Articles By Chris Mautner
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Wed, November 7th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
"Kramer's Ergot" editor Sammy Harkham's short stories from the past decade are collected in the just released "Everything Together." CBR spoke with him about the retrospective work and plans for a future "Kramer's."
Fri, September 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Exhibitors and attendees alike characterized Small Press Expo 2012 as one of the best in the show's recent memory with a diverse guest list and many publishers selling out of key books.
Wed, May 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
"Sandman" cover artist and "Celluloid" author Dave McKean discusses directing "The Gospel of Us," a modern-day version of the classic Passion play starring Michael Sheen, and the unique set of challenges it presented.
Wed, November 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
Koyama Press has become one of the more notable small press publishers on the scene and CBR spoke with owner Annie Koyama about the company and how illness led her to publish comics.
Thu, November 3rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
CBR News spoke with critically-acclaimed cartoonist Kevin Huizenga about the fourth and latest issue of his ongoing Fantagraphics series about everyman Glenn Ganges.
Thu, September 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
The down economy didn't have much effect in Bethesda, MD as the 2011 Small Press Expo broke recent attendance records with Craig Thompson making his first appearance at the show in years.
Tue, May 24th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
"Cages" author and "Sandman" cover artist Dave McKean has a new book of erotica out titled "Celluloid." CBR News spoke with him about the project and the challenges of making a decidedly "adult" graphic novel.
Thu, April 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
CBR News spoke with acclaimed "Love and Rockets" cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez about his latest graphic novel in the "Fritz" series, a surreal thriller entitled "Love From the Shadows."
Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
What makes people draw? And why do they stop? Those are just two questions acclaimed cartoonist Lynda Barry asks in "Picture This," exploring the therapeutic value of art and the most satisfying way to kill somebody.
Mon, December 13th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson talks to CBR News about the publisher's plans for all-ages European graphic novels, why the line has no name and hints at future titles he'd love to release.
Thu, October 21st, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
Johnny Ryan has put aside the jokes and amped up the body horror with his new action-packed "Prison Pit." We spoke with Ryan about the new second volume in the series, its origins and how it relates to manga.
Tue, October 19th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
Biographer Blake Bell's latest book is an engrossing look at Golden Age artist, Bill Everett, creator of the Sub-Mariner and co-creator of Daredevil. CBR spoke with Bell about the new book and its origins.
Fri, July 2nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
JH Williams spoke with THE BAT SIGNAL about the new "Batwoman: Elegy" hardcover collection, collaborating with Greg Rucka and what to expect with the upcoming "Batwoman" series he's writing as well as drawing.
Thu, April 8th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
Gahan Wilson and Fantagraphics celebrate 50 years of the artist's "Playboy" work with a massive collection of every cartoon he's done for the magazine. We spoke with Wilson about the new collection and his legacy.
Mon, February 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
Sturm spoke with CBR about his latest Drawn & Quartery project, a graphic novel titled "Market Day," originally conceived as a childrens book before evolving into a story exploring the relationship between art and commerce.
Wed, December 2nd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books
CBR spoke with Robert Sikoryak about the writer/artist's collection of parody comics, "Masterpiece Comics," how he got his start in the industry, where his ideas for classic literature and comic strip mash-ups come from and more.
Mon, November 2nd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books
Art Spiegleman and Francoise Mouly talk with CBR News about the time, sweat and rewards involved in putting together their comprehensive children's comic collection, "The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics."
Mon, September 28th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books
The 2009 Small Press Expo was held last weekend, and ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner files this report detailing the overall experience, what the weekend's "buzz books" were, and publisher reactions to the show.
Sat, June 20th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books
Dan DiDio and friends dropped news on “Doc Savage” (Azzarelo & Morales), a “Jonah Hex” OGN, “Lobo” (by Giffen) and provided a little “Wednesday Comics” preview from the City of Brotherly Love Saturday.
Sat, June 20th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books
Coming back after a brief hiatus, the company formerly known as Archaia Studios Press shed some light on their upcoming projects, including a partnership with Roddenberry Studios.