5 Question Interview #125

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With True Believers 2018 fast approaching, we put 5 Questions to Andy Pearson...


What will people find at your table at True Believers 2018?

On my table there will be three packs of my mini comics from £5, £7, £10 Each pack has postcards and sketch book collections.  Collecting my work over the past five years.  My Latest short story "The Trelenburg Gate" will be on sale for the first time.

What do you love about creating comics?

I love the freedom - I've worked on film and animation which involve large numbers of people and it can be hard to feel you had any impact on the final result.

What part of creating comics do you find the most challenging?

The freedom is the hardest part. As a lone creator you can get lost down creative cul de sacs.  I work with an editor now that keeps my ideas from drifting.  I'm also a member of a group called the "Paper Cavemen".  We skype once a month and check on each others production.  The goal and the sense of feeding back to an understanding audience, is invaluable. 

What do you love about being at a comic con?

The networking is a must. And being inspired by the high standards that are coming out of small press just now.  Plus - bargains!!

What comic - other than your own - would you recommend people read?

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The best two comics I read this year were - the wordless "The Longest Day of the Future" by Lucas Varrela printed by Fantagraphic Books.  And "Ancestor" a Black Mirror style tech horror that goes really cosmic. That's by the duo that had a hand in the re-imagined Prophet series; Malachi Ward and Matt Sheean.

You can find Andy online at the Batch-25 website and stop by his table at True Believers 2018 and say "Hello". 

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