REVIEW: Violent, Profane "Deadpool" Shouldn't Work, But Really F---ing Does
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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Award-winning cartoonist Derf Backderf speaks to CBR about growing up with serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in what should be one of the most talked about and acclaimed graphic novels of the year.
Cartoonist Matthew Forsythe discusses "Jinchalo," his new book from Drawn & Quarterly, drawing picture books, "Comics Class" from Koyama Press and making the transition to being a full-time artist.
Editorial Director Mark Siegel and Senior Editor Calista Brill speak to the direction of First Second, web serialization, strong female heroines, Paul Pope's "Battling Boy" and exclusive preview pages of this year's titles.
Writer and artist Dan Parent spoke to CBR News about Kevin Keller, the gay teen character he created as he embarks on a new ongoing series, Dan DeCarlo, "Archie Meets Kiss," and more.
Nate Powell, writer and artist of "Any Empire," discusses illustrating "The Silence of Our Friends," a story set in the racial hotbed of 1960s Houston, Texas, and the mythology-inspired "The Year of the Beasts."
Archie Comics legend Stan Goldberg spoke about his 60+ years in comics, Stan Lee, coloring Marvel comics, "The Simpsons" and offers a sneak peek at his upcoming "Three Stooges" project.
The award-winning cartoonist talks about the new HC edition of "Same Difference," his current webcomic, the first print volume of which comes out this year and his filmmaking debut.
Creator and historian Robbins spoke with CBR News about her new graphic novel "Lily Renee: Escape Artist," a biography of the Golden Age cartoonist's unbelievable childhood.
Artist and animator Michel Gagné spoke with CBR about "Young Romance: The Best of Simon and Kirby's Romance Comics," a volume of romance comics that he restored from the legendary team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
Acclaimed writer and filmmaker Max Allan Collins spoke with CBR about the final book in the "Perdition" saga, the future of "Ms. Tree" and his prose novels set in the world of 1950s comics.
"All-Star Western" artist Moritat spoke with CBR News about drawing Jonah Hex, working on "Elephantmen" and "The Spirit," escapism, and why he sometimes wants to kill his colorist.
Ernie Colón discusses his horror-themed "Inner Sanctum," working with the late Dwayne McDuffie and his regret over not having more control over the fate of DC Comics' Amethyst. Plus, a full "Inner Sanctum" story.
CBR spoke with the artist of DC's New 52 "Supergirl" series about the artistic changes readers can see in the book going forward, the comics scene in Turkey and exclusive pages from #4.
Longtime Marvel writer and editor Danny Fingeroth spoke with CBR News about "The Stan Lee Universe," his and Roy Thomas' new book which takes reader behind the scenes of the life of Stan Lee.
Veteran artist Jamal Igle discusses his life and career in comics with CBR News and offers a behind-the-scenes look at DC Comics' "The Ray" #1, on sale tomorrow.
The artist of "The Sixth Gun," Brian Hurtt spoke with CBR about his work on the acclaimed Oni Press series, getting his start on "Queen and Country," working with Steve Gerber, Cullen Bunn and Greg Rucka and more.
Ryan Nadel spoke with CBR about working with Art Spiegelman to produce the "Meta Maus" DVD, an interactive accompaniment to the recently released behind-the-scenes look at "Maus."
Acclaimed cartoonist Seth spoke with CBR about his just released book "The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists," the new "Palookaville" and what readers can look forward to in future volumes.
Alex de Campi and James Broxton spoke with CBR about their new project "Ashes," which they've turned to Kickstarter to fund, selling off publishing and film rights as well. Plus, an exclusive look at the book!
Novelist Stan Nicholls and artist Joe Flood celebrate ALL COMICS EVE with CBR by discussing about their new graphic novel, the "New York Times" bestseller "Orcs: Forged for War," just out from First Second Books.