Inkstuds is a collection of transcribed radio interviews by Robin McConnell with 30 cartoonists over the last few years. Inkstuds is also the name of the show the airs on CiTR, the campus radio station at the University of British Columbia. The interviewees range from emerging cartoonists to established comic artists, but what they all have in common is a fresh honesty. Reading Inkstuds is a glimpse into the artistic practices of deeply engaged creators. Of course, the chat is not restricted to creative inspiration, as topics become tangential while remaining compelling.
Paperback, 296 pages. Conundrum Press, 2010. Through Amazon.