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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, 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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Misery Loves Chris Eliopoulos

Fri, October 17th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Letterer Extraordinaire and the cartoonist behind “Desperate Times” and "Franklin Richards" talks to CBR about his autobiographical comic strip "Misery Loves Sherman," chronicling a dysfunctional family and two aliens.

Graham Nolan on Returning to Comics

Thu, October 9th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary Batman artist Graham Nolan talks to CBR about his career in newspaper strips with "Rex Morgan, M.D." and "The Phantom," and his long awaited return to superheroes.

Is Bill Griffith Having Fun Yet? Cartoonist talks "Zippy"

Mon, October 6th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Comics legend Bill Griffith talks about Zippy’s adventures in the daily newspaper (with side trips to Hollywood) and his own journey from Levittown to San Francisco to Connecticut.

Kathryn & Stuart Immonen talk "Moving Pictures"

Fri, September 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

When not saving the Marvel Universe in "Patsy Walker: Hellcat" and "Ultimate Spider-Man," the Immonens are collaborating on a weekly webcomic exploring World War II art theft.

Danielle Corsetto talks "Girls With Slingshots"

Wed, September 10th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Danielle Corsetto talks to CBR about her webcomic "Girls With Slingshots," the story of two girls, a bar and a talking cactus, as well as her in-progress graphic novel; Bat Boy; drinking contests; and the joys of Twitter.

Labyrinths and Monsters: Kibuishi talks "Amulet"

Thu, March 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Comics auteur Kazu Kibuishi talks with CBR NEws about his new graphic novel series from Scholastic, the soon-to-be-a-motion-picture "Amulet," as well as the future of "Flight," "Copper," and the influence of Jeff Smith on his work.

Jim Pascoe Explores "Undertown" at TOKYOPOP

Tue, March 11th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Pascoe, writer of the hit TOKYOPOP series "Undertown," talks with CBR News about serializing the story in newspapers across the country and what fans can expect in volume two.

Antony Johnston talks "Dead Space," "Wasteland"

Mon, February 4th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Wasteland" writer Antony Johnston talks to CBR News about "Dead Space," his Ben Templesmith-illustrated prequel to the forthcoming Electronic Arts video game, and updates fans on "Texas Strangers" and more.

In-Depth with IDW Publisher Chris Ryall

Thu, January 17th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In this candid interview, IDW publisher and Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall talks to CBR News about new projects and the company's biggest year yet, and how they're planning to top that in 2008.

Sheikman & Moran talk "Robotika: For a Few Rubles More"

Wed, December 19th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

The new chapter of "Robotika" begins this week from ASP, and CBR spoke with creator Alex Sheikman and co-writer David Moran for a look at their collaboration on "For A Few Rubles More."

Michael Stackpole "Re/Visions" Lara Croft

Wed, November 7th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Veteran novelist and comics writer Michael Stackpole talks to CBR News about his take on Lara Croft in GameTap's "Tomb Raider Re/Visioned" online animated series.

Nick Abadzis talks "Laika," the First Dog in Space

Wed, October 31st, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

50 years after the launch of Sputnik II, Abadzis talks about the Russian space program and his original graphic novel "Laika," about the dog who was the first Earthling sent into outer space.

An Awesome Decade of "PvP" with Scott Kurtz

Fri, October 26th, 2007 | Category: Digital Comics

"PvP" creator Scott Kurtz and his wildly popular Webcomic are celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, and CBR News sat down with Kurtz to discuss the upcoming "Awesomology" collection and what to expect from him next.

Brian Pulido "Re/Visions" Lara Croft -- Twice

Tue, October 23rd, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

The man behind Lady Death and Evil Ernie, Brian Pulido talks about his work re-imagining Tomb Raider in two stories as part of GameTap's "Re/Visioned" animated online series.

The Modern Library: Barnes talks "Unshelved"

Thu, October 18th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News speaks with Bill Barnes about his long-running webcomic "Unshelved," about an eclectic band of librarians dealing with an assortment of cranky customers, annoying teenagers and a handful of naked adults.

David Mack Channels Dr. Seuss in "The Shy Creatures"

Wed, October 17th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

"Kabuki" and "Daredevil" creator David Mack talks with CBR News about his new children's picture-book "The Shy Creatures" and other projects, including a DVD documentary about his work.

Bill Amend: Still Crazy as a "Fox" After All These Years

Tue, October 2nd, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Bill Amend's "Fox Trot" has been a mainstay of newspapers' comics pages for over two decades. CBR spoke with him about strip, his creative process, and why he took "Fox Trot" weekly.

Wiley Miller talks in "Non Sequiturs"

Wed, September 26th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

One of the smartest, funniest cartoonists in any newspaper, Wiley Miller talks to CBR News about Maine, "Non Sequitur," "Ordinary Basil" and being funny every day.

Beholding the Devil with Matt Wagner

Tue, September 25th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Busier than ever, creator Matt Wagner goes in-depth about his new projects "Zorro" and "Madame Xanadu," the 25th anniversary of Grendel, and what exactly Hunter Rose is doing on MySpace.

Gary Gianni talks "Prince Valiant," Michael Chabon and More

Tue, September 25th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

The venerable "Prince Valiant" artist talks in-depth with CBR about his weekly newspaper strip, illustrating Michael Chabon and Robert E. Howard, adapting Jules Verne, and gives us an update on "The MonsterMen." Updated