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Hosted by Robin McConnell and rotated cast of sidekicks, Inkstuds explores the underbelly of the comic world, interviewing some of today’s top creators. Inkstuds focuses on underground and indy comix from publishers like Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly and more. Each week, we interview a different creator to get their unique perspective on comix and discuss thier own interesting and upcoming works.

Hosted by Robin McConnell and rotated cast of sidekicks, Inkstuds explores the underbelly of the comic world, interviewing some of today’s top creators. Inkstuds focuses on underground and indy comix from publishers like Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly and more. Each week, we interview a different creator to get their unique perspective on comix and discuss thier own interesting and upcoming works.
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Hosted by Robin McConnell and rotated cast of sidekicks, Inkstuds explores the underbelly of the comic world, interviewing some of today’s top creators. Inkstuds focuses on underground and indy comix from publishers like Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly and more. Each week, we interview a different creator to get their unique perspective on comix and discuss thier own interesting and upcoming works.

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Inkstuds 388-2416 main st. Vancouver BC V5T 3E2 Canada


Episodes

Festival Focus: Comic Arts Los Angeles

12/6/2018
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Here’s another in a run of interviews with dedicated folks who put together independent comics shows in North America. Los Angeles’ CALA is about to hold their fifth annual event, and guest ‘stud Kit Brash talked to two of the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:46:31

Live talk with Anna Haifisch, Marian Churchland and Olivier Schrauwen

12/3/2018
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Last year I joined the board of Directors for the Vancouver Comic Art Festival. It’s been really fun getting more involved in supporting local events and comics happening. The first event we did outside of the regular festival, was this … Continue reading →

Duration:00:47:20

Leif Goldberg

11/27/2018
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Leif Goldberg joined me to talk about his new book from 2dcloud, Lost In The Fun Zone. We also cover a range of work including his time in Fort Thunder, recent mini comics, yearly calendars and animation. Leif makes some … Continue reading →

Duration:01:05:36

John Harris Dunning

11/19/2018
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This week, I was joined by writer John Harris Dunning to discuss his latest book, Tumult, created with artist Michael Kennedy. Dunning has been really active in the UK comics scene, most notably, the Comics Unmasked exhibition in 2014 at … Continue reading →

Duration:00:50:32

Peter Bagge

11/13/2018
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I have been a fan of Peter Bagge’s for longer than I can remember, and he was also one of my earliest guests on the show, so it’s always great to catch up with him. Peter was in Vancouver last … Continue reading →

Duration:00:58:25

Noah Van Sciver

11/7/2018
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I like catching up with Noah Van Sciver every couple of years. He’s constantly creating new work that gets better and better. His latest, like within the last 6 months, is the memoir, One Dirty Tree from Uncivilized, Fante Bukowski … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:58

Festival Focus: Short Run

10/30/2018
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Guest ‘stud Kit Brash is here with the first in a run of talks with some of the dedicated folks who organise independent comics shows in North America. Seattle’s Short Run Comix & Arts Festival is in its eighth year … Continue reading →

Duration:01:11:44

Sam Maggs and Jenn Woodall

10/26/2018
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Writer/Artist team of Sam Maggs and Jenn Woodall joined me to talk about their new book, Girl Squads. It’s a history book documenting different ways women have worked together in supporting each other through collective and supportive actions. It’s a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:45

Keren Katz

10/15/2018
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Keren Katz is my guest this week. She joins me to talk about her work in a wide variety of anthologies, including her collective in Israel and the recent Now series from Fantagraphics. Her graphic novel, The Academic Hour, published … Continue reading →

Duration:01:24:17

Kristy Valenti and RJ Casey

10/3/2018
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With a new relaunch of the printed edition of the Comics Journal coming in the new year, I sat down with editors Kristy Valenti and RJ Casey about what to expect in issue 303 of the Comics Journal and some … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:38

Lisa Maas

8/28/2018
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Victoria based cartoonist, Lisa Maas, joined me to talk about her debut graphic novel, Forward. It’s a really effective look at recovering from loss and how to move on and make connections. it’s a very personal work that holds a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:02

Sloane Leong

8/7/2018
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Today I interviewed Sloane Leong. Sloane is no stranger to the Inkstuds, helping out with many excellent guest interviews in the past. Sloane’s latest work is Prism Stalker which comes out in the first collection from Image comics next month. … Continue reading →

Duration:01:07:08

Paul Kirchner

7/24/2018
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I had the pleasure of talking with Paul Kirchner about his work. It’s a really great conversation that covers a lot of breadth. His most recent release is collection of a range of his comics work called Awaiting the Collapse. … Continue reading →

Duration:01:52:37

Nate Powell

7/19/2018
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Nate Powell joined me to talk about his new book, Come Again. His first personal/solo work after the extremely powerful March series with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, Come Again is a really fantastic book that continues his tradition of … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:04

Fiona Smyth

7/9/2018
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Fiona Smyth has been making great important comics for the past 30 plus years and most of them can be found in the recent collection from Koyama Press, Somnambulance. It’s an amazing way to get a deep understanding of one … Continue reading →

Duration:00:50:00

Mariko Tamaki

7/5/2018
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Comics writer, Mariko Tamaki joined me to discuss her latest comic works. She has been really active, writing on a number of new works including Supergirl: Being Super, Lumberjanes Book series, She-Hulk and much more. She also was a part … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:38

Tommi Parrish

6/26/2018
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Tommi Parrish joined me to talk about their latest book from Fantagraphics, The Lie and How We Told It. It’s a really fantastic book about people, relationships and finding our place. I really loved this book, same with their previous … Continue reading →

Duration:00:48:21

Max Clotfelter

6/18/2018
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After many years of reading and enjoying his mini-comics, I finally sat down with Max Clotfelter to talk about his wide ranging of works. Max’s main series of odd shaped minis is Snake Meat Comics. Max has an amazing style … Continue reading →

Duration:01:11:06

Elijah Brubaker

5/29/2018
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Elijah Brubaker joined me to talk about his eisner nominated graphic novel, The Story of Jezebel. A very funny take on the book of Elijah in the bible. He’s a really great cartoonist and when i saw this book was … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:19

Eddie Campbell 2018

5/14/2018
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Eddie Campbell is one of my favorite guests to talk comics with. For the occasion of his new book, The Goat Getters, we got caught up the comings and going of early 20th century sports cartooning. It’s an amazingly researched … Continue reading →

Duration:01:16:35