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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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Award-winning illustrator and cartoonist Kagan McLeod spoke with CBR about his years-in-the-making martial arts epic "Infinite Kung Fu," collected in its entirety this September.
Award-winning cartoonist Howard Cruse spoke with CBR about the new collection of his 1980's comic strip "Wendel," last year's reissue of "Stuck Rubber Baby" and the current state of strip cartooning.
CBR News spoke in depth with Gary Groth, the co-founder and publisher of Fantagraphics, about digital releases, changes at "The Comic Journal," producing comic strip archives and much more.
Cartoonist Dave Roman discusses transitioning "Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity" from the web to print, explaining what is "Teen Boat!" and sharing an exclusive look at this fall's "Nursery Rhyme Comics"
We spoke with cartoonist Jess Fink about "Chester 5000 XYV," the internet's premier erotic Victorian webcomic, now available in printf. Plus, a preview of Fink's upcoming autobiographical erotic sci fi comic.
Cartoonist Leslie Stein spoke with CBR News about "The Eye of the Majestic Creature," her surreal, autobiographical graphic novel which has just been published by Fantagraphics.
CBR News spoke with legendary comic creator Joe Kubert about his storied career, the Kubert School, the death of Sgt. Rock and DC's publication of "Yossel" and "Jew Gangster" at DC Comics.
We spoke with Brecht Evens, the cartoonist who's taken North America by storm with the newly-released Top Shelf edition of "Night Animals" as well as last year's "The Wrong Place" from Drawn and Quarterly.
Award-winning cartoonist Stephan Pastis spoke with CBR News about "Pearls Before Swine's" nearly ten years in syndication, the origins of the strips crocs, his creative process and adapting "Peanuts" to animation.
"Genius, Isolated" is the first of The Library of American Comics three volume biography of Alex Toth. We spoke with the book's author Bruce Canwell about the treasures readers can expect to find within its covers.
CBR News spoke with Peter Bagge about the return of Buddy and Lisa in the latest "Hate Annual," the new printing of his and Gilbert Hernandez's "Yeah!" and IDW's "Bat Boy" collection.
Joe Harris, the writer behind "Spontaneous," Oni Press' FCBD offering and Dynamite Entertainment's upcoming "Vampirella and the Scarlet Legion" spoke with CBR News about both projects.
Michael William Kaluta spoke about the new deluxe hardcover edition of "Starstruck" just released by IDW, the process involved in assembling the book and new work his fans can look forward to in the coming months.
CBR News spoke with legendary filmmaker, writer and comics creator Alejandro Jodorowsky about his creative process, new volumes of "The Incal," tarot and his return to filmmaking.
CBR News spoke with Arafaat Ali Khan, one of the organizers behind the coming Middle East Film & Comic Con, discussing comics culture, planning the event and the reasons for postponing the anticipated show.
CBR News spoke with Molly Crabapple about her digital comic "Puppet Makers," the Kickstarter-funded animation project "I Have Your Heart," designing the bag for this year's SXSW Interactive Festival and more.
CBR's Alex Dueben attended last week's annual MoCCA Festival and reports in on the event which featured Peter Bagge debuting new work, drinking with Danish cartoonists, visiting the Strand bookstore and more.
Acclaimed cartoonist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Daniel Clowes talks about the new “Mister Wonderful” collection of his New York Times Magazine strip, "Wilson," and many other projects.
One of the great artists of the Silver Age, Nick Cardy spoke with CBR News about his new book, collecting the work he did as a young man serving in WWII and provides an exclusive look at the book.
CBR News spoke with studio mates Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Sean Dove and Josh Emmons about their newly launched foray into digital comics, the self-published, 99 cents, all-ages friendly "DoubleFeature"