Tag Archives: Chester Brown

Toronto Draws Tintin

On November 2-27  Toronto comics emporium The Beguiling is throwing an art show and auction, Toronto Draws Tintin, to support the Canadian Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund.  Canadian cartoonists of all plumage contribute their rendition of Hergé’s quiffed hero, which is … Continue reading

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And now a word from Johnny

Leave it to Johnny Ryan to present a balanced, argumented rebuttal of Chester Brown’s Paying for It. (From Vice, via Richard – click for the rest)

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Year of the Carnivore

From Canadian cartoonist Chester Brown comes  this poster for Sook-Yin Lee’s film Year of the Carnivore.  It’s nice to see some new work by him.  It’s vintage Brown, by the way, down to the lettering.  It even features toilet paper. … Continue reading

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Seth & Chet (& Matt ?)

Above are the representations of Seth & Chet (Brown) by Seth & Chet respectively (from Palooka-ville 5 and The Little Man). I’m a great fan of both of them, but I was wondering if part of their appeal stems from … Continue reading

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40 Part 24 – Chester Brown on Comics

Chester Brown drew this strip for the New York Times, which ran it in its magazine on July 8, 2004. The first half of the strip appeared on the cover, and the strip continued inside. Or rather, it didn’t, because … Continue reading

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Penguin Deluxe Series

After reading Charlie Gower’s post on tantramar about the cover Chris Ware did for Rousseau’s Candide, I checked out the Penguin Deluxe website for other covers by cartoonists. Most of them are fairly recognisable, such as covers by Art Spiegelman, … Continue reading

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Fred Hembeck’s Dateline

Fred Hembeck, of the “destroys [insert popular culture property]” fame, has been collecting the best columns in his his Dateline series on his website. I particularly like the one above, which makes fun of the Three Musketeers of alternative comics … Continue reading

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