Articles Published the Week of December 15th

Tim Lane Explores "The Lonesome Go"

Tim Lane crafts some incredible short comics and now Fantagraphics has a new collection, his second, of those comics. It's a mixture of styles and approaches and forms, but the result is something incredible.

Shannon Watters blasts her BOOM! Box

I talked to BOOM! Senior Editor Shannon Watters - who's in charge of titles like Adventure Time, Lumberjanes and many others. She talks about overseeing the KaBOOM! and BOOM! Box imprints.

Donald Hall: At Eagle Pond

I've long been a fan of Donald Hall's work. I read his picture book The Ox-Cart Man when I was around 5, started reading his poetry as a teenager, and have had the opportunity to hear him read on two occasions over the years. We spoke recently about his new essay collection "Essays After Eighty."

Josh Neufeld tackles big data and privacy in "Terms of Service"

Ever since the release of "A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge," Josh Neufeld has had a great few years working as a comics journalist and telling nonfiction stories. We spoke about his new project, "Terms of Service," a collaboration with Al-Jazeera journalist Michael Keller on a look at privacy and big data.

Celebrating the centennial of Moomin creator Tove Jansson with Drawn and Quarterly

I always love talking with Tom Devlin at Drawn and Quarterly and we spoke about the new book "Moomin: The Deluxe Edition" which is an incredible collection of Jansson's run of the Moomin comic strip. Devlin argues that this is one of the great comic strips of all time. Even if you disagree, it's an incredibly written, beautiful drawn collection of comics. One of the biggest and most important books of the year.

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