“Syria is a complex country. Before the war it was a modern country, but an extremely corrupt country. Like all the Arab countries. Like all countries.”
Calista Brill discusses her cosplay experience and reveals the people she’d like to work with most!
by Alex Dueben Daniel Alarcón’s short story City of Clowns was originally published by The New Yorker in 2003 and then as part of his collection War by Candlelight. Since then, Alarcón has been acclaimed as one of the preeminent writers of his generation as a novelist, short story writer and journalist with books like […]
2016 has been a banner year for Ulises Fariñas. The Judge Dredd and Amazing Forest co-writer recently launched Buño, a new comics imprint. He’s also just released the first issue to MOTRO, a new series he is co-writing with Erick Freitas and drawing on his own with Ryan Hill on colors. MOTRO, published through Oni Press, tells the story […]
“Temperature is connected to everything”
by Alex Dueben Annie Goetzinger has had a long successful career as a comics artist in France, but she was largely unknown in the United States until NBM published Girl in Dior last year, which was a success here just as it was in France. The publisher just released another book co-written and illustrated by […]
by Alex Dueben Paul Kirchner has had a unique career in comics. He’s likely best known for two long running comics features. One, Dope Rider, is a surreal western that has long been a feature in High Times magazine. The other is The Bus, which was a half page strip in Heavy Metal Magazine for […]
Before Abbey Road, before Ed Sullivan, before countless records sold and souls touched, before they even were the Fab Four, the Beatles were an obscure band from an obscure, culturally irrelevant port town. No one believed they would amount to anything. Pop music and pop musicians were ephemeral, their identities and talent only as good for their […]
Anya Davidson’s ‘Band for Life’ is one of the boldest graphic novels of the year, an eye splitting trip into the lives of am indie punk rock band and their misadventures. Call it Josie and the Pussycats for the post-iTunes generation. Here Davidson talks about her own music tastes and band as well as the history of the strip and her use of color.
“To me, it was not all that important when I was younger to be able to draw really really well. I just wanted to be able to draw well enough to get my point across. I regretted that later…”