Paul Madonna draws San Francisco.
July 31, 2010 8:52 PM Subscribe
"I never know what to call myself really
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. I call myself a cartoonist because it's what I've wanted to do for as long as I can remember, it's what I always return to, and it's how I think. But I don't really work in that field. I think I'm an artist and a writer, or more appropriately, an artist who writes."
Paul Madonna's All Over Coffee
is a curious commixture of poetic text and architectural drawings, in the guise of a comic strip. It has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle since 2004, and anthologized
, with a second anthology forthcoming.
The drawings for All Over Coffee
are usually drawn from life, as you can see in this short video
Madonna also produces Small Potatoes
for The Rumpus, where he is a comics editor. He was recently interviewed
for the site about a new book project, Album
The artist's website
includes a sketchbook blog
The quote at the top is from this interview, but the site seems to be down at the moment.