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May 6, 2009

Comics Were The First Rock ‘n’ Roll…

... or so claims Art Spiegelman in a concise but cutting interview with Washington Post blogger Michael Cavna. Spiegelman has done a lot of interviews in the last 12 months, and that may be the reason this one almost feels like interview-concentrate. It's more than worth the modest amount of time invested, for sure, and has some semi-juicy stuff: the Maus film interest he just passed on, his take on Richard Thompson, and news of the next project he's working on -- a classic kids' comics treasury that sounds like it may include some of the best licensed comics as well as comics whose rights are easier to secure.
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