Top to bottom, left to right: 1) insurance poster (artist unknown), 2) illustration by Charles Aromando from Etiquette for Young Moderns by Gay Head 1954, 3) thrift store find (artist unknown), 4) Robin is Kidnapped Batman trading card #29 by Bob Powell (layout) and Norman Saunders (painting) Topps 1966 , 5) Clue board game cards, Parker Brothers, 1960.
My most recently published comic got a nice mention from Rob Clough in The Comics Journal today. Craig Bostick’s “Guitar Bass Drums” is a brilliant short piece about three members of a band and the sexual politics of adding a new member. Each page is narrated by a different member of the band and is color-coded. Bostick’s been making great comics … Read More
I recently discovered these Drink-Aid packages. Apparently Funny Face wasn’t the only multi-character cartoon powdered drink mix of the 1960s.
Things are broken! Things are missing! Hopefully everything will be working soon, even better than before. Check back to see what’s new.
Bazaar Bizarre by Greg Der Ananian (with around 100 illustations by me) is released today. Named after the event Greg helped to start in Boston in 2001 as a way for “underground artisans” to sell their wares, this book features a gaggle of punkrock D.I.Y. projects, plus a rogues gallery of alterna-crafters. If you live in Boston, L.A., or Cleveland, … Read More
Monday, September 26th 6-9 PM Come on down and buy your very own advance copy of Bazaar Bizarre (illustrated by me), and even have it signed by the author – Greg Der Ananian. Local artists in the book will be on hand doing demos and selling their own unique handmade wares! Plus the irresistible lure of free wine and snacks. … Read More
My band’s been in the studio with our friend Erik (from Shumai) acting as recording engineer/genius. Our new song “Frosted” is now available for free download at the SpoilSport web site. Check it out in the “NEWS” section on our home page.
Thursday, December 9th, 2004 PA’s Lounge, 345 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA After more than a year my band is playing out again. Come see a leaner, meaner SpoilSport celebrate the release of our brand new song “Snowball’” available on “Cwistmas Twee”, a compilation of holiday music from Total Gaylord Records. Other bands playing (and also on the record) include Shumai, … Read More
One of my favorite newer cartoonists Cole Johnson (Sugar Free Days) has put out an anthology “Pink Medicine” featuring comics and drawings by me, Allison Cole, Cole Johnson, Dave Kiersh, Adam Mitchell, Jenni Rope, Erik Visser, Greg Vondruska, and Megan Whitmarsh. There are two books… the main book is 40 pages with color covers and black-and-white interiors. The other is … Read More
Dave Kiersh has some new books out including the anthology Last Cry For Help #4 with work by Dave, Vanessa Davis, Dan Moynihan, Ron Rege Jr., Beppi, Souther Salazar and a little gag cartoon by me.