Off Panel #12: A Whole New World with Skottie Young

The I Hate Fairyland creator talks the move to creator-owned

On this week’s Off Panel, David talks with the cartoonist behind the upcoming I Hate Fairyland, Skottie Young, about his first foray into creator-owned comics with his new Image book. They talk about how the book came together, his affinity for Image Comics, the quality of 90’s comics, the impact Marvel had on him, humor in comics, the influence of music on his work, cultural attitudes towards media, and much more.

You can find Skottie on his website and on Twitter. I Hate Fairyland arrives October 14th at comic shops everywhere. Make sure to pre-order at your shop with the book’s Diamond code AUG150474.

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Cover art from “Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E.” by Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen and “Hellboy” by Mike Mignola. Intro music is Yo La Tengo’s “Periodically Double or Triple”, used with their permission (if they remember…I swear it’s true YLT!).