Pardon the bragging, but my book Ruins won the comics industry award for best graphic novel (new)
Having put in three years of work on the 328 page book, it was very gratifying to get this award. I was so certain I wasn't getting it, I was unprepared with an acceptance speech.
Here I am winging it.
Evening highlight, meeting congressman John Lewis who won for his book The March
Here's a few more images from the book which releases this week as a ibook.As a print fan, the hard cover's still the thing.
Last January I decided to take another run at the New Yorker with a bundle of cartoons.I've been submitting every week since then and so far so good getting some in. Though often it feels like I'm banging my head on the wall since it will feel so good when I stop...
Above ran this week.
The first one they took above
and below some others that ran
I'll be having an exhibition at the Scott Eder gallery in DUMBO.
Hope you can make it if you're in town.
Included are illustrations comics, paintings and even a few hand carved masks from my travels...
Lame Poetry Reading mask
Here are a few other things you can see there (including me--on display for the opening Thursday June 16th 6-9 PM