In honor of Portland’s Stumptown Comics Fest and MOCCA in New York, the good people at Top Shelf are hosting an outrageous, Crazy Eddie-style e-book sale–with some titles going as low as 99 cents. Think about it: You can buy an e-book or get a crappy slice of pizza at one of those new-fangled NYC […]
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Decidedly enjoyable work from Ugo Gattoni.
The work of Aurélie Neyret is tightly-packed with charm, color, and a sense of adventure.
You should be aware that Meathaus colleague Jim Campbell (aka Angry Jim) has a long-running rock music outfit called Paper Fleet. Check out their page out on this popular social networking site, and perhaps “like” it if that’s your kind of gig. And look at this flyer Jim drew for an upcoming Paper Fleet show at The […]
Here’s a video trailer for probably one of the coolest books you’ll see this year–Name That Movie by Paul Rogers, published by Chronicle Books. Each of Paul’s 100 cinematic puzzles contains six illustrations from a well-known film, shown in sequence, with no recognizable movie stars. You have to guess the movie. The films Paul chose […]
Over at the Comics Reporter, Brandon Graham talks with Tom Spurgeon about his just (finally!) collected and reissued, eye-poppingly creative comic series, King City. They get into some serious process/inspiration/narrative-digestion talks. It’s pretty fascinating–Spurgeon is a great interviewer, and–as we know from his blog–Brandon is adept at talking about comics in a manner that invites […]
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On April 21st, The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont is playing host to an exhibition of the work of Vincent Fago’s “Peter Rabbit” comic book from the 1950′s. The exhibit includes “Peter Rabbit” artwork, comic book covers, and character study drawings.
These high-art takes on super heroes are pretty rad. (via La Boite Verte)
Check out the line-up for this event at the University of Chicago in May. It’s like the Yalta Conference of comics, wherein these behemoths of the field will divide up the spoils of their war-torn world and then roll their wheelchairs out onto the veranda for cigars and brandy. Who Stalin is in this metaphor […]