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.
CATS IN COMICS: Sir Leopold by Nicholas Gurewitch, a Perry Bible Fellowship strip published first on his Patreon, April 20th 2020 #420 #blazeit
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 […]
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 […]
Ruben Bolling’s Tom The Dancing Bug strip today uses a Harvey Comics-style riff to address US states whose governors are announcing plans to cancel public health measures, in favour of throwing bodies wildly onto a cartoon pyre labelled Capital.
What if? (Tove Jansson’s 1950s Moomin comics collections are in print from Drawn & Quarterly.)
Happy 4/20, y’all.
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:
Nancy, Sluggo, and various animals avoiding viral transmission in… 1966? 1956?