The Comics Alternative: Derek Royal and Gene Kannenberg Review Bizarre Romance

Derek Royal and Gene Kannenberg have comprehensively reviewed Bizarre Romance for The Comics Alternative Podcast. These "Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics!™" gave a totally satisfying close reading of the whole book, about forty minutes' worth. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. The review begins at 11:43 into the podcast.

Smash Pages Q&A: Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell’s ‘Bizarre Romance’

Alex Dueben recently interviewed Eddie and Audrey for Smash Pages: The Comics Super Blog.

"It should be no surprise to anyone who knows their work that it is a broad-ranging collection of styles and approaches. These stories are sweet and funny, touching and strange, inventive and a lot of fun."

Click here to read the interview.

Tonight! Bizarre Romance Launch Party: Audrey & Eddie at Women and Children First

Just a reminder that the launch party for Bizarre Romance is tonight, March 20th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, at Women and Children Bookstore in Andersonville (Chicago). Make sure to register here if you plan to attend as space is limited. 

Women & Children First
5233 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640

Bizarre Romance: Forbes Review

Robert Salkowitz interviewed Audrey and Eddie last week for Forbes magazine.

"What do you get when you combine best-selling author Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife) and legendary independent comics maker Eddie Campbell (From Hell, Alec)? Bizarre Romance! And in more ways than one.

"Campbell and Niffenegger tied the knot in 2015 after being introduced by Campbell’s daughter Hayley via mutual friend Neil Gaiman. Now their personal collaboration has yielded a literary team-up as well, with the March 20 release of Bizarre Romance(Abrams Comic Arts), an anthology that mashes up prose, comics and illustrated stories written by her, drawn by him."

The full interview can be read by clicking here.

The Library of American Comics Podcast with Eddie Campbell

Dean Mullaney and Kurtis Findlay are back with another episode of the Library of American Comics & EuroComics Podcast!

In this episode, Dean and Kurtis discuss LOAC Essentials, Vol. 11: Tippie, The Goat Getters, and Violette Around the World, Vol. 1. Plus, cartoonist Eddie Campbell reveals all about his upcoming book, The Goat Getters!

Eddie's guest segment begins at 25:22 into the podcast. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Bizarre Romance: Forbidden Planet Review

Joe Gordon has just published a review on the Forbidden Planet blog. From his review:

"The stories rotate around love and loss and grief and joy, but there is a quite delightful playfulness running through them all, a deft lightness of touch, such that even the stories that have sadness in them are never maudlin or overly sentimental but leave you with a warm feeling."

Read the rest of the review here.