Posts Tagged ‘webcomics’

Meet a Local Cartooning Couple: A Chat With Liz and Jimmy Reed

You may have spotted Liz and Jimmy Reed at the first Awesome Con in D.C. this spring. Together, the married couple cartoons about food in a variety of media, including webcomics, minicomics, and sculptural dioramas. Arts Desk spoke to the duo, who answered our questions as a single human unit.
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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 Mara “Meg” Maguire

Mara "Meg" Maguire is one of the cartoonists behind Rival Hearts, a high fantasy Web comic, for which she handles the art and part of the writing. She has another Web comic, Black as White, which has been going for a decade. She was at the Intervention con this past fall with an ashcan of her Rival Hearts [...]

Meet an SPX Cartoonist: A Chat With Roger Langridge

Roger Langridge is a New Zealander who lives in England, but cartoons for United States comic book companies. His small press comic Fred the Clown has kept him coming to SPX for years. He's probably now best known for his recent run on the Muppets, but he also recently wrote a critically successful Thor [...]

Meet a Formerly Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Bebe Williams

A couple of decades ago, self-published comics hit a new boom period, and alternative comics spun out of the sputtering underground comix model. It was a heady time in comics, and the movement is still reverberating today. When I moved to Arlington, I eventually discovered that a close neighbor of mine was Bebe Williams, who [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Joe Sutliff

I've run into Joe Sutliff at a couple of local cartoonist events in the past month and a half, and discovered that he's a stay-at-home dad working at making a career in cartooning at the same time. As his daughter reaches her tweens, Joe's positioning himself to be more aggressive about pursuing his career. His [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Chris Flick

I don't keep up with Web comics very well, so I didn't know about Chris Flick and his strip Capes & Babes, but when I saw him selling his book collection at a local convention before Christmas, I bought two. One for me of course, and one as a Christmas gift for another comics fan. [...]