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Canadian artist Gerhard defines a post-Cerebus identity

"I'm on record as saying that Gerhard was, for twenty years, the best pure pen-and-ink artist in the comic-book field and that it was unfortunate that he got pigeon-holed as a mere inker and that Dave Sim's "pariahdom" extended to someone who never voiced an opinion about anything one way or the other." - Dave Sim [more inside]
posted by nanojath on Nov 8, 2012 - 36 comments

 

Will his masculine light remain shining?

After a very successful Kickstarter campaign Dave Sim had started work on republishing the entire Cerebus series, starting with High Society as high quality digital comics, including all the ephemeral content left out of earlier reprints. And then a fire happened which destroyed a lot of the Cerebus negatives, which, combined with the end through low sales of his latest project left Dave Sim pondering the end of his cartoonist career. But there's hope, as Fantagraphics bigwig Kim Thompson offered to help. [more inside]
posted by MartinWisse on Sep 20, 2012 - 80 comments

The Masters Of Comic Book Art; or, Seven Cool Poses Which Can Be Struck in a Bright Yellow Jacket

Released in 1987, The Masters of Comic Book Art is a collection of interviews with notable cartoonists on their creations, creativity, and craft, introduced by Harlan Ellison. [more inside]
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Mar 1, 2012 - 7 comments

"An aardvark with exceptional spell resistance, a propensity for rolling natural 20s, and multi-classed to boot."

Cerebus: A Diablog. Every week or so,Laura and Leigh read, review, and discuss an issue of Dave Sim's seminal comic series Cerebus.
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Jan 18, 2009 - 36 comments

Dave Sim is not... no, wait... actually he is.

Comic book author Dave Sim is shocked, shocked, that anyone might have gotten the impression from his own words that he is a misogynist. So he's sent out a form letter saying that he'll only talk to people who will sign an online petition or send him an letter affirming that it's not so. Hilarity ensues. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on May 6, 2008 - 158 comments

Cerebus creator Dave Sim's new comic glamourpuss

Aardvark Vanaheim presents: The Fabulous World of glamourpuss. Four years after publishing the 300th and final issue of his epic-length Cerebus, comic artist Dave Sim has announced that he is launching a new bi-monthly title debuting April, 2008. The topic? Fashion. [more inside]
posted by nanojath on Dec 27, 2007 - 25 comments

When even Dave Sim finds you weird...

Dave Sim gets a book proposal from a furry.
posted by Lentrohamsanin on Feb 23, 2007 - 79 comments

Lonely, Hateful, Bitter, Insane? or Defendable?

The Dave Sim Misogyny Page - and a recent Onion interview. I find Dave Sim (comic book artist, notable for long-running, multiplevolume Cerebus) to have deeply troubling, almost poisoned ideas about women.(despite his efforts, these bitter screeds are almost unexplainable,unless someone here can explain them, that is - please!)Beware if you've never read them. And laugh with me, an apparentlyweak male-feminist (and lovin it!) if you have. Viva la Void.
posted by Peter H on Mar 31, 2004 - 53 comments

Is Dave Sim going mad?

Is Dave Sim going mad? Speculation has been running rampant in the Interweb comic book community that Dave Sim, writer and artist of Cerebus, arguably one of the greatest comic book series of all time, has lost his mind. Granted, many of Sim's essays have been misogynist, and he has publicly challenged Bone creator Jeff Smith to a fist fight for a somewhat trivial slight, but that is hardly evidence of insanity. Has he crossed the line from extremist to madman? Is his writing a Swiftian satire or, as one critic called it, the Mein Kampf of misogyny?
posted by Joey Michaels on Aug 27, 2002 - 39 comments

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