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Archives - August 2009

Interview: Jennifer L. Holm, author of Babymouse #11: Dragonslayer

Aug 25, 2009

Growing up in Pennsylvania, siblings Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm developed a love of comics early on. Years later, the two parlayed their reading habits into one of the most successful series for kids: Babymouse. With nearly a dozen books in the Babymouse series already published, the duo is now releasing Babymouse: Dragonslayer, a hilarious book that pits Babymouse against a might dragon.

Interview: Josh Neufeld, author of A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

Aug 19, 2009

We first met author and illustrator after he published his bestselling nonfiction book A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge. For his newest project, Josh illustrated journalist Brooke Gladstone’s edgy and informative book about how the media works (and doesn’t work), The Influencing Machine. We talked to the artist about what his work added to the project.

Interview: Josh Neufeld, author of A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

Aug 18, 2009

Josh Neufeld talks about his experiences helping people recover from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In the lives of seven remarkable people he met in New Orleans, he was able to create a classic work that captures the horror of what the victims went through—and how they survived.

Interview: A. David Lewis, author of Some New Kind of Slaughter

Aug 12, 2009

Exploring generations of flood myths from all walks of society, mpMann and A. David Lewis brought to life the gorgeous miniseries Some New Kind of Slaughter, or Lost in the Flood (and How We Found Home Again). That’s a heckuva title, but the art and story live up to it. Now that series has been collected in one volume from Archaia Studios Press. Here, Lewis talks about how he and mpMann (real name Marvin Perry Mann) came to meet and work together, what inspired this new book, and what brought about this particular tale of flood myths thoughout history.