Showing posts from June, 2012

"Chicagooo! Chicagooo! That Toddlin' Town"

It's been about 15 years since the last time I've been to Chicago, and I'm happy to be exhibiting with Lark Pien at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo this weekend. See us at Table 39! To kick off  Yam Books, we will be debuting Lollygag, a mesmerizing drawing anthology edited by Lark, showcasing the obsessive doodles of some of the most exciting cartoonists and artists out there today: Nick Abadzis, Trevor Alixopulos, Rina Ayuyang, Nick Bertozzi, Lille CarrĂ©, Martin Cendreda, Capucine Delouis, Eleanor Davis, Vanessa Davis, Renee French, Shaenon Garrity, Tom Gauld, John Hankiewicz, Tom Hart, Dylan Horrocks, Tom Kaczynski, Megan Kelso, Dave Kiersh, Larry Marder, MarĂ© Odomo, Lark Pien, Jesse Reklaw, Jim Rugg, Daria Tessler, Angie Wang, Malachi Ward, and Dan Zettwoch.

Includes "easter egg" fold outs and debossed/letterpressed cover  -- all hand-bound! And man were these hard to hand-bind! Check Lark's hands if you are at the show!

Also at our table, Lar…

The Descendants

As a part of Hyphen magazine's celebration of their 10 years in print, they invited me and 9 other "emerging young authors" to talk about a writer who they admire. I talked about Lynda Barry. It hits newsstands soon or you can read the whole thing with an online subscription. Also, Julia Kuo drew an amazing portrait of each of us as seen above! Very honored to be a part of a great issue: