Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Inside the Drawings of a Cartoonist for the CIA

A local 69-year-old illustrator has painted war scenes for the Navy and drawn political propaganda against Mugabe.

International Ink: A Summer Comics Gift List

Fine, so it's way too early to think about the holidays, but summer usually requires some gift-giving. Take the opportunity to convert people to Team Comics by giving them a cartoon book.
For the high school or college graduate, Casey Scieszka and Steven Weinberg's To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story (Roaring Press, $20) [...]

Meet a Formerly Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Steven Weinberg

Here's how Steven Weinberg introduced himself to me: "I'm a cartoonist and illustrator who grew up in D.C. and Bethesda. Since then, I've gone on to live all over the place, which is kind of what my first book that I just made with my girlfriend Casey Scieszka called To Timbuktu is all about. [...]

Mixtape: Noz in Nigeria

A while back I bought a big stack of Nigerian highlife 45s. It's a genre I can't profess to know very much about and many of these artists are nigh-ungooglable. Still they sound good. I ripped them into my itunes because 7" vinyl is a frustrating format that will destroy your life with carpal [...]