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I can’t make it to MoCCA

I can’t make it to MoCCA this year, but at least I can re-experience last year’s festival through the transcript of a conversation between me and Kent Worcester. I was going to put up the audio of that some time ago, but the quality was pretty low. Anyway, for those that missed it check

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Update 2

OK. I think all the images working fine. If anyone notices some missing images, please let me know by commenting on this post. I’m going to be playing around with the look and feel over the next few days, so things may occasionally look weird or unfinished.

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8th Annual Book Arts Festival

Today will be spent at the 8th Annual Book Arts Festival at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. The usual assortment of Uncivilized Books publications will be available for sale, including Gabrielle Bell’s L.A. Diary and… a brand new mini-comic: Ancient Reading Device (pictured above). More on that after the festival. Stop by and

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Aleja Komiksu

I came to the United States From Poland in 1987. I’ve traveled back to the home country a few times over the last couple of decades. A few days ago I had a different kind of homecoming. I was interviewed for the first time by the Polish comics community. The brief interview is now

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Million Year Boom: Best, But Not Required

Eric Reynolds at Fantagraphics mentioned it a while ago, but I didn’t really believe it until I saw the book a few of days ago: Million Year Boom, my story from MOME 11 was selected for the 2009 edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading. I’m REALLY surprised and thrilled to have my work appear

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Recent Press

I probably don’t do this sort of thing enough… but here are a few recent reviews of my work I was alerted to, or have stumbled upon: “Still, though not quite successful on a philosophical level, it’s a lovely-looking strip, with judiciously chosen images representing the various ideas and idea-spouters and Kaczynski’s precise use

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Momed

panels from Mome 11 The term ‘Momed’ was coined by Gabrielle Bell (if I remember correctly) and it refers to MOME contributing cartoonists who, in an effort to meet their deadlines, forgo normal social behavior and lock themselves up for extended periods of time in a desperate attempt to make comics at a highly

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Daily Cross Hatch Interview

I meant to post this sooner but the Yokoyama essay has been quite a distraction. Anyway, since the Daily Cross Hatch has deemed me a subject worthy of an interview, I suppose I should at least link to it: here’s Part 1 and Part 2. The interview was ably conducted by the intrepid Sarah

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