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Oh, bedeviling Ames Guide! How curious your strange shape, your myriad holes filled with murk and mystery.
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The creator of the acclaimed graphic novels Bottomless Belly Button and Bodyworld hits the road in support of his new graphic novel, New School , as well as the one-shot comic book, 3 New Stories .
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Autobiographical comics (often referred to in the comics field as simply autobio ) are autobiography in the form of comic books or comic strips .
In 2011 and in its debut year, Mark Millar's Kapow! Comic Con was referred to as the Sausage-Fest Con due to the entire guest line-up being male.
"Draw us a recipe." That's the brief we sent to a slew of our favorite comic artists; each week, we're thrilled to present what they sent back. The resulting works of art are fantastic, beautiful, hilarious, thoughtful, informative, and often all of the above — and they prove that a recipe doesn't just have to be words on paper.
THE GREATEST TURTLE. An “Hour Drawing,” available to purchase here , and the 200+ set of them so far here .
“We are not anywhere near the digital future yet with comics. There is so much exciting ground to be staked out!” Alex de Campi
I would recommend the short stories “Lab Animal” and “Primal Self” from (believe it or not) Garfield: His 9 Lives.
Our new homepage is www.thephoenixcomic.co.uk so be sure to add it to your bookmarks and remove this old one! share Join Captain Spaceington and the intrepid crew of the Star Cat – half-spaceship, half-cat – for epic adventures across the cosmos.
Robert Crumb asked me to say that he lives in Albania, to discourage would-be pilgrims from beating a path to his doorstep.
In an era for publishing so utterly defined by the race toward digital, Art Spiegelman’s fixation with the book as an object has never once wavered—if anything, the years have seen his demands on publishers grow more complex, as evidenced by the 2009 release of Be a Nose , a collection of his sketchbooks published by McSweeney’s, all reproduced in their original size, and bound loosely together by a cloth band. This month Pantheon marks the release of MetaMaus , a Spiegelman-penned analysis of his Pulitzer Prize-winning, medium-defining 1992 classic, Maus , which finds the author once again reveling in the possibilities offered up by the format. This fact is immediately evident on the front cover, with a hole bore smack in the center, standing in for the eye of a drawing of Spiegelman himself as a cigarette smoking mouse.
Sarah Lightman is a comics artist, a scholar studying autobiography in comics, and co-curator of the exhibit Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women , presented in Toronto by the Koffler Centre of the Arts .
Debuting this week from Image Comics , " Chew " focuses on the stomach-turning adventures of Tony Chu, a federal agent who uses his powers as a Cibopath – one who gets psychic impressions from what he eats (i.e. murder victims) – to solve crimes in a possible future where massive Avian Flu deaths have made the Food and Drug Administration a more powerful government agency than the Department of Homeland Security. I knew “Chew” was going to be a different sort of book, so when I started it, I knew I wanted to do a few different things. For one, I asked Image if we could solicit showing all five covers of the first story arc.
For the first time in the current run of the Batman Beyond comic book series we catch a glimpse of Terry’s very first villain. No, not the Jokers that chased him to Wayne Manor. That other guy… you know the one I’m talking about.