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Alan Brennert Recalls the Origins of His Fan-Favorite "Tales of the Batman"

Tue, June 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The writer talked about bringing his Batman stories, including "Holy Terror," to life, and how he snuck a coda to the pre-Crisis Supergirl's story into DC continuity.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Comes to Comics with "Mycroft Holmes"

Fri, June 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The acclaimed writer and historian (and the NBA's all time leading scorer) talks about his new comic featuring Sherlock Holmes' smarter older brother.

MariNaomi Explores Being Young and "Turning Japanese"

Fri, June 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The acclaimed creator talks about her biggest book to date, and how she came to understand her family and her cultural identity in new ways.

"BoJack Horseman's" Hanawalt is Hungry for More Comics with "Hot Dog Taste Test"

Thu, June 16th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

"BoJack Horseman" production designer Lisa Hanawalt tells CBR what brought her back for a new collection from Drawn & Quarterly.

Bunn, Hurtt & Crabtree Celebrate "The Sixth Gun's" 50th - and Final - Issue

Tue, June 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt and Bill Crabtree sit down with CBR News for a spoiler free conversation about the conclusion of their long-running series.

When Muhammad Ali & Superman Saved the World

Fri, June 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In 1978, Neal Adams and his collaborators teamed two American icons in a book that continues to serve as a reminder of why Ali was the greatest.

How "The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan" Uses Marines to Start a Dialogue About Trauma

Thu, June 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Bryan Doerries explains how his OGN borrows from "The Odyssey" to discuss what it's like for soldiers returning home and start a discussion.

"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.

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