Posts Tagged ‘ACT-I-VATE’

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat With Nick Bertozzi

Nick Bertozzi has been working in comics for just over a decade, starting with his self-published, Xeric-grant-financed, map-formatted Boswash in 2000. I thought The Salon, a ghost and murder mystery featuring Cubists like Picasso and Braque, was one of the best graphic novels of 2007, but his nude drawings of Picasso (specifically his penis) led to [...]

Meet a Local Comics Writer: A Chat with Jim Dougan of ACT-I-VATE

Jim Dougan is a local comics writer known for his minicomics, and who now writes a strip for the ACT-I-VATE Web comics collective. Dougan's bio on the site says, "His best-known work in comics is the comedy graphic novella Crazy Papers, drawn by Danielle Corsetto. Jim is a founding member of the comics collective [...]

This Saturday: ACT-I-VATE Yourself with Web Comics Creators

Members of the New York City-centric Web comics collective ACT-I-VATE will be in the area on Saturday signing copies of their first anthology book, The ACT-I-VATE Primer.  You'll be able to meet Harvey Pekar collaborator Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, The Alcoholic), Simon Fraser (Lilly MacKenzie, Nikolai Dante), Joe Infurnari (ULTRA-lad!, the Process, Mush!), and Washington's [...]