smithsonian225 Comics Chronicles

Bill Blackbeard, R.I.P.

The man who gave comics its memory. Continue reading

giotto-frescoes Riff Raff

Layout Workbook 7

This week we’re going to look at the frescoes of Giotto and riff on simultaneity. Continue reading

day51 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Pascal Girard: Day 5

Pascal Girard wraps it up, and goes home to rest. Continue reading

zapdetail Comics Chronicles

Notes on S. Clay Wilson

If we acknowledge that he was the artist who gave permission for Crumb to become Crumb, then it’s clear that Wilson was the central artist of the underground generation. Continue reading

day4-1 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Pascal Girard: Day 4

Awkward cartoonist encounters:Know them and own them. Continue reading

day3-main A Cartoonist’s Diary

Pascal Girard: Day 3

A few final notes on MoCCA from our Canadian diarist. Continue reading

day2 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Pascal Girard: Day 2

In today’s installment, Pascal draws about a new friend. Continue reading

AfternoonDelite This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/20/11 – Obvious Jokes Within)

Turbulence in the world of manga-in-English inspires a look into recent works by longstanding Japanese comics presences. Meanwhile, new comics encounter the horror of DRUGS. Continue reading