The Diaz Archive

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus 2016, Part ll of ll

Sacha Mardou Sacha Mardou Seth and Craig Fischer Seth Keith Knight, Rich Tommaso and Tom Spurgeon Caitlin McGurk Sergio Arragonés, Carol Tyler, Jeff Smith and Tom Spurgeon The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries The Billy Ireland […]

Comic Arts Los Angeles 2016

Comic Arts Los Angeles 2016 (CALA) at Think Tank Gallery, Sunday, December 4, 2016, Los Angeles. All photos colored by Graham Willcox Downtown Los Angeles fashion districtLisa HanawaltInés Estrada and Hellen JoHope Larson Arlin Ortiz and Kris MukaiChris PitzerRyan Cecil SmithRyan Cecil Smith risograph printRyan Cecil Smith risograph mini-comicsBenjamin UrkowitzSam AldenPatrick CrottyPatrick Crotty and Valentin […]

The Fantagraphics 40th Anniversary Party

The Fantagraphics 40th Anniversary celebration at the Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery and the Georgetown Stables, Saturday, December 10, 2016, Georgetown, Seattle. All photos colored by Graham WillcoxExhibit and display of the 40 year publishing history of Fantagraphics Books Fantagraphics Books co-founder Gary Groth (center) and Ellen Forney (rear, purple cap) Gilbert Hernandez, Ana Merino and […]

CARTOON CROSSROADS COLUMBUS 2016, Part l of ll

All photos colored by Graham Willcox Charles BurnsSacha Mardou SethSally Ingraham Noah Van SciverRich TommasoJoseph RemnantTed StearnSean FordCaleb OrecchioGregory BentonChris PitzerJosh BayerRobin McConnellMarc Arsenault  

8 1/2 by Roman Muradov

Roman Muradov’s portrayal of Barbara Steele as Gloria Morin from Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 (Italy, 1963) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION. Roman dressed up like TOBY DAMMIT and his candid along with Alison Dubois was taken at Mission: Comics & Art, San Francisco, Friday, October 12, 2012. And Graham Willcox did the color on […]

YI YI by Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman’s portrayal of Jonathan Chang as Yang Yang in Edward Yang’s YI YI (Taiwan, 2000) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION. The illustration was completed January 2011 in India and Pearlescent inks complimented with Screentone patterns, and Steven’s candid with his son was taken at the Oakland Museum of California’s cafeteria in August 2012. […]

Maggie Cheung from ITMFL by Kevin Wada

Mainstream comics high fashion cover artist Kevin Wada’s watercolored portrayal of Maggie Cheung as Mrs. Chan (Su Li-zhen) from graphic designer/photographer Wing Shya’s on-set photograph in Wong Kar Wai’s IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (2000, Hong Kong/China) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION. The illustration was completed around Winter 2013 in ink and watercolor, and […]

Lisa Hanawalt

Lisa Hanawalt signing her latest Drawn & Quarterly book HOT DOG TASTE TEST, and DRAWN AND QUARTERLY: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY CARTOONING, COMICS, AND GRAPHIC NOVELS (my portrait of Lisa is in this book, page 263!), Green Apple Books on the Park, San Francisco, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Photo color for Lisa’s portrait by Graham […]

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK by Charles Forsman

Charles Forsman’s b&w portrayal of Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken and Season Hubley as the Girl In Chock Full O’Nuts in John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981, USA) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION collection. The illustration was completed late 2015 in ink, and Charles’ photo was taken at Comic Arts Brooklyn, Saturday, November […]