Very few comics can reference Men in Black, John Carpenterâ€™s The Thing, and painter Thomas Eakins in a single story line, much less a story line that includes extreme violence, puns, slapstick, and touching self sacrifice. And even fewer can do it in such a way that is so seamlessly professional and on tone as any work in print or on the web. But that is what you get 5 days a week in Kristofer Straubâ€™s Starslip Crisis.
Pete Abrams, the creator of Sluggy Freelance, one of the more celebrated and long-running (longest-running?) serialized webcomics ever not only is coming up on 10 years of Sluggy, but recently welcomed a new addition to the Abrams family: Sarah Emily Abrams, born May 12th, 2007. (Ed: Congratulations!) We managed to catch up with Pete before Sarah Emily's birth and talked to him about his favorite Sluggy moments, balancing running a webcomic with family life and how he makes his living from Sluggy.com.
Randall Munroe, writer of minimalist computer/romance humor comic strip xkcd, was kind enough to grant Comixpedia an email interview, where he discusses how to pronounce the title of his comic, some thoughts on producing the strip, and which raptor style dinosaur he would prefer to be attacked by. Enjoy!
Last week Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub were gracious enough to grant this brand spankin' new Comixpedia front page writer/blogger an email interview about their new partnership. The questions are a bit clumsy, but their answers are interesting and informative. Enjoy!