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Is anyone else hearing the
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist theme song in their head looking at this animated GIF illustration for op-ed by The New York Times ? Bravo to the Lilli Carré Times for letting Lilli do her animated-loop-drawing thing that she does so well.
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It's another action-packed week in
Fantagraphics events! Monday, December 12th
Brooklyn, NY: OHMYGOD, is signing in Brooklyn Lou Reed tonight! Join Lou at at BookCourt 7:00 PM for a signing and discussion of , his collaboration with legendary Italian illustrator and cartoonist The Raven , based on the work of Edgar Allen Poe. You do not want to miss this. ( Lorenzo Mattotti more info) Tuesday, December 13th
Brooklyn, NY: And head back to at BookCourt 7:00 PM the next day for a signing and discussion with author/editor for Kevin Avery . This is an especially excellent event, because Kevin will be joined by musician Everything is an Afterthought: The Life & Writings of Paul Nelson Elliott Murphy, who will play a few tunes. ( more info) Saturday, December 17th
San Francisco, CA: Justin Hall, editor of our upcoming anthology , will be hosting an event at the S.F. Cartoon Art Museum curated by his students in the "Engage: Queer Comics Project" class at the California College of the Arts. More details coming to the FLOG this week! No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics Ongoing:
Chicago, IL: An exhibit of 's work opened last week at the Lilli Carré Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex with short animated films she describes as “moving drawings," a collection of Lilli's recent string drawing pieces, and some books and comics. The exhibit closes on January 21, 2012. ( more info)
has an exhibit opening tonight at the Lilli Carré Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex in Chicago, entitled... . It's so apropos! Lilli Carré, Cartoonist
But the exhibit also spotlights Lilli's animation work, as a series of short animated films she describes as “moving drawings” will be projected on the windows facing Sheridan Road. Inside, you'll find a collection of Lilli's recent string drawing pieces, along with some books and comics.
The free reception goes from
5:00 to 6:30 PM tonight, and you should be able to make an online reservation here. Loyola University Chicago's Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex is located at 1131 W. Sheridan. And the exhibit will be up until January 21, 2012!
This Week in Fantagraphics Events: 12/5-12/11
Written by janice headley | Filed under Walt Kelly, Tony Millionaire, Tim Hensley, T Edward Bak, Steven Weissman, Renee French, Michael Kupperman, Martin Cendreda, Lilli Carré, jon vermilyea, Johnny Ryan, John Pham, Jesse Moynihan, Jeremy Tinder, Jaime Hernandez, Fantagraphics Bookstore, events, Esther Pearl Watson, Eleanor Davis, Ben Jones, art shows, Andrice Arp, Anders Nilsen
5 Dec 2011 12:48 PM
Thanks to everyone who came by and bought books at the Fantagraphics tables at the
Brooklyn Comics & Graphics Festival this past weekend! Here's a look at what events are coming up this week: Wednesday, December 7th
Los Angeles, CA: It's your last chance to see the The Art of Problem Solving at Giant Robot, a spotlight on the animated series from , featuring fellow Fantagraphics artists Ben Jones and Jon Vermilyea on staff. Make a pizza date out of it! ( John Pham more info)
Seattle, WA: It's also your last chance to see the Short Run Art Show at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery! Curated by Kelly Froh, the exhibit features original comix art, illustration and book works by Max Clotfelter, Patrick Keck, Martine Workman, Elaine Lin, , Chris Cilla, Jason T. Miles , Tim Root, Billis Helg, Marc Palm, Eroyn Franklin, Tom Van Deusen, Tim Miller, Tory Franklin, Jesse Reklaw, Sean Christensen, and Erin Tanner. ( Andrice Arp more info) Friday, December 9th
Brooklyn, NY: Get thrizzled with at Bergen Street Comics and celebrate the release of Michael Kupperman ! ( Tales Designed to Thrizzle #7 more info)
Saturday, December 10th
Seattle, WA: The Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery celebrates the publication of with “ Pogo: Through the Wild Blue Wonder, Volume 1 of the Complete Comic Strips .” This exhibition of original Walt Kelly strips coincides on the occasion of the bookstore’s 5th anniversary gala. Musical entertainment will be provided by Sawsome, a female saw and banjo duet. ( Playing Possum: The Pogo Art of Walt Kelly more info)
Los Angeles, CA: Join at the third annual Tony Millionaire Feral House/Process Media Winter Solstice Celebration at the La Luz de Jesus Gallery. He'll be signing copies of his gorgeous new collection . ( 500 Portraits more info)
Los Angeles, CA: The opens, curated by husband-wife team of Giant Robot Post-It Show 7 and Esther Pearl Watson Mark Todd, and featuring work from Andrice Arp, T. Edward Bak, Lilli Carre, Martin Cendreda, Eleanor Davis, Renee French, Tim Hensley, Jaime Hernandez, Jesse Moynihan, Anders Nilsen, John Pham, Johnny Ryan, Jeremy Tinder, Jon Vermilyea, Esther Pearl Watson, and Steven Weissman. ( more info)
Giant Robot's Post-It Show 7 Curated by Esther Pearl Watson and Mark Todd
Written by janice headley | Filed under Tim Hensley, T Edward Bak, Steven Weissman, Renee French, Martin Cendreda, Lilli Carré, jon vermilyea, Johnny Ryan, John Pham, Jesse Moynihan, Jeremy Tinder, Jaime Hernandez, events, Esther Pearl Watson, Eleanor Davis, art shows, Andrice Arp, Anders Nilsen
17 Nov 2011 11:13 AM
It's that time of year again! The time of year where a flock of Fantagraphics artists participate in the annual
, and like last year, it will be curated by the inspirational husband-wife team of Giant Robot Post-It Show and Esther Pearl Watson Mark Todd.
Each sticky note masterpiece is priced to move at a mere
! YES. You can own a one-of-a-kind piece of art for $20 lousy bucks from artists like our own: $20 Andrice Arp, T. Edward Bak, Lilli Carre, Martin Cendreda, Eleanor Davis, Renee French, Tim Hensley, Jaime Hernandez, Jesse Moynihan, Anders Nilsen, John Pham, Johnny Ryan, Jeremy Tinder, Jon Vermilyea, Esther Pearl Watson, and Steven Weissman.
runs from Giant Robot Post-It Show 7 December 10th through 29th at GR2 [ 2062 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA ] with an opening reception event on Saturday, December 10th from 6:30 - 10:00 PM. It's "cash-and-carry," so don't forget your bag-and-board!
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation 2011 Poster Trailer from Eyeworks Festival on Vimeo.
There's no sophomore slump for the
, co-organized by our own Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation ! Although only in its second year, it's got another impressive line-up of experimental animation of all sorts: classic films, new works, and rare masterpieces, including a piece by another Fantagraphics artist, Lilli Carré . Nicolas Mahler
SEE the Eyeworks Festival for themselves this Saturday, November 5th and Sunday November 6th, at the DePaul University [ CDM Theater, 247 S. State Street, lower level ].
Things to See: 10/3/11 Roundup
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Victor Kerlow, Tim Lane, Tim Kreider, Things to see, Steven Weissman, Steve Brodner, Stephen DeStefano, Sergio Ponchione, Richard Sala, Renee French, Ray Fenwick, Paul Karasik, Paul Hornschemeier, Noah Van Sciver, Nick Drnaso, Michael Kupperman, Max, Lilli Carré, Lewis Trondheim, Kevin Huizenga, Jordan Crane, Johnny Ryan, Jim Woodring, Jim Flora, Jason, Frank Santoro, Fantagraphics Bookstore, fan art, Eleanor Davis, Dave Cooper, Chuck Forsman, Bob Fingerman
4 Oct 2011 3:37 AM
• Frank "
caught in the loving tendrils of the sun" by ; also " Jim Woodring Hopelessly outclassed" and " The descent into wealth"
A that Grotesque "family portrait" and Mr. O'Blique postcards will be giving away to lucky attendees (I think? the autotranslation's a little iffy) at an upcoming festival in Italy Sergio Ponchione
• Ooh, a
/ Jason exquisite-corpse Lewis Trondheim wraparound cover for a 2004 issue of Belgian comics fanzine Totem; this and film review potpourri at Jason's blog Cats Without Dogs
• Sketches and process peeks at
Forlorn Funnies #1 at 's Paul Hornschemeier The Daily Forlorn
Focus book by Kevin Huizenga
's Steve Brodner portrait of Art Pope for The New Yorker (with process sketches); plus sketches of Lamar Alexander and Chris Christie; all of the above with Steve's commentary
• Speaking of
The New Yorker, got a cartoon in there! Congrats Paul! (via Facebook) Paul Karasik
• A whole buncha
animation artwork for various projects Stephen DeStefano here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, plus Sea Hag
presents Noah Van Sciver a spooky story from the latest issue of Blammo
Movie night -style (year unknown); also Richard Sala some cozy reading and The 7 Deadly Sins
's Tim Lane poster for the St. Louis International Film Festival (along with its conceptual inspiration)
and Steven Weissman are putting together an elementary school haunted house for some LUCKY KIDS and here's Steven's flyer for it with Jordan's logo for the school (from Steven via email); also from Steven, his latest " Jordan Crane I, Anonymous" spot and Stincker sketchin'
• A fun
gig poster for his friend's band (via Facebook) Dave Cooper
This comic cover by is a fake, but I wish it wasn't Chuck Forsman
A buncha silly by Star Trek doodles Tim Kreider
Jim Varney smiles down from heaven on Johnny Ryan
fan art by Sergio Zuniga (at Prison Pit Johnny Ryan's blog, along with one previously posted here)
fan art by Prison Pit Fréderic Fleury via Twitter
• Mark Twain-via-
fan art by Dyna Moe (via Facebook, where the artist's profile pic was taken in front of Michael Kupperman Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery)
• Speaking of
Fantagraphics Bookstore and Facebook, here's a panel from a comic in progress by Csaba Mester featuring the former location posted at the latter location
Bob Fingerman character design
• Speaking of Facebook yet again, a
illustration Victor Kerlow on the subject
Jupiter and Saturn by Frank Santoro
• Many recent illustrations by
at his Max blog El Hombre Duerme, el Fantasma No
Recently discovered previously unseen woodblock prints circa 1939 by Jim Flora
's new Lilli Carré looping animated logo for the Eyeworks animation fest is pretty great (tee hee, the "W" is boobs)
A portrait by Nick Drnaso
• A whole ton of stuff from
's website popped up in my RSS reader and I'm not sure how much of it is new but Ray Fenwick why not go check it all out anyway
Straw dog on a bed by Renee French
Computer sketches (that is, sketches done on the computer) by Eleanor Davis
is always fun even if we can't tell who drew what Trubble Club
Things to See: 9/26/11 Roundup
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to see, Taking Punk to the Masses, Steven Weissman, Steve Brodner, Stephen DeStefano, Ron Regé Jr, Renee French, Paul Hornschemeier, Noah Van Sciver, Max, Lorenzo Mattotti, Lilli Carré, Kevin Huizenga, Johnny Ryan, Jim Woodring, Jim Flora, Jim Blanchard, Jason, Frank Santoro, fan art, Eleanor Davis, Anders Nilsen
27 Sep 2011 3:36 AM
Lettering by for Jason ; other recent Athos in America blog posts include Woody Allen movie reviews and an R.E.M. top 5 Cats Without Dogs
, a Kevin Huizenga couple of images from an upcoming anthology contribution (the originals of which are part of the Dylan Williams benefit auctions)
, a recently-completed painting by Frank in the Museum of Sex ; also, Jim Woodring , a drawing; Frank and the Living Rock , a drawing; and Icebreaker Frank in an unusual place, a photo
• Aqualad action by
at Steven Weissman ; also his weekly " Repaneled I, Anonymous " spot
• Unused (amazingly)
poster design by for EMP's Jim Blanchard Nirvana: exhibit Taking Punk to the Masses
by Cartoon Utopia drawings Ron Regé Jr. (still raising cash to aid in the completion of the book)
robot Eleanor Davis portraits and trial sketches for the GR2 ; also Robots art show a band sketch and custom book cover
continues posting Paul Hornschemeier Forlorn Funnies prep artwork and other drawings on his blog The Daily Forlorn
gets Stephen DeStefano Trekky in this recent storyboard work
• Versions of
's cover illustration for Lorenzo Mattotti The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in various states and media
Caliban from Shakespeare's The Tempest and more by Max
fan art by Prison Pit Jon Light
Updates on 's Tumblr including new drawings Frank Santoro
New updates on the blog with vintage spot illustrations Jim Flora
Glow-in-the-dark prints by Lilli Carré
" Noah Van Sciver Chicken Strips" story from 2007
• One of
's patented Renee French cute-n-creepy guys
redesigns the Steve Brodner symbol of justice in light of the Troy Davis execution
More travel sketches by Anders Nilsen
We received the following message from
Small Press Expo executive director Warren Bernard, with permission to share it with our readers:
"Yesterday I went up and presented the graphic novels to the Montgomery County Public Library (MCPL) as the final act of the
SPX Graphic Novel Gift Program. Attached are 2 photos. The first is the Director of the MCPL, Parker Hamilton holding a copy of one of your books. The second is a picture of the books we donated as well as the people involved. On the far left is your Love and Rockets and third from the right is your A Mess of Everything Love and Rockets."
(Also visible in the first picture, a big stack of
; in the second picture, Escape from "Special" .) Wandering Son Vol. 1
Left to right:
Mary Louise Daneri, Chief Collection Management MCPL Parker Hamilton, Director MCPL "Me!!!!!" Annette Klaus, Graphic Novel Collections Manager MCPL
Our thanks go out to the MCPL staff for selecting our books and to Warren for asking us to participate — it was our pleasure to contribute.
Each of the donated books comes with this bookplate print drawn by
, which we Lilli Carré already posted about but it's so gorgeous I don't think anyone will mind if I include it here again:
As we previously noted, Warren will be putting his Executive Directing duties on hold for a couple of hours to sign his book (with Rick Marschall)
at Drawing Power our SPX table this weekend!
There's a fantastic exhibit opening this weekend in Chicago featuring several Fantagraphics artists, including
, Chris Ware , Lilli Carré , and Anders Nilsen ! Jeffrey Brown spotlights the work of CartoonInk!: Emerging Comics in Context students and alumni of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, all curated by SAIC faculty Christa Donner, Surabhi Ghosh, and contributor Mome ! Jeremy Tinder Bump!!!
After a few delays (hence the past date on the poster above, which was gorgeously designed by Marc Bell),
runs this CartoonInk! Saturday, September 10th through October 15th at the Betty Rymer Gallery at SAIC. And on Friday, September 9th, there will be an opening reception from 4:30 – 7:00 PM!
Anders reports he'll have a full wall painting there (see pics up on
his blog), and Lilli says she'll have some original pages and animation frames on display!
Betty Rymer Gallery is located at 280 South Columbus Drive, between Jackson Dr & Monroe St. in Chicago.