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Dynamo 5 #1 (2nd printing)Jay Faerber on His New Image book, Dynamo 5

Coming in March is the second ongoing Image book from Jay Faerber, Dynamo 5. Imagine a world where Earth’s greatest superhero had fathered a bunch of illegitimate super-powered children. That superhero, Captain Dynamo, has been recently… [more]

Josh RobertsJosh Roberts on ComicSpace.com’s Launch

Not even a week ago, OnlineComics.net owner Josh Roberts launched ComicSpace.com, a MySpace-like website for comic book fans and creators. As of this writing, the site already has 3,500 members, and it is growing at… [more]

Ursa Minors #2Neil Kleid on Writing, Drawing, Pitching, and Adapting Comics

A friend of Sequart’s Kevin Colden, Neil Kleid speaks candidly about growing up living and breathing comics. He talks about some current and future projects including a webcomic he’s publishing with Colden. Lisa Lopacinski has… [more]

mome13An Interview with Eric Reynolds, Co-Editor of Mome

SEQUART: What were your original criteria in selecting artists for MOME? REYNOLDS: Really just good cartooning, good storytelling. Also, the idea was that these cartoonists didn’t have a regular venue to publish, although that agenda… [more]

the road to god knows, by Von AllenEric “Von Allan” Julien on Creating His Upcoming Graphic Novel

Von Allan was born red-headed and freckled in Arnprior, Ontario, just in time for Star Wars: A New Hope. The single child of two loving but troubled parents, Von split most of his childhood between their… [more]

bio-400x22030 Under 30 Part 1: MK Reed

Mary Kate “MK” Reed (http://www.mkreed.com) noted at one point in her interview, “It’s comics or suicide”. She’s part of a generation of comics artists that is simply in love with the form, despite the many… [more]

crazyPekar, Piskor, and a Preview of Macedonia

Even the most casual of comics fans is probably familiar with Harvey Pekar, thanks to the film success of AMERCAN SPLENDOR. Pekar is one of the trailblazers of autobiographical comics, focusing on the insights that… [more]

C.C. Banana and Jason MewesJason Mewes on Various Bananarific Topics

Editor’s Note: This is the third and final part in a series of humorous interviews conducted by comedian C. C. Banana at the New York Comic-Con. In part one, the yellow one talks with Joe… [more]

C.C. Banana and Phil JimenezPhil Jimenez on Various Yellow-Skinned Topics

Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a series of humorous interviews conducted by comedian C.C. Banana at the New York ComicCon. Click here for part one, in which the yellow one talks with Joe… [more]

C.C. Banana and Joe QuesadaJoe Quesada on Various Fruity Topics

Editor’s Note: C.C. Banana is a comedian. The following interviews are provided for entertainment purposes only. Last weekend I went to the premiere New York Comic-Con at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, intending to snag… [more]

The Super Naturals #1Toney Tapia on DIY Publishing and Jam Packed Productions

Continuing with our in-depth look at the DIY publishing movement, Sequart’s Robert A. Emmons, Jr. sat down with the excitable and enthusiastic President and Editor-in-Chief of Jam Packed Productions and writer of the new series The… [more]

Storm, by Eric Jerome DickeyEric Jerome Dickey on Writing Black Characters for Marvel Comics

When Eric Jerome Dickey was just a youth growing up in Memphis, Tennessee during the late ’60s and early ’70s, he, like many other young boys his age, got hooked on the comic book craze… [more]

Samuel VeraSamuel Vera on DIY Publishing and CrazeeComics

Samuel Vera contacted Sequart in an effort to get some exposure for his young comic book company, CrazeeComics (crazeecomics.com). Why put it so bluntly? Because his company is doing what only a handful of companies… [more]

Liberality for All #1Mike Mackey on Liberality for All

Mike Mackey is the creator of Liberality for All, the first issue of which recently saw publication from ACC Studios. Billed as “the World’s First Conservative Comic Book,” the series takes place 20 years after 9/11.… [more]

Chrono MechanicsArt Thibert and Rich Birdsall on Chrono Mechanics Silver

Almost a year ago, we interviewed Art Thibert about his graphic novel Chrono Mechanics (co-written with Rich Birdsall). The book detailed the first adventure for a group of four very different characters (human and otherwise), brought… [more]

Chrono Mechanics 2Art Thibert on Chrono Mechanics

Art Thibert has recently penciled, inked, and co-written a new comic from Image and Hack Shack studios called Chrono Mechanics. It’s the story of four very different personalities (human and otherwise) that have been brought together… [more]

Rich JohnstonRich Johnston on Comics Gossip

Rich Johnston is the sole relevant gossip columnist for an entire artistic industry in America. Sometimes scandalous, his columns have broken major stories and changed the face of comics historicism,

The most recent issue of The Authority, issue #14.Mark Millar on The Authority

The Authority, already popular, has taken off under the new team of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely. Though many doubted they could replace their popular predecessors, they have followed a revolutionary act with one that… [more]