R.I>P. Maurice Sendak
While still at high school, Maurice Sendak - June 10th 1928 - May 5th 2012 - worked for All-American Comics doing backgrounds and supplying storylines for the Mutt and Jeff strip. In 1951 he illustrated his first book. He went on to write his own stories. Where the Wild Things Are the most well known of the more than 100 books he illustrated and the 20 he wrote and illustrated .
Me and Look-in.
Some time ago I responded to a questionnaire about my time with Look-in. The interrogator disappeared and as far as I know my replies were never used. Waste not want not so here are the answers - questions lost - that have been on my computer all these years.
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Russian visit. русская визитом
Я очень рад получить комментарии на русском языке, он дает добро пожаловать чувство интернационализма, мира, общности интересов и все такое, но пока они не перестанут быть не более чем список продуктов, которые я боюсь, что они будут продолжать быть удалены.
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Ellen Rogers in print
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of Aberrant Necropolis recently. It is a book of photographs by Ellen Rogers - “a handful of highlights of the work Ellen produced during the period 2008 - 2010.
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As part of a mild wish to show how inappropriate was the labelling of my work as hyper realistic . .
Trudeau to do.
Cartoonist Garry Trudeau - Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Garry Trudeau - has had his daily strip Doonesbury dropped by some US papers due to it’s depiction of a pregnant women seeking an abortion in under the conditions of Texan law.
Alan Moore Interview
A link to the transcript of an interview of Alan Moore by Kurt Amacker
R.I.P..Jean Giraud aka Moebius
Jean Henri Gibson Giraud. 8th May 1938 - 10th March 2012.
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Visions of Mughal India. The collection of Howard Hodgkin.
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More Judge Anderson
Judge Anderson Psi Files Volume 02Writer; Alan Grant with one 1985 collaboration with John Wagner.And a varied and talented bunch of Artists.
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Infinitas Gracias: Mexican Miracle Paintings.Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road London NW1 2BEUsually commissioned from local artists Mexican votives are small paintings created to commemorate and give thanks to the saint credited for answering a prayer for delivery from death or disaster.
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Ragamala paintings from India: poetry, passion, song.Dulwich Art Gallery 25 January - 27 May 2012.Miniature paintings depicting the various musical modes, ragas, of
Indian music.Dulwich Art Gallery, Gallery Road, London, SE1 8AD
Sirius - Coming soon
It is my intention is to produce a ‘comic’, Sirius, on this website. Technical limitations means each ‘page’ will be presented as a blog consisting of a row of single frames.It will appear intermittently. Once a week would be ideal but having recently spent 5 days making one ’frame’ that I then dumped that seems unlikely.more...
R.I.P. Ronald Searle
British cartoonist Ronald Searle has died aged 91.
Bad Anderson alternative
The frames appearing here are based in my wish to see Bad Anderson revived for her own series. Had thought to do a complete story rather than the Satan reprise with alternative ending that appears here. However I now think that doing my own strip makes more sense and will be more fun.
R.I.P. Joe Simon
Joe Simon Oct. 11th 1913 - Dec 13th 2011.Comic book artist, writer, editor, and publisher Joe Simon is presently best known as co-creator with Jack Kirby of Captain America. Published in December 1940 it was a full year prior to the U.S.
becoming officially involved in World War II.
Jerry Robinson RIP
Jerry Robinson Jan 1 1922 - Dec 7 2011Creator for Batman comics of The Joker, Robin, Alfred the Butler and Two -face, all of which through TV and movies went on to make a load of money, But not I believe for Jerry. He did have the wit to collect the studios discarded art from the wastepaper basket and was later to be active in securing artist rights to their work.