Gallery posts

Fantasio #311 (January 1920)

Posted by on November 11th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
If there's one thing I love, it's magazine illustration -- the earlier it was drawn before my birth, the better. The late 1800s and early 1900s in particular were a golden age for commercial art, be it feature illustrations, covers or advertising art. I troll illustration blogs, museum and university websites, random Google searches; I buy books online, hunt through used bookstores and thrift shops, you name it. It seems like any time I have money, it somehow winds up on my living-room shelves in the form of old books and magazines.

Now at CAM: Graphic Details

Posted by on October 1st, 2010 at 6:31 PM

Is this the most narrowly-focused show the Cartoon Art Museum has ever done? Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women focuses on autobio comics by female Jewish cartoonists. If that sounds like a limited pool, click through for the massive

Now at CAM: Spotlight on Nina Paley

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 11:37 AM

Latest show up at the Cartoon Art Museum: Before Sita Sang the Blues: Spotlight on Nina Paley.  The museum is also cohosting a benefit screening of Paley’s one-woman animated feature Sita Sings the Blues with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Steve Bell on the British General Election

Posted by on April 17th, 2010 at 7:12 PM

The longtime Guardian cartoonist talks about – and sketches – the leaders of Britain’s three main parties – Gordon Brown (Labour), David Cameron (Conservative) and Nick Clegg (Liberal Democrat, pictured above).

“The interesting thing about Dave,” Steve Bell says, “are

Sakura Con 2010: Slideshow

Posted by on April 6th, 2010 at 4:45 PM
Gallery from the first day of Seattle's convention of Japanese culture, which occurred April 2-4, 2010.

Valerie Barclay: Spurned

Posted by on March 11th, 2010 at 10:00 AM
Click on link above to view the entire eight-page story.
From Complete Love (1954) published by Publishing House Inc.

Angoulême 2010: Photos

Posted by on February 4th, 2010 at 10:17 AM

Check in for the official Comics Journal/Metabunker photo reportage from this year’s Angoulême festival. Oh, and peep the Ruppert/Mulot Cent pour Cent show.

The Sign Language of Steve Ditko

Posted by on December 31st, 2009 at 12:01 AM

Panel from “…Corrector” in Ditko Package [©2001 Steve Ditko]

For TCJ #258 (February 2004), the Steve Ditko issue, Bill Randall wrote a piece entitled “Ditko’s Hands: An Appreciation.” He pointed out that the way in which Steve Ditko drew hands

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