Poplife

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Thu, November 21st, 2002 - Issue #41
Breaking and entering, the car buried inside, teaching in Taiwan and showing the sophomores a thing or two at MK12.

Thu, November 14th, 2002 - Issue #40
Matt comments on the recent news that Stan Lee has filed suit against Marvel comics and asks the question "How is work for hire a good deal?"

Thu, November 7th, 2002 - Issue #39
Matt discusses his work on Rex Mantooth and what you can expect from the Annotated Mantooth out this December, with an honest look at some of the challenges he faced. Plus the big, fat American story and more.

Thu, October 31st, 2002 - Issue #38
'Avengers' artist Kieron Dwyer and giant robots as Matt brings you this weeks edition of Poplife.

Thu, October 24th, 2002 - Issue #37
Matt channel surf's and has mastered all 74 cable channels. What did he discover? He shares the wisdom so that you may learn.

Thu, October 17th, 2002 - Issue #36
Comics, boring? Matt looks at comics of today, what makes up the meat of those monthlies, compares them to comics produced in other countries and shares some fascinating insights into the American comics market.

Thu, October 10th, 2002 - Issue #35
Matt's returned from his honeymoon rested and tanned ... and real itchy! Matt talks a bit about his trip to Mexico, plus a look at two books of Manga from Comics One.

Thu, September 26th, 2002 - Issue #34
Matt's got the big gig pitch in LA. Little sleep, lots of work, and the executives eat from his hands. The comics want to come out, but there's just no time. And driving in LA with Alex Nova.

Thu, September 12th, 2002 - Issue #32
Matt gives you a first look at a new project he's got brewing taking place on Mars. At one point it was to be called 'Red,' but a former CBR columnist got to that name first. So while still be untitled, here's an 11 page excerpt of the script with five pieces of art.

Thu, September 5th, 2002 - Issue #31
Matt and that enigmatic group at MK12 are busy at work on a bunch of interesting projects and Matt gives you a behind the scenes look at projects for MTV's 'TRL,' some work for the next series of BMW Films, more on the 'Adult Swim' project and much more.

Thu, August 29th, 2002 - Issue #30
Fraction saw some rock. Enjoyed the rock. And now reports on the rock experience. Plus, find out if you're too old to experience the rock.

Thu, August 22nd, 2002 - Issue #29
Matt takes a look at 'The Playboy,' 'Copybook Tales,' 'Box Office Poison,' 'The Dreamer,' 'Hicksville,' 'Cages' and others as he looks for the 'self-reflexive' comic.

Thu, August 15th, 2002 - Issue #28
Matt dabbles in a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Who's he writing this for? Find out in today's Poplife.

Thu, August 8th, 2002 - Issue #27
Matt presents the first ten pages of script to 'Revisitor,' a book best described as a weird crime story.

Thu, August 1st, 2002 - Issue #26
Matt's 'Big Hat' moves forward. Are comics cool? Thought's on Eddie Campbell's 'Alec.' And Matt needs someone needs to explain the fascination with those retro books like 'Transformers' and 'G.I. Joe.'

Thu, July 25th, 2002 - Issue #25
Matt presents the first ten pages of his 'Last of the Independents' with new art from Kieron Dwyer.

Thu, July 18th, 2002 - Issue #24
A whole slew of different things this week, including Zorak from 'Space Ghost,' how Matt's film process has been affected by comics writing, plus artwork from two upcoming projects including 'Last of the Independents' with art by Kieron 'Avengers' Dwyer.

Thu, July 11th, 2002 - Issue #23
Matt Fraction sits down with writer Joe Casey to talk his upcoming 'Automatic Kafka,' the online world of comics, marketing this industry and more stuff.

Fri, July 5th, 2002 - Issue #22
'Matt Fraction: The Scripted Adventures' picks up where it left off last week with tales of Los Angeles intrigue, a 'Who' loving Cabbie and a Mayan or two.

Thu, June 27th, 2002 - Issue #21
It's either 'Poplife: The Comic' or 'Matt Fraction: The Comic.' We're not sure which. And what role does California Governor Gray Davis play in this intrigue?

Thu, June 20th, 2002 - Issue #20
What Brak from 'Space Ghost' and Matt have in common, 8 and 9 panel grids in comics, a nickname for Kieron Dwyer and sitting on the porch and having a smoke.

Thu, June 13th, 2002 - Issue #19
Matt takes a look at '100%,' 'Amazing Screw-On Head,' 'Black Widow,' 'Transmetropolitan,' 'Pulp,' 'Love and Rockets' and 'La Perdida #2.'

Thu, June 6th, 2002 - Issue #18
A horrible stomach ache, teaching a class on writing comics and the unlocking of comics most horrible secret.

Thu, May 30th, 2002 - Issue #17
Matt examines three different '32 page' comics, 'Berlin,' 'Black Hole' and 'THB,' in an attempt to discover that which makes them tick so precisely.

Thu, May 23rd, 2002 - Issue #16
A big decision for Matt and his company and the case for owning your work. What Matt really thinks of superheroes. Oh, and Noah Wyle and Madonna thrown in for good measure.

Thu, May 16th, 2002 - Issue #15
Matt tells a story of the creation of a music video that even MTV found too disturbing to air. Updated Now with full video feed.

Thu, May 9th, 2002 - Issue #14
Matt discusses the challenges he came up against when working on 'Anodyne 2' and 'Big Hat' and how his writing process works.

Thu, May 2nd, 2002 - Issue #13
Matt sits down with Antony Johnston to discuss writing, specifically the subtle art of 'the pitch.' A little something for every writer out there.

Thu, April 25th, 2002 - Issue #12
Matt shares how he got interested in comics, how 'Star Wars' played a role in his future life (not in the obvious way you might think) and those comics that really got him going.

Thu, April 18th, 2002 - Issue #11
Matt talks about dreaming of Martha, the 'Mantooth!' collection coming later this year and your ideas for promotion.

Thu, April 11th, 2002 - Issue #10
A visit to Mars, the uselessness of PDA's, why comics are f...err, screwed and a guy named John.

Thu, April 4th, 2002 - Issue #9
Matt takes a look at the situation with Top Shelf in the wake of the LPC Group announcement and recommends some Top Shelf books you need to pick up.

Thu, March 28th, 2002 - Issue #8
Matt shares the story of his recent trip to Los Angeles, filled with meetings, dinner with chicken and waffles, a visit to a fine comics establishment and the Hustler store.

Thu, March 21st, 2002 - Issue #7
Matt experiences one of the worst hells there is in life: moving. Learn of players like Jumpsuit Bill, Plant Girl and Ugly Man.

Thu, March 14th, 2002 - Issue #6
Matt shares a look at his upcoming graphic novel 'Big Hat,' a Western coming at you next year.

Thu, March 7th, 2002 - Issue #5
Stuff that's on Matt's hands or wrists, all about comics, well, the ones Matt has coming up, stuff that's on Matt's boots and the latest that is the drama 'Fort Eviction.'

Thu, February 28th, 2002 - Issue #4
A portion of today's column written in Cincinnati about a trip to Philly and the story of a storm that nearly killed a CBR columnist.

Thu, February 21st, 2002 - Issue #3
Matt Fraction, Man of Action, takes you inside the nightmare of the creative process and what happens when you try to write listening to Japanese punk. Find out how things are going for his contribution to Warren Ellis 'Night Radio' anthology.

Thu, February 14th, 2002 - Issue #2
More from the mind of Matt Fraction. Trips to New York, pitching the job, cosmic coincidences. It's all here.

Thu, February 7th, 2002 - Issue #1
CBR is proud to present the very first Poplife, Matt Fraction's new weekly column. What is Poplife? Find out for yourself ... click on that link!

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