New? Interview.

For all of you who don’t happen to be regular readers of Back Issue magazine, there is an interview with me in the current issue by Los Angeles comics writer Michael Aushenker. Thanks to the glacial pace of print the piece is a bit of a time capsule, a transcript of a wide-ranging and somewhat incoherent phone conversation we had two years ago, months before my new book, Extreme Perspective! was even proposed (and at one point I tell Michael that I don’t think I’ll be doing any large comics projects anytime soon. Ha!).
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The Zone

Among my works, Welcome To The Zone is the redheaded stepchild, a book even people who say they are big fans haven’t read. Cursed in its timing, the book was acquired by Kitchen Sink right around the time it was taking over the list of a far larger comics publisher that was going out of business, and it got somewhat lost in the shuffle editorially as a result. By the time it appeared in 1995, Kitchen Sink itself was on its last legs, I was too preoccupied by my move from New York to Portland to do much in the way of promotion, and the book was quickly remaindered.
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