Caitlin Cass Interview - Ep 104

Published: Aug. 12, 2022, 4 p.m.


My guest this week is cartoonist Caitlin Cass! When and where did Brett meet Caitlin? What is Caitlin's subscription service? Why did she change the name? What project is Caitlin working on? What comic did Brett draw? Do you need to be a good visual artist to make a comic? Who are some of Caitlin's influences? What graphic novels did Caitlin read that got her into the medium? How does Caitlin describe Chris Ware? What kind of storytelling does Caitlin like? What are some of the true stories Caitlin has turned into comics? What is a mini comic? What is Byrdcliffe and what cool comic did Caitlin make about it? How many New Yorkers cartoons does Caitlin do each week? What is Brett's book about?

Reading list: Chris Ware; Craig Thompson's Blankets; Sandman; Watchmen; Frank Miller's Daredevil; Mister Miracle (Tom King); Alison Bechdel; Neal Adams' Batman and Green Arrow/Green Lantern; Ultimate Spider-Man; Are You My Mother?, The Secret to Superhuman Strength and Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel; Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home; and of course anything by Caitlin Cass

recorded 7-23-22 via zoom