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02/21/2017

Aaron here today with Ana Galvañ, Ethnographic Cartooning (in VT), New Dirty Diamonds, Trailer Park Comics, Martz/Orwell, PaperJazz Poster Showcase Extravaganza, Raymond Pettibon, Dan Archer on 3 Years After ‘The Maidan War’ ————————————————————————————————— “I’m interested in the uncertain human behaviours, in fear, in loneliness, and in strange beauty” The AIGA Eye on Design blog profiles […]

02/20/2017

Juan and Sally tag teaming it this morning with the goods: Ron Wimberly at Copacetic Comics; 2nd biennial Queers & Comics conference, the QC Travel fund; Simon Reinhardt on Anya Davidson; PEN World Voices Festival; Matthew Thurber; Cynthia Rose on Andre Franquin; Sam Alden; Sophie Goldstein; Wayne Wise on Herriman. ————————————————————————————————— Ronald Wimberly is coming to Pittsburgh this […]

02/17/2017

Happy Friday! Sally here with another amazing group of cartoonists and comics scholars – joining me today are Lucy Caswell, Mickey Z, Dominique Goblet, Jillian Fleck, Vanesa R. Del Rey, Gabriella Tito, Caitlin Rose Boyle, and many more. I invite YOU to join me as well in celebrating a special anniversary! ————————————————————————————————— The Lucy Caswell Research Award is roaring to life! […]

02/16/2017

Sam Ombiri riffs on Henry Darger and Hideo Furukawa, and Sally shares updates from the Fifth Annual Black Comic Book Festival and other comics news! ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: I’ve really been into this Henry Darger documentary – The Realms of the Unreal. It’s really good. There’s this amazing part where they are recounting a […]

02/15/2017

Juan José con un poquito sobre Carla Berrocal; el fanzine de Chicks on Cómics de Argentina; lo nuevo de Berliac; #GRAFBCN2017; Gerardo Vilches; Desiree Rodriguez and #BeingLatinxInComics; La Polola on hiatus. Cómics y noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana:  Ya viene, ya llega. #GRAFBCN2017 a la vuelta de la esquina. GRAF is coming to Barcelona. Take note: they’ve has […]

02/14/2017

Aaron here today with Podcasts for Grownups; Gerhard Richter Comics; (SOME)BODY at Adam Baumgold Gallery; Open Access at the Met; Frank S and Mickey Z, talking Risography; Daniel Clowes, talking on u-tube (with French subtitles!) ————————————————————————————————— The Comics for Grownups crew takes a look at Last Look by Charles Burns, Everything Is Teeth by Evie […]

02/13/2017

Juan and Sally tag teaming it today: Drew Alderfer’s THE ROOK; Pixels, tones and the aesthetics of granularity; Berliac on Vice; Fantom Comics Signing and Roundtable; Juan Fernandez at the ToonSeum; Frank Santoro’s Comics Corner #2; and much more! Take note! We are featuring the work of Drew Alderfer – or Meaty Comics – on […]

02/10/2017

Sally here to finish the week with you – I’ve got work by Emil Ferris, Theora Kvitka, Valentine Gallardo, Iris Yan, and Lou Rogers to share, plus comics scholarship with Rebecca Wanzo and the debut of The Ladybroad Ledger – and much more! ————————————————————————————————— Emil Ferris‘s long-anticipated debut graphic novel is finally here. My Favorite Thing […]

02/09/2017

Sam Ombiri and Sally Ingraham bring the Thursday news – Sam riffs on books within books and title cards, and Sally shares news from John Jennings, Chris Ware (on George Herriman), Fantom Comics in D.C., Darrin Bell, and Ronald Wimberly and his new book. ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: I was reading Infomaniacs [by Matthew Thurber] and at […]

02/08/2017

Juan José con un poquito sobre: Sirio de Martín López Lam; talleres en #GRAFBCN2017; Chicks on Comics’s full slate of programming; VRDR Scarlet Witch Preview; Inés Estrada’s Alienation 3; La Hora del Bocadillo; La Polola Podcast; Hits with Tits talk posters. Sirio – Martín López Lam (Fulgencio Pimentel – 2016) I’ve been looking for a gripping work of comics poetics that […]