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Frank Cho, 40, Columbia

Titles you've worked on: "Mighty Avengers," "Spider-Man," "Hulk," "X-Men," "New Ultimates," "Shanna the She-Devil," and I'm the creator of the "Liberty Meadows" comic strip. How long have you been drawing comics? I've been a professional comic artist-writer since 1997, when "Liberty Meadows" was launched worldwide. I've been an exclusive Marvel artist-writer since 2003. How long have you been reading comics? I've been reading and collecting comics since 1983 when I was a kid. I'm still reading and collecting comics. The advantages of comics as a medium? I see comics as cinema on paper. When done right, it's as moving, profound and entertaining as any literature or movie. Also, comics are a great educational tool. ... I strongly believe all school libraries should carry comic books. Handout