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Very inspiring talk by Keith Knight for @cm_rdu! Quickie doodle. Looking forward to his new Hulu show in September! #cmunderdog
I felt moved to add an image to the #JTLArtChallenge — art against the Duterte #JunkTerrorBill which can mark critics of the Philippine government as “terrorists.” I am not Filipino but have great love of both freedom and Filipino culture, especially #VoltesV who would definitely be against this bill!
“Force does not work the way its advocates seem to think it does. It does not, for example, reveal to the victim the strength of his adversary. On the contrary, it reveals the weakness, even the panic of his adversary, and this revelation invests the victim with patience. Furthermore, it is ultimately fatal to create too many victims. The victor can do nothing with these victims, for they do not belong to him, but—to the victims. They belong to the people he is fighting. The people know this, and as inexorably as the roll call—the honor roll—of victims expands, so does their will become inexorable: they resolve that these dead, their brethren, shall not have died in vain. When this point is reached, however long the battle may go on, the victor can never be the victor: on the contrary, all his energies, his entire life, are bound up in a terror he cannot articulate, a mystery he cannot read, a battle he cannot win—he has simply become the prisoner of the people he thought to cow, chain, or murder into submission.” ― James Baldwin
Looking at old drawrings this morning. And space launches. And news of unrest. Life’s complicated. Be safe. Fight for justice.
Drawing! Today: untoyed robots. I’d like to have toys of these three. But they don’t really exist. Who are they? Chappie (2015) is a film about a police bot who gets a conscience, sort of. 7-Zark-7 was a character added to Gatchaman (1972) to adapt it into the tv show Battle of the Planets (1978). And Irona is from the 1950s sometime. She’s Richie Rich’s robot maid and bodyguard from the comics and tv. #chappie #battleoftheplanets #7zark7 #irona
Me and some cool cats in my contribution to Sundays Quarterly zine. Published by @burn_all_books. Get one for yourself! If you become a BAB supporter you can get art monthly! #risograph #risoprinting #risocomic
For about 6 months I’ve had a 4 panel Cube Cat comic about Cube waking up after a drunken night and drinking toxic coffee and it just doesn’t work. Much respect to those who make gag cartoons, it is NOT EASY. Oh, also all the panels were song lyrics, a weird constraint I imposed on myself that made it even harder to make the thing work considering not everyone knows as many lyrics as a music hound like me. #writingishard #butilikethisdrawing #cubecat
Really weird but kind of cool to run across this doodle from work notes on a slow 12 hour night shift in 1993.
“CUBE CAT at BEAR LODGE (aka Devil’s Tower)” – from last night at Long Beach Ink & Drink #drawing @ink_and_drink_lb #longbeach #cubecat #closeencounters
My first printed linocut: Shirley Chisholm: UNBOUGHT / UNBOSSED. #linksoul #oceanside #shirleychisholm #linocut #blackhistorymonth thanks @klart760 for the great instruction.
submitted a comic to a literary journal today. comics are malleable and I am a cartoonist. I think of the terrible gag strips I sent to The New Yorker in 1989 and the very nice, very deserved rejection they got. and I plot my next comic.
Detail of panel from my latest submission to @burn_all_books art anthology zine “Sundays Quarterly”—I’m working on a way to make it easy for folx to get ahold of the comics I’ve done. Possibly Gumroad. Maybe web. In the meantime get down to the @burn_all_books shop behind @verbatim.books and buy SQ! Also playing with purely web-based formats but I like them less.