P. Craig Russell on Coraline

P. Craig Russell – Adapting Coraline and More

By Zack Smith
It’s hard to think of a genre that P. Craig Russell hasn’t interpreted in comics. From Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales to Mozart’s operas to Michael Moorecock’s tales of Elric, Russell’s unique combination of prose and pictures has made him one of the most popular and acclaimed artists around. His latest work is an adaptation of Coraline, the dark fantasy novel by his frequent collaborator, Neil Gaiman. Russell stopped by to talk with us about his history of adaptations, his collaborations with Gaiman, and the recent film and book looking back at his career.

Read the full interview here!

Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as Newsarama.com, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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