Burford, 28, was named to the post
on April 23, about five weeks after the death of King editor in chief Jay Kennedy.
In the interview
, Burford discusses his transition from King's associate comics editor to comics editor, some of the syndicate's cartoonists, his own cartooning, the state of the comics industry, and more.
The Q&A was conducted by The Comics Reporter blogger Tom Spurgeon, who wrote for the former King-distributed "Wildwood" strip from 1999 to 2002. Burford joined King as an editorial assistant in January 2000.
By: E&P Staff A Q&A with new King Features Syndicate comics editor Brendan Burford is posted today on The Comics Reporter blog.