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Dave Scheidt

An Illustrated Interview With 'Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza' Cartoonist James Kolchaka

Dave Scheidt | Posted 05.31.2014 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Last week First Second Books released The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza by award winning cartoonist James Kolchaka. It's an all ages graphic nov...

Cameron Stewart Discusses His Latest Genre Bending Graphic Novel Sin Titulo

Dave Scheidt | Posted 11.11.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

For the longest time, there was a sort of set way to create and distribute comic books. That has been changing very quickly the past 10 years. The internet has proven to be an incredible resource for comics with the huge boom of social networking and technology.

A Quick Chat With Geof Darrow About His Relaunched Comic Series Shaolin Cowboy

Dave Scheidt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Dark Horse Comics is bringing back the title, originally published by Burly Man Entertainment with a four issue mini-series. I got to talk to Darrow about the new series. I cannot recommend the book enough.

Battling Boy: An All-ages Graphic Novel That's an Instant Classic

Dave Scheidt | Posted 12.04.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

When you're a kid the world is only as big as the one you see around you. Everything is familiar and most of us live in a world where someone protects...

Tales From The Crypt's Jack Davis: Still Scary After All These Years

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.13.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Being born in the late '80s, I was first introduced to Tales From The Crypt from the television series of the same name. My sister and I would stay up...

Why Do You Think Comic Books Are Awesome?

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.30.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

You want to get into comics but don't know where to start? Ask a store owner! Ask someone online! Google it. Ask a guy looking at comics at a bookstore, ask on Twitter. We love new readers.

The Story of VertCon: A Comic Convention Put Together by a 17-Year-Old Kid

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.27.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

What's amazing about the comic book scene is that we support our friends and colleagues and encourage each other and keep each other on our toes.

Write On: How Writing Changed My Life

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dave Scheidt

I have a gift, with writing. Not in the sense that I think I am a good writer, but I am able to utilize it into something that has changed my life tremendously and I am so grateful to have that.

All Ages Comics Are for Everyone, Not Just Kids

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Comic books are not for kids. They are not for "geeks" and certainly are not for girls. They're for everyone. One of the most important things to happen in comics in the past few years has been the rise of all-ages books.

If I Were a Supervillain, I'd Probably Get Beat Up a Lot

Dave Scheidt | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

I'm a dude who reads a lot of comics. You think that I would garner some sort of knowledge from reading them for so many years, but I somehow still doubt my diabolical abilities.

What Harvey Pekar Taught Me That No Superhero Ever Could

Dave Scheidt | Posted 01.16.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Harvey taught me that everyone has a story however boring, weird, or unflattering that story may be. He showed me that comics were capable of so much more than I could have ever imagined.

It's Called a Comic Book, Not Graphic Novel

Dave Scheidt | Posted 01.14.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Is it so shameful to refer to something as a (gasp) comic book? Is there any sort of sophistication to the word? How differently would a conversation go if you choose the word "graphic novel" in place of comic book?