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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.
Writer Steve Duin, Eisner-winning artist Shannon Wheeler and editor Michael Rosen discuss their new Fantagraphics book about the effects of the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill with CBR.
CBR spoke with cartoonists Jessica Abel and Matt Madden about editing "The Best American Comics" series, why the list is so important, and why superheroes so rarely make the list.
Dean Mullaney, Creative Director of the Library of American Comics, and editor Kurtis Findlay spotlight the imprint's upcoming slate of titles with an exclusive look at "Chuck Jones: The Dream That Never Was."
Michael Uslan, Paul Levitz, Denny O'Neill, N.C. Christopher Couch and Danny Fingeroth looked back at the shared origins and legacy of two of comics' most iconic characters.
Vertigo's second NYCC panel, hosted by Karen Berger, featured creators going in-depth about their series, discussing whether or not any DCU characters would be coming to Vertigo titles and more.