Archive for the ‘Cartoonists I dig’ Category

Fotographical Friday: Backstage at the Strips.

February 23, 2018

The recently deceased Mort Walker wrote this book in the 70s. It was my first glimpse into the life of a cartoonist.

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Fotographical Friday: Splitch

January 26, 2018

I’ve given up a lot of my toys to my kid. But not this one. (A gift from Chuch Gamble.)

Placemat-Exquisite-Corpse * Week with Kriota Willberg and R Sikoryak.

December 28, 2017

#3 of 3.

*a drawing, often of a figure, done by multiple people in which no one can see what the others have drawn.

Placemat-Exquisite-Corpse * Week with Kriota Willberg and R Sikoryak.

December 27, 2017

#2 of 3.

*a drawing, often of a figure, done by multiple people in which no one can see what the others have drawn.

Exquisite-Corpse*-Placemat Week with Kriota Willberg and R Sikoryak.

December 26, 2017

#1 of 3.

*a drawing, often of a figure, done by multiple people in which no one can see what the others have drawn.

Hal Mayforth be with you. 

May 4, 2017

FF – Fotographical Friday: Visiting The Larger-than-most Apple

November 11, 2016

In NYC with my grad school bestie cartoonist/anatomist/bioethicist-in-training Kriota Wilberg. 
  

FF – Fotographical Friday: This Old Gazebo

September 9, 2016

  
Hey, remember last week’s FF when I laid down some serious “only comic nerds will care” info? Well, here’s some more. 
These photos are from the same trip to Horseheads, NY, home of early 1900s cartoonist Eugene “Zim” Zimmerman. Last week it was about his house – this week is about the gazebo he designed and built in a public park. If you’re not bored yet, there’s more info at this link:

http://www.horseheadshistorical.com/teal_park.html
  

FF – Fotographical Friday: This Old (Dead Cartoonist’s) House

September 2, 2016

Being a cartoonist, there ain’t a ton of pilgrimages you can take related to your vocation, let alone ones that are close by. But there is one a just few hours from my folks’ house. 
A few weeks ago, as I was driving the six hours tween their house and mine, I decided to take a small detour to Horseheads, NY – home of early 1900s cartoonist Eugene “Zim” Zimmerman. Never heard of him? Back in the day he worked for both Punch and Judge magazine, and even had his own correspondence school! (Exclamation point is for cartooning nerds only. The rest of you civilians can just role your eyes.) 

  
Upon her death, Zim’s daughter left his house and all his artwork to the Horseheads Historical Society. Since this is a small town, the Historical Society has rather limited hours – and the hour I was there was not one of them. But that was ok – I’d been there before. It was just nice to walk around, take a few photos, and suck in the history of those who came before me. 
Here’s a link if you’d like more info:

http://www.horseheadshistorical.com/zim_house.html

Tree-cember 25th

December 25, 2013

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If you didn’t know, today is the birthday of another famous bearded fellow, friend and colleague Rick Stromoski.