9 moments (out of 1000) at SPX on Flickr.
Advice to the mid-career cartoonist who has failed to build an audience
I’ve been publishing comics for coming on twenty years now. It’s hard to pinpoint a start-date, as like many cartoonists I’ve just been drawing my whole life, but sometime around ‘95 would be when I began putting out ‘zines…
The truth of any art career is that you never make “it”—it makes you. A life in the arts is not for sissies and after some years in the trenches, trying and trying again you find out what a marriage it is. This is a brave article for its honesty. Mike is the real deal.
What a weekend! I love you, cartoonists. I feel so lucky to be among you.
I cannot believe that next week at this time I will be at SPX. This is my packing list: my new collections #1 & #2!
Here’s my partial packing list for coming home from SPX:
Noah Van Sciver
and more more more
So frickn’ excited.
Never in all my hippie upbringing did I ever imagine I would buy a can of this stuff, but I am making fried chicken tomorrow night for my birthday and when you want to do it right, you want to do it right. May my anti-hydrogenated oil roots forgive me. Also: lets eat!
My new favorite vending machine, probably forever. Anyone got a quarter? At the DMV in Newburgh.
I have an interview up at the very fine Design Feaster blog where I talk about cartooning, illustration, and mortality!