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Conversations with Comic Artists Series

Volumes in this series include interviews with groundbreaking creators of comic books and comic strips.

Series editor: M. Thomas Inge, Blackwell Professor of the Humanities at Randolph-Macon College. 

For more information or to submit a proposal, contact editorial associate Mary Heath.

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Alan Moore

British comics writer Alan Moore (b. 1953) has a reputation for equal parts brilliance and eccentricity. Living hermit-like in the same Midlands town for his entire life, he supposedly refuses contact ...

Alison Bechdel

Due to the huge success of her graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic in 2006 and its subsequent Tony Award–winning musical adaptation in 2009, Alison Bechdel (b. 1960) has recently become a household ...

Art Spiegelman

When the graphic novel Maus: A Survivor's Tale won a Special Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for its vivid depiction of the Holocaust and its effects, critics and mainstream audiences recognized that a comic book ...

Ben Katchor

Author Michael Chabon described Ben Katchor (b. 1951) as “the creator of the last great American comic strip. ” Katchor’s comic strip Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer, which began in 1988, ...

Carl Barks

Disney artist Carl Barks (1901–2000) created one of Walt Disney’s most famous characters, Scrooge McDuck. Barks also produced more than 500 comic book stories. His work is ranked among the most widely ...

Charles M. Schulz

Through his comic strip Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz (1922–2000) has left his signatures on American culture—Lucy's fake hold for the kickoff, Linus's security blanket, Charlie Brown's baseball team ...

Chester Brown

The early 1980s saw a revolution in mainstream comics—in subject matter, artistic integrity, and creators' rights—as new methods of publishing and distribution broadened the possibilities. Among those ...

Chris Ware

Virtuoso Chris Ware (b. 1967) has achieved some noteworthy firsts for comics. The Guardian First Book Award for Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth was the first major UK literary prize awarded for ...

Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones: Conversations brings to life the legendary Warner Bros. artist who helped shape the history of American animation, defining our impressions of such characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Road ...

Daniel Clowes

Daniel Clowes (b. 1961) emerged from the “alternative comics” boom of the 1980s as one of the most significant cartoonists and most distinctive voices in the development of the graphic novel. His ...