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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 […]

Sean Ford’s SHADOW HILLS

SHADOW HILLS 1-8 by Sean Ford in new square format versions. Looking forward to the conclusion in issue 9, due out this fall and a forthcoming book collection of the series! Photo of Sean Ford taken at CAB 2014 and colored by Graham Willcox

THE ENVELOPE MANUFACTURER by Chris Oliveros

THE ENVELOPE MANUFACTURER (all versions, softcover collection and mini-comic book issues) by Chris Oliveros. Photo of Chris Oliveros taken at TCAF 2015, Toronto, Sunday, May 9th and photo colored by Graham Willcox

Noah Van Sciver’s FANTE BUKOWSKI

Noah Van Sciver FANTE BUKOWSKI original art that was unpublished (first, second and fourth photos) and published (inside end covers, third photo) in the book. Plus, a chance to see how Noah colors partially on the original art before completing digitally on the computer. More of Noah’s work can be purchased at Fantagraphics

Wizard World Sacramento 2016

Howard Chaykin along with original art featuring Nick Fury and a paint pen signed AMERICAN FLAGG!: SOUTHERN COMFORT, Paolo and Joe Rivera and Gerhard with his cover for THE COMICS JOURNAL 130 Dave Sim interview. Appeared at Wizard World Sacramento 2016, Saturday, June 18th. Portraits colored by Graham Willcox

Daniel Clowes Talk At The Bay Area Book Festival 2016

Daniel Clowes talked with Ivory Madison at the Bay Area Book Festival, downtown Berkeley, Sunday, June 5, 2016. Dan also signed his latest Fantagraphics graphic novel PATIENCE, THE COMPLETE EIGHTBALL 1-18 SPECIAL EDITION and also advanced copies of the WILSON paperback. Photo color by Graham Willcox

BOY by Hellen Jo

Hellen Jo’s watercolored portrayal of Tetsuo Abe as Toshio Omura and Tsuyoshi Kinoshita as Peewee in Nagisa Oshima’s BOY (1969, Japan) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION collection. The illustration was completed around Spring 2009 in ink and watercolor, and Hellen’s photo was taken at Comic Arts Los Angeles, Sunday, December 6, 2015. And Graham […]

Jonny Negron Draws MR. FREEDOM

Jonny Negron’s portrayal of John Abbey as Mr. Freedom and Delphine Seyrig as Marie-Madeleine along with the freedom dancers in William Klein’s MR. FREEDOM (1969, France) for my ILLUSTRATED MOMENTS IN CINEMA/TELEVISION collection. The illustration was completed around November 2011 in marker pen, and Jonny’s candid was taken at MISSION: COMICS & ART, San Francisco, […]

A Studio Visit with Steven Weissman

Be on the lookout for Steven’s upcoming book LOOKING FOR AMERICA’S DOG from FANTAGRAPHICS this September, and the awesome BUTTER AND BLOOD from RETROFIT is out now. And you can purchase original art and merch directly from Steven. Photos taken in Little Armenia, Los Angeles, Thursday, May 19 2016 and color by Graham Willcox. Thanks […]