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05/30/2017

Aaron Cockle here today with Saul Steinberg and Cauleen Smith at SAIC; Kevin Czap at CCS; FBI Art; Writers’ Woes; Douglas Wolk ————————————————————————————————— Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg At The Art Institute of Chicago through October 29, 2017: Steinberg defined drawing as “a way of reasoning on paper,” and he remained committed […]

05/29/2017

Caleb Orecchio here with a speed round of  links, news and announcements for Memorial Day 2017. ————————————————————————————————— The major awards at the National Cartoonists Society’s 71st annual Reuben Awards, which were presented Saturday, May 27th 2017, went to Lynda Barry, who received the NCS’s Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award, and Ann Telnaes, presented with the Reuben […]

05/26/2017

Sally here with work by Gloria Rivera and Vreni Stollberger, a reality check from Hannah Berry, an update on the Resist! and Comics 4 Choice anthologies, and wisdom from Hellen Jo and Jessica Abel. ————————————————————————————————— Hellen Jo is interviewed on Giant Robot Media. She talks about making comics vs paintings, moving away from being an […]

05/25/2017

Sam Ombiri on Fante Bukowski Two, plus other comics news! ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: Fante Bukowski Two by Noah Van Sciver (Fantagraphics, 2017) is a fantastic book with fantastic characters. Audrey (Fante’s old girlfriend, who is also a writer) was my favorite character in the first Fante Bukowski book, so I was really thrilled that she came […]

05/24/2017

Empezamos el día con Miguel B. Nuñez; el cómic más allá de la narración; La Polola; Felipe Muhr; Carla Berrocal; Jason; Elizabeth Casillas; 9 Chismes; Bas; Gilbert Shelton y los tebeos de Comics Workbook. —————————————————————————————————  Sílvia Aymí entrevista a Miguel B. Núñez sobre la 2ª entrega de Heavy: -¡Hey, ho! Perdón por la broma, es que no sé cómo se saludan […]

05/23/2017

Aaron Cockle here today with Roz Chast (and Françoise Mouly); Pan Terzis; Graphic Medicine; Florine Stettheimer; Maggie Umber; Dieter Lumpen ————————————————————————————————— ‘I like taking on complicated, detailed projects, especially if I’m not a hundred-per-cent sure how they’re going to turn out.’ Françoise Mouly looks at the wonderful embroidered piece Roz Chast made for the May […]

05/22/2017

Caleb Orecchio here from my remote Comics Workbook satellite site in Dayton, OH, with my recent loans from my local library. PLUS! Links links links links! ————————————————————————————————— Just wanted to share some recent comic loans from my library. As a cartoonist and comics fundamentalist, I take it upon myself to acquire relics and learn about […]

05/19/2017

Sally here with new comics coming from Glynnis Fawkes, and Vanesa R. Del Rey and Jordie Bellaire – plus work from Gabrielle Bell, Keiler Roberts, Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, and more! ————————————————————————————————— Image Comics officially announced a new ongoing series called Redlands – it is made by “Eisner award-winning Jordie Bellaire (PRETTY DEADLY, Vision, Batman) and critically-acclaimed Vanesa R. […]

05/18/2017

Sam Ombiri on Spider Monkey by Austin English and Jesse McManus – plus other comics news! ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: Out of nowhere, very recently, I found the first issue of Spider Monkey by Austin English and Jesse McManus. It was a fantastic read, and it continues to be an even more fantastic comic to […]

05/17/2017

Empezamos el día con Álvaro Pons; DisTinta; 11 autoras latinx; #HUL2017; Mujer y Comic; Bas; #gutterfest; Peter Jojaio;  y los tebeos de Comics Workbook. ————————————————————————————————— La Cárcel de Papel nació como “el diario de un lector de tebeos” y en poco tiempo se convirtió en la referencia en la red para los amantes del cómic. Ahora, Álvaro Pons recupera en un volumen […]