Articles by Jesse Lonergan

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Joys of Research

This is an image that I stumbled across while doing research for All Star. It’s from a book on hitting that was written by Ted Williams. I was looking for good images of the body…

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Back to the Beginning

Just after I graduated college I lived in Chicago for a couple of years, and I had this notion of doing comics. I spent about a year working on this silly superhero comic that I…

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My First Comic

My very first comic ever was Asterix and the Great Crossing by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. The early part of my life was spent in Saudi Arabia and I was exposed more to comics from…

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Striking Out

This Wednesday I’ll be talking along with Joel Gill at the Cambridge Public Library at 6:30. We’re going to be discussing our paths to comics as well as a bit about process like this little…

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Steven Spielberg/Woody Allen

Sometime, maybe ten years ago, I read or heard this quote from Woody Allen which went something like this: Steven Spielberg says he tries to make the films he loved as a kid. I try…

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Projects in the Works

All Star’s out and in the stores, so I’m getting cracking on some new projects. A little bit of wild west revenge, and a little bit of high speed 60s Formula 1 racing. And belatedly,…

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MoCCA!

I’m heading to New York this weekend to be signing some books at MoCCA. Stop on by the NBM table, say hello, and ask me to draw something for you!

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A Mixtape to Set the Mood

I listen to music while I’m drawing, and I’d like to think that the music that I listen to has some sort of effect on the lines that I put on the page. With All…

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