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The Daily LITG, 28th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Chris Ware

The Daily LITG, 28th December 2019, Happy Birthday Chris Ware

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The Guardian Vs. Comic Books

They have serialised Posy Simmonds' graphic novels, run special issues to accompany the British Library exhibitions and generally put comic books on the front page of more of their weekend magazines and culture guides than any other English language newspaper, and have refrained from "Biff Bam Kerpows" in the process.Which is why so many were disappointed by[...]

The Angoulême Awards 2015 – Riad Sattouf To Chris Ware

Possibly a perfect reason for a US/UK publisher to pick it up...The Audience Appreciation Prize went to Les Vieux Fourneaux Vol 1 by Paul Cauuet and Wilfrid Lupano published by Dargaud.The Jury Special Prize went to Building Stories by Chris Ware, published by Delcourt.The Best Series Award went to Lastman Vol 6 by Balak, Mickaël Sanlaville and Bastien Vivès published by Casterman.The Revelation[...]

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Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President

This year it was won by Bill Watterson, after Alan Moore declined the honour.Nevertheless, he is nominated again, as well as for the first time, Stan Lee!Christophe Blain Christian Binet Charles Burns Daniel Clowes Nicolas de Crécy Pierre Christin Cosey Étienne Davodeau Edika Emmanuel Guibert Hermann Alejandro Jodorowsky Quino Stan Lee Milo Manara Taiyo Matsumoto Lorenzo Mattotti Alan Moore Katsuhiro Otomo Marjane Satrapi Joann Sfar Bill Sienkiewicz Jiro Taniguchi Richard Corben Jean Van Hamme Chris WareFavourites are Katsuhiro Otomo, after he[...]

Amazon Glitchwatch: Chris Ware's Building Stories Is Now £4.99

Building Stories by Chris Ware.Currently this massive comics about buildings and the way humans live in and around them, that breaks the comic book format into creating separate items that all link together, in one big box is now £4.99 on Instead of the regular £30.That's an 83% discount.The best comic book present you[...]

Chris Ware Serialises His New Comic In The Guardian, Starting Today

The Guardian newspaper has a short but proud history of serialising comic books in its pages, with both Posy Simonds' Gemma Bovary and Tamara Drewe receiving their first airing on a regular basis in its pages.As of today, Acme Novelty Library creator Chris Ware has begun serialising his latest work, The Last Saturday, every Saturday[...]

What's In Scott McCloud's The Best American Comics 2014?

Dimensions from Men's Feelings, Revival House Press.Chris Ware Building Stories (Excerpt) from Building Stories, Pantheon Books.John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell March: Book One (Excerpt), Top Shelf Productions.Frank M Young and David Lasky The Program Is Morally Good (Excerpt), from The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Song, Abrams Comicarts.Ed Piskor[...]

Chris Ware's Poster For Today's East London Comic Art Festival

The East Coast of the US may be full of comic conventions this weekend, but East London isn't doing too badly either, as this Chris Ware poster for the event implies On until 7pm tonight, with guests including the aforementioned Chris Ware, Seth, Anouk Ricard, Jesse Moynihan, Anne Simon, Mattias Adolfsson, Takayo Akiyama, Sjoerd van[...]

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

Binet, Christophe Blain, Charles Burns, Pierre Christin, Daniel Clowes, Richard Corben, Bernard Cosey, Étienne Davodeau, Nicolas de Crécy, Edika, Emmanuel Guibert, Hermann, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Manu Larcenet, Milo Manara, Lorenzo Mattotti, Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo, Quino, Marjane Satrapi, Joann Sfar, Jiro Taniguchi, Jean Van Hamme, Chris Ware and Bill Watterson.But the Academy, who normally vote on[...]

Lying In The Gutters, 30th December 2013 – At Last, The Time Is Near

Chris Ware draws the New Yorker's first issue cover for January again.It's almost the end of 2013 as we know it! Tomorrow we have the Rumour Awards, the Lying In The Gutters Of The Year and there seems to be lots of lists and charts lying around the place So let's kick off with one[...]

Chris Ware – Telling And Retelling Stories About Ourselves

Ramon Vitral recently interviewed Chris Ware for the Brazilian magazine Galileu Bleeding Cool is happy to exclusively run the original English version. Building Stories comprises 14 publications and you haven’t set a reading sequence Based on analytic combinatorics, I’ve found that there are 87 billions, 178 million, 291 thousand and 200 different possibilities of reading it Were[...]

Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh

Now how many comic conventions have that? All making it a laid back chilled out affair.And to kick off this strand with the organisers managed to secure two of the most interesting and important voices in the graphic medium Chris Ware and Joe Sacco Inspired programming as Ware and Sacco are approaching the medium from[...]

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Publication Design

However, that’s not keeping me from being vocal regardless!Who is not eligible to vote?Comics press or reviewers (unless they are nominees) Non-creative publisher staff members (PR, marketing, assistants, etc.) FansBefore I get back to designing “The Best-Of Bluewater Omnibus” so I can be eligible for next year (Nevermind, it would never work), let the games begin!Best[...]

Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh's "Stripped" Event

Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren Pleece, Roger Gibson, Chris Riddell, Jon Naught,  Stephen Collins, Robin and Lorenzo Etherington, Robbie Morrison, Jim[...]

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New

However, that’s not keeping me from being vocal regardless!Who is not eligible to vote?Comics press or reviewers (unless they are nominees) Non-creative publisher staff members (PR, marketing, assistants, etc.) FansBefore I get back to tapping the phones of the Eisner Judges so I can be eligible for next year, let the games begin! Best Graphic Album-NewBuilding Stories,[...]

Chris Ware Calls For Radical Honesty In Denver

William Kuskin of the University of Colorado, Boulder, engaged cartoonist Chris Ware in a question and answer session that probed fairly deeply into Ware’s life and work Kuskin introduced Ware as a figure who has “changed our literary culture in a significant way” and even “bent mainstream prose towards comics culture”, particularly in his most[...]

Building Stories All Sold Out From Amazon And Barnes And Noble Before Christmas

Building Stories by Chris Ware is one of those perfect Christmas gifts for comic book readers A collection of a variety of comics, newspapers, pamphlets that tell one story in many different ways, it is bound to top a number of people's best-of-year lists.That's if you can find it and are out[...]

Amazon's Top Ten Graphic Novels Of 2012

Come on guys, there's still a month and a half to go! Have you even read the new Grandville yet?The No 1 book, Building Stories by Chris Ware, also gets a mention in no 11 in Amazon's best of all books of 2012 too.1.Building Stories by Chris Ware (Oct 2, 2012) 2.Darth Vader and Son (Star[...]