Interview: Luc Bossé of Pow Pow Press on moving to English language comics

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Luc Bossé is a cartoonist and graphic designer from Montreal and founder and editor of Pow Pow Press, a French Canadian graphic novel publishers. In 2015, Luc launched a crowdfunding campaign to translate four books and begin publication in English. I’ve spoken with Luc about his career, colour printing, where Pow Pow Press is going and about the difficulties in moving from the French to the English distribution models.

INTERVIEW: RED PANDA Creator Gregg Taylor’s Motion Comics are Your New Saturday Morning Cartoons

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by Alex Dueben For more than a decade, Gregg Taylor has been the writer, director and one of the voices behind Decoder Ring Theatre. He’s collaborated with other writers including Chris Schweizer with whom he made six all new Crogan Adventures stories, he’s made a mystery series Blackjack Justice, but he’s primarily been telling the […]

6 Days of BAIT: Kirbi Fagan, an unexpected shining moment in life and literature.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only see here on The Beat. We’re days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for You to Color. To count down, over the next few days we’ve got reader’s digest style questionnaires answered by some of […]

6 Days of BAIT: Lee Bermejo, “add all the devil horns” you’d like.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only see here on The Beat. We’re days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for You to Color. To count down, over the next few days we’ve got reader’s digest style (yep, carbon-dating myself) questionnaires answered […]

Alan Moore’s Secret Q&A Cult Exposed! Part IV: At Last the Truth Can Be Told!!!!!

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I had intended to post up the Q&A exchanges involved in this, a few at a time, over the summer months, but inevitably time got the better of me, so I’m posting all of the rest of them in one go, although that’s going to be one very long – 12,000 plus words – read. […]

INTERVIEW: Teri S. Wood discusses the grim toll of war in WANDERING STAR

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“I haven’t even tried to watch Game of Thrones because I have heard that they keep killing people off, and I can’t stand that! Which I imagine sounds kinda awful, considering how quick with the knife I was in Wandering Star. I mean, look what I did to the Earth! But it had to happen. Wars don’t come without loss.”

Kickstarter Spotlight: Thomas Edison & Amelia Earheart take on Fritz Lang in THE TRUST BOOK ONE: THE SILENT SCREAM

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Launching a new comic book IP is as arduous a task as it ever was, but today’s creators have more tools at their disposal to turn their passion projects into a tangible product. With the democratization of crowd-funding platforms, many creative people are circumventing traditional publishing methods and going straight to the grassroots level and communicating […]

PREVIEW / INTERVIEW: Sara Kenney talks about the moral code of medicine in Image Comics SURGEON X

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There’s the comics you read to escape reality, the ones you use to teach, and some you read for their historical significance. Once every few years, a comic comes out that does all three. Surgeon X from Image Comics is more than just the debut of writer Sara Kenney or the book which brought back […]