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Rich Barrett
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UX Design | Illustration | Comics
UX Design | Illustration | Comics

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Anatomy of a Comic Book Scene

For Mental Floss I interviewed Chuck Palahniuk and the entire team behind Fight Club 2 about the making of one particular scene in the comic.

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People are always asking me about comic books for their kids who have just learned to read so I decided to make a list of recommendations for +Mental Floss 

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This week most interesting comics on Mental Floss features two comics about two of the great villains of the 20th Century: Darth Vader and Tonya Harding.

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I interviewed comic book theorist and graphic novelist Scott McCloud about his new graphic novel The Sculptor, work/life balance, designing comics "for the device", the effect of today's all-ages comics on the future of the industry, reinventing himself, using photo reference, the webcomics of Boulet and much more.

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This week on Mental Floss: It's only January but the biggest publishing event of 2015 is already here – The first new STAR WARS comic from Marvel Comics. Plus, the return of Dylan Horrocks, Joe Sacco's nuanced and controversial reaction to the Charlie Hebdo killings, Conan and Red Sonja are reunited and one of the funniest comics about artists and art school ever - Wendy by Walter Scott.

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ICYMI: My list of the 25 Most Interesting Comics of 2014 on Mental Floss

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Here's my list on Mental Floss of the 25 Most Interesting Comics of 2014. Now I will go and stress about the ones I neglected to include.

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This week on Mental Floss, I write about the nearly 50 year old Batman manga that for a while even DC Comics didn't know existed.

Plus, Hellboy's first mission with the B.P.R.D., Snake Plissken escapes to Florida and a weird comic about two girls in domino masks that's like a cross between Sigmund Freud and Joel-Peter Witkin

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This week on Mental Floss, a gender-bent adaptation of The Odyssey, a comic about a corporation going back to the Big Bang to rebrand life as we know it and Batman gets his own B.P.R.D.

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This week on mental_floss, I wrote about Al Jazeera's first work of comics journalism which is about digital privacy and big data. Plus, Christopher Nolan wrote a comic prequel to Interstellar starring Matt Damon's character and that Spider-woman butt comic finally came out.
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