Alex Dueben sits down with self-publishing veteran John Vasquez Mejias, whose 2020 book The Puerto Rican War one of the standout small-press comics of recent years… and he’s got much more going on.
Author meets translator as artist George Wylesol chats with Valerio Stivè, who adapted Wylesol’s acclaimed nonlinear graphic novel 2120 into Italian – but readers everywhere will find much of interest here.
Marc-Oliver Frisch sits down with one of the preeminent names in unusual genre comics since the late 1970s: Peter Milligan, writing tirelessly.
The beloved cartoonist Michael Allred talks about his work on David Bowie, his work adapting the Book of Mormon, and how it all got started: curated single issues, courtesy of a cool sibling.
Gale Galligan catches up with Gina Gagliano about a lot of things—their yo-yo and dance-focused book Freestyle, what it’s like adapting The Baby-Sitters Club, travelogues and diary comics, how seriously Jon Arbuckle is taking his craft—but at no point do the two discuss having alliterative initials. We’ll get you next time!
Jean Marc Ah-Sen sits down with one of the rising stars of English-language genre comics, who holds forth on creativity, accessibility, and what comics need for the future.
John Kelly didn’t just read Drew Friedman’s new book of portraits, he asked seven of the subjects what they thought of their depictions. Plus: Friedman himself sits down for a new interview.
We are pleased to present Douglas Wolk’s 2010 interview with Kevin O’Neill (1953-2022), one of the titans of the past 50 years of UK comic art.
Kyle Starks went from a bucket list item to Kickstarter success followed by widespread adoration from the Rick and Morty community: but what he really wants to talk about is what you’ve all got wrong about D-Man.
RJ Casey gets a peek behind the curtain of big money comics in this conversation with former Fantagraphics intern Jiwon Kim as she walks him through NSFW webcomics 101.
In this rare look at comics cultures in juxtaposition, Ritesh Babu & Ari Bard sit down with former DC Comics inker and current seinen manga artist Juan Albarran, one of relatively few western talents to headline a weekly serial for a major Japanese publisher.
Daniel Irizarri talks about his early self-published comics work, coming up via DeviantArt, working with a publisher versus Kickstarting a project, the current political and environmental challenges in his home of Puerto Rico, and how one does all these things while grappling with a hurricane.
In this 1992 interview, Drew Friedman talks about his family, technique, photorealism, his love of “sub-celebrities” and ugly faces, and more.
In this never before published interview, two highly original and wildly imaginative bookmakers discuss the book as object, “the trouble and magic” of childhood, and the word associations that create the underlying structure of Blexbolex’s stories.
John Kelly talks to one of the greatest American cartoonists, Jim Woodring, about the process, the meaning, and the animating spirit behind his massive new book One Beautiful Spring Day.
Ian Thomas sits down with Janet Biehl: an illustrator, editor, translator and journalist, who has recently released her first longform comics work, Their Blood Got Mixed: Revolutionary Rojava and the War on ISIS, chronicling life and conflict in a self-governing region of Syria.
Gina Gagliano chats with one of the most prolific talents in 21st century children’s and young adult comics for the bookstore market: George O’Connor, who recently completed a 12-volumes-in-12-years collection of graphic novels drawn from Greek myth, Olympians.
John Kelly recalls The Colorist, a 1990 prose novel by Susan Daitch set in the world of comic book coloring – and, he adapts a recent interview the cartoonist Frank Santoro conducted with Daitch to digital form.
After 24 years, we reunite with Kevin Eastman, one of our most (in)famous interview subjects. Jason Bergman speaks with a man exhausted by the major media world, who’s returned with much success to the comics that made his name so long ago.
Valerio Stivé pays a visit to a living legend of Italian alternative comics, for a discussion of his recent “Notebooks” of personal stories from Ukraine and Russia – and a special preview of his next book, on the 2022 invasion.
Artists in conversation, as Joe Decie chats with Daniel Locke, a specialist in scientific and nonfiction comics in the UK small-press and graphic novel scenes.
It’s time to catch up with Eisner-winning comics writer David F. Walker, whose work encompasses new DC superheroes, classic Marvel team-ups, Shaft, successful crowdfunding campaigns, and a fascination with auteurs.
The novelist Jean Marc Ah-Sen discusses fear, desire, and artistic practice with Spanish artist Maria Llovet, known for her extended collaboration with the writer Brian Azzarello on Faithless, and a suite of stylish solo work.
Ian Thomas chats with prolific Chicago artist Tyrell Cannon, whose practice encompasses numerous self-published works, as well as popular collaborations such as the brand-new Beef Bros Behind Bars.