Bounded Enthusiasm #6: Paul Pope, Battling Boy, and The Rise of Aurora West

Battling Boy, Paul Pope, The Rise of Aurora West

Today’s episode is an interview with Paul Pope about his latest comic book series, Battling Boy. Paul Pope is a prolific cartoonist and illustrator, perhaps best known for Batman: Year 100, for which he won two Eisner awards. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: #LOL

I Work at a Public Library/Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores

Since Kickstarter launched a #LOL hashtag this week, I’ve got humor on my mind: in particular, funny books and books about humor. Here’s a stack of books (some old, some new) that have made me (or my kids) laugh. Continue reading

GeekDad Exclusive: Announcing Abigail and the Snowman

Abigail and the Snowman #1; cover art by Roger Langridge.

Roger Langridge returns to Boom Studios with not one, but two new projects. First up, on October 1, it’s Jim Henson’s The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow. Then, in December, Langridge will present his first original creater-owned project since the Eisner-winning Snarked; Abigail and the Snowman is a four-issue miniseries for all ages that might be described as “Lilo & Stitch meet Calvin & Hobbes.” Continue reading

All in the Family: GeekDad Interviews Hip Hop Family Tree‘s Ed Piskor

hip hop family tree - afrika

Three of my favorite things are comic books, documentaries and hip hop music, so when I discovered Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree I was in heaven. In anticipation of the upcoming HHFT box set, Ed was nice enough to talk with me via email about the project itself and the unique kinship between comics and rap that it represents. Continue reading