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Interviewed: Charles Schulz and Larry King in a 1988 interview

A 1988 Larry King radio interview with Charles M. Schulz: Via: Mike Lynch

Posted on: Mar 20, 2015,  Section: Comic history, Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: 4 Comments

Michael Cavna posts two part illustrated interview with Richard Linklater

Washington Post Comics Riff blogger Michael Cavna posts a two part “illustrated interview” with director Richard Linklater believed to be the first illustrated interview at the Post. Check out parts 1 and part 2.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2014,  Section: Cartoons, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Michael Cavna posts two part illustrated interview with Richard Linklater

Interview: Keith Knight interviewed in Totally Biased

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: 9 Comments

Comic Reporter wraps up 20 Holiday interviews

Comics Reporter Tom Spurgeon has posted the last of his 20 part holiday interview series. He does it every year and from experience – these kinds of things take A LOT of effort to coordinate, transcribe and link up – especially so because these are not simple 5 question interviews. This year’s interviewees included: Joe […]

Posted on: Jan 11, 2011,  Section: Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Comic Reporter wraps up 20 Holiday interviews

WPR features Adventures of Tintin

Wisconsin Public Radio featured two comic scholars (Gene Kannenberg, comic scholar; former Chair of the International Comics Art Festival and author of ComicResearch.com and Alex Buchet, American-French comic lover and scholar) as they talk about the international known comic Tintin. Tintin is the most well-known comic character worldwide, comparable in popularity only to Mickey Mouse. […]

Posted on: Jan 6, 2011,  Section: Interviews, Comments: 4 Comments

Interview: Bill Amend and Darby Conley

Amherst College alum Bill Amend and Darby Conley were brought together to discuss their work in cartooning. Bill is the creator of Foxtrot and Darby does Get Fuzzy. To my knowledge, Darby is a bit reclusive, so this interview is somewhat rare. Download or listen through browser.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: 10 Comments

Video: Garry Trudeau on Colbert Report

Interesting interview with Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau on The Colbert Report. Host Stephen Colbert describes Garry’s early strips as looking like they were drawn by a child with palsy and that Garry’s 40 year run is only eclipsed by Charles Schulz but notes that Sparky’s work has ‘tapered off.’

Posted on: Dec 7, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: 2 Comments

Mr. Media interviews Andrew Farago

As always, an interesting interview by Bob Andelman (AKA Mr. Media) with Andrew Farago, who is not only the curator for the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, but the author or a new coffee table book Looney Tunes Treasury: Includes Amazing Interactive Treasures from the Warner Bros. Vault!.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010,  Section: Books, Comic history, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Mr. Media interviews Andrew Farago

Sergio Aragones celebrates 50 years of cartooning

MAD Magazine cartoonist Sergio Aragones is celebrating 50 years of cartooning. To commemorate he has a new book out entitled “MAD’s Greatest Artists: Sergio Aragones: Five Decades of His Finest Works.” Sammy Perlmutter, writing on the Huffington Post has posted an interview with the famed cartoonist about the new book. What’s your working process like? […]

Posted on: Oct 28, 2010,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Interviews, Comments: 6 Comments

Jim Davis answers questions from fans

USAToday invited Jim Davis to answer a few questions from fans. Posted are a few decent questions among them include: What’s the strangest Garfield merchandise someone’s ever proposed? And whose work do you admire today?

Posted on: Oct 1, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Jim Davis answers questions from fans

Tall Tale Radio interviews, Cavna, Walch, me

Tom Racine has posted his 100th Tall Tale Radio podcast. Featured interview includes Michael Cavna and “America’s Next Great Cartoonist” winner Olivia Walch. Tom has also introduced a bi-monthly news segment where he and I banter about the comic headlines. Happy 100, Tom!

Posted on: Sep 28, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Podcasts, Comments: 1 Comment

Jean Schulz profiled in SF Chronicle

Charles M. Schulz widow, Jean Schulz, is profiled and interviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle regarding her life after her husband’s death and her role in tending to Sparky’s legacy. Q: Ten years after he passed, are you still learning new things about your husband? A: Absolutely. I was always doing my own things. He […]

Posted on: Sep 16, 2010,  Section: Comic history, Comic strips, Interviews, Museums, Comments: 4 Comments

Mr. Media interviews Denis Kitchen

Bob Andelman, AKA Mr. Media has an excellent interview with Denis Kitchen. Denis is an underground cartoonist, publisher, and founder of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. This is a rare creative animal who has thrived in roles both creative and corporate, even if he met the latter challenge kicking and screaming all the way […]

Posted on: Aug 30, 2010,  Section: Alternative comics, Cartoons, Comic history, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Mr. Media interviews Denis Kitchen

Podcasts: Scott Stantis, Turnbloom, Bob Weber, Jr.

Prickly City creator and Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis is back into podcasting. This time with Tribune columnist Eric Zorn. The show is called Prickly Pair Podcast and is produced by Kristin Samuelson. Head over to Scott’s blog for details or click this link to download now. iTunes subscriptions are coming soon. Bob Weber […]

Posted on: Aug 19, 2010,  Section: Interviews, Podcasts, Comments: Comments Off on Podcasts: Scott Stantis, Turnbloom, Bob Weber, Jr.

Tony Rubino interviewed by Mike Rhode

ComicsDC blogger Mike Rhode interviewed Daddy’s Home co-creator Tony Rubino for the Washington City Paper about his career in comics. WCP: Who are your influences? TR: Cartoon-wise, the usual suspects: Larson, Watterson, Schultz, Hart & Parker. And also, Callahan (RIP), Groening, who I first saw in the Washington City Paper long before The Simpsons when […]

Posted on: Aug 17, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Tony Rubino interviewed by Mike Rhode