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Category >> Things to see

Things to see: 4/20/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanRenee FrenchMarco CoronaLilli CarréKevin HuizengaJohnny Ryanjohn kerschbaumDerek Van GiesonDebbie DrechslerDaniel ClowesChris WareAndrice Arp 20 Apr 2010 3:59 PM

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Cartoon Boy - John Kerschbaum

Cartoon Boy - John Kerschbaum

• Catching up with the last two installments of The All-New Cartoon Boy Adventure Hour from John Kerschbaum — curse you, RSS-less ACT-I-VATE!

New Character Parade - Johnny Ryan

• Say it ain't so: the last New Character Parade strip by Johnny Ryan EVER!

Leon Beyond - Kevin Huizenga

• The new Amazing Facts and Beyond with Leon Beyond is brought to you by the letter F — what is it with Kevin Huizenga and that letter lately?

Fortune 500 - Chris Ware

• Our counterparts over at D&Q have the rejected (!!!) cover for the Fortune "500" issue by Chris Ware

Strand Bookstore  tote bag - Daniel Clowes

Dan Clowes fans & Strand Bookstore tote bag collectors alike are sure to be thrilled with the Strand's latest tote release; those in the overlap area of the Venn diagram may explode from excitement. It's pretty damn cute! Peggy's got a close-up of the art.

Marco Corona

Marco Corona's story for a comics anthology on the theme of art theft (I think; Google Translate has a little trouble with the Italian)

vultures - Debbie Drechsler

• I really like the composition of Debbie Drechsler's sketch of her neighborhood vultures

Don't Drink from the Sea - Lilli Carré

Don't Drink from the Sea - Lilli Carré

• Oh man, these little hand-bound silkscreened books (titled Don't Drink from the Sea) by Lilli Carré look so great — more pics at the link

weasel - Renee French

• Only Renee French knows whether this weasel is doing a jaunty dance or poised to scamper away — I vote the former

Stinckers - Steven Weissman

• That was fast — Steven Weissman's new series of Stinckers is almost ready to go to press already

display - Andrice Arp

Andrice Arp is gearing up for the Stumptown Comics Fest this weekend

Tales of Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

Derek Van Gieson takes us deeper into Abstraction House

Things to see: 4/19/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under toysTMNTThings to seeSteven WeissmanRoger LangridgeRenee FrenchMark KalesnikoKevin HuizengaJosh Simmonsjon vermilyeaJohnny RyanJohn HankiewiczHans RickheitGabrielle BellFrank SantoroDebbie DrechslerDame DarcyArcher Prewitt 19 Apr 2010 4:04 PM

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Home Early by Johnny Ryan

A new Vice comic by Johnny Ryan

Stinckers Series 3 - Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman's new series of Stinckers is taking shape

No Argument - John Hankiewicz

• On his Clip Joint blog John Hankiewicz says "My lithograph No Argument is part of the 30th Annual National Print Exhibition at Artlink Gallery in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The show, now open, runs until May 26th. More information here."

B 3 and 4 - Frank Santoro

• From Frank Santoro, what I can only assume are process pics of some color backgrounds using airbrush or spray paint... they're pretty, whatever they are

Dame Darcy witch craft kit

• Get yourself a Dame Darcy Witch Craft Kit for all your charm-casting needs

crow - Debbie Drechsler

Debbie Drechsler draws a fallen crow

Roosevelt Island - Gabrielle Bell

Gabrielle Bell re-runs her story "Roosevelt Island"

Allen Ginsberg toy box - Archer Prewitt

• It's Archer Prewitt's packaging design for Presspop's forthcoming Allen Ginsberg vinyl figurine

slugteeth - Renee French

• I don't imagine Renee French intends to remind us to floss, but that's what I'm getting here

F1 - Kevin Huizenga

This looks like it might be the cover to a new mini by Kevin Huizenga but maybe that's just wishful thinking on my part

Blond Girl in a Black Dress 2 - Mark Kalesniko

• "Blond Girl in a Black Dress 2 " by Mark Kalesniko

Bunnytown Justice! - Josh Simmons

Josh Simmons & Wendy Chin have been keeping the cute coming on the Quackers blog

Fred x Thor - Roger Langridge

• I'm super excited for Roger Langridge's new Thor series

Ectiopiary page 20 - Hans Rickheit

Dr. Spekulatius Visits - Hans Rickheit

Ectiopiary page 20 and "an ancient illustration" by Hans Rickheit

zine

Jon Vermilyea posts a teaser from his upcoming TMNT zine

Things to see: 4/16/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanPaul HornschemeierKevin HuizengaJohnny RyanJim WoodringJim Florafan artDerek Van Gieson 16 Apr 2010 3:36 PM

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Colossus - Paul Hornschemeier

Denzel - Paul Hornschemeier

Paul Hornschemeier teases his contribution to Marvel's forthcoming Strange Tales 2, and does Denzel for the WSJ; also, he'll be at C2E2 tomorrow signing at the Chicago Comics booth!

Prison Pit fan art by Matt Furie

Johnny Ryan posts this and more Prison Pit fan art by Matt Furie for The Boys Are Back in Town art show at GRSF — dear Johnny, how about a series of Cold Heat Special-style Prison Pit Specials?

Lumpy Noodle - Steven Weissman

Lumpy Noodle drops some Bible on you, courtesy of Steven Weissman

Fletcher Henderson - Jim Flora

Fletcher Henderson, 1942, by Jim Flora

Miyazaki - Kevin Huizenga

Kevin Huizenga draws Miyazaki and a monkey, maps his cartoon universe

bunny be dead - Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring did this

Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

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

Things to see: 4/15/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seetattoosSteven WeissmanSteve BrodnerJohnny RyanFrank SantoroDerek Van GiesonDan DeCarloBill Griffith 15 Apr 2010 5:39 PM

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pin-up - Dan DeCarlo

What Things Do has started excerpting strips from The Pin-Up Art of Dan DeCarlo.

The Hold-Up - Johnny Ryan

Johnny Ryan illustrates a short story by Gary Fairfull for Vice

Griffy's Top 40 List on Comics and Their Creation

Bill Griffith recently posted his "Top 40 List on Comics and Their Creation" on Facebook and it's been making the rounds; you can see the whole thing at Cartoon SNAP

I, Anonymous - Steven Weissman

• This week's "I, Anonymous" spot by Steven Weissman

Maakies - Tony Millionaire

Tony Millionaire presents an all-tattoo Maakies this week

sketch - Frank Santoro

Street sketching with soprano soundtrack, by Frank Santoro

Mitch McConnell/Frank Luntz - Steve Brodner

• Sen. Mitch McConnell & pollster Frank Luntz by Steve Brodner, with commentary

Tales of Abstraction House - Derek Van Gieson

A splash page by Derek Van Gieson

Things to see: 4/14/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tim LaneThings to seePeter BaggeNoah Van SciverKevin HuizengaJon AdamsJohnny Ryanjohn kerschbaumJohn HankiewiczJim WoodringJaime HernandezHans RickheitEleanor DavisDerek Van GiesonAndrice Arp 14 Apr 2010 5:43 PM

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The Ghoul Man - Jaime Hernandez

• At What Things Do, the first half of "The Ghoul Man," from Jaime Hernandez's 2002 mini-comic Death Tales No. 1

octopus + moose - Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring's Alaska diary

Cartoon Boy - John Kerschbaum

• Hey, John Kerschbaum has a new weekly strip, The All-New Cartoon Boy Adventure Hour, over at ACT-I-VATE — I'll try to remember to link to it each week (c'mon Dino, get an RSS feed)

A Place to Bury Strangers - Noah Van Sciver

Noah Van Sciver illustrates another concert review for the Denver Westword

New Character Parade - Johnny Ryan

• It's a new New Character Parade strip by Johnny Ryan

sketchbook - John Hankiewicz

Three pages from John Hankiewicz's sketchbook

94th Trimester - Eleanor Davis

• There's a lot of stunning new work on Eleanor Davis's website (hat tip: Spurge)

Belligerent Piano - Tim Lane

• It's the latest installment of Belligerent Piano by Tim Lane

Sleezball - Peter Bagge

Easily Mused presents "Sleezball," a 1982 goodie by Peter Bagge (via Steven Thompson)

Fielder - Kevin Huizenga

• This appears to be the beginning of a new strip by Kevin Huizenga

Ectiopiary page 19 - Hans Rickheit

Hans Rickheit's Ectiopiary, page 19

Tales of the Hibernacle - Derek Van Gieson

• Perhaps you picked up a copy of Derek Van Gieson's rough-draft version of Whiskey is the Key Says Me at MoCCA — he's still working on expanding it, as evidenced by this brand new page

Truth Serum - Jon Adams

• This week's Truth Serum by Jon Adams

Kitten

Have a look at Andrice Arp's pieces from the last Post-It show at GR2

Things to see: 4/13/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeSteven WeissmanRenee FrenchPaul HornschemeierMark KalesnikoKevin HuizengaJohnny RyanGabrielle Bellfan artEllen ForneyDebbie Drechsler 13 Apr 2010 5:43 PM

Daily clips & strips, catching up from MoCCA weekend (again, more catch-up tomorrow) — click through for improved/additional viewing at the sources:

Go out, Glenn - Kevin Huizenga

• Unless there's some kind of Glenn Ganges/Leon Beyond crossover in the works I kind of think Kevin Huizenga might have posted this drawing on the wrong blog by mistake

Safe Hug! - Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman 's working on some more Stincker ideas

Love Note - Ellen Forney

• See Ellen Forney's latest artwork, a collaborative installation with Jake Fennell titled Love Note, at the Seattle Erotic Art Festival opening April 30; Ellen has more info and an interview at her blog

Prison Pit fan art - Cliff Chiang

Prison Pit fan art seems to be becoming a thing. Johnny Ryan posted another piece, this time by Cliff Chiang — it's a cross-company crossover!

superheroes - Paul Hornschemeier

• In a similar-ish vein, Paul Hornschemeier uses the announcement of Strange Tales 2 from Marvel as an excuse to post these glum-looking hero-types

Tina Fey/Liz Lemon - Paul Hornschemeier

• Also from Paul, this Tina Fey/Liz Lemon illustration for the WSJ (plus the original blue-line/inks)

angry squirrel - Debbie Drechsler

Debbie Drechsler has been sketching all kinds of local fauna, including grebes, a turtle, a hummingbird, a woodpecker and an angry squirrel

Manifestation - Gabrielle Bell

The S.C.U.M. Manifesto - Gabrielle Bell

The conclusion of Gabrielle Bell's "Manifestation" and, as a bonus, the cover of her fictional adaptation of The S.C.U.M. Manifesto from the story at The Hypothetical Library

Blond Girl in a Black Dress - Mark Kalesniko

• "Blond Girl in a Black Dress" by Mark Kalesniko

mask 3 - Renee French

This is a highlight of the last few days' artblogging from Renee French; the Lego alleyway is another

Things to see: 4/8/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tony MillionaireThings to seeSteven WeissmanMaakiesJohnny Ryanfan art 8 Apr 2010 4:07 PM

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I, Anonymous - Steven Weissman

• This week's "I, Anonymous" spot by Steven Weissman

Maakies - Tony Millionaire

• This week's Maakies by Tony Millionaire

Loady vs. CF

Johnny Ryan describes this fan art by James Henry Dufresne as a "supervillain team-up"

Things to see: 4/7/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tim LaneThings to seeSteven WeissmanstaffSergio PonchioneJon AdamsJohn HankiewiczDame DarcyComing Attractions 7 Apr 2010 4:43 PM

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Grotesque print - Sergio Ponchione

• This limited-edition print by Sergio Ponchione is available at festivals (I think — the autotranslation is a little sketchy) from Coconino Press. Sergio also reveals that Grotesque #4 is in the can (and coming this summer from Fantagraphics); the complete Italian run of Grotesque will be available in a slipcased set with additional materials, and the slipcase will be available separately (hopefully U.S. fans will be able to order it from overseas); and the full-color Grotesque stories from Linus magazine will appear in future volumes of Mome (hey, that was my suggestion)!

School Spirits - Steven Weissman

More progress on Steven Weissman's ghosts-in-progress

Go-Getters - John Hankiewicz

Go-Getters is a new lithograph from John Hankiewicz

The Penalty of Hope - Dame Darcy

Dame Darcy provides illustrations for The Penalty of Hope, a book of poetry by Vincent D. Dominionmore info

Belligerent Piano - Tim Lane

• The new installment of Belligerent Piano by Tim Lane

Truth Serum - Jon Adams

• This week's Truth Serum by Jon Adams

Jesse Marsh Homage Color

• Soon to be on the Covered blog? Our own Eric Reynolds gives his take on a Jesse Marsh Tarzan cover, in color and black & white

Things to see: 4/6/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Things to seeMark KalesnikoJaime HernandezGabrielle Bell 6 Apr 2010 4:07 PM

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New Yorker illustration - Jaime Hernandez

• What-Took-Them-So-Long Dept: This Jaime Hernandez illustration accompanies a short story by Junot Diaz in the March 22 New Yorker (via The Comics Reporter)

Manifestation - Gabrielle Bell

Gabrielle Bell's "Manifestation" gets even nuttier in part 3

Mail Order Bride rough - Mark Kalesniko

• Another layout rough from Mark Kalesniko's Mail Order Bride

Things to see: 4/5/10
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videoUsagi YojimboThings to seeSteven WeissmanStan SakaiRenee FrenchMarco CoronaJosh SimmonsJohnny RyanJohn HankiewiczHans RickheitGary PanterFrank SantoroFantagraphics history 5 Apr 2010 5:59 PM

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• Via the Family blog, Gary Panter draws a chalk mural (YouTube link)

ghosts - Steven Weissman

 A bunch of g-g-g-ghosts in development by Steven Weissman

Venice - John Hankiewicz

Sketchbook page by John Hankiewicz

Frank Santoro

• Some kind of stuff in progress by Frank Santoro

Usagi Yojimbo No. 37 cover version - Carla Rodrigues

• An old Fantagraphics issue of Usagi Yojimbo gets the Covered treatment by Carla Rodgrigues

Dog Boy - Steve Lafler

Steve Lafler's 1980s Fantagraphics series Dog Boy is being serialized at CO2 Comics

Merits of Satan - Marco Corona

• Google translates the title of this Marco Corona story excerpt as "Merits of Satan" (very NSFW)

Prison Pit fan art

Johnny Ryan presents a bit of Prison Pit fan art by Markus Toivonen

h day girl fall - Renee French

Double whoa from Renee French

Quackers - Josh Simmons

• Make way for Josh Simmons & Wendy Chin's Quackers

Ectopiary - Hans Rickheit

Cochlea and Eustachia - Hans Rickheit

Hans Rickheit's Ectopiary page 18, plus another unpublished Cochlea & Eustachia strip