Friday, June 5, 2015

"Daniel Clowes and Eightball, 1988-1998: Highlights, Mysteries, and Fun-Facts"

In anticipation for the soon to be released massive collection The Complete Eightball from Fantagraphics, Ken Parille has posted another insightful article on about Daniel Clowes's work during a decade when he was working on his comic "Eightball." Highly recommended for readers who enjoyed Parille's The Daniel Clowes Reader.

Daniel Clowes and Eightball, 1988-1998: Highlights, Mysteries, and Fun-Facts | The Comics Journal

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"Wilson" Movie News

"Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern are in negotiations to star in Wilson, Fox Searchlight’s adaptation of a Daniel Clowes graphic novel that will be directed by Craig Johnson, the helmer who directed The Skeleton Twins.
The movie is moving ahead for a June shoot in Minneapolis.

Alexander Payne is producing with his Ad Hominem Enterprises partners Jim Taylor and Jim Burke. Also producing are Sam Raimi and Josh Donen."

Hollywood Reporter: Woody Harrelson's Comic Adaptation 'Wilson' Comes Together With Laura Dern Co-Starring (Exclusive)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fantagraphics to publish Clowes's next book "Patience" in 2016

Fantagraphics Books is proud to announce Patience, the first all-new, original graphic novel from Daniel Clowes (Ghost World) in more than half a decade. It’s the biggest and most ambitious book of a storied career in which he’s received an Academy Award nomination, a PEN Award, and multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

University of Chicago Acquires Papers of Daniel Clowes

"The University of Chicago Library has acquired the papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes, giving researchers access to never-before-seen notes and sketches from the acclaimed comic book author
The materials in the collection—notes, outlines, narrative drafts, character sketches, draft layouts, line art, book dummies and more—reveal the start-to-finish artistic process behind three of Clowes’ award-winning graphic novels: The Death-Ray (2011), Ice Haven (2005) and Mister Wonderful (2011). The collection also includes ephemera related to two major exhibitions of Clowes’ work."

  - UChicagoNews: University of Chicago acquires papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes

Monday, April 27, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Clowes Book Signing Tour for Advanced Copies of "The Complete Eightball"

A short book tour kicked off today, with Daniel Clowes signing advanced copies of The Complete Eightball at the Fantagraphics Bookstore in Seattle. All copies sold out in less than 30 minutes, so if you want one get to upcoming events early!

Also, this week's Stranger has a cover feature on Daniel Clowes. Here's a link to the article:

Here's a list of other upcoming tour dates. Each event will have a limited amount of Complete Eightball advanced copies:
April 19, 2015 - Portland, Oregon at LineWork 
April 21, 2015 - Portland, Oregon at Powell's
April 30, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois at Quimby's
June 5, 2015 - Hollywood, California at Meltdown Comics