Tag: Aaron Alexander

Commentary: Reactions to the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last month the Two Guys with PhDs recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2015 Eisner Award nominations. The Comics Reporter himself, Tom Spurgeon, joined the guys on that show, and the three of them discussed the various

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Interview: Grigoriy Kogan

Conducted by Aaron Alexander Grigoriy Kogan is an accomplished gag cartoonist and founder of GagCartoons.com, a site dedicated to helping grow income for humor cartoonists. (Note of full disclosure: conductor of this interview, Aaron Alexander, has some of his own cartoons licensed with

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Interview: Keith Knight

Conducted by Aaron Alexander Keith Knight: rapper, cartoonist, speaker, social critic, and much more. Who knew one artist and one sharpie could do so much? Let’s find out how he does it. This interview was conducted via email in September of

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Interview: Mick Stevens

Conducted by Aaron Alexander Mick Stevens has been a cartoonist with the New Yorker for over three decades — selling his first drawing to them in 1979 — a contemporary of the magazine’s cartoon editor Robert Mankoff, as well as cartoonists Roz Chast, Jack

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Interview: Steve Lieber

Conducted by Aaron Alexander Steve Lieber is a true master of the comics form. With such landmark titles as Whiteout, Underground, Shooters, Road to Perdition: 2, and more, he probably does not need an introduction. He is also a founding member of Periscope Studio, a collective of

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Commentary: Reactions to the 2014 Eisner Award Nominations

A couple of weeks ago, we recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2014 Eisner Award nominations. On that show, we discussed the various nominees, the composition of the various categories, the creators and titles that were conspicuously

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Review: Sock Monkey Treasury

by Aaron Alexander Sock Monkey Treasury, Tony Millionaire (Fantagraphics Books) The delight that comes from Sock Monkey, the comic masterpiece by the delightfully named Tony Millionaire (even if it is, or maybe isn’t, his legal name), is almost inexplicable. If one were

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