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Maggie Sutrov: Plein Air

Maggie Sutrov‘s spirit of adventure inspired her to take the Santoro Correspondence Course in the midst of moving from Southeast Asia to Maui, Hawaii, in 2014. She fit it into her wild schedule because, in her words – “There’s work to be done, and it’s worth it.” “… The exercises changed the way I drew. [The course] affected my non-sequential art as […]

Brazil – Scene Report

Hello! This is Manzanna, or Anna Mancini. I’m a Brazilian freelance designer, illustrator and comics artist. I make zines, murals, t-shirt designs, animation, lettering and more – you can see my work on my tumblr and my website. I also have a facebook page, where I usually post my comics firsthand. Right now I’m managing client […]

Sunday is a Good Day to Visit a Museum: Part One

On Sunday I visited The Rubin Museum of Art in NYC. The Rubin shows ancient to contemporary painting, sculpture, and ritual objects from the Himalayas and surrounding region with their permanent collection focusing on Tibetan art. My objective was to see the exhibit Please Altar Everything, work by avant-garde performance artist and musician (Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV) Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. The exhibit includes […]

Fumetto 2016!

Comics Workbook special correspondent Raúl Burgos Paredes brings us this exciting report from his trip to Fumetto on Saturday, April 23rd ————————————————————————————————— I had the pleasure of attending the Fumetto festival in Luzerne last Saturday. Although I would have liked to attend more days and for longer periods of time, personal constraints did not make it possible […]

All in a Day’s Work

Emil Friis Ernst. Cartoonist and illustrator currently studying graphic storytelling at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.

Our Reflection in Comics

Gabriella Tito reports in from Orlando, FL, with this process meditation. ————————————————————————————————— Hi all! I’m here to talk a bit about how we reflect ourselves in comics. Now, I won’t break down the psychology or anything, or go into how “mainstream comics” are a reflection of our society, but I think it’s safe to say that […]

“Goodnight and Good Luck”: Jillian Fleck on Finishing Your Comic

Giving a shout from Scotland, Jillian Fleck shares thoughts on the cartoonist’s strange journey. ————————————————————————————————— Try finishing your comic. I get it, thereʼs that little voice running through comics culture that says: real comics donʼt end. It would not be difficult to connect this to the latest DC or Marvel reboot. Alternatively, look at any […]

The Black Callus Interviews: Tyler Landry

Tyler Landry has been working at a furious pace lately. I feel like every time I look up from my own drafting table, Tyler is dropping some new comic on the scene, usually oozing mood and style, and generally being just great exercises in atmosphere and design. He’s had work published online by Study Group, […]

Bill Griffith’s Weird Pittsburgh

Legendary Underground cartoonist Bill Griffith has often set his long-running daily newspaper strip Zippy the Pinhead in the city of Pittsburgh.

Clowes and Nadel in Conversation (2010)

Chris Anthony Diaz has passed along this video he shot, for us to share with you: the Daniel Clowes spotlight panel from 2010’s Alternative Press Expo(APE), with Dan Nadel. Of interest since it dovetails Clowes’ 2016 tour for the release of Patience. This video gives a lot of insight indirectly to Patience. Comic book match […]