§ Nice Art: My Girl a recentish comic by by Sophia Foster-Dimino about dreams and work and life and struggle. Like all off Foster-Dimino’s work its evocative and allusive and rewards contemplation. § A few weeks ago Michael Davis wrote a mild-mannered think piece called Why Are We Still Complaining About Dan DiDio?. This weekend, […]
§ Nice Art: John Patrick Green has a new book out this week Hippopotamister, and it’s a really gorgeous and charming book from the Teen Boat creator. It’s about a hippo who leaves the zoo and tries to get a job, and all that entails.
§ Nice Art: Leela Corman has a stunning comic about her grandparents, Holocaust survivors, up at Tablet. § Spectrum, which presents awards annually to the best in fantasy art, held their honors Saturday and Mike Mignola won the Grand Master Award, which honors a career for quality and influence. Previous winners include Ralph McQuarrie, Al Williamson, Richard Corben, Jeffrey Jones, […]
§ Nice art: A niceprocess post on thm Nighthawk cover by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz with colors by Chris Sotomayor. § Scandal of the week: Rick Friday, an Iowa cartoonist for Farm News, sounds like an unlikely figure to make headlines, but a cartoon criticizing Big Agriculture got him fired from his job. The cartoon […]
§ How awesome is this season of Game Of Thrones? Seriously. And yes spoilers BELOW as if you couldn’t guess. Season 6 of HBO’s longest running show is at last deviating from the original novels (which I’ve never read although I want to very much) and after Season 5’s horribly unpleasant and grim treading of […]
§ Nice Art: THE VACVVM is selling a new print by Becky Cloonan called “None Outlive the Night When the Norns Have Spoken,” which might be the best title of a print ever. § In all the excitement I forgot to plug my podcast appearance on Actuality, which is produced by Quarts and NPR’s Marketplace. I […]
§ Blutch, Blutch, Blutch. French artist Christian Hincker, aka Blutch is a cartoon god in Europe, but known only to Euro comics experts here. The new New York Review of Books edition of PEPLUM is his first long work to be translated into English. It’s no easy reader; a mystical narrative that takes element from the […]
§ Nice Art: OMG here’s the cover to the indie Free Comic Book Day Sampler from Retrofit Comics (USA), Peow! Studio (Sweden), Avery Hill Publishing (UK), Uncivilized Books (USA), kuš! komiksi (Latvia), and Big Planet Comics (USA). If you are into good comics, you know that these six publishers alone, are responsible for an amazing […]