Posts Tagged ‘web comics’

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 Cartoonist: A Chat With G.E. Gallas

G.E. Gallas is a multimedia creator who is currently raising funds to make her short film Death Is No Bad Friend, about Robert Louis Stevenson. She's also working on two web comics, and has illustrated a new young adult book, Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias. Recovering from emergency gall bladder surgery, [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with John Kinhart

John Kinhart is an autobiographical web cartoonist, and in addition to drawing comics, John has done some short documentary-type videos about cartoonists: Kim Deitch: The Search For Smilin' Ed, BB&B Special Feature: The Archive of Jay Lynch, and Kelly Froh.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
JK: I have been drawing a [...]

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 [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with T.R. Logan

Theresa Roberts Logan is a relatively recent arrival to the D.C. cartooning scene. I met her at the Cartoonists & Cocktails fundraiser this fall when I was outbid for a piece of her artwork.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
T.R. Logan: I do my daily web comic, "Fog Of [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Matt Rawson

Matt Rawson is a recent member of the DC Conspiracy comics co-op (whose new and free Magic Bullet comics tabloid comes out this spring). In addition to doing a a new web comic, Rawson co-hosts the comics-related Slabbed! The Podcast Without Fear and writes for the ComicsCritique site. Rawson's previous web comic was "Cottage 3," [...]

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 Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Mal Jones

Mal Jones is a local web cartoonist and member of the DC Conspiracy whose story about the War of 1812, " Burn, Washington, Burn," appears in the District Comics anthology. His artwork also appears regularly in the free Magic Bullet comics newspaper.
For most of 2012, he's been working on The Giant War web comic, which [...]

International Ink: Gift Ideas for Comics Nerds (Part 2 of 2)

In which we take a look at a great big pile of review copies of comic books, cartoons, and graphic novels. This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here.
Anyone mourning the gradual shrinking and axing of comic strips in newspapers should consider the comic-strip reprint collection. One of this year's most [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Carla Speed McNeil

Carla Speed McNeil has been writing and drawing Finder, a science-fiction story, since 1996. McNeil began self-publishing the title as a comic book via her Lightspeed Press, then collected it as graphic novels, then started doing it as a webcomic, and most recently produced a new graphic novel and separate chapters for Dark Horse Comics. [...]