I Miss Bush

June 29, 2009 by  
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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 […]

The King of Pain

June 27, 2009 by  
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Staying on Model

June 26, 2009 by  
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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 on Geary’s Famous Players and Byun’s Mijeong

June 23, 2009 by  
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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.”

Fact and Fiction

June 22, 2009 by  
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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 […]

The Leader of the American Resistance

June 22, 2009 by  
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Teacher Librarian on Bluesman and Geary’s Lindbergh

June 22, 2009 by  
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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 […]

First Time’s Sybilline interviewed on Sequential Tart

June 22, 2009 by  
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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.

New Animation Coming Soon

June 21, 2009 by  
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My next animated editorial cartoon tackles the autoerotic asphyxiation crisis. Michael Hutchence. David Carradine. Who will be next?

Review round-up: Dungeon, Geary & Mijeong

June 19, 2009 by  
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Three reviews of note have appeared recently: “This is an outstanding Dungeons and Dragons parody that serves as a stand-alone story. Readers will be entertained, even those unaccustomed to comic fantasy fiction. These anthropomorphic characters are well drawn, and the snappy dialogue is craftily paired with Boulet’s stunning imagery.“ School Library Journal on Dungeon Zenith […]