Posts Tagged ‘Mark Evanier’
I have no idea how Tom Skulan, owner of a comic book store in Albany called FantaCo, where I worked for several years, got John Caldwell to allow us to publish one of his books. Mug Shots: A splendid collection of cartoons by John Caldwell came out in September 1980, just in time for the second FantaCon convention. The book was a 64 page trade paperback, with a wraparound cover by Caldwell.
I was surprised because I knew John’s work, if not his name, from the magazine NATIONAL LAMPOON Read the rest of this entry »
Mark Evanier noted an article about information:
Anne Pluta says that the trouble with Donald Trump voters is not that they are uninformed but that they are misinformed. Biggggg difference. Uninformed people just plain don’t know. Misinformed voters think they do but they’re wrong — and they’re usually determined to never admit it.
Then Alan David Doane pointed to Frank Santoro, who wrote:
I asked my editor and comics scholar, Dan Nadel, about this occasionally quoted sentiment of younger makers Read the rest of this entry »
David Brooks of the NY Times: The Brutalism of Ted Cruz.
Amy Biancolli: Not alone at being alone.
Weekly Sift explains the US polarized body politic: Small-government Freedom vs. Big-government Rights. Plus the Yearly Sift.
New York Times: For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions.
Shooting Parrots is blogging again! Read the rest of this entry »