Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Eleanor Davis - Season 7, Episode 2

In this episode, Thien and Rina talk to amazing cartoonist and illustrator, Eleanor Davis about her new book How to Be Happy. They discuss her illustration process, her history of painstakingly making mini-comics with die-cut covers, the talented cartoonist Drew Weing, and the inner-workings of social media. It was so much fun! Thien also shares his experience being an Ignatz Award judge (?!?) this year and some new comics he discovered through the review process, and Josh Frankel joins in to discuss new comics from Gabrielle Bell, Sam Alden, Ed Piskor and Tom Scioli. Give it a go! It's great!

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Aron Nels Steinke - Season 7, Episode 1

Did you miss us? Well, we missed you! In this episode, Thien and Rina interview Portland cartoonist and children's book illustrator, Aron Nels Steinke. They had a fun time talking about his new book, The Zoo Box that he made with his wife Ariel Cohn, as well as his comic Mr. Wolf, loosely based on his experiences as a grade school teacher. Josh Frankel joins them to talk about new comics from Jason Shiga, Farel DalrymplePascal Girard, Zander Cannon and Josh Shalek.

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