Brian K. Vaughan, writer of Y: The Last Man, takes readers behind the scenes of Lost, his award-winning comic Pride of Baghdad and the politics that infuse his WildStorm series Ex Machina, as well as his upcoming comics projects.
Plus: Paul Karasik chats with Italian cartoonist Gipi about his Santa Maria video and animation studio, They Found the Car, Garage Band and Notes for a War Story. Also: John Kerschbaum of The Wiggly Reader talks brutality; Noah Van Sciver conducts a cartoon interview with Liz Prince; and should superheroes come out of the closet?
Reviews: Zot!, Kirby: King of Comics, Chester Gould’s biography, Terry Moore’s Echo, The Herbie Archives, and the Independents documentary.
Cover art: Niko Henrichon (Pride of Baghdad).
208 page paperback
Fantagraphics Books, 2009