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Archives - November 2012

Interview: Michael Goodwin, author of Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work), in Words and Pictures

Nov 19, 2012

Author Michael Goodwin discussed his fascinating and education Economix at the Miami Book Fair on November 17, 2012. Here’s audio of the interview, which delves deeply into what’s right and wrong with our economy right now.


Interview: David Hine, author of Bulletproof Coffin

Nov 19, 2012

With 2010's Bulletproof Coffin and its successor Bulletproof Coffin: Disinterred in 2012, David Hine received both critical and commercial recognition across the comics press for his avant-garde, creator-owned series. From reviews and interviews in The Comics Journal and Comics Alliance to Comic Book Resources and other outlets, Hine's vivid interpretation of the medium and its sordid history have been ripe for journalists seeking parallels with his own career in the industry.

Interview: Scott Robins, author of A Parent's Guide to the Best Kids' Comics: Choosing Titles Your Children Will Love

Nov 13, 2012

Toronto librarian Scott Robins recently teamed up with writer Snow Wildsmith to release A Parent's Guide to the Best Kids' Comics, a remarkably thorough guide to all the graphic novels currently available for young readers. More than a simple rundown of titles, the book carefully indexes content and age-appropriateness and provides useful synopses. It's a go-to resource for any parent (not to mention librarians) who needs help sorting through the incredible bounty of comics products available. Scott took some time to tell us about the book.