Posts Tagged ‘children’s comics’

Meet a Semilocal Cartoonist: A Chat with Ben Hatke

Ben Hatke actually lives in Front Royal, Va., but we'll call him local: He does book signings here, most recently at the Capicons convention and Big Planet Comics. The classically trained artist with an infectious grin works well with kids—at his Politics & Prose talk for his first book, he ended it with a backflip, [...]

Meet a Visiting SPX Cartoonist: A Chat With Alexis Fajardo

SPX is a good show for children. Many creators do comics that are appropriate for them, but not something that you can just pick up at the neighborhood bookstore. Alexis Fajardo's Kid Beowulf is in that category, and I'm looking forward to buying his books (for myself, although I might let my daughter look at [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Steve Conley

As Steve Conley notes, he's done it all. He started with a science fiction Web comic (before they were called that), moved it into a comic book, switched to doing an online political comic strip, drew a few licensed comic books including an excellent Star Trek series, and now he's relaunching Bloop, a little green [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Buzzboy‘s John Gallagher

With his character Buzzboy, John Gallagher has been a mainstay of the local independent comics scene for years now—for a decade it turns out. John's a regular exhibitor at Baltimore Comic Con's section for children's comics, and is a nominee for the 2010 Harvey Award, which will be given out at the convention. Although he's got a [...]