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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Andy Warner in Beirut

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Andy Warner is an artist and writer of non-fiction comics, and an editor for international cartoon platform The Nib.  His books include Brief Histories of Everyday Objects, This Land Is My Land, and Spring Rain: A Graphic Memoir of Love, Madness, and Revolution. Spring ... Read more

Andy Warner in Beirut - Expanded Audio

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  In this extended conversation with Andy Warner, we take an extra 20 minutes to nerd out about independent publishing, cultural diplomacy, raves in Iran, sex and drugs in Beirut, and the reverberations of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Andy is an artist and writer of non-fic... Read more

Carol Lay - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Carol Lay has been creating comics — both alternative and mainstream — since the 1980’s.  She’s a writer, illustrator, painter, and animator whose work ranges from surrealist canvases to Wonder Woman story arcs.  Her weekly comic Story Minute ran in newspapers for twenty... Read more

Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Stan Mack is one of the original comics journalists.  In the 1970's he left a steady job as Art Director of the New York Times Sunday Magazine to blaze a trail in the world of alternative comics.  His documentary-style strip Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies chronicled the d... Read more

Lynda Barry on Making Comics

Airs at: Thu, 07/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Lynda Barry calls herself "an accidental professor," but she began her career as an accidental cartoonist in the 1970's, when Evergreen State College classmate Matt Groening published her comics in the school paper without her knowledge.  Barry's weekly strip Ernie Pook'... Read more

Jan Eliot - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Jan Eliot got her start in the 1970's drawing for alternative newspapers in and around Eugene, Oregon, her weekly comic strips Patience and Sarah and Sister City focusing on the then-novel (for the funny pages) concepts of single moms and blended families.  In the 1990's... Read more

Bill Ayers & Ryan Alexander-Tanner - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/25/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  During the presidential campaign of 2008, Weather Underground co-founder and Distinguished Professor of Education Bill Ayers teamed up with cartoonist Ryan Alexander-Tanner to adapt Bill's groundbreaking education textbook into comics form.  The result is To Teach: The J... Read more

Keith Knight, Gentleman Cartoonist - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Rapper, cartoonist, and social activist Keith Knight is a longtime fan of the Portland comics scene as well as community radio.  He was delighted to make a detour to the KBOO studios during his visit to the 2006 Stumptown Comics Festival, where his slideshow and stage pe... Read more

Remembering Animator Bruce Bickford - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  For half a century, Bruce Bickford ran a one-man clay animation production house, constructing surreal miniature worlds in a cavernous Seattle studio and bringing them to life through the magic of stop-motion.  Bickford gained notoriety in the 1970's as the fertile mind ... Read more

Shary Flenniken - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Shary Flenniken is one of the most influential figures in the history of underground comics.  Her comic Trots & Bonnie burst onto the pages of the National Lampoon in the early 1970's, and with its mix of radical politics, coy sexuality, absurd situations, approachable ... Read more