Category: Interviews

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INTERVIEW: Christopher Golden and Bridgit Connell on the Long-Awaited Debut of Lady Baltimore

It’s been over a year since Lady Baltimore was first announced. Co-written by Hellboy’s Mike Mignola and bestselling novelist Christopher Golden, with art by Brother Nash creator, Bridgit Connell, the five-part comic series sees Sofia Valk embrace her monster-hunting destiny by taking up the Baltimore mantle. The series also features colours by Michelle Madsen and…

INTERVIEW: Wendy Chin-Tanner on Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology

Poetry is Wendy Chin-Tanner’s first love. In her own poetic work, she calls on the influences of poets such as Audre Lorde, Ai, Sylvia Plath, Vera Pavlova, and Lorine Niedecker. For A Wave New World’s Chin-Tanner, poets are a kind of literary world superhero, because, she says, “they’re always trying to do the impossible —…

Seekers of Aweto: The Hunt is On

INTERVIEW: Greg Hunter on Seekers of Aweto and Everything Lerner Books Has in Store for 2021

In 2018, Lerner Books published the first English-language translation of artist and writer, Nie Jun’s, called My Beijing, a collection of slice-of-life stories with a sprinkling of magical realism, translated from its original Chinese. This week, Lerner brings us a whole new adventure from Jun that introduces English-language readers to the fantastical world of the…

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Ricardo Delgado’s Dracula of Transylvania Promises a Horrifying Yet Fun Addition to Vampire Lore

Ricardo Delgado is well-known for his comic series, Age of Reptiles comics and cites the paintings of Charles R. Knight’s as childhood inspiration. For his latest work, the film and comic artist draws on his childhood adoration of classic monster movies from Hammer and Universal studios, Marvel’s Tomb of Dracula comics, Famous Monsters of Filmland…

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Interview: The Beautiful Horror of Natalia Lopes and MystoPress

Natalia Lopes has always wanted to make comics for a living. As of 2019, she has finally begun to live her dream, starting with a successful Kickstarter that that brought the horror anthology Paroxysm to life under Lopes’ MystoPress: “From tales of modern vampires, to the horrifying implications of current events, to the feeling of…

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