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Interview with Lindsay Watson

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Apr 20, 2016|Features|

As You Were contributor Lindsay Watson is like the Björk of comics, with art full of magical, wide-eyed wonder. But it's not all sweetness and light, as she refuses to shy away from depicting raw, dark emotions in her work. To find out more about her "nihilistic but deeply sincere" world view, keep reading.

Interview with Wyeth Yates

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Apr 13, 2016|Features|

While many artists like to experiment with new technology and digital tools, As You Were contributor Wyeth Yates likes to keep it old school. Keep reading to find out about his fear of deep, dark voids; how he came to be a cat owner in spite of being a dog person; and the reasons behind the limited use of color in his art. […]

Interview with Nomi Kane

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Apr 6, 2016|Features|

Nomi Kane made her As You Were debut with our Living Situations issue, and we really dig the way she uses her art to talk about important issues like feminism, politics, and race. To find out more about her time studying cartooning, her day job working with Peanuts, and the terrible roommate in her piece, read on.

Interview with Sam Grinberg

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Mar 30, 2016|Features|

Even though As You Were contributor Sam Grinberg really likes ska music, we still think he's a cool dude. Read on to discover more, including all about his first animated short film, his work on The Simpsons, and how drawing superheroes made him want to be an artist.

Interview with Rachel Dukes

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Mar 23, 2016|Features|

All of our As You Were contributors keep busy with multiple artistic projects, and Rachel Dukes of Mixtape Comics is no exception. To learn more about her cat, find out what it's like working for BOOM! Studios, and get the details on Dukes' forthcoming graphic novel, keep reading.

Interview with Jim Kettner

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Mar 16, 2016|Features|

Jim Kettner's contribution to As You Were: Living Situations provides readers with a glimpse of life at the infamous Philly punk house Book House. But these days, Kettnerd calls Portland his home. Read more to find out about his recent nuptials and forthcoming book, tips for giving your punk house a good name, and what exactly a "cool bag" is.

Interview with Carolina Porras

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Mar 9, 2016|Features|

Carolina Porras' contribution to As You Were: Living Situations is more than just a comic; it's a goodbye of sorts. After three years in San Francisco, she recently relocated to Gainesville, Florida (where the high today is 80 degrees). Keep reading to find out how Florida's nature, architecture, and obsession with tourism inspire her.

Interview with Andy Warner

2016-10-27T00:55:12+00:00 Feb 24, 2016|Features|

Andy Warner is not only a long-time contributor to As You Were (he’s four for four right now), but he’s also sort of like the human version of Wikipedia; a quick glimpse at his work reveals a wide range of interests, in things both commonplace and obscure. He’s also a really busy person, but luckily we caught up with him after an impressive year to talk a bit about his art, his teaching, and his forthcoming book.

Interview with Steve Larder

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Feb 3, 2016|Features|

It was around this time last year that we talked with Steve Larder, one of the As You Were regulars, so we figured it was about time we found out what he’s been up to since. Hint: it involves making art, playing music, and traveling. Keep reading for the specifics.