I distinctly remember being 8 or 9 years old and visiting a family friend, and they pulled out a copy of Asterix the Legionary. It caught the sun as he was pulling it down from the shelf, and it changed my life. I said, “I want to learn how to draw like that.”
Justin: There was a glint?
Lex: There was a glint, yeah.
Brian: Like Excalibur or something.
There’s lots more where that came from in this joint interview I did with cartoonists Justin (Mythtickle) Thompson and Brian (Mom’s Cancer) Fies. Brian conducted the interview for Comic Strip of the Day and the three of us sat down for a fun discussion about our influences, techniques, and day jobs at the Schulz Studio.