Five short videos from Spain inspired by my 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style.
A short and entertaining screencast of a talk I gave recently to show off some student work from a 4-day workshop based on the principle of “exercises in style.”
Oubapo member Gilles Ciment came across these three strips while doing some research at La Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée et de l’Image, where he is General Director. They are from the 1960s and Gilles says they probably ran in the magazines Pif or Vaillant. Three different authors—Gotlib, Jijé, and Poïvet—were apparently given the […]
I came across a juvenile sketchbook of mine which had a crude one-page comic which seems to prefigure my template comic for 99X.
A small but significant news item: the first new “guest” variation on my Exercises in Style story in a good long while (5 years or so?). Unfortunately I can’t make heads or tails of it, but the artist, my good friend Sean Bieri, assures me that it’s a trenchant, spot-on satire of some current internet […]
Two riffs on 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style by my fellow cartoonists.
A rewarding parallel project of my 99 Ways to Tell a Story was my invitation to fellow artists to created their own takes on my story template. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to take a look in the Guest Artists section of the “Exercises in Style” website. I still occasionally get contributions […]
The Dutch language edition of 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style will be debuting at STRIP Turnhout, the venerable Belgian comics festival which takes place on December 13-15. I was planning to be there but I have a good reason to stay home that weekend–more news to follow there… [This is an […]
What’s that, you say? It means “99 Exercises in Style at Black Week” and it refers to the fact that Ediciones Sins Entido‘s Spanish edition of my book will be back from the printer any day now and I will be officially debuting it at the Semana Negra in Gijón, Asturias, in the northwest corner […]
Just got back from an overnight trip up to St. Lawrence University in Canton NY, near the Canadian border. I had to fly to Syracuse, then rent a car and drive for two hours to get there, so it’s pretty remote, although I feel the local Baptist church was overstating things a bit: