Interviews

Jim Ottaviani, T-Minus: The Race to the Moon
ComixTalk.com, August 2010
“The ideal is to fictionalize as little as possible. But any time you depict someone saying something that you don’t have an actual sound recording of him or her saying, you’ve already crossed the line. So you decide on the fly, or at least I do. I draw from documented sources whenever I can, and when I can’t I try to portray the truth of a story or a character, even in the absence of complete documentation.”

Bryant Paul Johnson, Teaching Baby Paranoia
Webcomics Examiner, March 2005
“For the first (Cell Division), I wanted to build a “secret” narrative that tied a number of seemingly unrelated stories together. I wanted to look at the number of historical coincidences that it took to create a present-day disaster. By keeping all of these plot elements relatively hidden, I hoped people would suddenly realize how the isolated things we do, tie together into a larger picture…”

Amber “Glych” Greenlee, No Stereotypes
Webcomics Examiner, November 2004
“…for every good drawing an artist does he had to go through about 1000 bad ones. So I kind of consider that all that work I did was getting as many bad drawings out of me as possible at that time.”

Ted Slampyak, Jazz Age Chronicles
Comixpedia, November 2003
“…if you’ve spent so much time amassing so much information, it’s so very tempting to find a place to use it. And sometimes that becomes as high a priority as telling the best possible story.”