Some stuff I read, probably on my phone, while dealing with slow IT or a sleeping child.
Never ever ever ever use two spaces at the end of a sentence, peeps. C’mon! – http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2011/01/space_invaders.html
A large article on Frank Miller by Sean Howe. I was always going to find the time for this. – http://www.wired.com/2014/08/frank-miller-sin-city-a-d…
HEADSPACE #4. Our best issue yet. The final pages will knock you for six.
Who am I kidding, you’re all already subscribed, aren’t you? It drops in two weeks on Sept 3rd, here’s the solicit text:
“Shane comes face to face with the twisted black heart of Carpenter Cove, and watches it win. Max finally tracks down the lady who started this whole mess…
magesmagesmages said: How did you find McKelvie (and don't say you looked under your toast one morning pls, although you know if you did, then tell me.) Do you draw or has your comic-making ability always depended on an artist apart from you?
I was selling my first small press comic at Bristol Comic Con in (I think) 2003. I was sharing it with a friend - Ali Pulling - who was doing an anthology called NEVER MIND THE COMICS. Jamie walked up, having a story in the anthology, and was looking for Ali. I said he wasn’t here. Jamie offered to show his portfolio. I looked at it and said “I’ve got an idea for a comic called Phonogram, and you’d be perfect for it.”
The rest is history, and a particular dark and depressing chapter in it.
I’ve done doodle comics as a teen, but the vast majority of my comics are reliant on artists. In the period above I executed some comics - there’s a year of Photo-comic I did, which is getting on for 300 pages. I also did some clip-art comics. I also had my GF of the time smear me with jam for the cover of my comics.
Sometimes life is easy. If you put yourself in the right places.
Some stuff I’ve been reading. You might dig.
THE TOP 25 JASON STATHAM FLICKS – because you know you love them, and because you might have missed on. Catch up now.
POST-SDCC LAY OF THE LAND - It’s a BC article but it’s the kind of peek behind the curtain that tells us so much about the comics industry and how it really goes at different publishers. The sort of thing you need to read, if you are…