Chris Mautner

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Reynolds, Nel Discuss Bringing "Barnaby" to a Wider Audience

Sat, June 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Co-editors Eric Reynolds and Phil Nel discuss Fantagraphics' collections of Crockett Johnson’s acclaimed "Barnaby" strips, the second of which arrived in stores this week.

Alternative to Publish Cerio's "Sunbeam on the Astronaut"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Alternative Comics will release a collection of work by Steven Cerio, whose hallucinatory art has appeared in comics and on album covers.

D&Q to Debut Brecht Vandenbroucke’s "White Cube"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In March, Drawn and Quarterly will release "White Cube," a collection of wordless gag strips by Belgian cartoonist Brecht Vandenbroucke.

Anna Bongiovanni is "a Little Freaked Out by 'Out of Hollow Water'"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Anna Bongiovanni.chats with ROBOT 6 about her influences, folklore and the themes of her new book "Out of Hollow Water."

Jesse Moynihan and Luke Pearson Lead Nobrow's 2014 Lineup

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

U.K. publisher Nobrow has announced a 2014 slate that includes Jesse Moynihan's "Forming II," Luke Pearson's "Hilda and the Black Hound" and William Grill's "Shackleton’s Journey."

Koyama Press to Publish New Books by DeForge, Jacobs and More

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Koyama Press' spring lineup includes Michael DeForge's "A Body Beneath," Jesse Jacbos' "Safari Honeymoon" and Seo Kim's "Cat Person." ROBOT 6 has details.

Preview: Mark Connery's "Rudy" to Debut at TCAF

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 has a preview of Mark Connery's "Rudy," which publisher 2D Cloud has announced will debut in May at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.

Meags Fitzgerald Talks "Photobooth: A Biography"

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Meags Fitzgerald chats with ROBOT 6 about her obsession with the history and aesthetics of photo booths, and her upcoming graphic novel on the subject.

UPDATED: LaBeouf Accused of Plagiarizing Daniel Clowes in Short Film - LaBeouf Responds

Mon, December 16th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

A Shia LaBeouf-directed short film has a strong resemblance to a Daniel Clowes comic, which the cartoonist says was done without permission. UPDATE: LaBeouf apologizes.

Gilbert Hernandez Discusses "Grip" Hardcover

Tue, December 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Gilbert Hernandez discusses "Grip," the hardcover of his previously-uncollected miniseries coming from Dark Horse Comics in July.

Frank Santoro Unpacks "Pompeii"

Sun, November 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner talks to Frank Santoro about the conception of his latest work, the process used to create it and more.

Five quick takeaways from SPX 2013

Sun, September 22nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Cris Mautner went to the Small Press Expo last weekend, and shares his thoughts on the show as well as a quick rundown of the comics he bought.

"Delilah Dirk" and the Dedicated Cartoonist

Sun, September 15th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner chats with Tony Cliff about his most recent project from First Second books, "Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant."

ROBOT REVIEWS: "March: Book One"

Sun, August 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner reviews U.S. Representative John Lewis' graphic novel biography taking place during the civil rights movement, noting "it's an engaging, well-crafted read" with strong artwork by Nate Powell.

Robot Reviews: "Mickey Mouse Color Sundays" vol. 1 HC

Sun, August 11th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner looks at Fantagraphics' latest collection of Floyd Gottfredson's "Mickey Mouse" comics, noting "Disney fans -- or just fans of solid, entertaining comics in general -- won’t be disappointed."

"Kramer's" Harkham Has "Everything Together"

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."

Ware, Clowes Bring Crowds To SPX 2012

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.

The "Gospel" According To Dave McKean

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.

The Life and Near-Death of Koyama Press

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.

Kevin Huizenga Returns to "Ganges"

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.

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