The epic battles of Star Wars belong to the past and Luke Skywalker has to take care of his old dad, Lord Fener. This is the idea of Alice Socal, Italian comic writer. She produces one of the best interesting things I read in 2011.
‘Luke’ is the name of this small book published by Giuda Edizioni, where our hero spend his time taking care of his old, crippled and gruffy dad, Lord Fener.
Villa Manin, Codroipo (Udine)
10-12 June 2011
For the people in the nearby of the Italian city of Udine, there is the next weekend K - The Art of Living Comix. The festival is promoted by Safarà editore, a publishing house, is an opportunity for seeing in which different ways this young art develops nowadays: graphic novel, graphic journalism, sketchcrawling, the Italian Bonelli style.
From Romania, the latest project of the Hardcomics crew. Who is George? What does he look like? We have no idea. And so we brought together 20 of our favorite Romanian illustrators and comic artists to tell us more about this illusive personage. The result is The Book of George…
For more info, check out The Site of George for a multi-media infographic 3D stereoscopic presentation.
In the new Blatt Spezial you can find:
DAVID BROOKS, ERWIN KNEIHSL, DENNIS LOESCH, ANKE PHILIPP, KAY ROSEN B L A T T S P E Z I A L7. May 2010 at 7.30 pm in TÄT , Schönhauser Allee 161a, Berlin
Blatt Spezial is made by Giovanna Sarti.
DERAGLIAMENTI Self made comics Festival
Urbino 16-17-18 Aprile 2010, c\o La Vecchia Stazione,
Opening: 3 pm each day, free entry
Surrounded by the old train station, it takes place this festival full of names of the underground – but not unknow – Italian comics scene: Lamette, Lucho, Ernest, G.I.U.D.A., Resina, Fragilecontinuo, Crack!, Epoc, Graffa, Burp...
Digital Circlism is invented by Ben Heine, Belgian cartoonist, teacher and much more. In 'Leopard' Ben painted each circle on a black surface and he didn't really pay attention to symmetry or details. That makes the outcome one of my favourite Ben's circlist work. Below the making of Leopard.
In this issue, cartoonist and illustrator Matthew Thurber presents an array of 14 sketches featuring electric demigods, esoteric scribbles, smiling cats and dogs and allegorical creatures that would happily eat you up in a blink. All printed in red carnelian and a spanky purple!
About Matthew: he publishes the comic book series 1-800-MICE.