Fellow immigrant Simon Hanselmann appeared in full promo drag on the morning program of local commercial station King5 today. The interviewer lady, exuding strong “young grandmother” vibes has actually read (at least part of) the new Megg & Mogg hardcover Bad Gateway, and admits upfront that she assumed any graphic novel would be for children. […]
In 1982, charged with enthusiasm over his nearly-unmoving, barely-speaking role four years earlier in the “rock” “band” KISS’s extremely poor telemovie KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park, bassist Gene Simmons wrote to Stan Lee with an impassioned pitch. “Dear Stan: Everybody’s telling me about plans for a “Fantastic Four” movie. To make a long […]
CATS IN COMICS: 17th July 2019 post by “Seattle Walk Report” on Instagram ‘stagram
Li’l thinkpiece / plug at the Graun about a Hachette imprint starting to run full behind-the-scenes credit pages in the back of novels. Prompts a little warm glow that this is one of the only areas in which American comics has ever been at the forefront in terms of publishing ethics. Of course, that can […]
At the annual Hot Off The Press Book Fair today, in Seattle’s Georgetown: former Low bassist, now Recidivist cartoonist and La Mano publisher Zak Sally soundtracking zine and book sales across the street.
The monthly Art Walk on Capitol Hill in Seattle has consumed so much available gallery, studio and bar space that tonight, Blackoutings and Wombgenda cartoonist Tatiana Gill had an exhibition on the wall of a cupcake shop near a gallery.
CATS IN COMICS: Simon Hanselmann’s largest graphic novel to date, Bad Gateway, is due out at in two weeks, but the entire artwork has been on display and readable at the Bellevue Art Museum for months, and an advance copy was at Fantagraphics’ table at Vancouver Comic Arts Festival in May. Reading what I could […]