Posts Tagged ‘Richard Thompson’

Meet a Visiting Comics Curator: A Chat With Andrew Farago

Andrew Farago isn't typical of the people I interview because he doesn't make comics. Instead he organizes exhibits of them and writes about them. Andrew works at the Cartoon Art Museum, one of the few U.S. cartoon museums (the other big ones are the soon-to-reopen Billy Ireland Library and Museum at Ohio State University and [...]

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat with Shaenon Garrity

Shaenon Garrity has made a name for herself in the web comics world. Living in California, she's been the artist for two successful online comic strips. She also writes a column for The Comics Journal, edits manga for Viz Media, and volunteers at the Cartoon Art Museum where her husband Andrew Farago works as a [...]

International Ink: Summer Reading

It's been a long time since one of these columns appeared, so here's a bunch of capsule reviews of books that have been piling up.
Crogan's Loyalty by Chris Schweizer (Oni Press, $15) is the third volume in a multigenerational adventure series. Brothers William and Charles Crogan find themselves on opposite sides during the American Revolution. [...]

The National Book Festival Is Cartoon-Friendly, Too

We've already given you a few reasons to attend the Library of Congress' National Book Festival this weekend. It's also worth noting that the event has a strong selection of cartoonists scheduled to appear—and for the first time ever, their own Graphic Novels tent.
In the Children tent at 3:45 p.m., New Yorker and sydicated cartoonist [...]

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. [...]

Arts in Review: The Year in Cartoons

Other papers may pick what they think were the best cartoons of  the year. Here at the City Paper, we're doing it differently. We've asked some local cartoonists to pick their favorite piece that they made over the past year and share it with us.
David Hagen was first to respond:

He says: "For some reason I [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson is a good friend of mine, so of course I've been asking him to do this interview for a year. Only now that he has a new book coming out has he finally agreed. That, dear readers, is how the world works. And that's why he appears to be an overnight success, in [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Nick Galifianakis

Nick Galifianakis began editorial cartooning for USA Today in 1992. Following that, he worked with then-wife Carolyn Hax to create the advice column ‘Tell Me About It" (now simply “Carolyn Hax”) in 1997 for The Washington Post. The column and cartoon are now syndicated. An exhibit of his cartoon prints is currently on display in [...]

The State of the Union for D.C. Newspaper Cartoonists

D.C. newspapers have devoted less space to comics in recent years.
Ladies and gentleman,
As we take stock of this great nation of ours, it is evident that one group is suffering—a surprising group given its mission. Cartoonists are under siege in this great capital of ours.
If we examine who was appearing in our newspapers in [...]