Axel-In-Charge: Navigating the "Civil War II" Landscape, Bringing DMC to Marvel
I’m Alex. Most of the writers here at CBR have a beat, a publisher or specific field that they oversee, but my beat is broader and more informal. I spend much of my time talking with independent and underground cartoonists, designers, comic strip creators and webcartoonists. It is, quite possibly, the coolest job ever.
When I’m not here at CBR, I work for Suicidegirls.com, where I interview people about comics, art and literature, and freelance for publications like The Daily Beast, SFX and the Hartford Advocate. I drink too much tea, meditate far too little, and still intend to one day fulfill my childhood ambition of living in a treehouse
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Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs tell CBR about their all-ages mystery featuring school-age heroes in a new book from Scholastic and DC Comics.
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.
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.
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."
Peter David and Colleen Doran tell CBR what went into creating the comic book biography of one of comics' most legendary creators.
Leguizamo spoke with CBR about translating his life story to comic book form, his problem with Steven Seagal and the genius of Brian De Palma.
The writer behind "Blood Syndicate" and "Ghost Rider" talks about his new project, examining the history of people of color in America.
The book's creators explain to CBR News what went into depicting 9,000 years of human civilization and how beer was the key to much of it.
Owen King, Mark Jude Poirer and Nancy Ahn explain what happens when aliens invade a liberal arts college, resulting in the rise of an unlikely hero.
Co-creators Robert Garrett and N. Steven Harris discuss the importance of a "positive African-American character" in their teenage spy series.
The cartoonist behind "Zippy the Pinhead" talks about his first graphic novel, a personal project that looks and at family, mystery and a long-forgotten cartoonist.
The Eisner Award winner talks with CBR about joining co-creator Cullen Bunn for a special story featuring the Skinless Boy.
Acclaimed cartoonist Jennifer Hayden spoke with CBR about crafting the intimate look at her life, from childhood angst to breast cancer and beyond.
Paul Levitz, Howard Chaykin, Larry Hama, Gary Groth and others look across the breadth of the career of one of comics' most important creators.
"Last Week Tonight's" Will Tracy and VH1's Gabe Koplowitz discuss their new comedic fantasy series from Z2 Comics starring a medieval hipster.
The acclaimed writer-artist behind "Zita the Spacegirl" captures the magic you can only find when you combine lazy summer days with tiny robots.
Max Allan Collins explains why he's one of the "most hated" "Batman" writers ever, his amusement at Jason Todd's fate and his upcoming TV series.
The cartoonist tells the tale of a town full of teenagers left to their own devices, living and learning the path of adolescence and adulthood on their own.
With a new anthology and Dover's reissue of his first miniseries, Simmons' adventurer Arron Day -- aka Blackjack -- is back in a big way.
The influential writer talks with CBR about stories, spirituality, collaboration, his next "Augusta Wind" series and the 'benevolent conspiracy.'