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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.
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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
The writer explains to CBR why "Bloody Mary," "Pride & Joy" and "Adventures in the Rifle Brigade," three of his favorites, are returning to print.
Cult cartoonist and musician Brian Chippendale discusses his new graphic novel, the politically satirical "Puke Force."
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.
Cartoonist Jeff Nicholson discusses his story of surreal, oppressive corporate life and why it includes his first comics work in over a decade.
Sara Varon, the cartoonist behind "Bake Sale" and "President Squid," discusses the expanded edition of her first book with CBR News.
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 Magazine's" longtime editor discusses his historic tenure with CBR News and the satirical publication's place in contemporary pop culture.
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.
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.