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Over on the Drawing Words And Writing Pictures site, Matt Madden reports on a quite interesting Oubapo-like activity. He instructed his students to draw a four-panel comic based on a series of poses by live models on a stage. Poses, … Continue reading
The genius that is Matt Madden has come up with a new Oubapo-style game, in which two cartoonists make a ten-panel strip in true tic-tac-toe fashion. He tried it out with Tom Hart, and I’m quite intrigued by the result. … Continue reading
Ever since Jason Turner’s One Hundred Page Project (which is essentially a subject constraint, allowing only comic versions of p. 100 of various novels, such as The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, above) was featured on Drawn!, it seems to have picked … Continue reading
Taking Scott McCloud’s Carl comics, Kerry Callen has invented Cross Panel Comics, a combination of crossword puzzles and comics. A neat idea ! (via Drawn!)
Suppose you are a cartoonist and you love working with constraints – what to do when your inspiration runs out ? Fear no more, because PlotBoiler is here. This service by Brad Tibbils and Michael Avolio will serve you with … Continue reading
It would seem there’s no end to the ways Jim Davis’s Garfield can be put to creative use. Josh Millard recently launced Garkov which applies the Markov model (which is completely beyond me) to Garfield strips. I’m not sure about … Continue reading
It would seem that Jim Davis’ Garfield is a real cornucopia for literary experimentation. Much more than any other popular comic, be it Peanuts or Calvin And Hobbes, Davis’ universe clos and iconic characters seem to lend themselves to postmodern … Continue reading
Oucopo: Comic Jams For The Growing Cartoonist is a new outfit about comics challenges featuring certain thematic or formal constraints. As Derek Badman says in his recent, and quite good, overview of constraint comics : Started by Jon Morris, it’s … Continue reading
(from The Hurting)
Cartoon Symbolia is a very intertaining and enlightening comic by Dash Shaw about all those loose lines that are scattered through comics and strips, having all kinds of meanings. The lighter side of semiotics, as it were. Highly recommendable