Over the last few weeks there’s been some concern that Italian cartoonist Zerocalcare wouldn’t get his Visa in time for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Zerocalcare – the pen name of Michele Rech – is one of Italy’s best selling and acclaimed cartoonists, with more than 1 million copies of his work in print. His Kobane Calling […]
He’ll be spending more time with Cyberfrog.
Dive into the creative process and inspirations for the creators of Girls Have a Blog and Knight & Beard, two of the brightest young talents in comics today.
The Scott Eder Gallery in Jersey City has a super cool show opening tonight; Graphic Alt Comics with art by Gabrielle Bell, Tommi Parrish, Mary Fleener, Powerpaola, Trina Robbins, Conxita Herrero, Lauren Weinstein and Gina Wynbrandt. It’s a fantastic mix of groundbreaking veteran cartoonists and some of today’s hottest stars, co-curated by agent Alessandra Sternfeld. Tonigths opening […]
Sometime after this, Pixar contacted Alcaraz. “They invited me for a ‘little-chat,’” he said. When they asked for his help to work on the movie, Alcaraz was stunned. “I was thinking, ‘wow universe, you have a sick sense of humor.” But, Alcaraz saw this as a great opportunity and accepted it. “I wanted to make sure this wasn’t going to be the Aladdin for Mexicans.”
Over the last month or two I may have alluded to an outside project I was working on and it was this: The 100 Pages That Shaped Comics. The team that put this together was spearheaded by Vulture’s Abraham Riesman and I was joined by Sarah Boxer, Jeet Heer, Fred Van Lente, Brian Cronin, Charles Hatfield, Christopher Spaide, Joshua Rivera, Klaus Janson, Mark Morales, […]
Dean Haspiel’s prowess as a cartoonist is well known, but he’s now an emerging playwright as well. His new play, The Last Bar at the End of the World opens tomorrow at Urban Stages in Manhattan – you can buy tickets here. Directed by Phillip Cruise, and starring Cruise, Tarik Davis, Lex Friedman, Seth Gilliam, […]
Baristas fighting monsters, fantastic creators, and hot coffee encounters- So What? Press has all sorts of things in store this month! Starting in mid-April, a new 10-page Tales of the Night Watchman story by Dave Kelly will be featured in the Park Slope Reader, a free of charge quarterly publication in Brooklyn, NY. At 2 pages per publication, […]
Each week, Alex Lu is highlighting the work of some of the coolest illustrators of our generation. Know anyone who should be featured (including yourself)? Email email@example.com. This Week: Rahil Mohsin knows an artist needs a style. It’s a silent signature and a distinctive feature that determines the type of stories artists in comics are best […]
In Part 2 Nate talks about his workday as an injured artist, why he decided to tell his clients he was injured, and what chronic pain is like for him.