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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.
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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Cartoonist Tony Cliff spoke with CBR News on the future and style of his Eisner Award-nominated swashbuckling webcomic, "Delilah Dirk."
Shawn Martinbrough, Joseph Illidge and Grey Williamson expound on their upcoming graphic novel "The Ren," which explores a love story during the Harlem Renaissance, coming soon from First Second.
Cartoonist Troy Little spoke with CBR about bringing "Napkin" to the web and new developments for the franchise. He also provided an exclusive preview of his new "Napkin" book coming from IDW in late 2012.
"Marathon" writer and "Safe" director Boaz Yakin joins CBR for the latest SUNDAY CONVERSATION, an in-depth chat with the creators of your favorite projects and their lives away from the books themselves.
Artist Joseph Remnant and Editor/Publicist Jeff Newelt spoke with CBR News about working with comics legend Harvey Pekar on "Cleveland," Remnant's comic "Blindspot" and bringing on Alan Moore to pen an introduction to the book.
"Angel & Faith" artist Rebekah Isaacs joins CBR for the latest SUNDAY CONVERSATION, an in-depth chat with the creators of your favorite projects and their lives away from the books themselves.
In his new book "Take What You Can Carry," cartoonist Kevin C. Pyle talks about growing up in the suburbs, the experience of Japanese-Americans interned during WWII, "gama," and more.
"Joe the Barbarian" & "American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest" artist Sean Murphy discusses his Vertigo series "Punk Rock Jesus," blogging, inking and being a professional.
"Buffy" writer Andrew Chambliss joins CBR for another SUNDAY CONVERSATION, an in-depth chat with the creators of your favorite projects and their lives away from the books themselves.
Greg Rucka joins CBR for the inaugural SUNDAY CONVERSATION, an in-depth chat with the creators behind your favorite projects and the lives they lead away from the books themselves.
The cartoonist spoke to CBR about receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, her teaching job, and her new book -- her first since "Fun Home" -- which explores her relationship with her mother.
One of the great artists of Marvel's Bronze Age, Sal Buscema spoke with CBR News about his long career, being legendary and his current work inking "G.I. Joe" and "Dungeons and Dragons: Forgotten Realms" for IDW.
Writers Christina Weir and Nunzio DeFilippis discuss their new Oni Press series, "Bad Medicine," which debuts on Free Comic Book Day with the complete first issue.
"Flight" & "Missile Mouse" cartoonist Jake Parker spoke to CBR News about talks about his new project, a collection of short comics he's funding through Kickstarter.
Acclaimed cartoonist Guy Delisle, spoke with CBR about his newest book, "Jerusalem: Chronicles From the Holy City," the winner of this year's Fauve d'Or or Best Comic Book Award at the Angouleme Festival.
Cartoonist Leela Corman talks about her new book "Unterzakhn," a family epic focusing on two sisters growing up on New York City’s Lower East Side in the early twentieth century.
Teenage cartoonist Emma Capps spoke to CBR News about her ongoing webcomic, which she posts in two languages, reviewing Plato's "Republic" for the Unshelved Book Club, and more.
Artist Denys Cowan discusses "Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child," returning to comics from animation, working with writer Selwyn Sefu Hinds on the ongoing Vertigo title and his friend Dwayne McDuffie's legacy.
Artist Shawn Martinbrough speaks to CBR about his work on the Robert Kirkman and Nick Spencer-written series and offers a look at the second issue, out this week from Image Comics.
Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks spoke with CBR about her new book "Friends with Boys," discussed her weekly comic "The Adventures of Superhero Girl" and weighs in on blogging, zombies, KGB cheerleaders and more.