Category Archives: Comic Strips

An illustrated short story!

Coming soon to a blog near you…well, this blog actually. But feel free to share it – the REAL story about Oregon and slugs. This is the teaser trailer. I’ll post the entire 11 page story when I figure out … Continue reading

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Interview with Bill Watterson

Here’s a recent interview of Bill Watterson. The only one I’ve heard of or seen in many years. This has been making the rounds now for a few days, but it’s worth reading if you are interested in the strip. There’s … Continue reading

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Calvin and Hobbes on the big screen? A documentary.

A new documentary picked up distribution. It’s about Bill Watterson and his creation, Calvin and Hobbes, which seems to still be the most loved comic strip for people between the ages of 30-50. And has a large following of younger … Continue reading

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Don Rosa

Don Rosa is a cartoonist, well known for his Donald Duck comic books. His stories have a worldwide following and are highly regarded. He produced extremely detailed drawings and his plotting was equally extravagant. He has written an heartfelt essay … Continue reading

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Animation Monday

To continue a discussion from last week, there have been quite a few feature films based on picture books. At first this seems an odd combination. A picture book is constructed to be short, clean, almost zen like. These days … Continue reading

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Halloween humor…

Happy almost Halloween! Maybe this cartoon is too subtle…a few people I’ve shown it to mentioned that it took them a moment to get it. Let me know if you think it’s an issue. I thought it was pretty clear. … Continue reading

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Sign Dining in Oregon

The New York Times had an OP-ART piece by Ben Schott that examined the hand signals used by a famous restauranteur in New York’s Stork Club. He updates it with hand signals utilized at a modern day restaurant, Eleven Madison … Continue reading

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