Dave McKean’s hour-long talk/presentation at OFFSET 2009. McKean’s one of the best artists full stop. Not just in comics. Even within comics he’s known more for his illustration work on covers, but seek out his books Cages and Pictures That Tick if you can. Amazing stuff. And, of course, his work with Neil Gaiman like Violent Cases, Signal To Noise and Black Orchid. Most...
teaching comics →
Recording of a panel from the recently concluded San Diego Comic-Con called “Understanding, Making and Teaching Comics” with Scott McCloud & James Sturm. Definitely the two best people to talk about this topic. McCloud is the medium’s eminent theorist and literally wrote/drew the books on the topic, and Sturm founded the Center for Cartoon Studies. - ramon
scott pilgrim's finest hour
is finally in Sputnik. My guess is if the first batch hasn’t sold out by this Friday’s big Manila Design Week shebang, it’ll all go that evening, so hop to it! Resolution!
A graphic novel without graphic design is like a building without girders....– Taken from this article on comics artists and graphic design. Sturm’s excellent books include James Sturm’s America and Market Day. He also wrote the excellent Fantastic Four book Unstable Molecules with art by Guy Davis. - ramon