Archive for October, 2008

small world after all

Well, the initial announcement of our Ax news seems to have everybody excited (which is really gratifying — thanks, guys). I’m still playing catch-up myself! This is an earlier announcement than we normally do, so the questions are pouring in before even we know exactly what’s going to be in the book.

But one thing’s for sure — in the course of my research I was not expecting to see this on the cover of Ax #36 (2003-12-31):

Archer Prewitt’s Sof’ Boy? Adrian Tomine?! Jason?!? How deep does this rabbit hole go?

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The return of the sketchbook!

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Hey, my Tintin sketchbook has been updated with all the sketches from SPX! Contributors this time around:
Rob Goodin
Jonathan Case
Mei K (“tiny_vice”)
Falynn Koch
Nate Powell
Simon Gärdenfors
Joshua W. Cotter
John Campbell
Bryan Lee O’Malley
Raina Telgemeier
Ned Hugar
Mooshe Nickerson
Kate Beaton (below)
Phil McAndrew (above)
Tyler Hutchison
Flynn Nicholls

Check it out!

Big thanks to all the artists involved – this is shaping up to be a great collection.

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mark your calendars now!

Our pals at San Francisco’s ISOTOPE Comic Lounge whipped up this flyer for our annual post-APE jam (including probably the most wholesome-looking photo of Brett I’ve ever seen):


Leigh Walton talks comics and maybe other arts. (RSS)
He also works for the very excellent publisher Top Shelf Productions (which does not necessarily endorse the views and opinions, etc, herein).

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Header by me. Contains an interpolation of the final panel from All-Star Superman #1 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. Speaking of which.