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
Chicago Tribune: Ghost World artist's papers acquired by University of Chicago

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: The Masterpiece That Helped Transform Comics and Culture

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