Though I’ve had a number of big pieces the last few months, I haven’t taken the time to update them here! Let’s rectify that.
Here’s some of my best pieces from the last few months.
Here is a two-part interview with Jim Starlin on his run on Marvel’s WARLOCK — including his creations Drax, Gamora and Thanos, who appear in the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY film.
Here’s an interview I did with screenwriter John Ridley just before he won the Academy Award for scripting this year’s Best PIcture, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, discussing his work on the film and his background writing in comics and animation.
Here’s an extensive piece I wrote for PASTE about how more comic creators are going the route of creator-owned comics, featuring interviews with Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Hickman, Kieron Gillen, Cullen Bunn and others.
Here’s an interview I did with Siblings Scott and Sage Stossel (editor of THE ATLANTIC and major cartoonist for it, respectively) about their books on anxiety — of which Sage’s is a graphic novel on an anxious superhero called STARLING.
When I read my friend Tom Scioli would be doing a G.I. Joe/Transformers comic, I called him up to talk about those old shows. Good call — it’s now one of the year’s most acclaimed books!
Another two-parter: I talk with the creators of the internet’s top podcast, WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE, about their show, their favorite comics, and more.
I also talked to Ben Acker of THE THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR about their show’s NIGHT VALE crossover.
Here’s a talk I did with Minty Lewis, who writes for REGULAR SHOW and voices Eileen, about doing an issue of the REGULAR SHOW comic.
And on a stranger note, I did an “interview” with the character of Lumpy Space Princess from ADVENTURE TIME.
Did a great talk with acclaimed creator Gene Luen Yang on his new graphic novel THE SHADOW HERO.
Here’s a retrospective on Paperhand Puppet Intervention, a local theatrical troupe that does wondrous shows year after year.
And here’s a look at how traditional film prints are being replaced with digital packages.
Finally, if you haven’t had a chance to check out my ADVENTURE TIME podcast, here’s a link to the episodes to date, which include interviews with show actors Olivia Olson and Hynden Walch, and co-hosts including Lev Grossman, Maria Bustillos and more super-smart people!
And a LOT more stuff is coming — did a whole bunch of interviews lately that are now going online.
Cheers! Will try to update more.