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:
I got a new sticker for my recycling bin, one of those informational diagrams that tells you what kind of paper you can put in the blue recycling bin.
Here’s a photo post focusing mostly on young, fresh faces from last weekend’s New York Comic Con and the PictureBox party at Rocketship. First off, the School of Visual Arts table was busy throughout the weekend and had a much better location than last year, including an impressive display of original student art:
[now updated with links galore and accents to boot] After Angoulême, Jessica and I had a few days off in Paris before our bookstore signings. We went to the Centre Pompidou, which has a really great Hergé exhibit, advertised around the city with the iconic rocket (shown here hanging behind the space-age tubing of what […]
I’m just back from a great trip to France, where I attended the Angoulême International Comics Festival and also spent a few days in Paris with an overnight visit to Lyon in the middle. This post features photos from the Angoulême portion of the trip.
I’ll be using this blog primarily to give news about various things I’m up to in the world of comics, but I’ll also be posting occasional sketchbook pages, works-in-progress, plugs and reviews… the usual blog stuff. (the sketch was drawn in August on the roof of a cathedral in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain)