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In the News.
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under J Otto 17 Dec 2008 9:23 AM

From J. Otto ...

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Struggling Comics Creators Take Note.
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under miscellany 16 Dec 2008 11:14 PM

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But isn't that what the internet and Photoshop were made for?

* Thank you Eric Buckler for always sharing the mail.

Scum-filled Snowglobe (Half Empty)
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Untagged  16 Dec 2008 7:28 PM

...is the superb Day Four entry of Thomas Allen's "12 Days of Tasteless Christmas Ornaments," which I believe you can follow on his Facebook page. (I don't know Facebook so if you're interested in the rest of the days, go search for him there.)

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Post-It Note Sneak Preview
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Tim HensleySteven WeissmanJohnny Ryanart shows 11 Dec 2008 9:29 AM
Some Fanta artist previews for the Post-It Show 3 at GR2.

December 13, 2008 - January 14, 2009
Reception: Saturday, December 13, 6:30 -10:00

Curated by artists Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson and Giant Robot, the exhibition is slated to feature nearly 2,000 works by over 95 noted contributors each starting at only $20. These pieces will be on standard-sized 3 x 3 Post-It notes. (Larger sizes of 4 x 4 and 6x 6 will also be available.)

Tim Hensley:

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Steven Weissman:
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Johnny Ryan:
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(*Speaking of Mark Todd -- he has a show at La Luz in LA coming January 2nd. Looks to include more of his beautiful Marvel Comics homages.)




I Totally Don't Get This Joke.
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under miscellany 10 Dec 2008 7:28 PM

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Or anything about the depictions involved. But I like it. More here.

Mel Stringer
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under artists 10 Dec 2008 12:05 AM

Some magazine out there could do a lot worse than hire a 21-year old Australian to become their staff portraitist. For what it's worth, I really like what she's doing.

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That's (a) really super Superman
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under miscellany 6 Dec 2008 1:34 PM

Martin Ontiveros shot this photo of a giant Superman that's for sale in the Mission in SF. I know someone out there has been looking for one.

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Didn't Make the Cut
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Dan DeCarlo 5 Dec 2008 6:10 PM

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Art Shows
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Jim Woodringeventsart showsAnders Nilsen 5 Dec 2008 1:10 PM

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Anders Nilsen has a solo show opening tomorrow at Little Bird Gallery in Los Angeles. "It's my first proper solo show. It's mostly a bunch of drawings and paintings I've been doing over the last year or so, of various sizes, and a few covers from issues of Big Questions." Seeing a collection of Nilsen's original work would surely be a great experience.

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Jim Woodring fans might want to check out the Kaiju Invasion at Art Center South Florida.

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Jesse LeDoux show in Rhode Island Saturday.

Also, TONIGHT: Portland's Grass Hut has a grasshutgang show. Le merde, Scrappers, Bwana Spoons, APAK, and Martin Ontiveros will all have new works up.

Drinky Crow Show Trivia
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Tony MillionaireDrinky Crow ShowBeasts 26 Nov 2008 9:53 PM

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I just remembered this timely factoid about the Tony Millionaire Leviathan that appears in BEASTS! Book One: These sketches (embellished with Tony's esoteric notes) are the actual reference material that was used by animators to create the look of the recurring "whale fish" for the Drinky Crow Show.

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