"You’ve Got Your Art in My Comics!" …. "You’ve Got Your Comics in My Art!" This week onÂ The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs feature another "Creator Spotlight" episode, this one focused on the works of Dash Shaw. Tof Eklund joins Derek in discussing and defining a truly unique presence
12:00 P.M. The World (According to Cartoonists): Border Crossing Comics: Adrian Tomine (Optic Nerve #13), Rutu Modan (The Property), Dash Shaw (New School), and David Prudhomme (Rebetiko) all explore characters crossing borders -national and personal, real and imagined. Discover how these award-winning cartoonists translate the world through art and story. Moderated by Kent Worcester.
BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY AUDITORIUM (128 Pierrepont Street)
2:00 P.M. The New American Dream: What is today’s Great American Novel, anyway? Ayana Mathis (The Twelve Tribes of Hattie), Dash Shaw (New School), and Adam Mansbach (The Dead Run) give us glimpses into a new kind of American Dream: a fifteen-year-old mother of nine; a boy’s island adventures in graphic novel form; and in one case, an American nightmare. Moderated by David Unger.
Dash Shaw and Gabrielle Bell in Winter 2014 Feb/March in Gainesville is a beautiful time to study comics. Come learn comics in winter 2014 with Dash Shaw Feb 24-28 and Gabrielle Bell the following…
I’m teaching for a week at SAW in Gainesville, Florida, Feb 24-28. I’ve never done this before… I have some course ideas and am excited to give it a shot. Consider coming down and taking the classes. I’m sure Bell’s week will be great.
The reader is led to think that the mastermind behind Clockworld, Otis Sharpe, is a sinister figure. He’s a weird figure, to be sure, and it’s clear that he doesn’t like Americans very much. Looking at things from his perspective and from a more objective stance, the villains of the piece are really Luke and Danny.
Rob Clough at High Low Comics spent a week looking at New School, 3 New Stories, a bunch of my older comics, and he posted an interview he did with me in 2008 that originally appeared in the print The Comics Journal.
Dash Shaw Heads to ClockWorld in New School - Cartoonist and animator Dash Shaw discusses his new book New School, a coming-of-age story that follows 16-year-old Danny in the fictional amusement park ClockWorld on a mission to rescue his brother.
Alex Dueben interviewed me for the Comic Book Resources site.