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Alex Schumacher is an author/illustrator who has worked with the likes of Arcana Studios, Viper Comics, and DreamWorks TV. His first collection of literary magazine comics, Defiling the Literati, was released in 2017 to rave reviews. That same year Alex was also nominated for a ‘Best of the Net’ award for his graphic narrative collaboration with underground poet John Bennett. Alex continues to produce the weekly webcomic Decades of (in)Experience (est. 2015) for Antix Press and the monthly misadventures of Mr. Butterchips (est. 2016) for Drunk Monkeys. On this episode we chat about a great deal of topics with unflinching candor including the twists and turns of Alex’s career path, dealing with mental health issues, recovering from alcoholism, his love/hate relationship with the funny book industry at large, and more.