Posts Tagged ‘Magic Bullet’

A Decade of Local Indie Comics from DC Conspiracy

Magic Bullet publishes some of the city's best illustrators and cartoonists.

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Steve Loya

Steve Loya, a member of the DC Conspiracy cartooning co-op, created the cover of the new issue of the Magic Bullet comics newspaper. He recently answered our usual questions.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
Steve Loya: I sometimes do more traditional panel by panel stories, but for the most [...]

Meet a Local Comics Writer and Filmmaker: A Chat With Joe Carabeo

Joe Carabeo is a multimedia machine. He's a filmmaker, a photographer (especially of beautiful women with tattoos), a comic-book writer, and half of Curls Studio. I caught up with him before the convention season starts up again.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
Joe Carabeo: I'm a writer and creator [...]

Scrawl Minded: The Year’s Best Local Comics

For many years, cartooning in the District seemed only as exciting as the latest Herblock collection. These days, the DMV illustration scene offers far more diversity than editorial cartoons or newspaper strips, and this year produced worthwhile volumes from surprising people, including a congressman, a millionaire, and an NPR commentator.
March: Book One
By Rep. John Lewis, [...]

ToDo ToDay: D.C. Conspiracy, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Spirits in Black

Margin-doodlers, take your talents outside your midday meetings and head to Rosslyn. Until Nov. 3, D.C. Conspiracy—a collective of local comic creators, writers, artists, editors, and fans—is posting up at Artisphere with a self-installation that includes blank pages for would-be comic artists to draw on. For those who prefer consuming to creating, D.C. Conspiracy members [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Art Hondros

Art Hondros has had an interesting year.  You may have seen his story "Fox Guy" in the Washington Post Magazine this March. He also did the cover to the latest edition of Magic Bullet. Now, he has just finished "Song of Sandy Hook," a comic on gun control.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or [...]

Arts Roundup: Married to Mike Daisey Edition

Antoine Jones, former owner of Kilis Cafe and Levels, awaits his fourth trial. [WJLA]
Library of Congress employee faces federal charges for allegedly sending horny men to his ex-girlfriend's home. [WTOP]
Happy third birthday, Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. [CapitalBop]
Magic Bullet No. 6 is here! [Magic Bullet]
Meet Jean-Michele Gregory, wife of Mike Daisey. [Post]
Folger Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season. [...]

D.C. Conspiracy Has Better Luck Hawking Papers Than Radiohead

Yesterday, Radiohead attempted to pass out some papers in D.C. We know how that went. The day before, on Monday, members of the cartoonists collective D.C. Conspiracy were also distributing their new newspaper for free—in their case, at local Metrorail and MARC stations.
It wasn't all perfect, of course. Rafer Roberts, the editor of D.C. Conspiracy's paper, [...]

Monday Morning Commuters: Grab a Copy of Magic Bullet

The Examiner and Express aren't the only papers you'll see being hawked this Monday on your morning commute: Members of DC Conspiracy, a collective of local comic-book creators and enthusiasts, will on hand at some Metro and MARC stations handing out copies of Magic Bullet No. 2, their comics newspaper.
What can you expect from the [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: Rafer Roberts of Plastic Farm and Magic Bullet

Rafer Roberts sent me this note last week about the DC Conspiracy's latest anthology: "Earlier this year the idea was presented that the DC  Conspiracy would put out a newspaper filled with our comics. A  newspaper? Filled with comics? In an era where comics are presented  smaller and on handheld digital devices, presenting large format comics [...]