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Webcomics update for 2/19/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 19 Feb 2010 5:04 PM

A special bonus in your weekly batch of online strips:

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

Awesome parenting in this week's The House of No, rejected New Yorker cartoons by Derek Van Gieson...

New Yorker cartoon - Derek Van Gieson

...and this week Derek got one in! He's got it has an extra one (oops, I got misled by the caption font) on his blog...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

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

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

...and the conversation gets awkward in Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman.

Mome Vol. 18: Spring 2010 - Previews, Pre-Order
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videoTim LaneTed StearnT Edward BakRenee Frenchpreviewsnicolas mahlernew releasesNate NealMomeLilli Carréjon vermilyeaJon AdamsJoe DalyIvan BrunFrank SantoroDerek Van GiesonDave CooperConor OKeefeBen Jones 18 Feb 2010 8:11 AM

Mome Vol. 18 - Spring 2010 - cover by Nate Neal

Mome Vol. 18 - Spring 2010
by various artists; edited by Eric Reynolds

128-page color/b&w 7" x 9" softcover • $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-60699-303-3

Ships in: March 2010 (subject to change) — Pre-Order Now

The multiple Harvey and Eisner Award nominee returns for its fifth year. With this issue, the series has now featured over 2000 pages of comics in its four and half years of existence (2109, to be exact), which may be a record for an English-language alternative comics anthology. This issue's cover is by Nate Neal, who delivers "The Neurotic Nexus of Creation," a 15-page explication of the creative process. MOME 18 also includes the first new comic in several years by Dave Cooper, as well as the MOME debuts of Tim Lane, Ivan Brun, Joe Daly, and Jon Adams. Also returning are MOME stalwarts Lilli Carré, Ben Jones, Frank Santoro, Jon Vermilyea, Nicolas Mahler, Ted Stearn, Renée French, Conor O'Keefe, Derek Van Gieson, and T. Edward Bak.

Download an EXCLUSIVE 15-page PDF excerpt (5.9 MB) with a page from every artist in the issue.

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Rumours
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Derek Van Gieson 17 Feb 2010 11:08 PM

Yoda - Derek Van Gieson

Oh my lord! Thanks Derek!

Things to see: 2/17/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videoThings to seeSergio Ponchionefan artDerek Van GiesonDebbie DrechslerDave CooperAl Columbia 17 Feb 2010 4:05 PM

Your daily dose of eyeball kicks:

February - Dave Cooper

• Holy smokes, this Dave Cooper painting, titled February, is part of the group show The Devil Made Me Do It curated by Industrial Squid at WWA Gallery in Culver City

Helvella lacunosa - Debbie Drechsler

• I like the composition of this drawing of Helvella lacunosa in a cemetary by Debbie Drechsler

 

• Some Pim & Francie fan art by YouTube user Danny2113182

 

• Artwork by Sergio Ponchione is used in the stage set for the performance for which this video is the trailer; Sergio's blog post also includes a small newspaper spot illustration he did

I, Anonymous - Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman's latest "I, Anonymous" spot

Devil Doll outtake - Derek Van Gieson

A teaser panel and outtake page from the last chapter of Derek Van Gieson's Mome story "Devil Doll," plus a sketchbook page (not shown here)

Things to see: 2/15/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Trina RobbinsTony MillionaireThings to seeT Edward BakSteve BrodnerSara Edward-CorbettRoger LangridgeMaakiesLewis TrondheimKurt WolfgangKevin HuizengaJohn PhamJim FloraHans RickheitGary PanterGahan WilsonFrom Wonderland with LoveFrank SantoroDerek Van GiesonBob FingermanAnders Nilsen 15 Feb 2010 4:44 PM

Let's start out with a little showin' off!

Yoda sketchbook vol. 3 page 6 - Gahan Wilson

• Mr. Gahan Wilson was kind enough to contribute this astonishing page to my Yoda theme sketchbook. (Mr. Wilson having been one of my favorite cartoonists since I was about 8 — 3 decades — this was an unparalleled thrill.) I just scanned and uploaded about 50 previously unseen Yodas — of particular interest to Fantagraphics fans may be (chronologically) T. Edward Bak, Bob Fingerman, Derek Van Gieson, Kurt Wolfgang, From Wonderland with Love contributors Christoffer Zieler & T. Thorhauge, Sara Edward-Corbett, Gary Panter, Trina Robbins, Lewis Trondheim, Roger Langridge, Frank Santoro, R. Sikoryak, and Anders Nilsen... and that ain't even the half of it!

Gahan Wilson - Sunday Comics

• Speaking of Gahan, Golden Age Comic Book Stories presents a selection of his mid-1970s newspaper feature Gahan Wilson Sunday Comics

Amazing Facts and Beyond with Leon Beyond - Kevin Huizenga

• The latest Amazing Facts and Beyond with Leon Beyond by Kevin Huizenga

WK Remix - Kevin Huizenga

• Speaking of Kevin H., here's some manner of Wild Kingdom "remix"

flower - Jim Flora

A happy flower (1943) and an odd creature (1993, not shown here) by Jim Flora

John Pham artwork

John Pham is readying some artwork for an upcoming solo show at GR2 (stay tuned for an announcement — image yoinked from Facebook)

Drinky Crow tree rings

Drinky Crow, by Mother Nature (ganked from Tony Millionaire's Facebook) — somebody call the Vatican

from Ectopiary page 11 - Hans Rickheit

Hans Rickheit's Ectopiary, page 11 , plus layouts for the cover of The Comics Interpreter #1

for The Nation - Steve Brodner

• For The Nation, Steve Brodner on that shitty recent Supreme Court decision

Webcomics update for 2/12/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 12 Feb 2010 4:24 PM

Friday nite webcomics party... new weekly strips for you...

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

Back to the bar in this week's The House of No by Derek Van Gieson...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

...eye boogers gone bad in this week's Blecky Yuckerella strip by Johnny Ryan....

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

...and for your Presidents Day weekend, some questionable parenting from Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman.

Things to see: 2/11/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanDerek Van Gieson 11 Feb 2010 4:25 PM

A shorty today — click on through the links for sources & infos:

Devil Doll - Derek Van Gieson

A cut (maybe) scene from Derek Van Gieson's ongoing Mome story Devil Doll

Greasy Crown - Steven Weissman

I, Anonymous - Steven Weissman

Two versions of this week's "I, Anonymous" spot by Steven Weissman

Webcomics update for 2/5/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 5 Feb 2010 5:46 PM

Updates of two of our three weekly strips this evening:

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

Whitley Strieber never imagined this in this week's The House of No by Derek Van Gieson...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

...we celebrate one year of bringing you Johnny Ryan's Blecky Yuckerella with a hearty dose of WTF in this week's strip...

Chocolate Cheeks poster - Steven Weissman

...and Barack Hussein Obama has the week off  since Steven Weissman is on his triumphant Northwest book tour!

Things to see: 2/1/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tom KaczynskiThings to seeOlivier SchrauwenMark NewgardenJosh SimmonsJordan CraneGabrielle BellDerek Van GiesonAnders Nilsen 1 Feb 2010 4:27 PM

In the spirit of "show don't tell" (and making my workday ever more complicated), I've decided to break the "Things to see" category (comprising artwork and other visual goodies from the Fantagraphics roster of artists) from our Daily OCD posts out into their own posts, with images. Links will take you to original sources where full/larger images can be seen. These posts may not be daily depending on what's out there — for now they may be somewhat irregular until I figure out a good rhythm. Enough of my yammerin'...

Gabrielle Bell

This blog by Tony Groutsis features illustrations by Gabrielle Bell mostly, plus Tom Kaczynski and other names the diligent comics reader might recognize

New York - Gabrielle Bell

• Speaking of Gabrielle, here's her new strip "New York"

Jordan Crane

• On What Things Do, Part 2 of Chapter 2 of the story Jordan Crane started in Uptight #3 (got that?)

Babati by Olivier Schrauwen

• Babati by Olivier Schrauwen

GirlKnifeWoods.jpg - Josh Simmons

• File name: GirlKnifeWoods.jpg, by Josh Simmons

sketchbook - Anders Nilsen

Four sketchbook spreads from Anders Nilsen

You're a Mess - Derek Van Gieson

New drawings and more new drawings from Derek Van Gieson

mural by Mark Newgarden

Mark Newgarden talks about his recent hamburger mural at Comics Comics

Webcomics update for 1/29/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under webcomicsSteven WeissmanmetaJohnny RyanDerek Van Gieson 29 Jan 2010 6:10 PM

Friday nite webcomics party... new weekly strips for you...

The House of No by Derek Van Gieson

The last of three sequential bar gags in this week's The House of No by Derek Van Gieson...

Blecky Yuckerella by Johnny Ryan

...your situation may be desperate, little guy, but that's probably not a good idea in this week's Blecky Yuckerella strip by Johnny Ryan....

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

...and unless I'm mistaken this is Michelle's first appearance in Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman.


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