Thursday, July 30, 2020

Adrian Tomine talks to Politics and Prose

Adrian Tomine – The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist

Jason Zinoman.
Jul 30, 2020

Adrian Tomine was born in 1974 in Sacramento, California. He began self-publishing his comic book series Optic Nerve when he was sixteen, and in 1994 he received an offer to publish from Drawn & Quarterly. His comics have been anthologized in publications such as McSweeney's, Best American Comics, and Best American Nonrequired Reading, and his graphic novel Shortcomings was a New York Times Notable Book of the year. Since 1999, Tomine has been a regular contributor to the New Yorker. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughters. Tomine is joined in conversation with author Jason Zinoman.

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