March 21, 2013
Random Comics News Story Round-Up
* this article
by Brigid Alverson about the recent swirl of conversation surrounding Kickstarter and crowd-funding more generally is a fine catch-up if you don't naturally follow those issues. Alverson's take on what constitutes such projects worth watching intrigues as well.
* Brian Nicholson on Hot Dog Beach 2
. Alan Scherstul on the Al Capp bio and the comics of Michael Kupperman
* Andy Burns talks to Joe Casey
* super-cute Los Bros convention sketch
. I thought their art looked different than that by that point, so that part of it is interesting, too.
* there is a massive process post from Faith Erin Hicks here
on Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
. I would imagine anything she'd have to say on the subject of adaptation would be worth noting, particularly if you're a younger cartoonist. In fact, I would imagine just about anything she has to say would be of value to working cartoonists at a similar point in their careers, or about to enter them, as she has made a lot
of pages over the last few years. Here
's another, more formal process post featuring work in those Avatar: The Last Airbender
is an original Tony Salmons piece of Hulk art owned by Erik Larsen.
* not comics: there are a lot of pretty and affordable prints here
, from up-and-coming and already-there cartoonists.
* finally, here
's a report from the Will Eisner edition of that weekly comics talk/symposium that's going on in New York Monday evenings.
posted 2:00 am PST
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