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"Everything Is Teeth" Explores Novelist Evie Wyld's Childhood Fear of Sharks

Wed, May 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The acclaimed novelist discusses her graphic memoir about perceiving family dynamics as a young child, and her terrifying obsession with sharks.

Azzarello, Bisley & Floyd Craft a Heavy Metal Quest in Violently Funny "Alpha King"

Fri, May 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Azzarello and Simon Bisley join forces with brewer Nick Floyd for a tale that brings Three Floyds Brewing's label mascots to violent, humorous life.

"Steven Universe" Creator on Crafting A Show About Family, Love – and Aliens

Wed, May 11th, 2016 | Category: TV

Rebecca Sugar talks about writing towards an ending on her hit Cartoon Network show, and how her series is much more than just a sci-fi adventure story.

"Phoebe and Her Unicorn" Is Funny, Fantastical and - for Creator Dana Simpson - Personal

Mon, May 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Simpson tells CBR how her strip, about a little girl and her unicorn friend, provides laughs for readers and is healing for her.

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Wicks & Chad's "Science Comics"

Fri, May 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonists Maris Wicks and Jon Chad explain how to make learning about science fun in the FCBD preview of a new series of graphic novels.

Haspiel's "The Red Hook" Creates Its Own Superhero Ecosystem in Brooklyn

Thu, May 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

Acclaimed cartoonist Dean Haspiel discusses his new webcomic about a super thief turned reluctant hero living in a sentient, heartbroken Brooklyn.

"MAD" Artist Al Jaffee Celebrates Turning 95 Years Young

Thu, April 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The Guinness World Record holder for "longest career as a comics artist" reminisces about his legendary career with CBR News and offers advice on longevity

Garth Ennis Proves Everything Old is New at Image Comics with Trio of Re-Releases

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The writer explains to CBR why "Bloody Mary," "Pride & Joy" and "Adventures in the Rifle Brigade," three of his favorites, are returning to print.

"Puke Force" Creator Says "Excavating Internal Garbage" Is His Job

Fri, April 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Cult cartoonist and musician Brian Chippendale discusses his new graphic novel, the politically satirical "Puke Force."

"The Imitation Game" Decodes the Real Life Adventure, Tragedy of Alan Turing

Thu, March 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Ottaviani ("Feynman") and Leland Purvis ("Resistence") speak with CBR about telling the story of one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century.

Nicholson Explains How "Through the Habitrails" Brought Him Out of Retirement

Wed, March 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist Jeff Nicholson discusses his story of surreal, oppressive corporate life and why it includes his first comics work in over a decade.

"Robot Dreams" Cartoonist Declares This Spring "Sweaterweather"

Fri, March 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Sara Varon, the cartoonist behind "Bake Sale" and "President Squid," discusses the expanded edition of her first book with CBR News.

Former Marvel Editor Returns to "Last of the Dragons," Talks Mentoring Talent

Tue, March 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Carl Potts spoke with us about his passion project coming back into print, his time mentoring creators like Jim Lee and Arthur Adams, and more.

"MAD's" John Ficarra is Still Running Comic's Greatest Gang of Idiots

Wed, February 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"MAD Magazine's" longtime editor discusses his historic tenure with CBR News and the satirical publication's place in contemporary pop culture.

Liew's "Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" Tells Singapore's Secret History

Tue, February 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Versatile artist and writer Sonny Liew talks about his new graphic novel, which uses the life and work of a fictional artist to tell the history of Singapore.

"Li'l Gotham" Creators Educate DC's Young Heroes in "Secret Hero Society"

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs tell CBR about their all-ages mystery featuring school-age heroes in a new book from Scholastic and DC Comics.

Richard Sala Returns to the Violent, Gothic World of "Violenzia"

Tue, January 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The award-winning creator talks about his new projects, which include his pulp action hero, a new story, and an homage to the picture books he loved as a child.

"Wimmen's Comix" Co-Founder Lee Marrs Reflects On a Storied Career

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary creator goes in depth with CBR about her storied career, and how having "Lee" as a first name helped her in the early days.

Riad Sattouf Tells the Tale of "The Arab of the Future"

Wed, December 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Award-winning French-Libyan cartoonist talks about his first book released in the U.S. and why so many people are wrong about "Charlie Hebdo."

David & Doran Tell the "Amazing Fantastic Incredible" Stan Lee Story

Fri, November 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Peter David and Colleen Doran tell CBR what went into creating the comic book biography of one of comics' most legendary creators.