Tom Gauld prepares for videoconferencing by updating his procrastinating.
A new Gilbert Hernandez shirt, with proceeds going to fund independent bookshops (and comic shops) across the US during the lockdown:
It’s also discounted for the next day and a half, as part of an overall sale on Threadless.
Olivia Jaimes has eveidently caught up with the backlog of advance strips at her syndicate: today Nancy and Sluggo are engaged in online learning. If she’s stuck with the pair isolating together for the duration of the real-world lockdown, one imagines Sluggo will disappear from the strip for months afterwards while Jaimes has Nancy get outside a lot more than usual.
Marking international Earth Day, Sophie Yanow has posted her 2016 comic What Is A Glacier? for free reading. The 32 page story sees Yanow visiting Iceland, and drawing lines between her emotional state past & present, the perilous condition of glaciers, and implicitly explores how flying around the world can exacerbate both.
The print version is still available from the mighty Retrofit, and for the next month the publisher & cartoonist are donating 50% of the profits to aid groups in high-pollution areas.
(Tove Jansson’s 1950s Moomin comics collections are in print from Drawn & Quarterly.)
Illustrator, author, OBE and Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell has been keeping a personal sketchbook of political cartoons for five years. He posted today’s publicly: