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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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Episodes

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

Chris Reynolds

4/30/2018
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Chris Reynolds joined me to talk about his book, The New World, from New York Review Books. It’s an amazing collection of work that he had done from about 1985 – 1992. Edited and designed by Seth, Reynolds work holds … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:29

Eric Reynolds

1/30/2018
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Eric Reynolds has spent his entire adult life at Fantagraphics, starting as an intern and returning to work as an ace reporter, news editor, Hate inker, marketing muckamuck, and even, occasionally, cartoonist. These days his jack-of-all-tradesness has seen him clamber … Continue reading →

Duration:00:43:04

Live Panel with Gerhard, Ken Steacy and Paul Chadwick

1/22/2018
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Last Fall, I moderated a panel at FanExpo in Vancouver featuring Ken Steacy, Paul Chadwick and Gerhard. The theme was legends of indie comics. I just used that as an excuse to have a fun conversation with some memorable voices … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:47

Zach Hazard Vaupen

1/9/2018
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Zach Hazard Vaupen joined me to talk about his new book from Retrofit, Combed Clap of Thunder. Zach’s other work includes Pearlescent Gray posted on Study Group. I really enjoyed Zach’s book. He’s come into his own with these 2 … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:08

Chris Ware

11/14/2017
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Chris Ware joined me to chat about his new book from Rizzoli, Monograph. I have been a huge fan of Chris’s for a number of years. When I get a new book by him, I inhale it right away. In … Continue reading →

Duration:01:32:46

Cecil Castellucci and Marley Zarcone

11/1/2017
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This week I was joined by the creative team behind Shade the Changing Girl from Young Animal/DC Comics. Cecil Castellucci, the writer behind the book, has been very active on a number if different fronts with new works like Soupy … Continue reading →

Duration:00:50:39

Campbell Whyte

10/26/2017
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Australian cartoonist, Campbell Whyte joined me to talk about his new book from Top Shelf Comics, Home Time. It’s a really delightful read and I was really blown away by the artwork. Campbell gots some really good chops for his … Continue reading →

Duration:00:57:27

Sophia Foster-Dimino

9/14/2017
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Sophia Foster-Dimino has slowly been releasing these amazing Sex Fantasy mini comics. I have been able to get a couple of them, but always got jealous from friends that were able to get copies. They are amazing personal nuggets of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:59:18