I love drawing comics. I like sitting at my desk and figuring out how to lay out a page. I like the smell of india ink. Last Friday I decided to stay in and draw instead of going out for drinks. I love drawing comics. That being said, there are some drawbacks to comics. Sometimes [...]
The Poor Get Poorer, Presidents Get Worse SEATTLE—I miss Bush. Stop the presses and shut off the RSS feeds: the bashiest of the Bush-bashers is starting to appreciate the Exile of Crawford. I haven’t forgiven George W. Bush for stealing two elections, starting two wars, bankrupting the treasury and doing his damnedest to turn the [...]
Oftentimes I have trouble drawing consistently from panel to panel and page to page. It’s more apparent when I draw realistically. I wish I had the skills of Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, but I don’t. What I found for me is creating model sheets helps, especially when the characters are really shape-based and have strong silhouettes. [...]
Booklist’s Ray Olson reviews a pair of our books: On Rick Geary‘s Famous Players which has just shipped: “Batting a thousand, so to speak, Geary gives us another ideal first look on a legendary homicide.” And on Mijeong: “all beautifully executed, true-feeling stuff.”
It seems that a lot of people think that my comics are one hundred percent true. I remember being shocked when one of my friends said she assumed that all the stories in my comics actually happened to me. A number of people after reading my first book Flower and Fade asked me if I [...]
Teacher Librarian magazine reviewed a couple historically based graphic novels of ours saying for Bluesman: “A moody masterpiece of fiction that is all the more compelling because every word of it could be true. [Uses] a broad visual palette that matches its dramatic variety of emotions.” And on Rick Geary’s “The Lindbergh Child“: “The master of [...]
The French woman writer who composed the delicious stories found in First Time is interviewed by the site Sequential Tart. A fun and funny inside look at the process that reunites a number of artists including Dave McKean.