December

The Sellout, Paul Beatty Treehouse of Horror #15, ed. Sammy Harkham Endless Monsoon 1-2, Sarah Welch – Really good, highly recommended. One of a few sight-unseen RIPE discoveries. Finding new work in that way is a very singular pleasure. – Some thoughts, after a period of reflection, on things I read this year: Uptight 5 […]

October – November

Monster (2016 reprint of 2010 edition), ed. Paul Lyons Altcomics Magazine #3, ed. Sab Maynert Love and Rockets Vol. 4 #1, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez – Wanted to get this since I missed out on previous L&R number ones, but now I’ll go back to the softcover compilations. Recent Glibert is too hit and miss […]

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Read and Erase Drawing Notes One last process post for those interested…I drew For Lives with my left (non-dominant) hand. I tried to do so again for Read, but for reasons I don’t understand it didn’t feel right after about a dozen drawings. Weird! At the time it was frustrating, but maybe it’s a good […]

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Read and Erase Research Notes I really enjoyed the research process for this project, so I thought it might be interesting to write about it. I spent about two months, alongside other projects, reading the books referenced on the back cover of Read and Erase as well as other books not mentioned there because they […]

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Some of the early building blocks for Muscle Memory, my recent collaborative comic with Kimball Anderson. We both did drawings based off text and rough layouts from Kimball, following an initial discussion about some of the themes we hoped to address. Then we worked together to collage the elements into a single piece that hopefully […]

Read and Erase Photo Glossary

I intended to include this list in the comic itself, but I ran out of space. In order, the photographs that appear in Read and Erase are: Clouds on pages 2, 4, 10: Public domain material from New York Public Library Digital Collections. I didn’t keep a record of the specific photos I used. Page […]

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New work now posted online, ready for you to buy. Read and Erase (Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas, sequel to Ley Lines) Muscle Memory (mentorship and repetition, collab with Kimball Anderson) Some Comics (very mysterious? overpriced??) Thanks for looking

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September Landscape, Simon Hanselmann Frontier #13, Richie Pope What Happened, Simon Moreton You Will Return to Places, Madeleine Witt The Letting Go, Kevin Czap – It’s been fascinating for me how the Ley Lines series has moved from strength to strength with works that feel very different but are also clearly part of a single, […]