The new school year seems like a good moment to post about my new life here in the city of brotherly love.
My thoughts on the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks on January 7 2015 and how my children were affected.
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.
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 […]
“So, are you scared?”
A self-portrait in the form of all the art hanging on my studio wall in 2011.
Back in November 2009 I was invited to France to tour with 11 other American authors for a few weeks as guests of an annual festival called Belles Étrangères. (I blogged about it here and here.) Part of the program was a documentary they filmed about all of us in the US during the summer […]
While I almost forget at times amidst the teaching, parenting, textbook writing, translating, and book editing–I am, in fact, a cartoonist. And sometimes I work on my comics. Here’s an overview of what’s cooking (slowly, at very low heat, like a succulent pork shoulder).
We had a great long weekend down in West Virginia as guests of the Walter Gropius Master Artists series. We taught an intensive workshop and gave gallery talks at the very impressive show they put together of our work to accompany the LitGraphic show.
For the next two weeks, I’ll be touring France with 11 other American authors as part of the Centre National du Livre’s annual Belles Etrangères festival. A film crew came to my house over the summer and shot a bunch of footage for an hour-long documentary which will be screened in Paris on Monday night. […]