On My Radar: Jonathan Ames & “Bored to Death”
I recently spoke (through the interwebs) with Brooklyn writer Jonathan Ames about his debut graphic novel, “The Alcoholic”.
You can read the full interview and check out a six-page preview of the comic on the Splash Page blog.
Jonathan Ames is an interesting author to me because he writes about topics like love, addiction, identity and sexuality in a way I have never experienced before. All of that is reflected in his debut graphic novel “The Alcoholic”, which was a collaboration with his friend and comic artist vet Dean Haspiel.
Ames is also the exec producer and writer for his HBO pilot â€œBored to Deathâ€ (which will star Jason Schwartzman). His website is filled with funny content and you can tell he’s the kind of guy who isn’t afraid to try new things.
“The Alcoholic” hits stores on Sept. 24 and I highly recommend you check it out. If you want to preview it in advance, visit the link I mentioned above or you could just come hang out with me in Brooklyn and flip through my copy.