This is a brilliant bio-comic on cartooning with Parkinson’s disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl.
The New Yorker has an excerpt of a new autobiographical graphic memoir by illustrator/cartoonist Roz Chast in the March 10, 2014 edition. It’s about her experience with aging parents, something Anne and I are going through right now. It’s full of humor and insight and compassion and its brilliant.
Here’s a link to the excerpt in The New Yorker: Sketchbook by Roz Chast
Here’s the book at Amazon (I pre-ordered it, it’s coming out in May): Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir.
This story is not unlike pieces of the award-winning graphic novel Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman which is a classic.
Drag the media player slider to 29 minutes, Blitt is on the second half of the show.
Here’s Barry Blitt’s web site. Click on “What-not” for a collection of his New Yorker covers including all the covers mentioned in the interview. Fantastic stuff.
I love his work and it was nice to hear that he works exclusively in pen and ink and not Photoshop.
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This is an old Andy Singer illustration that seemed useful to post in these times of great frustration and cynicism.
One of my favorite political cartoonists Lloyd Dangle is on flickr. Here’s his iPhone app collection.
Chuck Dillon has done a great set of drawings depicting the various categories of art student he sees at the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia.
In my day there weren’t this many sub-species (that I know of). But, each school attracts different breeds.