Posts Tagged ‘cartooning’

Arlington’s 13-Year-Old Web Cartoonist and His Talking Ice Pop

"I should have used something that at least had arms or something as my main protagonist."

Meet a Local Comics Writer: A Chat With Damian Wampler

Damian Wampler is a fledgling comic-book writer temporarily based in Arlington. While in the area, he is trying to crowdfund his graphic novel, Sevara, which he hopes will be available in shops and on Amazon in the spring of 2015. In advance of Wampler's appearance at Vienna's Game On! Comics and Games Wednesday evening, Washington [...]

Questioning Jules Feiffer’s Little Murders at American Century

City Paper readers know that I'm not a theater critic, but Jules Feiffer is a cartoonist from way back, long before he became a playwright. The American Century Theater has revived Little Murders, his 1967 play about the decline of New York City and individual morals. The dark comedy centers on a family, their [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Dale Rawlings

Dale Rawlings is a member of the local comics co-op DC Conspiracy, which regularly sets up at the Small Press Expo. He publishes his own minicomics and contributes in the Conspiracy's anthology books and Magic Bullet newspaper. Rawlings is currently illustrating a story about the War of 1812 and the Decauter House for the [...]

Meet a Local Illustrator: A Chat With Mark Burrier

Mark Burrier is an illustrator, cartoonist, and skateboard painter whose illustration work appears in the Washington Post’s editorial pages. His cartoon works are mostly minicomics, which he often self-publishes, and at least one's been nominated for an award at the Small Press Expo. He also does advertising work using comics. Burrier had a table at the [...]

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat With Jason Little

Jason Little made a big splash in the alternative comics world with his Xeric grant-funded debut, Jack's Luck Runs Out, in 1998. More than a decade later, I can remember being absolutely blown away when I first saw the comic at SPX. The Jack of the title, and the other main characters, were based on [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Rand Arrington

Rand Arrington is another local contributor to the Trickster anthology, for which he illustrated "When Coyote Decided to Get Married." He recently answered our usual interview questions.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
Rand Arrington: I'm both a writer and a illustrator. I do mostly independent work much like the [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Illustrator David Hagen

David Hagen has a cool day job at Georgetown University's library, working with its special collections, but he's also a painter of cartoons—hardly a common way to make them. Although he says he's shy (and admits that's not the best quality in a freelancer), when my ComicsDC blog was playing around with logos, David sent [...]