7 posts tagged with Comics by not_on_display.
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"Over 40% of all dialogue guaranteed at least 50% true, if you believe everything you read."

Tracy White is a webcomics pioneer, having produced TRACED ("lived, written and drawn by me. guaranteed 95% true.") since 1996. There's also the docu-comic Babble Fish, about God revealing himself in the form of a fish to an upstate NY Hasidic community, and her contribution to For Real, a comic documenting the lives of immigrant teens in NYC. You can also follow her work on YouTube and Flickr, where she posts selections from her upcoming book.
posted by not_on_display on May 1, 2009 - 2 comments

wysiwyg: Ed Piskor

Ed Piskor became interested in alternative comics at the tender age of nine [according to Wikipedia] after watching Harvey Pekar reading one of his stories in a documentary [most likely this one]. Fast-forward a decade or so, and Ed's getting the call from Pekar himself, asking Ed to draw some comics for him. [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Mar 20, 2009 - 4 comments


Two examples of community weblogs that revolve around DIY-comix-by-flash-template: Toonlet, where the comments are in comic form, too; and Pixton, which allows for a bit more creative control (but no comix-comments).
posted by not_on_display on Feb 20, 2009 - 5 comments

The comic request lines are open

Request Comics: A reader submits a theme, and Ben Heaton makes a photocomic of it. For example, one reader requests, "A duck discovers an awful, metaphysic truth." Another asks, "Teach us how to count to 46." And so on. [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Jan 23, 2009 - 17 comments

Sequential Art? Graphic Novels? Comix? Just read the damn things already!

ComixFilter | The First Post hosts the full versions of a few great graphic novels (some NSFW): Joe Matt's The Poor Bastard • Marisa Acocella Marchetto's Cancer Vixen • Rosalind B. Penfold's Dragonslippers • Rich Koslowski's The King • A slew of Tony Millionaire's Maakies strips • And, since it's his birthday, an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum
posted by not_on_display on Jan 19, 2009 - 24 comments

Unclear on the Concept

Over four years of "Mr. Boffo" strips lay in Joe Martin's directories, waiting for you to read them -- as panels, strips, and Sundays. (Don't bother with the rest of his site; it's a mess.)
posted by not_on_display on Dec 10, 2008 - 13 comments

Yow! I am having FUN!!

The Zippy the Pinhead Archive: Are We Having Searchable Fun Yet? lets you search through many years of Zippy daily comic strips by keyword or date, from January 1, 1994 to the near-present. Sundays included. The Roadside Tour lets you search to see if Zippy's been in your part of the world! [Click the "Where's Zippy?" javascript button for detailed location indeces] [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Nov 24, 2008 - 29 comments

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