Posts Tagged ‘Chris Ware’

Interview with Chris Ware Part 2 of 2

Posted by on February 1st, 2011 at 12:01 AM

In the second part of a two-part interview with Chris Ware, conducted by Matthias Wivel at Komiks.dk, the pair talk about “an ideographic style of drawing, a cartooning style of drawing,” Building Stories and the fourth dimension.

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Interview with Chris Ware Part 1 of 2

Posted by on January 31st, 2011 at 12:01 AM

The first part of a two-part interview with Chris Ware, conducted by Matthias Wivel at Komiks.dk, about Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth.

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Wheelhouse: Walt & Skeezix Book Four: 1927-1928

Posted by on September 17th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Clough reviews the long-awaited fourth volume of Drawn & Quarterly’s reprint of Frank King’s classic Gasoline Alley, Walt & Skeezix.

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Posted by on August 27th, 2010 at 1:00 AM

Proof that the graphic novel exceeds all boundaries can be found in an annual initiative by one of the more popular news magazines in Belgium entitled HUMO.  As one season ends, another begins and more specifically the bookseason in …

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing is a Way of Thinking

Posted by on April 8th, 2010 at 11:33 AM

Kent reviews the latest edited collection on comics from the University Press of Mississippi.

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing is a Way of Thinking. Edited by David M. Ball and Martha B. Kuhlman. University Press of Mississippi, 2010. …

Charles Burns, Chip Kidd, Seth and Chris Ware Panel (Part Three of Three)

Posted by on April 2nd, 2010 at 12:01 AM

The third part (of three) of a never-before-published panel, moderated by Jeet Heer, that occurred October 29, 2005 at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, Canada.

Charles Burns, Chip Kidd, Seth and Chris Ware Panel (Part Two of Three)

Posted by on April 1st, 2010 at 12:01 AM

The second part (of three) of a never-before-published panel in which Seth and Chip Kidd discuss their respective thought processes for designing Peanuts, Heer puts Chris Ware on the psychiatrist’s couch, and Charles Burns reveals the best 16 oz. cheap beer to buy (if it were 1973).

Charles Burns, Chip Kidd, Seth and Chris Ware Panel (Part One of Three)

Posted by on March 31st, 2010 at 12:01 AM

The first part (of three) of a never-before-published panel, moderated by Jeet Heer, that occurred October 29, 2005 at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, Canada.

TCJ 300: Acme Novelty Library #19 reviewed by Chris Lanier

Posted by on January 6th, 2010 at 7:57 AM

Panel from

Acme Novelty Library #19, ©2008 Chris Ware.


Part of the fun of Chris Ware’s Acme Novelty Library #19 is seeing him apply his style to a new mode. The first half is a science-fiction adventure story involving a desperate struggle for survival, a failed escape across inhospitable terrain, the murder of several dogs, and even a brief bout of auto-cannibalism. All this transpires on a faltering colony on Mars, and the arid setting allows Ware to maintain his usual formal distance without shortchanging the urgency of the plot. At its core, the story is one of abandonment — both intimate and infinite.

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Ng Suat Tong On Lettering – Old and New

Posted by on December 15th, 2009 at 10:15 AM

Most people with an interest in Chinese brush painting realize that the calligraphy frequently found at the edge of such pieces form as much a part of the art as the image itself. Chinese calligraphy is of course a major …

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