Posts Tagged ‘Comic strips’

Milt Gross: Banana Oil and the First Graphic Novel?

Posted by on November 10th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

With his characters’ ludicrously bug-eyed bulb-nosed physiognomy, sausage-fingered hands and flat feet, Milt Gross may be said in his drawing style to epitomize “cartooning.”

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A Conversation with Bizarro cartoonist Dan Piraro, Part Three of Three

Posted by on November 5th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

In the conclusion of his interview with Marc Librescu, Dan Piraro talks about surrealism, modern art and the secret images hidden in his strips.

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A Conversation with Bizarro cartoonist Dan Piraro, Part Two of Three

Posted by on November 4th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Marc Librescu’s discussion with the newspaper cartoonist continues, as they talk about his typical work day and why comic strips have gotten so bad.

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A Conversation with Bizarro cartoonist Dan Piraro, Part One of Three

Posted by on November 3rd, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Marc Librescu speaks with the longtime newspaper cartoonist about the joys of drawing a daily panel.

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Requiem for an Overweight

Posted by on September 7th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

My reaction to hearing that Cathy Guisewite was discontinuing Cathy was not unlike my initial shock at the news of bandleader Mitch Miller’s death: Wait, Mitch Miller was still alive? It’s easy to forget that family daily strips, like network TV shows and top 40 radio, are still running.