Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Jim Krueger.
Illustrators get much of the credit for a successful comic book or graphic novel. And certainly the visuals are what separate those works from a standard novel or short story. But the story is the backbone of any novel, graphic or not. And Jim Krueger is a master at coming up with those stories.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews John and Carole Barrowman.
Have you ever looked at a painting in an art gallery and wished you could become part of the world the artist created? Certainly, it’d be nice to spend some time in Claude Monet’s world, and it would be an adventure to make your way through an M.C. Esher drawing.
Kristy Athens talks about country living on Lake Effect.
Many people who live in the city or suburbs have had the somewhat romantic notion of giving up the rat race and buying a place in the country... maybe getting some chickens, growing some of your own food. It's tempting, especially after you've sat in rush hour traffic for a while. But what does it really take to make that pipe dream a viable option?
Cartoonist Hilary Price talks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich on the road in Kenosha.
The page of the country's newspapers can sometimes be rough - stories of crime and mayhem, contentious politics, and - depending your rooting interests - losing sports teams. But fortunately, there are always the comics to fall back on, some literal comic relief in the midst of everything else.