Staff Writer
Nov 15

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

Articles By Alex Dueben

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Pro-Wrestling, Queer Culture and Cats Collide in Ed Luce's "Wuvable Oaf"

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The cartoonist shares the secret origin of his "exaggerated auto-bio" comic with CBR, and his plans for the future of the Oafiverse.

Mike Zeck On Launching the Original "Secret Wars," Joining The Artist's Edition Family

Mon, May 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The artist behind seminal stories like "Kraven's Last Hunt" and the first "Punisher" series reflects on his career, and its Marvel Comics highlights.

Seth Discusses His Return to "Palookaville"

Fri, May 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Seth tells CBR about the new chapter of “Clyde Fans,” continuing the autobiographical tale “Nothing Lasts” and building a barber shop.

José Luis García-López Discusses Career, Influences & Superman's Hair

Thu, May 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary artist spoke with CBR about his many projects and collaborators, and wanting to be like Alex Raymond when he grew up.

Paige Braddock Gets Gross with "Stinky Cecil," Talks "Peanuts" Movie, Comics

Fri, May 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

The cartoonist discusses her swamp animal kids book, lessons learned from Charles Schulz and why "The Peanuts Movie" is on the right track.

Nina Bunjevac Explores the Life of Her Terrorist Father & Yugoslavia's History

Thu, April 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The award-winning cartoonist talks about "Fatherland," her new OGN that looks at the life of her father, a Serbian terrorist who was killed when she was a child.

Roy Thomas Talks Creating Avengers Villain Ultron and His 50 Years in Comics

Fri, April 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary writer discusses half a century in comics, Ultron and the Vision, staying as busy as ever and why he no longer reads Marvel or DC series.

Corsetto On "Girls With Slingshots" Finale: "I'm Ready To Do The Next Thing"

Thu, April 23rd, 2015 | Category: Digital Comics

"Adventure Time" writer Danielle Corsetto talks about concluding her webcomic and looks ahead to the next chapter of her career.

Tom DeFalco Says He's "Lucky" To Write the Last Issue of "Archie"

Fri, April 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The veteran comics writer opens up on penning "Archie" #666, his thoughts on reinventing characters, and what the Riverdale gang means to him.

Burton Plots A Return to the Horrific Future of "Dark Engine"

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Ryan Burton explains the origin of the "Dark Engine" world and how he and artist John Bivens are approaching this story differently from the first.

Gran Finds Herself Adrift with "Adventure Time," Finishing Up "Octopus Pie"

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Meredith Gran discusses her new "Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift" miniseries, heading towards the finale of "Octopus Pie" and more.

Peter Bagge Revisits His Joke-Telling, Cartoon-Making "Sweatshop"

Fri, March 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The award-winning cartoonist talks the origins of his industry-skewering comic, Neil Gaiman's contribution to its script, and his next project.

Michelinie Talks Ant-Man, Iron Man's Alcoholism, "BOZZ Chronicles" & More

Wed, March 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

David Micheline looks back on what many consider the definitive "Iron Man" run, creating Scott Lang and why he left DC Comics for Marvel.

Sakai Prepares for the Long-Awaited Return of "Usagi Yojimbo"

Tue, March 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Eisner-winner Stan Sakai talks with CBR News about returning to his famed 17th Century rabbit samurai after a two-year hiatus.

Doug TenNapel Talks Unearthing the "Sprawling Epic" of "Nnewts"

Thu, March 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Earthworm Jim" creator explains why he's going multi-volume for the first time with his latest project, which was 15 years in the making.

Nadja Spiegelman Shares How She Got "Lost in NYC"

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Spiegelman spoke with CBR about her new Toon Graphics book, working with artist Sergio Garcia Sanchez and researching the New York subway system.

John Bolton Reveals The "Unusual Macabre" Of "Shame"

Wed, March 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The award-winning artist talks about wrapping up the first "Shame" trilogy and looks ahead to his next project with writer Lovern Kindzierski.

John Romita Sr. Reflects on His Spider-Man Legacy, Gwen Stacy's Death and Stan Lee

Wed, February 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary Marvel artist spoke with CBR about defining the Silver Age, killing Gwen Stacy and all things Spider-Man across his storied career.

Moen Reveals Secrets Behind Funny, Educational "Oh Joy, Sex Toy"

Mon, February 23rd, 2015 | Category: Digital Comics

Cartoonist Erika Moen talks about making "Oh Joy, Sex Toy" with her husband, the trick in balancing humor and education and much more.

Powell Talks Real Life Violence in "March," "I Have a Dream" Speech & More

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

"March: Book Two" artist Nate Powell discusses how he approached depicting violence in Congressman John Lewis' memoir, MLK's famous speech and more.

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