My thoughts on the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks on January 7 2015 and how my children were affected.
The mystery of the wordless comics broadsheets in François Truffaut’s 1966 adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Farenheit 451.
I was recently invited to participate in a series of workshops with teens from at-risk populations here in Angoulême, France. The workshops are based on Raymond Queneau‘s Exercises in Style and my own 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style (99 Exercices de style in the French edition).
a recent portrait in Angoulême by Gert Jan Pos 2013 was a busy year for me and mostly a very satisfying one. I traveled all over Europe, visited the US, got knighted (really!) and made a lot of comics and drawings.
I recently finished a one-year drawing project called “20 Lines”
I was in Helsinki in September as a guest of the Helsinki Comics Festival. Beforehand I taught a 3-day workshop at Aalto University.
A strip of mine was just published in the Swiss comics magazine Strapazin.
Let me start this post by reassuring those of you who read my first report from Angoulême that things are going much better for me now, and I thank those of you that sent notes (or made comments) of encouragement. I didn’t want to wallow in negativity but I did want to share frankly the […]
I recently taught a workshop to comics Master’s students at the École Européene Supérieure de l’Image in Angoulême, France. The subject of the four-day workshop was comics based on fixed forms borrowed from poetry such as the sestina, the villanelle, or the sonnet. (If you follow my work or this blog at all you know […]
At the end of January I hosted and participated in the seventh annual 24-hour Comics Day event at la maison des auteurs. I didn’t finish the whole comic in 24 hours—I only got to page 16—so I devoted another seven hour day to finishing the remaining eight pages. You can learn a bit about it […]