Monthly Archive:: August 2009

Tornado

Click to enlarge A tornado hit some parts of Minneapolis this afternoon. I was able to take a few pics of the aftermath. Take a look. UPDATE: Added a few more pics to the set. These are closer to home… a few blocks around Franklin and 5th.

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Big Funny: Opening Night

Friday night saw the opening of the Big Funny exhibition at the Altered Esthetics gallery. The exhibition features the art from the titular Big Funny: a big (48 newspaper sized pages) collection of comic-strips by an assortment of Minneapolis cartoonists. More info on the collection here. I brought a camera and acted like an

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Resolution

Click to enlarge Dash Shaw already posted a small glimpse of our 15 page collaboration, “Resolution”. I wrote and Dash did the art, though the process was more fluid than that. When the piece comes out, I’ll do a post on the process. My layouts above correspond roughly to the page Dash posted on

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Utopia Adrift: The Drifting Classroom

Poisoned paradise I should have posted this earlier. I wrote a review of Kazuo Umezu‘s The Drifting Classroom for Rain Taxi. The review is not online, but I believe the magazine is available for free in most independent book stores around the country. You can also get a copy by ordering direct from Rain

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