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Spring Break Cartooning with Mike Lynch

Make comics with professional cartoonist Mike Lynch. In this week-long course, we will learn to create characters, animals, dinosaurs, monsters, sharks, superheroes, aliens, word balloons (BOOM! POW! CRASH!) and more, and then put these drawing skills together to make our own comic book stories together via Zoom.

© Mike Lynch

Spring Break Cartooning with Mike Lynch
Monday, April 19 through Friday, April 23
11:00am – 12:00pm
Online program, held over Zoom
For kids ages 10-12

Details here.


Future Funnies with Bill Griffith

Bill Griffith has revealed that his great-grandfather is the topic of his next graphic novel.

© William Henry Jackson (Bill) Griffith

Time to divulge the subject of the new graphic novel I’m working on these days while awaiting the publication of my Ernie Bushmiller bio. It’s the story of my great-grandfather, the famous photographer and “father of the picture postcard”, William Henry Jackson.

More at Bill’s Facebook page.


A Conversation with Tom Falco

Cartoonist Tom Falco sat down for an interview.

For many years my goal was to be published in daily newspapers; and I was for awhile … Now the place to be is online.

© Tom Falco

I have been influenced by Hanna-Barbera, Charles Schulz and until recently I didn’t realize, but a lot of my drawing style comes from Ralph Dunagin, who did a comic called “Dunagin’s People,” years ago. I loved it when I was a kid, but I didn’t realize until he died recently and was brought to my attention, that a lot of my drawing style came from him – the way I draw – the breaks in my lines, the way I draw clothing and faces – so much of it comes from him.

Go to Shoutout Miami for the full interview.


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Live Drawing – Uncensored with John Cuneo and Joe Ciardiello

In celebration of his upcoming book of collected drawings, Coping Skills, cartoonist John Cuneo (known for his New Yorker covers, illustrations, and a prodigious output of NSFW drawings) gives us a glimpse into his unique creative process with a virtual live drawing session. He’s joined in conversation by the equally talented and acclaimed illustrator Joe Ciardiello.

© John Cuneo

Event by Society Of Illustrators
Online Event
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11 AM PDT – 12:30 PM PDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
PublicAnyone on or off Facebook

Details and Registration.  In association with MoCCA Arts Fest.


Strange Death with Alex Raymond

The loooong delayed Dave Sim project The Strange Death of Alex Raymond is now on a schedule to be published and in comic book stores this July.

Now, in The Strange Death of Alex Raymond, Sim brings to life the history of comics’ greatest creators, using their own techniques. Equal parts Understanding Comics and From Hell, Strange Death is a head-on collision of ink drawing and spiritual intrigue, pulp comics and movies, history and fiction.

Dave Sim has more at A Moment of Cerebus.

© Dave Sim and Carson Grubaugh