Tag: Interview

Comics Alternative Interviews: Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock

Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:31 – Setup of interview 03:11 – Interview with Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock 54:00 – Wrap up 57:40- Contact us Sailing Takes Me Away… On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek are pleased to have as their

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Arvind Ethan David

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Interconnectedness For this interview episode, Derek talks with Arvind Ethan David about his current work on the IDW miniseries, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short. He writes that title, working with Ilias

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jordan Crane

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Read with a hairdryer” On this episode of the interview series, Derek is excited to talk with Jordan Crane. The latest installment of Jordan’s series, Uptight, was released by Fantagraphics earlier this year, and the two begin by discussing

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Interview: Seth

Conducted by Derek Royal Would it be an overstatement to call Seth comics’ standard-bearer? Perhaps that’s too heavy a weight to place on the 53-year-old Canadian cartoonist, and perhaps he’d bristle over such a designation. But if Scott McCloud is the

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Interview: Tim Lane

Conducted by Derek Royal Tim Lane is one of those comics creators who may fly under many readers’ radar. He is prolific, no question, but his output isn’t defined by frequent book publications and high-profile projects. He is the kind of

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Interview: Julia Round

Conducted by Pedro Moura Earlier this year, I interviewed Julia Round via email a propos her Gothic in Comics and Graphic Novels: A Critical Approach (McFarland). This is a concise 200-plus page tome that focuses on the intersection of this

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jeremy Baum

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Collective Unconscious On this episode of the interview show, Derek talks with Jeremy Baum about his latest book, Dörfler (Fantagraphics), a dream-like narrative that combines elements of fantasy, science fiction, psychedelia, pin-up art, and video-game tropes.

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Andy Kunka Interviewed on Comics Creators News

One of the Two Guys with PhDs was the subject of a recent interview on the website, Comics Creators News. For the piece, “Exploring Alternatives in Comics with Dr. Andrew Kunka,” the veritable cohost of The Comics Alternative sat down with the

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Interview: Joe Ollmann

Conducted by Derek Royal I first became familiar with Joe Ollmann’s work while researching comic-book adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe stories and poems. In a volume of Eureka Publications’ Graphic Classics series, one devoted to Poe, I discovered a wonderful

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Still More Craig Yoe

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Happy New Yoe! It’s a brand spanking new year, and it’s sure to be another great twelve months for interviews on The Comics Alternative. In fact, Andy and Derek start things off with a bang! this month with

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Interview: Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner

Conducted by Pedro Moura Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present is a great book and a wonderful addition to the shelves of books on comic book culture. And even taking in consideration the many works that are available in

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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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