A new stream of blog (that sounds vaguely obscene) has began to flow through the wilderness of the interweb. But it’s not a wild and chaotic brook, rather a finely chiseled flume. It meanders, certainly, but along a pleasing and picturesque path… er… … Blog Flume, is a new blog (what else?) launched recently ago by Alvin Buenaventura, Jonathan Bennett, Tim Hensley, Todd Hignite and Ken Parille. So far it’s been a great read. Some standouts: Tim Hensley presents a slideshow he delivered at a lecture at the Hammer Museum. It’s about Suiho Tagawa, the creator of Norakuro. It’s excellent despite using some of my amateurish photos from the Norakuro Museum in Tokyo. Jonathan Bennett looks at the work of Charley Harper and 1000 frames of Hitchcock. Ken Parille brief look at cartoonist Pete Morisi. There’s plenty more. Take a look.
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- Free Comic Book Day!Uncivilized Books has teamed with 4 other small presses (Retrofit, Oily Comics, Study Group and Peow! Studio) to produce a Free Comic Book Day offering, titled Free 2015. It features a color cover by Chuck Forsman and 40 pages of comics from the publishers. Artists include David B., Niv Bavarsky, Box Brown, Patrick Crotty, Max […]
- Murder Shoes play EP release showDerek Van Gieson’s band Murder Shoes will perform at The Red Stag in Minneapolis this Sunday, May 3rd at 10 p.m. The show is to promote the band’s new, self-titled EP. Attend the show if you can, but if you’re outside the Twin Cities, feel free to investigate the release here. And if you’re unfamiliar, Derek […]
- PENamerican excerpts An Iranian MetamorphosisFor its May issue, PENamerican has excerpted Mana Neyestani’s An Iranian Metamorphosis. The book also receives a feature from PEN’s weekly Illustrated blog series. Check out both here and here. Pick up An Iranian Metamorphosis from our website.
- Tonight, Borb launches at Bergen Street ComicsBergen Street Comics hosts Jason Little tonight to celebrate the release of his new book, Borb. The event starts at 7 p.m. If you’re within any reasonable distance of Brooklyn, we encourage you to attend. Hang out with Jason, check out the book and have a good time. There’s further info about the event here.