Using The Mighty Ames Lettering Guide. Oh, bedeviling Ames Guide!
How curious your strange shape, your myriad holes filled with murk and mystery. What–what?? –are you for?? This is the oft-heard complaint of people trying to figure out the wild wooly trapezoid that is the Ames Lettering Guide. Myself included! Comica. Alison Bechdel - Creating "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" About. Www.dominobooks.org/spidermonkey1.html. Spider Monkey #1 $5, 36 pages, color cover with black and white interiors. by Jesse McManus and Austin English Spider is a small boy living in a kinetic pinball city.
He spends his time with his sister who enters their home every day with a ritualistic flair. Seeing Eye Fraternity Brother. Top 50 comics. The Copacetic Comics Company. Koyama Press.
Comic/Graphic Blogs. Autobiographical comics. Autobiographical comics (often referred to in the comics field as simply autobio) are autobiography in the form of comic books or comic strips.
The form first became popular in the underground comics movement and has since become more widespread. It is currently most popular in Canadian, American and French comics; all artists listed below are from the US unless otherwise specified. 1960s Women in Comics: Kapow! No Women at Cons. 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. After fans started complaining noisily online, two women guests were subsequently added to the event. This year it seems history is doomed to repeat itself, with 40 comic industry guests now announced, and no women to be seen. Unlike the larger London MCM Expo the following week, Kapow! Is focused very much on superhero comics, and the argument is that while there are women working in comics in the UK, they are working in indie and non-mainstream comics (ie not DC, Marvel or 2000 AD). Heads Up: Image Comics Previews – April 2012.
2011: The Year It Was Slash Interns Are Awesome. Comix Recipes. Drawing Words Writing Pictures. DHARBLR. THE FIGURE DRAWERS. 11” x 14”, blue, red, and regular old pencil, pen and ink, and acrylic ink washes on bristol.
For the show opening this Saturday at Gallery Twenty-Two in Charlotte. I have around ten pieces in the show, all drawn on site at the weekly figure drawing session, then fiddled with and painted on at home. If you’re anywhere in the area, I’d love to see you there—they have a fantastic selection of beers, so come get tipsy with me! Click through for a big version of the drawing. 6Qs: Alex de Campi, Comics Innovator and Provocateur. “We are not anywhere near the digital future yet with comics.
There is so much exciting ground to be staked out!” Alex de Campi. The Scariest Comic Books of All-Time Archive. I would recommend the short stories “Lab Animal” and “Primal Self” from (believe it or not) Garfield: His 9 Lives.
It was a graphic novel, consisting of 9 stories that were all written by Jim Davis, with a different artist for each story. Each short story tells the tale of one of Garfield’s past lives. Most of them are what you’d expect (Garfield as a saber-tooth tiger, a viking, a “film noir” detective, etc). However, two of these stories come COMPLETELY out of nowhere, and will genuinely scare you, especially if you’re a child.
Mark Alan Stamaty. The Phoenix Comic. 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. The Art of Comics No. 1, R. Crumb. Robert Crumb asked me to say that he lives in Albania, to discourage would-be pilgrims from beating a path to his doorstep.
He doesn’t, but his medieval hamlet is so far from the United States in every sense that it takes some perseverance to find, and upon locating it, I discovered that the streets of his walled village are too narrow to penetrate with even the tiniest French rental car. I mean, Albanian. But even this tiny community was too distracting when it came time to draw and ink the extraordinarily detailed illustrations for The Book of Genesis, which was published last year.
Art Spiegelman On The Future of the Book. 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. Mini Documentary: WOMEN in COMICS -ArtSync. Comica. Laydeez do Comics. Laydeezdocomics. ComicsCareer.Com — Essential Resources for Comic Book Creators. How to script a comic : The Webcomic Builder. The Comic Book Script Archive » The Scripts - The Largest Collection of Pro Comic Book Scripts on the web! FULL SCRIPT: Chew #1 by John Layman. 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. Just Flinging Two. MegaCity Comics. Orbital Comics. Alternative Energy Revolution. The Invisible Hair Suit - One two tree.
Thwipster: Daily Deals for your Inner Geek. Graphic.ly. Comic Book Review: ‘Batman Beyond’ #5 - Science Fiction, Sci-Fi and Fantasy. 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. The Top 10 Greatest Batman Graphic Novels. 'Hush' artist Jim Lee's Batman Here we go, Batman graphic novels. Without tooting my own horn, pretty much got them all (because Flipkart provides all the titles and a hole in the wallet as a result). This isn’t just a hobby, it’s an obsession. DC COMICS: 30 ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC NOVELS.