Game On Raleigh

From Sushi Boy Thunder to Ninja Hamster Rescue: Game On Raleigh happens tonight             Posted                      by Zack Smith            on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 3:34 PM The Triangle has proven a home for such large video game companies as Epic Games, but now a new generation of Triangle residents are creating their own games—and are […]

Kevin Wilson on THE FAMILY FANG

His first novel, The Family Fang (Ecco, $23.99) only been out for a few weeks, but Kevin Wilson is already making waves as an author.  The book’s received rave reviews, including a full page in Time magazine and a profile of the author in the New York Times, and has appeared on that paper’s bestseller […]

Cynthia Leitich Smith and Ming Doyle on TANTALIZED

It’s time for a different take on Young Adult werewolves with Tantalize: Kieren’s Story, a new graphic novel from Candlewick Press that shows a YA favorite from a different point of view.  Author Cynthia Leitich Smith retells her own novel from an all-new perspective, teamed with artist Ming Doyle, who’s making her graphic novel debut […]

Webcomics: R Stevens on DIESEL SWEETIES

Since 2000, Richard “R” Stevens has brought us the pixilated human-cyber relations of Diesel Sweeties, the tale of Clango Cyclotron, a robot who is as confounded about relations with the opposite sex as most flesh-and-blood males. It doesn’t help that he’s in an on-and-off thing with the equally-complicated Maura (“on-and-off” meaning they broke up, then […]

Webcomics: John Allison on BAD MACHINERY

Today, we head over to merry old England for a chat with the creator of the one of the longest-lived and most popular comics online. John Allison has had one of the longest careers of any webcartoonist, starting in 1998 with the first of his comics set in the fictional English town of Tackleford, Bobbins. […]

Webcomics: Emma Capps on CHAPEL CHRONICLES

Newsarama readers, we would like to warn you – no matter who you are, this next interview is going to make you feel terribly, terribly inadequate. Emma Capps is a relatively new entry to the world of online comics, but she’s already earned high praise from the likes of Scholastic Books and Scott McCloud – […]