Interview: Andrew Aydin
From Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21, 2013, while attending the San Diego International Comic-Con, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions. Keep in mind, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise. Let me know in the comments if you have trouble hearing anything and I’ll translate for you.
So there you are, working schlub by day, comic book guy by night, when all of a sudden you’re tapped by your boss to help him write his memoir. Nightmare, right? Not if your job is Congressional staffer to Senator John Lewis and the memoir turns out to be March. I can’t even begin to do this story justice here. Listen to Andrew tell the story. It’s way better coming from him.
Books mentioned in this video:
- A Matter of Life, by Jeffrey Brown (see Jeffrey’s interview here)
- The Power of One, by Bryce Courtenay
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About Eva Volin
Eva Volin is the Supervising Children's Librarian for the Alameda Free Library in California. She has written about graphic novels for such publications as Booklist, Library Journal, ICv2, Graphic Novel Reporter, and Children & Libraries. She has served on several awards committees including the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics. She served on YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee for three years and is currently serving on ALSC's Notable Books for Children committee.
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