AARisings talked to me about cartooning, teaching, and the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender comic from Dark Horse.

I started reading comics in the fifth grade. I’ve been reading ever since, except for a short break in junior high. A popular friend of mine told me to give up comics so I could get a girlfriend, so I did. Once I realized that reading comics wasn’t the reason I couldn’t get a girlfriend (it had more to do with my Asian Urkel looks), I started collecting again.

Full interview here.