From David Wating Paper:
Sergio Aragones has created this great T-shirt design to honor the day. You can order one for yourself by clicking the picture below. One dollar from every shirt purchased goes to Sergio's charity of choice, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Free Comic Book Day is coming up this Saturday. Although you can't actually go into any comic store and take whatever you want (hey, this isn't the IRS), participating dealers will have vast piles of comics you can help yourself to without charge. I've got my eye on the John Stanley one. There's a full list here.
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Wednesday, April 28, 2010
song by Blurt). Incidentally the phrase originates from the Feminism movement during the late sixties and is attributed to Gloria Steinem.
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010
I had two versions of today's strip. I started up with the original version (above) when it was pointed out to me that a unicycle wasn't technically a bicycle so I drew a second version (below).
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Monday, April 26, 2010
In the Sticks" by Nathan Cooper. Nathan just announced that the strip will be getting a "conservative perspective" although Cosmo will remain the voice of reason on the left. There's an amusing interview here.
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Friday, April 23, 2010
City of Lost Children". The glasses along with the hat and shirt on the right were the clothes I was wearing when I inked the strip. No grass skirt however and I hate flip flips with a passion. I think I might have to sneak an Elvis reference into all my Sunday strips. I got one in here as well.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Thursday, April 15, 2010
one million blogs a day are created which is about one every half a second. And that's just new blogs. Spare a moment for the older, more established esoteric blogs that purr along, fueled with passion and with seemingly no financial motivation. One such blog is the beautiful Agence Eureka from France. Armed with a scanner, a lot of patience and a seemingly endless pile of ephemera, Agence Eureka delivers a daily dose of aesthetic ink. Always worth checking out.
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Nauru. Nauru is a tiny island in the pacific which was declared independent in 1968 and is currently acting as an immigration detention center that holds and processes illegal immigrants who had try to enter Australia. According to my (admittedly) brief research for this strip it has the largest percentage of Pidgin speakers of any country in the world.
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Ken Fallin is the featured artist over at David Wasting Paper's Cartoonist Survey this week. I really like Ken's lines. Very subtle and well crafted. He says a lot with the white spaces he uses than most caricaturists. It's no surprise to see he's heavily influenced by another great New York cartoonist Al Hirshfeld. Although Hirshfeld is mostly known for his theater illustrations with the work "Nina" hidden within them, I think his best work was done as an illustrator (and travel companion) for S. J. Perelman's book about an eight month jaunt around the world "Westward Ha" (1948). If anyone shows any remote interest I'll happily scan them and post them here.
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Friday, April 9, 2010
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Monday, April 5, 2010
Skinniwinni who designs slippers and promotes happiness.
NCS booth. Also present at booth 811 was Paul Jon, the super talented guy behind the most excellent Fort Knox and Nature Calls comic strips. I think he may have heard my George Ringo joke before.
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Saturday, April 3, 2010
WonderCon in San Francisco. It was slamming and jamming right through to the closing bell and, in between sketching and signing, I met a lot of wonderful people including Comics Reporter Tom Spurgeon, the great Ron Turner of Last Gasp, Justin Thompson of Mythtickle and Comics Coast to Coast fame and myriad others. The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld and Chewbacca were also there. Thanks to everyone who dropped by. I'll be there on Sunday as well for anyone who isn't celebrating some pagan re-birthing tradition in some form.
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Thursday, April 1, 2010
Anyone who finds and identifies me correctly at this weekend's WonderCon Convention in San Francisco (see below for booth info) gets a free bootleg Rabbits Against Magic comic! A 10 cents value. Supplies are limited so make sure you catch me early.
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Cover art scanned in by the fabulous Comics.org Website.
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