Thursday, June 04, 2020
Small Press Expo Announces Virtual Ignatz Awards and Cancellation of SPX 2020
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Alexandra Bowman emailed me that she's got some interviews online -
Satire Can Save Us All and The Hilltop Show (i.e. me wearing two hats) sat down yesterday with Chelsea Saunders, an animator, African-American activist, and political cartoonist for The Nib, to talk about her view of the current political cartooning world, particularly in light of the events of the past week.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Monday, June 01, 2020
Bringing up the coffee and morning paper last Sunday morning, I caught about 15 seconds of MSNBC on the bedroom TV. Some "contributing analyst" on the morning show was discussing the nationwide uprising against police terrorism and yammering about how we needed to unite "street politics" with electoral politics — which made me want to bring up my coffee again, if you know what I mean.
Cripes, what a stupid twunt. Didn't she realize that the reason we're in the streets right now is because electoral politics is a failure? I and millions of others in this country have realized that electoralism is a big, hot sloppy bucket of fail, and that it's time to get our yellow vests on and vote in the streets.
Never mind how many times I've heard rag-chewing Liberal talking heads on cable TV news flapping their cakeholes about "peaceful" protest — jeezus, I could play a drinking game with the number of times I've heard some knob on TV talking about being "peaceful". F'crissake, man — I can't think of a single time in my life when any meaningful change was brought about by people being "peaceful". Hell, the State and Capital aren't being peaceful right now; why should the People feel obligated to be peaceful? Screw "peaceful".
Comics will salute essential workers by hiding symbols in their Sunday strips
Cheburashka was the beloved misfit of Soviet animation. It's now a missing treasure for Russia. [Russia tries to reclaim treasured Soviet cartoon from Japanese studio].
Washington Post May 31, 2020 , p. A19
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Regarding the May 15 "Wumo" comic strip:
'Dancing' around 'Shavuot'
Andrew Schotz, Hagerstown, Md.
Washington Post May 29 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
"George Floyd, Everywhere"
It wasn't just one cop who murdered George Floyd; it was America — the same America whose knee is crushing the throat of Iran, Venezuela, and dozens of other nations around the world.
How To Make A Mini-Zine About Life During The Pandemic
May 28, 2020
Iyanu - Child of Wonder Volume One
A teenage orphan girl with no recollection of her past suddenly discovers that she has abilities that rival the ancient gods!
Iyanu chronicles the journey of a teenage orphan girl with no recollection of her past, who suddenly discovers that she has abilities that rival the ancient deities of her people. It is these abilities that are the key to bringing back the age of wonders and saving a world on the brink of destruction at the hands of The Corrupt — Cursed Wildlife and Divine Beasts desperate to destroy humanity.