Over on their blog, Drawn & Quarterly have posted their schedule for Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2011. On Friday Night, several D&Q creators will be attending the Kick Off! Spectacular! A Contemporary Comix Cavalcade featuring Chester Brown, Seth, Adrian Tomine, and Chris Ware! Moderated by Dan Nadel, Editor of The Comics Journal.  the event will [...]

To celebrate their 20th Anniversary, Quimby’s Bookstore in Chicago is releasing a silkscreen print of Chris Ware’s meticulous blueprint for the famous sign that extends out from the front of their store. The print is authorized by Ware, and measures 19″ across and 13″ high. It was hand-ripped as per his specifications, and is an [...]

NYmag.com has the news that Chris Ware has designed a poster for Palme d’Or winning movie Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Uncle Boonmee is a 2010 Thai film directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. It won the Palme d’Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The film centers on the last days in the [...]

Renowned artist and cartoonist Chris Ware will be appearing at the Indianapolis Museum of Art next week, to discuss graphic communication and “drawing-as-thinking” in the early 21st century. In addition, Ware’s friend Chip Kidd (an art director at Knopf and Batman collector whose work appears in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and elsewhere) will [...]

We are now well into 2011, and I think that pretty much everybody has finished posting their best of 2010 lists. Well, I figure it’s about time to stop looking back, and start looking forward. To this end, I have put together a list of comic related things that I am looking forward to in [...]

It’s finally here, my best of 2010 list! Sorry that it’s out so late, I know that the done thing is to have the list out by the end of the year, but screw convention, right? The reason that it is so late can be attributed to a combination of equal parts busyness, laziness, and [...]

The 2009 Small Press Expo (SPX) was held this weekend (September 26-27) at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, MD. SPX 2009 marks the thirteenth annual presentation of The Ignatz Awards for outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. The Ignatz, named after George Herriman’s brick-wielding mouse, recognizes outstanding work that challenges [...]