It’s been a while! So a lot to catch up on! § This does not qualify as nice art but it does sum up the working state of the freelancer better than any other Clint Eastwood/Lee van Cleef stills I’ve ever seen. § In the wake of the deaths of Marie Severin and Gary Friedrich […]
If you weren’t coming to SPX before, you are now: this year’s edition will sotlight Fantagraphics’ 40 year anniversary with a TRUE all-star line-up including: Joe Sacco, Trina Robbins, Daniel Clowes and The Hernandez Brothers, Carol Tyler, Jim Woodring, Drew Friedman and Ed Piskor.
Via the SPX tumblr, a reminder that once San Diego Comic-COn is over it’ll be straight to the fall show line-up including the annual Small Ppess Expo in Bethesda, the annual Camp Comics for the indie inclined. Visionary master Jim Woodring created this animated poster, and a 3D version will be available at the show. […]
The year in indie comics shows isn’t over yet! The Short Run Festival in Seattle kicks off with a library talk tonight and continues with events parties and exhibits on Saturday at the Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center. Guests include Melissa Mendes, Chuck Forsman, Jim Woodring and Bruce Bickford. All the deets on the […]
Just prior to introducing special guest speaker Joyce Farmer at Penn State last night, Steven Herb from The Pennsylvania Center for the Book announced the 2014 winner and honorees for the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize. Fran by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) picked up the prize while Heck by Zander Cannon (TopShelf) and Boxers & Saints […]
Boing Boing just ran a series called Great Graphic Novels where various writer friends of Mark Frauenfelder pick just that. It’s a quirky list, with, for instance, Jim Woodring picking Steve Lafler’s Ménage à Bughouse: Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, […]
A new graphic novel by Jim Woodring? A mere year after the great WEATHERCRAFT? Yes, somehow, in between dreaming about his giant steel nib pen, Woodring managed to draw a whole new book. And Flog just debuted the cover.
As WEATHERCRAFT dealt with Manhog, this tome deals with Frank — CONGRESS OF THE ANIMALS is the first ever all new Frank OGN and it’s coming in May.