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HOW AMAZING IS THIS?!?

Good as Lily artist Jesse Hamm earned his bandannaed self a fan for life when he revealed — after a weekend spent sitting across from us sketching — what he’d been working on.

Check it:

Left to right, that’s intern Sam Alden, former intern Carlos Hernandez Fisher, cartoonist Tim Sievert, publisher Brett Warnock, and publicity ninja Leigh Walton.

Makes me want to get a haircut, but he totally nailed us all! Thanks, Jesse!

Stumptown Comics Fest!


Charles in charge.
Originally uploaded by slieber234

Well, that was a fantastic weekend for your humble correspondent — shown here at the feet of industry wise men Charles Brownstein and (off screen) Larry Marder. Thanks to Steve Lieber for the photo. for Not much time to recover (and bask in the glory of Sunday night’s karaoke tour de force, featuring Carolyn Main and a duet between myself and Tim Sievert), as there’s piles of exciting work to be done ahead.

Including — hey, what’s this exciting announcement?

More photos:

Note to self: for future shows, schedule time in the mornings to, like, shower and stuff.

THIS WEEKEND

Just look at that guest list! This might be the best Stumptown yet.

how i’m spending your money

STUMPTOWN COMIX FEST 2005
October 1, 2005

BOUGHT FROM POWELL’S, THE NIGHT BEFORE:
Cromartie High School #1 by Eiji Nonaka (ADV)
FLCL #1 by Hajime Ueda & Gainax (Tokyopop)
Love & Rockets vol. 5-6 by Los Bros. Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
The Masterplan by Scott Mills (Top Shelf)
Phoenix #1: Dawn by Osamu Tezuka (Viz)
Soulwind #2 by Scott Morse (Oni)
Trenches by Scott Mills (Top Shelf)
X-Day #2 by Setona Mizushiro (Tokyopop)

BOUGHT FROM COSMIC MONKEY COMICS:
100% by Paul Pope (Vertigo)
Alec: How to Be an Artist by Eddie Campbell (Eddie Campbell Comics)
American Elf by James Kochalka (Top Shelf)
Ghost World by Dan Clowes (Fantagraphics)
King: A Comics Biography of MLK Jr by Ho Che Anderson (Fantagraphics)
Love & Rockets vol. 7: The Death of Speedy by Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
Love & Rockets series II #1-12, 14 by Los Bros. Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
Mother, Come Home by Paul Hornschemeier (Dark Horse)
Nil: A Land Beyond Belief by James Turner (SLG)
Optic Nerve #4 by Adrian Tomine (Drawn & Quarterly)
Pounded by Brian Wood & Steve Rolston (Oni)
Scooter Girl by Chynna Clugston (Oni)
Tales Designed to Thrizzle #1 by Michael Kupperman (Fantagraphics)

BOUGHT FROM SPARKPLUG COMICS:
Air by Thien Pham (E-Z Cheese Comics / Sparkplug Comics)
Christina and Charles by Austin English (Sparkplug Comics)
FLEEP by Jason Shiga (Sparkplug Comics)
Tales to Demolish #1-2 by Eric Haven (Sparkplug Comics)
Watching Days Become Years #1-2 by Jeff LaVine (Sparkplug Comics)

BOUGHT FROM EZRA DANIELS
The Changers, book 1-2 (plus CD) by Ezra Claytan Daniels (Dream Chocolate)
Disposable Boy #2 by Ezra Claytan Daniels (Dream Chocolate)

BOUGHT FROM MICHEL GAGNÉ
Zed #1-4 hardcover, #5-6 by Michel Gagné (Gagné International Press)

SIGNED BY THE CREATOR
Carnet de Voyage by Craig Thompson (Top Shelf)
Same Difference & Other Stories by Derek Kirk Kim (Top Shelf)
Spiral Bound by Aaron Renier (Top Shelf)
+the Daniels and Gagné books mentioned above.
-NOT our copy of Daisy Kutter by Kazu Kibuishi, because I’m an idiot and forgot to bring it.
-NOT our copies of Flight vol. 1&2, because someone else is an idiot and stole them.


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.