The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference is in Minneapolis this weekend, and I’ll be there along with Uncivilized Books. Find us at Booth #839. Also, I will be on a panel discussing Graphic Novels in translation. It’s today (Thursday) at 10:30 AM, Room 205 A&B, Level 2. Here’s the description. R141. The Voyage
I’m excited to announce that I’ll be a guest at the Brooklyn Book Festival on September 22nd. I’ll be on the The Real: Comics Nonfiction panel. Here’s a description: 3:00 P.M. The Real: Comics Nonfiction. Three artists represent the diverse spectrum of topics taken on by nonfiction comics-Ed Piskor’sHip-Hop Family Tree offers an encyclopedic comics history
I’ll be at CAKE in Chicago this weekend. I’ll be there running the Uncivilized Books table and signing Beta Testing the Apocalypse at the Fantagraphics table. Uncivilized Books is debuting four (4) (!!) books at the show: Incidents in the Night by David B. Amazing Facts and Beyond by Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch
BETA TESTING CIVILIZATION TOM KACZYNSKI ZAK SALLY . VINCENT STALL . DAN WIEKEN . DEREK VAN GIESON . PETER WARTMAN You’re invited to celebrate, with cartoonist / publisher Tom Kaczynski, the release of his book Beta Testing the Apocalypse (Fantagraphics) and the unveiling of the Uncivilized Books’ Five Year Plan. He also invited the entire Twin Cities Uncivilized Books artist roster. We
My Minneapolis / St. Paul comics scene report went up over the weekend on Frank Santoro‘s Riff Raff column over at the Comics Journal. Frank asked for 400 words. I pretty much ignored him and turned in 2000. Not on purpose Frank! After having lived in New York for almost a decade I expected
I’m really excited about the Minneapolis Indie eXpo this year. Last year turned out great and this year promises to be even better. There are some amazing guest coming to town for that weekend. Make your plans to attend the show now! This year I was asked to do the poster for the show.
Lot’s of Gabrielle Bell happenings over at my mini-comics-label Uncivilized Books: New mini-comic: Gabrielle Bell’s San Diego Diary. Now available for preorder! To celebrate the new release we’re teaming up with Desert Island Comics and Lizz Hickey for an Art Show / Rager. Join us on Thursday (July 14th) at Desert Island Comics! More
Clockwise from top-left: Noah Van Sciver, Iron Man, Spider-Man, José Luis García-López Spring Con 2011. This was the wrong comics show for the kinds of comics I make. Most of the attendees ignored my books (or the books of other creators of not interested in what passes as mainstream in comics). And, yet… I
I’ll be attending Spring Con this weekend. It’s held at the historic St. Paul State Fair grounds. It’s a treat to see the desolate grounds off season. I’ll have all the Uncivilized Books stuff and will be sharing the table with Dan Wieken. Stop by and say hello.
I was digging around in iPhoto for something and I found a few pics from the closing party to the Sweat Stains, Beer, And Cigarettes show from a few weeks back. I promptly uploaded them to Flickr. My big discovery of the show was the art of Bill Hauser. He works primarily as an
I’m about to hop in a car with Zak Sally and drive to Toronto for TCAF. Please come to check out some new mini-comics from me, Gabrielle Bell, Jon Lewis and Dan Wieken (Me & Zak will be camped out at table 116). On Sunday I’m also going to be participating in a panel