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Framed!

The Emil Ferris Interview: Monsters, Art and Stories (Part 2)

“She uses the sketchbook idea as a way to change the grammar and syntax of the comics page …” – Art Spiegelman in The New York Times, February 17, 2017 (“First, Emil Ferris Was Paralyzed. Then Her Book Got Lost … Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/22/17 – World of Thanks)

Burdened beasts suffer your sight: TODAY. Continue reading

 
Emil Ferris Framed!

The Emil Ferris Interview: Monsters, Art and Stories (Part 1)

My Favorite Thing is Monsters author Emil Ferris on her life as an artist and her love of monsters. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/15/17 – Quartier voisin)

A few words on Jirō Taniguchi and where we sit. Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Risograph Workbook 1

Legend has it Mickey Z began the risograph revolution. We go to the source. How did it all happen? Continue reading

 
Framed!

Seeking Salivation! Food in Early Comics

University of Washington professor José Alaniz invited me to prepare and deliver a guest lecture on early comics for his class on food-themed comics. You could say I hoped the project would turn out to be something I could sink my teeth into. I was not disappointed. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/8/17 – Astonished At My Doctrine)

Just an unusual and varied lineup this week; please accept it into your heart. Continue reading

 
No One Knows You're A Dog

Webcomics Binge Read: Homestuck Part 2

It’s been too long since Part 1 of my binge-read through Andrew Hussie’s juggernaut webcomic-cum-multimedia-phenomenon Homestuck. Continue reading