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April 7, 2008
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[From the desk of Jim Ottaviani] People sometimes ask me how to get started, and how to finish. So, because in comics it’s better to show than to tell… click for a larger version [UP NEXT WEEK: CYRIL PEDROSA]

March 31, 2008
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[From the Desk of :01 Editor Calista Brill] Something that has always fascinated me about comics is the medium’s ability to express the passage of time. Comics also possess an almost unmatched capacity to manipulate time. With sequential art, you have the flexibility to linger on a single moment, exploring it from every angle. Manga Read the Rest…

March 24, 2008
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[From the desk of Steven Seagle] I’m always amazed by people who tell me that they could never do what I do: tell a story. I think it’s the opposite. I think people can’t not tell a story. I think it’s in our blood. Genetic? Jungian? I don’t know, but I blame a little something Read the Rest…

March 17, 2008
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[From the drawing board of Hilary Sycamore] People ask what I do for a living; I say I’m a colorist. They look at the usually- challenged hair with a puzzled look of: “…and you work in a hairdressers and they let you out like that!” I then explain that I color graphic novels, not hair, Read the Rest…

March 10, 2008
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[from the drawing board of Fabrice Parme] I’m not going to talk about how Tiny Tyrant came into being. That’ll be for another time. Instead I want to tell you about the birth of another work I created with Lewis Trondheim. In June 2004, Trondheim and I were invited to attend a comics convention in Haarlem, Read the Rest…

March 3, 2008
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[From the drawing board of Alexis Frederick-Frost] [UP NEXT WEEK: FABRICE PARME]

February 25, 2008
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[From the studio of Mike Cavallaro] I’ve worked off and on at my own desk or at various studios here in NYC for almost 15 years, but this past spring I took a slightly different step. I rented a separate workspace with five other artists and moved my old art table in, along with a Read the Rest…

February 18, 2008
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[From the studio of Teddy Kristiansen] My name is Teddy Kristiansen and I am a readaholic. I read a lot . . . a lot a lot. Almost any genre, and always with a hungry appetite for more. Biographies, fiction, short stories, essays and so on and so on. . . . I love reading Read the Rest…

February 13, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: :01 Stop: Watch, Adventures in Publishing, Behind the Scenes

Adding to Gene Yang’s entry about the Comics Festival in Angoulême, here’s  a ragged little scan from my journal, of a moment shared with Gene and Moebius…

February 11, 2008
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[From the Drawing Board of Gene Yang] I got back from Angoulême two weeks ago and my brain is still reeling from the experience. For those of you who don’t know, the name “Angoulême” refers to two things:     1. A small town in France, about two hours’ train-ride south of Paris     Read the Rest…