working up an elaborate marriage proposal to fantagraphics in gratitude for 15 free pages of Jason’s new graphic novel
As you can see, Jason’s new graphic novel Lost Cat (coming in July) is presented in the same handsome hardcover format as his story collections Low Moon and Athos in America and the reprint volumes What I Did and Almost Silent. His longest, and dare we say one of his best, works to date deserves no less.
A detective story with multiple mysteries, romantic longing, and a head-spinning finale all delivered in trademark understated Jason style, it’s a thrilling, heart-tugging, satisfying read. And there’s a cute kitty cat. See for yourself with our free 15-page excerpt, and pre-order yours right here.
“Look, I told you guys Jason was the best. HERE IS EVIDENCE.”
Ooo I’m intrigued! Good so far! :)
From Philippa Rice’s cardboardlife:
“I had to make my gif black and white to get it to upload! It was either that or make it really small. Anyway you can see the full colour one on the My Cardboard Life website if you want to.”
“We’re Out Part 3 starts on Monday!”
by way of calamityjon:
“Mike Mignola tutorial, c.1997. I remember liking this so much I pasted the pages straight into my sketchbook”
“I can think of five or six professional cartoonists whose entire portfolio was cribbed from this one tutorial.
Beautiful stuff, tho, the bit on texture alone is invaluable.”
By Anthony Holden:
“Dudes and Dudettes,
Sorry for the radio silence. I’ve been at home with my family spending some quality time with OUR NEW BABY!! I’m back at work now, but I did get to take a couple of weeks of paternity leave which was amazing. You guys, if you haven’t had a baby you should definitely give it a try. I mean after you get married, that is. Let’s not get carried away here. Anyway, babies are seriously the BEST.
Things at home are super busy these days, but I’ll try to check in with new doodles when I can. Until then be good, everyone!”
”Hey pals! I trust you have been doing well. Just wanted to share I little tip I picked up a while back. If you are wanting to practice and improve your line making and inking skills, you can simply use a peice of tracing paper and most types of ink pens. Above, I used one peice of tracing paper to trace and ink over multiple different artists’ & inkers’ works out of Scott McCloud’s book, Making Comics as well as out of numerous comics I own...”
More on my website! HERE
(And yes, I do know that the date above is wrong. :D)