Strangers in Paradise is insanely frustrating because the panel composition, visual story-telling and general “comic mastery” is so staggering, but the plots & characters are LITERALLY CRAZY.
Cartoonist MariNaomi reading her short story “Sleep Deprived” at Home Room in Los Angeles, as part of the Los Angeles Zine Fest reading, on Feb. 18, 2012. See the original comic on the Rumpus
Acquiring bedbugs are in my top 3 New York nightmares.
Princess Mononoke. This is by far my favourite Studio Ghibli film.
And the first page. (I’m gonna write out the same description) : I’m planning on a mini comic about the Greek myth of Daphne and Apollo. These were some practise ones, and I figured I’d put them on here so I’d have some commitment to them :)
ahhh you’re doing a comic! i’m psyched beyond psyched. WHOO!
Have you ever looked the world’s greatest predator in the eye?
Yep. I look humans in the eyes all the time. They tend to think you’re shy, otherwise.
“Black Heart”, by Holly Black
You should read this book and maybe dress this way too.
I think what made Star Wars such an accessible and enduring sci-fi is the fact the costuming is so bootleg. These outfits literally look like George Lucas pulled them from a sports apparel store in the seventies … which is probably exactly what he did. And that makes it look Real and Gritty, and not like, say, Battlefield Earth.
Call Me Ishmael, 2012. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 30” x 40”
Thanks to scottkelleystudio for the submission!!
Written on April 13, 1989, this letter was sent from second-grader Kelli Middlestead of the Franklin School in Burlingame, California, to Walter Stieglitz the Regional Director of the Alaska Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, lamenting the Exxon Valdez oil spill of March 24, 1989.