In the Mail: Yellow Zine Kickstarter Reward

Yellow Zine

Got my Kickstarter reward from Roman Muradov. Nice stuff! Originally posted on Instagram.

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Concept Artist Nicolas Weis

Check out Nicolas Weisblog to see examples of his lovely animation concept art. (Love his trees!) There’s an interesting interview with him on Parka Blogs too.

Nicolas Weis

Trees by Nicolas Weis.

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Chris Ware Link Roundup

The Guardian: Live webchat: Chris Ware;  The Guardian: a look inside the cartoonist’s sketchbook; Edinburgh International Book Festival: video interviews with Ware and Joe Sacco; Vimeo: Touching The Gutter: Chris Ware Goes Electric; The SkinnyChris Ware: Building Worlds.

Chris Ware

© Chris Ware.

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NEA ARTS Interviews Daniel Clowes

NEA ARTS Magazine talks with Daniel Clowes about “[…] his career, how public perception of comics has changed through the years, and the pact he would have made with the devil”. Read the interview here. Found via Chip Kidd.

Clowes

Daniel Clowes. Photo by Abigail Huller/Oakland Museum of California.

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Neurocomic

This looks interesting: a comic about neuroscience. Found via The Beat.

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Prosopopeia 1-2/2013 Update

Prosopopeia, The University of Bergen’s own literary magazine, is out with a double issue on classical antiquity. You’ll find my cover and illustrations here. Visit Prosopopeia’s Facebook page for photos from the release party. Also: Read Gisle Selnes’ article “Sirenenes Sang” for free here. (Please note: All texts and links are in Norwegian.)

Prosopopeia 1-2/2013

Cover for Prosopopeia 1-2/2013.

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Drawing Tips From Carson Van Osten

I’ve posted some of former Disney artist Carson Van Osten’s drawing tips before, but now there’s more of them up at Temple of the Seven Camels. Oh, and you’ll find some tips from Wally Wood and Alex Toth too.

Carson Van Osten

Detail from a Carson Van Osten handout.

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Latest Purchase: Dongery Box

Norwegian comics collective Dongery‘s latest publication, a massive box collecting most of their zines, has sparked discussions about comics criticism here in Norway. Having only read a few of the Dongery zines, I thought I’d get a copy to check what all the hubbub was about.

Dongery Box

1451 pages of Dongery zines collected in two books, one in Norwegian and one in English.

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Indie Game: The Movie

Indie Game: The Movie, a documentary on “[…] the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their visions with the world”, was released last year. (Somehow I missed it.) Looks interesting:

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When We Went Mad! A Documentary of Ecch-ic Proportions!

A new documentary on Mad (the magazine) is in the works. It’ll feature interviews with Sergio Aragones, Jack Davis, Al Jaffee, Mort Drucker and more. Check out the project’s Kickstarter page!

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