Category Archives: Cartoonists

Graphic Novels

This post was originally an addendum to Jim Keefe’s lecture for the Graphic Novel Illustration class at the University of Minnesota. Class Instructors: Rowan and Bly Pope To preface these links & resources, here’s my favorite definition of what a Graphic Novel … Continue reading

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Making Comics – The Assembly Line

I’ve seen the top version posted here and there on social media (don’t know the artist). The bottom version is my variation using my experience working on syndicated comic strips (Flash Gordon/Sally Forth). For Sally Forth I’m the penciller, letterer, … Continue reading

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Sally Forth – An Easter Tradition

For those keeping track: The writing credit switch from Greg Howard to Francesco Marciuliano can be found on the top of the strip in the credit line. For art credit: The strips start off with Craig Macintosh handling the drawing … Continue reading

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The Uncle Fred Flip Book

Found in the archives (meaning I’m straightening out my studio). The Uncle Fred Flip Book Created, unbeknownst to Fred Lasswell, with the photographs he sent to the Reuben Journal. Concept: Mell Lazarus Grunt Work: David Folkman Printing: Tim Rosenthal and … Continue reading

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Bud Grace Retiring – Piranha Club Comes to an End

After 30 years Bud Grace’s Piranha Club has come to an end. When the comic strip started it was originally called “Ernie.” Here’s the very first Ernie Sunday from February 7, 1988. The strip’s name was changed to “Piranha Club” … Continue reading

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