§ Nice art: Tom Gauld on awkward author events § Interviews! Meg Lemke talks to Whit Taylor about her new book ‘Ghost Stories’ In Ghost Stories you are portrayed getting a chance to interview dead idols, which include Charles Darwin, Joseph Campbell and, in a surprising turn, your former self, before your own experience of […]
This was an SPX unlike any previous SPX, as the tumult of the outside world has reached even Camp Comics. But the welcoming spirit of unity and creativity was still there, and strang as ever.
Catching up a bit here on the news, and Koyama Press announced their fall line-up filled with work by some of today’s most exciting cartoonists including Connor Willumsen, Patrick Kyle, Hannah K. Lee, Sophia Foster-Dimino, Noel Freibert and GG. I’m excited for all these books, as Koyama’s output is never less than stellar, but I can’t help […]
The other day we linked to the fine Comic Arts LA poster by Sophia Foster-Dimino. Poking around her website, we found this charming comic about the band Cibo Matto, created for Pitchfork Review. Billed as two Japanese expats singing songs about food, Cibo Matto’s 1994 debut Viva! La Woman! is a staple of the 90sscene centering about Grand Royal Records, and led to the haunting Sugar Water video directed my Michel Gondry that features the same footage shown backwards in palindromatic fashion.