My third interview at New York Comic-Con was with the book designer Colleen AF Venable, who has been designing the books published by First Second. Over her 4 year tenure, she has designed many award-winning graphic novels (some awarded for their design) and writes a children’s comic series.
“Read the book. Help the people. You already know what to do…slay the monsters.” Paul Pope is a comic creator who has essentially calcified the notion of first-look recognition. His art of splashing squalor threatens with deadly surreality to burst through the portal of the page and drown the reader in quintessential glory. Once you read one […]