Skelly pinned the artist down to talk about what inspired her to move into the field, and what she has planned for the future. Continue reading

 

“Style Itself Influences The Mood.”: An Interview With Colleen Doran

Colleen Doran’s latest graphic novel sees her taking Harry Clarke’s illustration and stained glass work as inspiration. In this interview, she explains to Alex Dueben how the project–her newest collaboration with writer Neil Gaiman–came about. Continue reading