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Flog posts by Fantagraphics' consumer marketing/web editor/hand model guy. Say, buy some books why don't you?
Archive >> August 2008

Sneak peek video & photos: Deitch's Pictorama
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videopreviewsnew releasesKim Deitch 8 Aug 2008 3:49 PM

Here's the next entry in our current batch of daily video and photo teasers of upcoming releases: Deitch's Pictorama, a unique and exciting book of "picto-fiction" by brothers Simon, Seth and Kim Deitch. Watch the video above, and take a closer look in our photo gallery. (Note that these images are of my own personal copy, so you'll see a signature and inscription on the Table of Contents page that aren't part of the printed book.)

Deitch's Pictorama by Kim, Seth and Simon Deitch

Woodring-Wide Web
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Jim Woodring 7 Aug 2008 10:26 PM

I stumbled across both these links today, and was going to include them in tomorrow's "Blogosphere roundup," but decided they deserve their own post: Woodring Simulacra is a blog compiling images of real-world "things that look like Jim Woodring made them up," and Jimland Novelties is a Flickr user who is posting images of an incredible collection of Woodring rarities and ephemera, with Jim's permission.

Jimland Novelties

FLOG vs. SLOG: It's On
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under The StrangereventsDavid B 7 Aug 2008 9:11 PM

Stranger boner

I just can't resist pointing out this editorial boo-boo by our pals over at The Stranger, mistakenly placing the graphic for next Wednesday's David B. event with today's item for the Museum of Bad Art on their SLOG blog. I'm trembling in mock outrage!

Sneak peek video & photos: Sammy the Mouse #2
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Zak Sallyvideopreviewsnew releases 7 Aug 2008 4:35 PM

Our latest batch of daily video and photo teasers of upcoming releases marches on with a look at the last of three releases in our Ignatz format due later this month: Sammy the Mouse #2 by Zak Sally (which some of you on the West Coast have been lucky enough to pick up at one of Zak's recent tour stops). Watch the video above, and take a closer look in our photo gallery.

BBB on IFC
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videotelevisionDash Shaw 6 Aug 2008 4:15 PM

Watch as IFC News interviews Dash Shaw about Bottomless Belly Button at our booth at Comic-Con, intercut with clips from the BBB trailer, footage of karate ballet Spider-Man and other sights from the Con. (If you can't see it above, you can download it here - it's only a 5 MB Quicktime.)

Goodin goods
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Robert Goodin 6 Aug 2008 1:38 PM

Giraffe postcard by Robert Goodin

Mome contributor Robert Goodin has a couple of new items available in his online shop. How can you not want to buy this silkscreened-on-wood-veneer postcard of a giraffe wearing goggles riding a bike with a sissy bar? C'mon!

Nilsen Schmilsen
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Anders Nilsen 6 Aug 2008 1:27 PM

Sketchbook by Anders Nilsen

The latest batch of sketchbook comics from Anders Nilsen ranges from pure abstraction to some trenchantly funny political commentary.

Tim Lane's blog & website
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tim Lane 6 Aug 2008 12:51 PM

Tim Lane illustration

Shame On Us Dept: Tom Spurgeon scoops us on pointing out the blog and  website of Abandoned Cars cartoonist Tim Lane.

Sneak peek video & photos: Baobab #3
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videopreviewsnew releasesIgort 6 Aug 2008 12:22 PM

Our daily (almost — sorry we missed yesterday) video and photo teasers of upcoming releases continue with the second of three releases in our Ignatz format due later this month: Baobab #3 by Igort. Watch the video above, and take a closer look in our photo gallery.

Baobab #3 by Igort

Blab! exhibit pics
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under eventsBlabart shows 6 Aug 2008 11:49 AM

 BLAB!: A Retrospective

Bill North, Senior Curator at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, sends us this link to photos of the exhibit "BLAB! A Retrospective," featuring artwork from the past several volumes of our BLAB! anthology. The exhibit opened last week and runs through November 2, 2008.


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