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Things to see: 3/9/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tom KaczynskiThings to seePopeyeMarco CoronaEC SegarDerek Van Gieson 9 Mar 2010 3:16 PM

Your daily allowance of Fanta-related cartoon art:

Popeye

The Awesomenomicon posts 17 of Popeye's "Greatest Hits," saying "Of course we're all familiar with Popeye the Sailor Man and his penchant for fisticuffs, but unless you've read his origins in Segar's Thimble Theatre strip, you have no idea how truly dynamic and visceral his unique brand of cartoon violence could be. ... Thankfully Fantagraphics has spent the last several years publishing those handsome oversized collections of Segar's Thimble Theatre, from which I have assembled this small repository of Popeye punching things.

Buongiorno - Marco Corona

• More "Buongiorno" from Marco Corona

Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

• More "Abstraction House" absurdity and a band flyer design from Derek Van Gieson

Structure - Tom Kaczynski

Another of Tom Kaczynski's inscrutable structures

Things to see: 3/8/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Zippy the PinheadTom KaczynskiThings to seeSteve DitkoSergio PonchioneRobert GoodinRichard SalaRenee FrenchMichael KuppermanMark KalesnikoJordan CraneJohnny RyanJohn HankiewiczJim Florahooray for HollywoodHans RickheitGabrielle BellFrank SantorofashionDerek Van GiesonDame DarcyBill Griffith 8 Mar 2010 6:17 PM

I might have to start posting these art-blog roundups on the weekends too... these Monday updates are outa control...

Zippy the Pinhead - the Movie

• Airbrushed Zippy the Pinhead art (artist unknown)! Posting this on Facebook, Bill Griffith says "This is the 2-page spread ad for the 'Zippy Movie' from Variety magazine, 3/29/90. The ad was taken out by the Aspen Film Society (at that time they were the producers of the movie) in hopes of attracting a studio/distributor. Are we in turnaround yet?" More about it (and the likewise never-to-be Zippy TV show series) here

Galactic Breakdown - Johnny Ryan

• Check out all the artwork from the Covered art show here on the Secret Headquarters Flickr page — I'm pretty sure I haven't featured this Johnny Ryan piece on Flog before — and organizer/curator Robert Goodin has a report and photos from the opening on his blog

Oscar - Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman awards the Oscar for best Oscar

sketchbook - John Hankiewicz

John Hankiewicz does Ditko , plus another sketchbook page

Penn's Best - Frank Santoro & Jon Good

• A 1994 minicomic by Frank Santoro & Jon Good

necklace - Dame Darcy

Jewelry and accessories "made from 100% genuine doll" by Dame Darcy

Peculia meets Jack the Ripper - Richard Sala

• Several new pieces by Richard Sala available at Comic Art Collective or direct via Richard's blog

Aspects of Love - Jim Flora

Detail of a mid-1990s Jim Flora illustration

Lucky - Gabrielle Bell

The conclusion of Gabrielle Bell's New York story

Woman with Freckles - Mark Kalesniko

Mark Kalesniko is really channeling Egon Schiele in this one

La Paura si chiama Poliedricus! - Sergio Ponchione

• Yowie! Sergio Ponchione presents a full-color Grotesque story from the pages of the new issue of Linus

thewlis 3 - Renee French

This one from Renee French is even creepier as the follow-up to this one

Ectopiary page 14 - Hans Rickheit

Cochlea and Eustachia - Hans Rickheit

Ectopiary page 14 and a Cochlea and Eustachia one-pager from Hans Rickheit

Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

More from "Tales of Abstraction House" by Derek Van Gieson

structure - Tom Kaczynski

• Three more structures by Tom Kaczynski: "incoherent amalgamation," "basalt garden" and, above, "The Tomb of Jack Kirby"

What Things Do - Jordan Crane

• More new Jordan Crane at What Things Do

Webcomics update for 3/5/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 6 Mar 2010 6:51 PM

We apologize for once again being tardy in presenting our weekly batch of new online strips:

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

Wet 'n' wild in this week's The House of No by Derek Van Gieson...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

...Wedgie to the rescue in this week's Blecky Yuckerella strip by Johnny Ryan....

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

...and in this week's Barack Hussein Obama strip from Steven Weissman: Hillary! More colors!

Things to see: 3/5/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tom KaczynskiTim LaneThings to seeT Edward BakRobert GoodinRichard SalaRenee FrenchPaul HornschemeierJim FloraJaime HernandezDerek Van Gieson 5 Mar 2010 5:58 PM

Your daily art bloggery:

Yogi Bear - Robert Goodin

• Reminder: the Covered art show at Secret Headquarters opens tomorrow night! Here's a piece by show curator/organizer Robert Goodin as revealed on Steven Weissman's blog...

Beware - Richard Sala

• ...and Richard Sala posts his own contribution

Myth of Jack Theatre Presents Belligerent Piano - Tim Lane

Tim Lane's serialized strip Myth of Jack Theatre Presents: Belligerent Piano begins running this week in the St. Louis Riverfront Times and on Tim's blog

Management - Jim Flora

Corporate motivation, Jim Flora style, 1956

WSJ illustration - Paul Hornschemeier

Paul Hornschemeier on the Oscars for the WSJ, with process art on his blog

thewlis 2 - Renee French

Pucker up for some Renee French — and this one too, ooh

The Wasp - Jaime Hernandez

• You want a bunch of Jaime Hernandez superheroine sketches gathered all in one place? Scans Daily has you covered

House of Abstraction - Derek Van Gieson

Derek Van Gieson keeps up his feverish pace — can't go wrong with a cat in a suit

structure - Tom Kaczynski

Tom Kaczynski captioned this drawing "unnatural megalithic formation" — 'nuff said

Doctor Strange - T. Edward Bak

T. Edward Bak draws Dr. Strange??

Things to see: 3/4/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanSophie CrumbMarco CoronaJon AdamsDerek Van GiesonDebbie DrechslerAndrice Arp 4 Mar 2010 2:05 PM

For your viewing and clicking:

Attendant les Hommes - Marco Corona

• A quashed illustration by Marco Corona for an article about a festival of African cinema. Now there's an ass R. Crumb could get behind, if you'll pardon the expression

Debbie Drechsler's gear

• A bit of a departure for Debbie Drechsler, who draws the gear she takes on her nature/sketch walks (also, I didn't know she was on Flickr)

Tales of Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

• I've gotta get me a copy of this nutty book Derek Van Gieson keeps posting previews of

I, Anonymous - Steven Weissman

• Ha! It's Steven Weissman's latest "I, Anonymous" spot

Casper - Jon Adams

• A Covered contribution by fresh Mome face Jon Adams

cat portrait - Andrice Arp

Kitty portraits by Andrice Arp (part of a group show that's up now)

sketchbook - Sophie Crumb

Recent sketches and a 2007 comic from Sophie Crumb

Things to see: 3/2/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanMichael KuppermanKim DeitchJim FloraDerek Van Gieson 2 Mar 2010 3:00 PM

Your daily roundup of art bits from 'round the web:

Pirates, Hoboes, and Robots - Michael Kupperman

• Is this a glimpse inside Tales Designed to Thrizzle #6 from Michael Kupperman? (Update: Nope) (Update update: Our own Adam Grano IDs it as a colorized page from Snake 'n' Bacon's Cartoon Cabaret — what's goin' on here?)

Tiny Joe & Junior Post-Its - Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman's remaining Post-Its from the GR2 show are now available on Comic Art Collective — who are you to resist?

Born Again - Kim Deitch

• A 5-page Kim Deitch story from 1973, presented by John Glenn Taylor (via The Comics Reporter)

Come to the Circus - Jim Flora

• This 1948 Jim Flora illustration accompanies news about a future Flora publishing project

Janet Planet - Derek Van Gieson

Derek Van Gieson keeps previewing that "Janet Planet" story — that's a great sound effect

Things to see: 3/1/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanRichard SalaRenee FrenchNate NealMark KalesnikoKevin HuizengaJordan CraneJim FloraJim BlanchardHans RickheitGabrielle BellFrank SantoroDerek Van GiesonAnders Nilsen 1 Mar 2010 2:02 PM

Good grief, all you art bloggers sure stay busy over the weekends...

comic by Frank Santoro

• Man, remember the awesome comics that Tower Records' Pulse magazine ran back in the 1990s, like this one from Frank Santoro?

Oz art - Richard Sala

A piece by Richard Sala for an Oz-themed art show at Gallery Meltdown in L.A. which opened on Saturday (Steven Weissman's in it too)

sketches - Steven Weissman

• Speaking of Steven Weissman, here are some ideas he's working on

sketches - Jim Flora

Nautical sketches circa 1950s by Jim Flora

Britney Spears - Jim Blanchard

Mooseheart Faith - Memories of the Future - Jim Blanchard

• Two from Jim Blanchard, who describes the commissioned drawing at top as "Definitely the high point of my art career so far"; at bottom, a record cover (click through for even more groovy lettering on the back cover)

Mother with Child - Mark Kalesniko

A series of mother-with-child sketches by Mark Kalesniko

swim - Renee French

God damn, Renee French

Bar - Kevin Huizenga

Fielder - Kevin Huizenga

Alain Saint-Ogan fan art and "F" is for Fielder by Kevin Huizenga

sketchbook - Anders Nilsen

• This and two more sketchbook spreads by Anders Nilsen

Ectopiary page 13 - Hans Rickheit

monkey - Hans Rickheit

Hans Rickheit's Ectopiary page 13, plus a singing monkey

Lucky - Gabrielle Bell

The continuation of a New York Lucky story by Gabrielle Bell

Janet Planet - Derek Van Gieson

Nate Neal sneaks a guy into this page of Derek Van Gieson's story

Jordan Crane

• More new Jordan Crane at What Things Do

Two-by-Fours - Charles M. Schulz

• Talk about a blockhead (haw haw): I'm Learning to Share! shares a Charles M. Schulz rarity, Two-by-Fours (via Robot 6)

Webcomics update for 2/26/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 27 Feb 2010 1:50 PM

Due to circumstances beyond our control we are late in presenting our weekly batch of new online strips:

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

Revisiting the baby theme in this week's The House of No by Derek Van Gieson...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

...ancient mysteries in this week's Blecky Yuckerella strip by Johnny Ryan....

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

...and Steven Weissman calls this week's Barack Hussein Obama strip "Shut Up Island."

Things to see: 2/26/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tim HensleyThings to seeJim WoodringDerek Van Gieson 26 Feb 2010 3:35 PM

For your viewing and clicking pleasure:

sketchbook - Jim Woodring

• What better way to start things off than with a full dozen sketchbook pages by Jim Woodring? Put down some plastic to collect your melted brain

Tim Hensley

• This is just one of three adorable self-portraits by Tim Hensley

Janet Planet - Derek Van Gieson

More wackiness from Derek Van Gieson

Things to see: 2/25/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeThe Comics JournalStan SakaiKevin HuizengaDerek Van GiesonDebbie Drechsler 25 Feb 2010 2:38 PM

An all black-and-white installment.

Leon Beyond - Kevin Huizenga

• A new Amazing Facts and Beyond with Leon Beyond from Kevin Huizenga

TMNT - Stan Sakai

• How about a nice bunch of recent con sketches by Stan Sakai? (They're mostly Usagi, but this one's for you, Jacob. Via The Comics Reporter)

Miner's lettuce - Debbie Drechsler

Miner's lettuce is a great name for a plant — sketch by Debbie Drechsler

Arak & Captain Carrot - Kevin Nowlan

This piece by Kevin Nowlan appeared in this 1982 issue of The Comics Journal

Janet Planet by Derek Van Gieson

• This looks like one heck of a loopy story by Derek Van Gieson


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