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Diary of an author, waiting. part 10 The picture above is a nude study i made for my recent book in collaboration with Alan Moore, A Disease of Language I drew this on a tracing paper overlay over a more precise outline drawing. My idea was to evoke a sense of footlights for the theatrical Read the Rest…

March 15, 2006
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[Doodles & Dailies Note: when Eddie sent in this blog entry, he clearly hadn’t seen the latest star review for his FATE OF THE ARTIST, this time in PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY. You need a subscription to read the whole thing online. I have one, but can’t seem to access the &$%#@ thing.) Diary of an author, Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. part 8 While waiting for my new collection of wise words and pictures to appear in the stores, my Fate of the Artist, my old ones hurry back to haunt me. Actually, upon reading this, it’s not so bad. I managed to spice it with enough humor to keep it Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, still waiting, part 7. My editor just told me my book, The Fate of the Artist,  has gone back for a second printing even though I’m still waiting for the first one to come out. I have decided to pass the time by having a ‘thought for the day’, whether i Read the Rest…

[NOTE: THIS GUEST BLOG ENTRY CONTAINS AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST GLIMPSE OF EDDIE CAMPBELL’S 2007 FIRST SECOND TITLE “THE BLACK DIAMOND DETECTIVE AGENCY”!] Diary of an author, waiting. part 6. As I sit here twiddling my thumbs, waiting for my book, The Fate of the Artist, to come out, I have time to get jealous of Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. part 5 While waiting for my book, the Fate of the Artist, to come out, I often find myself wondering: what is the business of the artist anyway? I mean what is he supposed to be about? When he has not had a new book on the market for some Read the Rest…

January 31, 2006
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Diary of an author, waiting. part 4 On Friday last, the 27 January, it was Mozart’s 250th birthday. The cd stores have lately filled up with box sets comprising everything by Wofgang Amadeus in every recording company’s back catalogue. MY next door neighbor went off to a ‘Mozart party’, where, i imagine, all the participants Read the Rest…

January 26, 2006
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Diary of an artist, getting nothing done. Part 3. Mr Campbell is very rarely photographed working at his drawing board. Here we see him there, but not doing very much work.

January 18, 2006
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Diary of an author, waiting. Part 2 The duration of a year, between sending in his book, the Fate of the Artist, and seeing it released, is enough time for the author to create in his imagination a completely different version of the work from the one he’s eventually going to have to live with. Read the Rest…

Diary of an author, waiting. Part 1 In the field of the graphic novel a new attitude has grown up over the last twenty-five years. We tend to think now in terms of comics for the bookshelf. At first the artist used the available machinery of the monthly periodicals, serializing his ambitious narrative in parts, Read the Rest…