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Interviewed: JOSH SHALEK

Interviewed: JOSH SHALEK

Tell us a little about yourself I grew up in Tucson, Arizona. The desert continues to influence my work. I drew comic strips for my high school and college newspapers and my first daily comic for The Colorado Daily in Boulder, Colorado. I’ve been drawing the daily comic Welcome to Falling Rock National Park for […]

Interviewed: TOM FORGET

Interviewed: TOM FORGET

Tell us a little about yourself Tom Forget. Originally from Rhode Island but in Brooklyn since September 2000. Currently punching the clock at HarperCollins Publishers designing jackets and interiors for teen and young adult novels. No awards to speak of since High School when they put my name on a plaque for having the highest […]

Interviewed: DEAN HASPIEL

Interviewed: DEAN HASPIEL

Emmy award winning artist, Dean Haspiel, created the Eisner Award nominated BILLY DOGMA, and has drawn many great superhero and semi-autobiographical comic books published by Marvel, DC/Vertigo, ACT-I-VATE, Dark Horse, Image, Scholastic, Toon Books, Top Shelf, The New York Times, and illustrates for HBO’s “Bored To Death.” http://www.deanhaspiel.com/ What comics or art projects are you […]

Interviewed: LAURA LEE GULLEDGE

Interviewed: LAURA LEE GULLEDGE

Laura Lee Gulledge grew up in Virginia and currently lives in New York, just like the main character in her artistic coming-of-age story “Paige by Paige.” This book is her debut YA graphic novel which comes out in May through Abrams Books. She also works in art education, scenic painting, body painting, event production/design, art […]

Interviewed: GREG RUTH

Interviewed: GREG RUTH

Greg Ruth was Born in Texas and lived there through high school before coming up to Brooklyn to attend Pratt. He was originally on track there to be an architect, then switched over to fine arts to be a painter, but always nurtured a growing love for comics, so despite then working as an artist’s assistant […]

Interviewed: NATE BEAR

Interviewed: NATE BEAR

Tell us a little about yourself I am a cartoonist & illustrator type human living in Brooklyn NY. I’ve created mini-comics such as The Taco Way: Finding Happiness and a Full Belly, and Space Box. My illustrations can be found at natebearart.com, and the online home for my comics is bearbrains.com which sorely needs updating. […]

Interviewed: CHARLES SOULE

Interviewed: CHARLES SOULE

Tell us a little about yourself I am a Brooklyn, NY-based writer of comics, graphic novels, books with words and pictures… whatever you want to call them. My most well-known titles are the Strongman series published by SLG Publishing, and the series 27, published by Image Comics/Shadowline. You can find more information about these and […]

Interviewed: MICHAEL LAPINSKI

Interviewed: MICHAEL LAPINSKI

Born and raised and now back in Bayonne, New Jersey, Michael Lapinski lived in Brooklyn for the last 10 years and worked as a digital designer and painter in the NYC animation industry on such notable programs as Disney’s “Doug,” “Blues Clues” and “Team UmiZoomi” for Nick Jr., and 4Kids’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” A […]

Interviewed: MIKE CAVALLARO

Interviewed: MIKE CAVALLARO

Tell us a little about yourself I’m originally from New Jersey, but I’ve been in New York for about 20 years. I’ve been involved with comics and animation for most of that time, working for clients like Valiant Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, First Second Books, IDW Publishing, MTV Animation, Warner […]