Arts, Culture & Media

Heroes, Anti-heroes & Regular Folks

Austin Grossman design games and writes about comics. He's also the author of a novel called "Soon I Will Be Invincible." We hear produced excerpts from the book, and Grossman tells Jim Fleming that he tried to respect the comics conventions in his prose.

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Douglas Wolk writes about comics and pop music for "Salon," "The Believer," "The Washington Post," and others, and is the author of a combination history and appreciation called "Reading Comics - How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean." Wolk tells Steve Paulson why comics became such a vital medium for individual artistic expression.

Roberta Gregory writes and draws the comic strip featuring the mis-adventures of Midge McCracken. Gregory tells Anne Strainchamps where the character came from and what the response to her has been.

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