Interview With “Black Boy, Black Boy” Author Crown Shepherd!

crown and bookFor some of us, books are more than words on a page; they do more than tell stories. When emerging author and entrepreneur, Crown Shepherd, aka Crown the Writer, found black authors, her writing soared. Her love for reading and writing, which had gone dormant for about ten years, was resurrected thanks to Octavia Butler and Jesmyn Ward, who is among the black authors of Shepherd’s book club … Read the rest

Interview With Lisa DuBois, Illustrator of the New Rugrats Comic Books!

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Rising artist-star Lisa DuBois recently chatted with So Booking Cool about the brand new Rugrats comic book series, published by BOOM! Studios. The Michigan-based illustrator always knew she wanted to be an artist and envisioned creating animations. Check out the full interview with DuBois to learn how she got started, her advice for aspiring comic book artists, the challenges that come with being an illustrator, why maintaining good health … Read the rest

Interview With Box Brown About Comic Book Industry & the New Rugrats Comics!

boxbrownToday we had the pleasure of speaking with the Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist and New York Times bestselling author Box Brown, who wrote André the Giant: Life and Legend (First Second Books, graphic novel publisher)Brown talks starting his career at 25, founding his publishing company, Retrofit Comics, and the upcoming Rugrats comic book series he’s writing (Boom!Studios Publishing). He collaborated with First Second Books again, last year, when … Read the rest