Tag Archives: Chris Ware

Lint became an Opera

Sometimes things happen in your back yard, and you need somebody on the other side of the globe to bring your attention to it. A couple of years ago, Belgian composer Walter Hus has created an opera based on Chris … Continue reading

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Mother’s day bliss

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Chris Ware and the New Yorker came up with this all-mother family.  And just count on the people of the Internet to start bitching about the fact that the blonde mother looks too male…

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The Joy of Cartooning with Chris Ware

Chris Ware is his joyful self on the cover of the new French quarterly comics magazine, Kaboom (which I’ve slightly doctored here to focus on the artwork). Kaboom looks pretty interesting, with articles in the first issue on Guibert and … Continue reading

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Oak Park Posters

The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest commissioned a set of art posters by cartoonist Chris Ware.  He created two posters depicting key moments in the Society’s own history, to a backdrop of traditional prairie-style buildings.  If you … Continue reading

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Ware nails that first day feeling

For the cover of its September 17 issue, the New Yorker magazine chose to celebrate the first day of the new school year.  Who better than Chris Ware to depict the fundamental despair and  angst that schroud that glorious occasion? … Continue reading

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Ware et al. on comics!

As we speak there’s a great conference on comics going on in Chicago. If you’re there — good for you!  For the rest of us, there’s the wonderful poster that Chris Ware made…

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Chris Ware Does Another Movie Poster

A couple of years ago, Chris Ware did the wonderful poster for the equally wonderful film Savages.  Today the Vulture unveiled another one, for Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Rather than his typical, rather … Continue reading

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Lost Building

Charlie Gower pointed me to yet another great animation by Chris Ware from the excellent radio programme , This American Life, which you really should listen to.

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Money, honey ?

The October 11 issue of the New Yorker magazine features a wonderful cover by Chris Ware, which leads on to an exclusive 2 page strip inside.  I’m always amazed how Ware manages to add levels of meaning, making his work … Continue reading

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Chris Ware Extra

Presspop announced a new Japanese Jimmy Corrigan edition a couple of weeks ago, which comes as three volumes in a slipcase.  The slipcase itself features a new short strop that Ware created especially for this edition. (via Someware, via Entrecomics, … Continue reading

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