§ Nice art: Julia Gfrörer’s art has always been obsessed with the sea so her comic (with Andy Warner) about about rescuing refugees at sea is both beautiful and harrowing. § It’s that time of year when I do my annual huge cleanup. I wrote about this seven years ago at about the same time […]
Bonjour from Angoulême. A few naps and some bad wifi since last we spoke but things are humming here. As at most cons, Saturday is the “big day” and most people are escaping huge crowds with meetings, lunch or staying in bed. Thursday, after the FCA breakfast and podcasting I inspected the “Nouvelle Monde” […]
The offerings from New York Review Comics have revealed one challenging work after another with curation of truly elevated works, but as impressive as they have all been, I don’t think any of them reaches the heights of Voices In The Dark, Ulli Lust’s adaptation of Marcel Beyer’s novel The Karnau Tapes. And, to be […]
PW’s annual Spring Announcements came out and give a peek at what may be the most talked about GNs of 2017.
The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were handed out last night and the winner in the graphic novel division was Ulli Lust’s Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, published in the US by Fantagraphics. Gene Yang’s Boxers and Saints won in the YA Literature category—a strong win for a GN […]
Ulli Lust’s Electrocomics site is a repository of not only her own work, but webcomics by many other top-notch cartoonists. Here’s Johnny Negron’s Blonde Cobra, formerly seen in a sold out mini comic. It’s the story of a woman on a blind date and the things that go wrong. NSFW! Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the […]