Alison Sampson

Chris Ware, Alison Sampson among guests at Graphic Novel/Novel Architecture Symposium 

Kent State University College of Architecture & Environmental Design has organized a Graphic Novels / Novel Architecture symposium to explore constructive and projective relationships between architecture and comics. Guests include London-based architect and illustrator Alison Sampson and many others.   Scheduled for the afternoon of 1st April 2016 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, itContinue reading Chris Ware, Alison Sampson among guests at Graphic Novel/Novel Architecture Symposium 

Unconference 2015: Blackboard. Photo: Lydia Wysocki

Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki

  Comics creator Lydia Wysocki recently blogged about the Comics Unconference in Glasgow on 28th February 2015, what reads like a fascinating day devoted to Comic Studies, including developements in digital comics, and has kindly permitted us to repost her report here. It features photos from her trip to Scotland Street School Museum the day after, because learning and that…    Continue reading Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki

Sculpture and Comic Art feature for Comics Forum

The second edition of Sculpture and Comic Art by Kirstie Gregory is now available on the Comics Forum blog. Entitled ‘Chris Ware: Cabinets, Cardboard and Joseph Cornell’, the piece will be of interest to anyone who’s thinking about submitting a paper for this year’s Comics Forum, along with those  who have broader research interests aroundContinue reading Sculpture and Comic Art feature for Comics Forum

It’s a ¿@#!*$ exhibition and comics events thing in Belfast, innit…

¿@#!*$  What this unpronounceable series of symbols stands for is; ‘an exhibition and series of events incorporating the artistic mediums of Comics, Illustration and Zine making’. Exhibiting Artists are Malcy Duff, who will also be appearing, Travis Millard, Tom Gauld, Simone Lia, Chris Ware, Fionnuala Doran and Phil Barrett. Alongside the visual treat that isContinue reading It’s a ¿@#!*$ exhibition and comics events thing in Belfast, innit…

Panel Borders: the deconstructed American Male

Continuing radio show and podcast Panel Borders’ month long look at depictions of Masculinity in American Comics, Alex Fitch talks to award winning graphic novelists Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes, who both publish their work first as chapters, in periodicals Acme Novelty Library and Eightball respectively. Ware’s graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid onContinue reading Panel Borders: the deconstructed American Male