Archive for October, 2007

cartoon syzygy

October 3rd, 2007

blitt's NY cover

Can I just say that this is possibly the best New Yorker cover ever? Barry Blitt is always brilliant, but his conjunction of Ahmadinejad’s “there are no gay people in Iran” comment with L’Affaire Craig is Read the rest of this entry »

comix for gender pirates and sexual outlaws

October 2nd, 2007

That’s what you’ll find in Juicy Mother 2, edited by the illustrious Jen Camper. It just Read the rest of this entry »

DTWOF episode #513

October 2nd, 2007

513 detail

Here’s the latest. Read the rest of this entry »

hollywood librarian in vermont

October 1st, 2007

In honor of Banned Books Week, Ann Seidl’s awesome film The Hollywood Librarian is being screened in libraries across the country. I’m going to be introducing it at the Huntington Library in Huntington, VT this Wednesday, October 3 . At 7pm. Come on out! Here’s the trailer to whet your appetite.

Oh. It costs $8, and for more info call (802) 434-4030.

artist’s fungus, or, the signification of the stylus

October 1st, 2007


Last week I was a visiting artist at the Center for Cartoon Studies. One of the things I did there was letter and ink a panel while the students watched, so they could see what kind of pen nibs, paper, etc. an actual working cartoonist used. This gave me an opportunity talk out loud about something I’ve spent my life suffering over in silence–the fact that most pens suck, Read the rest of this entry »