Posts Tagged ‘pat barrett’

Minis Monday: Tag Team!

Posted by on January 24th, 2011 at 1:00 PM

You can’t improve upon the participants’ own definition of their title: “Tag Team is a sweatshop-style comic anthology with an indie vibe.” Gathering in White River Junction, Vermont, six cartoonists — Dennis Pacheco, Pat Barrett, Robyn Chapman, Sam Carbaugh, Colleen Frakes and Morgan Pielli — created six stories using a modified Exquisite Corpse arrangement in the round.

Seated at a circular table, participants took a turn working on one of the tales performing one of six successive tasks — plotting, scripting, thumbnailing, lettering and paneling, penciling and finally inking. At the end of timed intervals, they passed the evolving work along to the creator to their left (meaning that during the first period, everybody was plotting one of the six stories; in the next period, everybody’s scripting the pre-plotted narrative just passed to them; then on to thumbnails next go `round, etc.). Whatever their task and whatever the tale, each was “encouraged to develop the story, improve it, and put their own stamp on it.”

This and That From CCS

Posted by on October 16th, 2010 at 6:04 AM

Rob reviews A Vanishing Act, by Paul Swartz; Oak & Linden #2, by Pat Barrett; and WW, by Aaron Cockle.

A Vanishing Act, by Paul Swartz.  This was just a 12-page sampler for a longer, 32-page …

Picture Show: Nymphonomena

Posted by on September 13th, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Rob reviews Nymphonomena, a themed anthology by Pat Barrett, Josh Kramer, Betsey Swardlick and Ben Horak.

Of the many anthologies to emerge from the Center for Cartoon Studies, Nymphonomena has emerged as one of the best, with only the …

Division of Labor: Tag Team #1

Posted by on July 28th, 2010 at 5:09 AM

Rob reviews the first issue of the collaborative anthology Tag Team, by Pat Barrett, Robyn Chapman, Colleen Frakes, Morgan Pielli, Sam Carbaugh, and Dennis Pacheco.

Tag Team is a collaborative comic in which six artists contribute to six four-page …