By Chris Slane | Illustrator & comic creator.

Bennett, Cook win national journalism awards

Two Time Free Press journalists were honored Monday with national awards.<p>Clay Bennett, editorial cartoonist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, …


Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jack Ohman comes to Twin Falls

Veteran Sacramento Bee cartoonist and 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner for editorial cartooning Jack Ohman will be coming to Twin Falls. Ohman will deliver …

Pulitzer Prize

For the first time in her 85 years, ‘Nancy’ will be drawn by a woman

<b>FOR MORE</b> than eight decades, Nancy, the bushy-haired, red-bowed comic character, has been rendered by a man. This week, Nancy’s syndicate will change that.<p>On Monday, Andrews McMeel Syndication will announce that the cartoonist Olivia Jaimes has inherited the iconic strip and will provide a …

Hall of Fame

No matter how cartoony your art is, taking imagery from life will give it more life for your readers. See how Bill Watterson used his hometown of Chagrin Falls to add realistic details to this scene: the gazebo, triangular park, uniquely shaped windows & roofs, clock tower, etc.

National Cartoonists Society.

<i>The National Cartoonists Society is a vibrant community of talented artists, and as this is a resource for aspiring cartoonists, I would be remiss not to have them on this blog! I reached out to Jason Chatfield with some questions about the organization, and he coordinated all of the responses from members below, which was tremendously kind of him! So thank you, Jason!</i><p><b>What is the National Cartoonists Society?</b><p><b>Bill Morrison:</b><p>The National Cartoonists Society is the world’s largest and most …

Art Spiegelman on Lynd Ward, the Forgotten Comics Pioneer Who Inspired Him

<i>This week, we assembled a list of 100 pages that shaped the course of American comic books. There are many candidates for the title of “first</i> …

Graphic Novels

Telling on Your Secrets: Comics from Kevin Budnik, 2014-2017

There is a saying in recovery that one should "tell on your secrets," lest your secrets consume you and lead you into self-destructive behavior. …

Graphic Novels

The great Claire Bretécher.

The 100 Most Influential Pages in Comic Book History

The origin story of comic books isn’t flashy. No radioactive spider bite, atomic explosion, or shadowy experiment granted the medium the sort of …

Graphic Novels

I love every single picture of Tove Jansson!!

Who has time for that?

Q: “Who has time for that?”A: “People who make time for that.” <i><br>Above: art-making advice from our 40-year-old ovens.</i>

‘Nancy’ has a cult following among many top comics pros. Here’s why.

<b>SOME LEGACY</b> comic strips are the inky equivalent of the more Mesozoic members of Congress: After being around for eons, they seem to still have a daily perch largely out of habit, name recognition and comfortable familiarity.<p>Yet “Nancy,” starring a title character who’s been around for 85 years — …

Graphic Novels

'The man's a genius!': Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman on Eddie Campbell

From printing strips in a Southend bedsit to working for Marvel and DC, comic artist Eddie Campbell has drawn everything in between, all the while remaining in the shadows of stardom<p>Eddie Campbell is a genius. But don’t take my word for it, take Alan Moore’s. “Eddie’s is a genuine one-off talent, …

Graphic Novels

Alumni @TillieWalden SPINNING is nominated for Best foreign work at the Barcelona International Comic Fair @FICOMIC_salon April 12th-15th #comics

Happy #WorldHealthDay! A cartoon by @cartoonamy, from 2017. #TNYcartoons

At #moccafest @fantagraphics booth signing with @anntelnaes

My only regret in life now is not wearing the same shirt as Mike. #mikemignola #moccafest #moccafest2018

Table E178 is ready! Come see @glynnisfawkes @jenhaygoddess & @ellenlindna ! #moccafest #mocca2018 #comics #comicsforsale

Me & @rozchast at #moccafest

4/04/18 Spring Exhibitions at the Fleming Museum on 'Across The Fence'


New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast on creating portraits of modern life

Roz Chast has been creating cartoons for the New Yorker since the 1970s. She is a New Yorker born and bred and the city has inspired much of her work …

American Cities

An Interview with Dan Piraro, Cartoonist and Creator of Bizarro Comics

the reformation designs creator series An Interview<br>with Dan Piraro<br>of Bizarro Comics<b>Instead of angling for money, create things you love and enjoy the</b> …

Graphic Novels

‘Maus’ Artist Art Spiegelman Gives a Tour of His New York City Studio

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist cartoonist Art Spiegelman gave a tour of his impressive New York City studio to Jeff Newelt of <i>HEEB Magazine</i>. The …

New York City

Reviews: brilliant comics reportage in Times Like These

Scene & Heard: Times Like These,David Ziggy Greene,September BooksI’ve admired David Ziggy Greene’s refreshing style of comics reportage for several …

Scottish Independence

No I'm not 40 in this pic, I'm 11. Born middle-aged I guess.

How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

Early in her career, Dalia Messick, a cartoonist struggling to get her work published, got a couple pieces of advice from the head of the Chicago …

All characters are a process of learning

Bande Dessinee · wiredforlight: Tintin magazine, April 6, 1950...