Afternoon Bites: Tom Waits, Superhero Philosophy, Zadie Smith Interviewed, and More

Talking Tom Waits at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

“I’m not ever saying anything unusual, you know? I’m just trying to think about general things just a bit more specifically.” Zadie Smith is interviewed at The Rumpus.

Thom Dunn on Jonathan Hickman’s philosophical superheroes.

Jason Rice has good things to say about David Gilbert’s & Sons.

New diary comic from Gabrielle Bell.

Scott Snyder is interviewed about horror comics, retro photos, and Batman.

Cory Doctorow on Warren Ellis’s hallucinatory-sounding procedural Gun Machine.

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