Just discovered Edward Gorey is up at the Orlando Museum of Art (not too far from Gainesville) until Oct 31. Leela is down there now (for a bellydance conference.) Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey – Exhibitions – OMA – Orlando Museum of Art.
Seriously, we’d like to know: what would be in your comix curricula? I’ve been traveling New York City and emailing around asking for ideas, now I’d like to ask you. Your emphatic, impassioned pleas: more story, more genre, more levator scapulae, more spotting blacks, more traditional color, please, make the … Continue reading
I did this particular page mostly because of the 2nd panel. Julie Doucet blew me away for a number of reasons, most was her sense of anarchy. That second panel was such a new idea: “This panel lasts for 10-15 minutes”! Even though it was Julie’s fantasy work that surprised … Continue reading
The fantastic amazing Vanessa Davis has agreed to do some of our marketing materials, including the website images and the in-process brochure. I asked for a cool lady going to art school for our central image. Here are Vanessa’s first sketches and some of our back and forth about it. … Continue reading
From Tom Hart’s students through the years. Continue reading
Johnny Ryan’s work is always working on a few different levels. There’s the provocateur, the self-taught craftsman and the rare creator who has this amazing ability to access a rich subconscious storehouse of imagery that I am jealous of. In the cultural comics landscape, he now occupies the same position … Continue reading
Interesting essay on the origins Jewish humor which earns points for ballsiness. My co-worker, after only a quick glance at the contents questioned whether it was an anti -Semitic book because it reprints so much anti Semitic artifacts from the early 20th century, The book is from Feral house, so … Continue reading