I’m in the planning stages of a new comic. I’m trying to set it up so that I can make it as portable as possible.
The Robot 6 blog on Comic Book Resources has a feature called Show Us Your Shelf Porn and they invited me and Jessica to send photos of our comics collection. It’s impressive if not terribly attractive. Here’s the link. news and comics from the author of 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style […]
I’m going back-to-back in the Comics Journal this spring. Following the preview of Drawing Words & Writing Pictures in #289, the new issue features a career-spanning interview with me conducted by poet/cartoonist Gary Sullivan. TCJ has posted a brief excerpt on their website. You can read it here.
This post is a bit of a preview of Jessica’s and my debut at Best American Comics. Lynda Barry is the guest editor for the 2008 edition and she encouraged all the contributors to send in photos of their workspaces so we can put them all up on the website in the fall. It inspired […]
Aldara Juliet Abel Madden was born Sunday, December 16 at 8:27 PM. She’s bound to become a familiar face on this blog…
Lausanne, Switzerland recently hosted BD-FIL, The Lausanne International Comics Festival, and one of the features this year was an exhibit of copies of all 99 pages of my 99 Ways to Tell A Story: Exercises in Style (taken from the French-language edition by L’Association).
While I was living in Mexico City between 1998 and 2000, one of my jobs was to tutor two young girls in English once a week. It was fun but always exhausting, I had to constantly come up with activities that would keep the attention of two ten-year-olds for a whole hour. Sometimes I was […]
The cartoonist’s life is full of a lot of radio and music listening, and a lot of us are obsessive WFMU-listening music geeks in addition to being comics devotees. It’s pretty common to see comics art on album covers, from Charles Burns covering Iggy Pop to William Stout [correction: it’s David Gibbons–M] covering Jethro Tull. […]
The Napoli Comicon has probably the most spectacular location of any comics convention in the world, it’s an old castle, Castel Sant’Elmo at the top of a hill overlooking the city, the bay, and Mount Vesuvius. I didn’t really get a good overall shot of the whole thing, but here’s the entrance: