Tag: Charles Forsman

Comics for Grownups 30: Matt Huynh

by on Jan.16, 2014, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 30 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here.

In this episode we are joined by Matt Huynh and we review:

Celebrated Summer by Charles Forsman

The Cage by Martin Vaughn-James

Home Brew Vampire Bullets, edited by Garth Jones

Hidden by Mirranda Burton

The Great War by Joe Sacco

Irene #3, edited by Andy Warner, DW, and Dakota McFadzean

Qu33r, edited by Rob Kirby

For our classic book, we discussed:

The Best of Wonder Wart-Hog by Gilbert Shelton

For our webcomic, we discussed:

A Stray in the WoodsAlison Wilgus

(And here’s the other recent scifi comic by Sophie Goldstein that we mentioned.)

Here’s Matt’s store, where you can get his book Ma and other work.

Matt also suggested some Australian cartoonists and organizations to check out (in no particular order):

Ben Hutchings

Squishface Studios

Sidney Opera House’s Radio With Pictures

Blue by Pat Grant

Mandy Ord

Evie Cahir

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Comics for Grownups Episode 24: Charles Forsman

by on Oct.08, 2013, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 24 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here.

In this episode we are joined by Charles Forsman, author of the Ignatz-winning The End of the Fucking World and publisher of Oily Comics.

We talk about:

Fantagraphics’ Treasury of Mini Comics: Volume 1, edited by Michael Dowers

Pompeii by Frank Santoro

Blobby Boys by Alex Schubert

(We also talk about Alex Schubert’s short animation for Fox, Killer Driller, and his other animation work.)

We Won’t See Auschwitz by Jérémie Dres

ROM: Prison Riot by Josh Bayer

OMAC #1 by Jack Kirby

Connie to the Wonnie by Connie Sun

 

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Comics for Grownups Episode 22

by on Sep.05, 2013, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 22 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here.

In this episode we are joined by Karen Green, the Ancient & Medieval History and Religion Librarian at Butler Library at Columbia University–and the driving force behind their graphic novels collection. We talk about her path to becoming a librarian and creating the collection, and also her recent work with the Society of Illustrators. We also discuss:

Cartozia Tales, a new collaborative world-building project edited by Isaac Cates and featuring work from John Lewis, Dylan Horrocks, and Tom Motley, among others. Check out their Kickstarter page.

The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman

Sacrifice by Sam Humphries (writer) and Dalton Rose (art)

March by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. In discussing March we touch on this classic 1958 comic book about the Montgomery bus boycott (PDF).


Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes
by Mary and Bryan Talbot.

Sky in Stereo #2 by Mardou

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff


Dungeon
by Lewis Trondheim

Captain Goodvibes by Tony Edwards

Cages by Dave McKean

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Comics for Grownups Episode 5

by on Nov.30, 2012, under Comics

Now available on iTunes! Direct RSS link here. Still working out bugs on the audio, but this week I blame Kanye, who kept trying to wiggle free and grab the mike. We discuss:

Last Days of an Immortal by Fabien Vehlmann, art by Gwen De Bonneval

Wizzywig by Ed Piskor. Online at wizzywigcomics.com.

Heads or Tails by Lilli Carre. Preview available.

White Clay by Thomas Herpich.

Post York by James Romberger. Accompanying hip-hop single by his son Crosby online at postyork.com.

Smoo Comics by Simon Moreton.

The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman. You can read issue 1 at charlesforsman.com.

Diary Comics #4 by Dustin Harbin. Online at dharbin.com.

 

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