Student Critique: Thirteenth Precink by Hilary Allison

My former SVA student Hilary Allison sent me a page recently and asked me for a critique. Happy to oblige, and thanks for sending it my way, Hil! Hi Hilary- I love this page, it’s a blast, very funny, simple and quick.If I were to give you the hard critique, here’s what I would say. Wait, here’s what I AM saying: First, good job on spotting blacks. Your control…

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Ball Point Boxers

WHAT IS GOING ON HERE? The Backstory In 1950, LIFE Magazine published photos from an event dubbed “Ball Point Bathing Suits”… a racy cocktail party / fashion show at which popular strip cartoonists were invited to draw all over models in white swimtanks.  The photos were brought to our attention in 2009, courtesy of the Beat.  (“The Happiest Cartoonist of All Time,” original article.) “All that’s missing is a…

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