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Interview: Alexis Fajardo

Eva Volin

On Sunday, April 3rd, while attending WonderCon, 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, conventions 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.

Esther reviewed Kid Beowulf waaaaay back in the early days of Good Comics for Kids and we’ve been fans of Alexis Fajardo’s work ever since.  I like tales retold (I blame the old Rocky and Bullwinkle Show for this), so I was an easy sell on this series.  But Alexis doesn’t settle for retelling ordinary fairy tales.  Oh, no.  He’s more ambitious.  Here, let him tell you:

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Eva Volin 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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