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Monday, August 31, 2009

 
Conversations with ADD Now Available -- My third eBook is now available for download here on Comic Book Galaxy.

Nearly 300 pages in length, Conversations with ADD compiles almost all of the interviews I have conducted with writers, artists, editors and publishers since I started writing about comics ten years ago. The Foreword is by writer Christopher Allen, and the Afterword is by autobiographical cartoonist Jason Marcy.

The lineup of interviewees includes cartoonists Peter Bagge, Tom Beland, Charles Burns, Chester Brown, Colleen Coover, Renee French, Roberta Gregory, Paul Hornschemeier, James Kochalka, Jason Marcy, L. Nichols, Ted Rall, Johnny Ryan, Seth, Dave Sim, James Sturm, Walter Simonson, Ty Templeton, and Josie Whitmore; writers, artists, publishers and editors, including Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Kurt Busiek, Howard Chaykin, Steven Grant, Tony Isabella, Barbara Kesel, Ron Marz, Erik Larsen, Mark Millar, Denny O'Neil, Harvey Pekar, Sean Phillips, Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti, Greg Rucka, Rob Vollmar, Mark Waid, Mike Wieringo, Brett Warnock, Barry Windsor-Smith and Larry Young; comics retailers, including Jim Crocker, JC Glindmyer, and Robert Scott; and bloggers, including Dirk Deppey and Roger Green.

I had a great time reliving these interviews (conducted from 1999 to 2009) as I was putting this project together, and I hope you'll enjoy reading them and learning what each of these folks had to say about their careers, the industry, and the future of comics.

Click here to download Conversations with ADD. And I'd appreciate it if you'd let me know if you have any comments or criticisms. Feel free to email me your thoughts or leave them in the comments section.

Note to new readers: Thanks for stopping by! If you like what you see here, please feel free to subscribe to my RSS feed, and if you enjoy my free eBook, you can download and read my previous eBooks Anhedonia and Strange Whine as well.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Mateo Rodriguez said...

Just followed the link from Jog's site; appreciate the work you must have put into something this size. I will come back and let you know what I think after I've read it, you're a good man for putting it all together and then simply making it available for any/all interested parties to see.

02 September, 2009 15:24  
Blogger Alan David Doane said...

Thanks, Mateo, that's extraordinarily kind of you to say. I really appreciate it. Looking forward to seeing what you think!

02 September, 2009 15:25  
Blogger Robbie said...

Ooh, cheers for this! Brilliant. Will have a good read next train journey! :)

Thanks a mil!

02 September, 2009 17:29  
Blogger Alan David Doane said...

Thanks, glad to hear it!

02 September, 2009 19:06  
Blogger Aaron Poehler said...

Eh, for free, why not.

15 September, 2009 18:57  
Blogger Alan David Doane said...

Imagine your enthusiasm if I paid you to read it!

16 September, 2009 00:04  

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