Posts Tagged ‘web comics’

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 [...]

Intervention Con Returns for a Second Year

Intervention is a local Internet-culture convention that includes cartoonists and other creative types. Last year, it had the bad fortune of sharing a date with the larger (heh) Small Press Expo. This year, it's a week later. Organizer Oni Hartstein answered some questions about the second year of the show for us.

Meet an SPX Cartoonist: A Chat With Noah Van Sciver

Noah Van Sciver is an alternative cartoonist who's appeared in Fantagraphic's Mome anthology and The Comics Journal. He does a webcomic, Four Questions, for Denver's Westworld. His brother Ethan also works in comics, drawing superheroes for the major publishers. Van Sciver's Blammo comic book was nominated for SPX's Ignatz Award in 2010.
Washington City Paper: What type [...]

Meet An SPX Cartoonist: A Chat With Darryl Ayo

Darryl Ayo does minicomics and webcomics. He's a 29 year-old-office worker based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
Darryl Ayo: Generally, I make minicomics as well as computer-born comics. Short stories and dreamlike vignettes about supernatural beings.
WCP: What work are you best-known for?
DA: My best work is [...]

Meet an SPX Cartoonist: A Chat with Mike Dawson

Mike Dawson stays busy. In addition to doing his graphic novels, he hosts two podcasts—Ink Panthers and TCJ Talkies. He'll also be presenting one of the Ignatz Awards this year at SPX, having won the Outstanding Online Comic category last year (and lost as Outstanding Artist to Eddie Campbell... if you have to lose [...]

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. [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Liz Suburbia

Liz Suburbia's got an introduction on her website that's hard to improve on: "My name is Liz and I make comics. I used to not swear but now I don't shave my armpits and like givin’ the stink eye. I live in Fairfax, VA, work at a comic book store and live with my husband [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Katie Omberg

Katie Omberg is a young lesbian cartoonist whose Office Bitch webcomic reminds me favorably of the early days of Dykes to Watch Out For. She's also the creator of Gay Kid, a mini-comic about growing up.
Washington City Paper: What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?
Katie Omberg: I have two different projects right [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With ED

ED is a local small press cartoonist who works anonymously to protect his day job from any offense he may create with his web comic "Peculiar Comics." Although he's from Burke, Va., ED came to my attention when he was part of the small press show S.P.A.C.E in Columbus, Ohio. His printed comics can be downloaded for [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Al Goodwyn

Al Goodwyn is a part-time freelance gag and editorial cartoonist who recently moved to the area (although he had done some work in the past for The Washington Times). He's now entered a nationwide cartoon contest for introducing a new comic strip. He describes his strip as "The cartoon is based on everyday life but [...]