Two reports: University of Chicago Comics Conference & Maine Comics Arts Festival

From The Beat, May 21, 2012 “Comics G-17 summit report from Chicago” (content includes references to: Robert Crumb, Chris Ware, Francoise Mouly, Daniel Clowes, Seth, Art Spiegelman, Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Ivan Brunetti, among others)

 

From mikelynchcartoons.blogspot, May 21, 2012, “Report: Maine Comics Arts Festival May 20, 2012” (content includes references to John Klossner, Kate Beaton, and Bill Woodman)


 

Brief Q & A with Bob Mankoff; Working for The Man @ MoCCA; More Blown Covers

From Creative Week New York, “Creative Week Session Spotlight: A Session with Bob Mankoff of The New Yorker”

Link  here for more info on Mr. Mankoff’s appearance.

 

From The Beat, May 1, 2012, “Working for The Man: MoCCa 2012” ( with Shannon Wheeler and Liza Donnelly content).

 

From NPR’s All Things Considered, May 1, 2012, audio: “‘Blown Covers’: Not Ready For the Newstand”

Exhibit: Felipe Galindo (Feggo); Feiffer’s first original graphic novel; More Mouly & Blown Covers; Video: S.J. Perelman interview; Mick Stevens’ fav NYer rejects; Liza Donnelly on the Art of Cartooning

From artcat, this notice of a group exhibit including Felipe Galindo (Feggo), “Political Neighbors: Ruis, Feggo, El Fisgon — Three Master Cartoonists of Mexico”

 

From Mediabistro, April 10, 2012,Jules Feiffer Lands Deal for his First Original Graphic Novel”

 

From wksu.org (Kent State & Ohio Public Media), April 10, 2012, “Blown Covers from The New Yorker” — with plenty of text and audio, including an interview with The New Yorker’s Art Editor, Francoise Mouly

 

From Youtube, this April 2, 1974 interview with S.J. Perelman from the PBS show, Day At Night

 

Over on Facebook (sorry, no link), Mick Stevens has started posting his favorite cartoons rejected by The New Yorker — see his post “My Favorite Rejects”

 

From Liza Donnelly’s blog, When Do They Serve the Wine, “Word and Image: The Art of Cartooning” — a transcript of the talk Donnelly delivered at a Creativity Symposium held at the Haystack Mountain School in Maine in the Fall of 2011.

 

Cartoonists to gather at The University of Chicago

From The University of Chicago website, April 6, 2012, “Conference to bring together influential cartoonists” — of the 17 cartoonists  attending a number are associated with The New Yorker, including Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Robert Crumb, Ivan Brunetti, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, and Ben Katchor. The magazine’s art editor, Francoise Mouly, will be on hand to discuss the new book, Blown Covers.

Link to the Conference site “Comics: Philosophy & Practice”