I hope First Second's anthology Nursery Rhyme Comics is on your radar. It's a 100-page hardcover in which a who's who of comics greats present nursery rhymes as short comic strips. How great are these comics greats? Jamie Hernandez, Gilbert Hernandez, Jules Feiffer, Mike Mignola, Kate Beaton, Sara Varon, Tony Millionaire, Patrick McDonnell, Stan Sakai, Gene Luen Yang,Craig Thompson and 39 other artists make up the roster.
Robot 6 is interviewing about a tenth of the contributors this week, in a series called "The Sequential Goose" which kicked off yesterday with Tim O'Shea's interview of Eleanor Davis. Today was my turn, and I had the opportunity to ask a few questions of Richard Sala, one of my all-time favorite cartoonists. You can read the piece here, and do be sure to check out Robot 6 all week (if you don't already) for mor.