- July 28, 2016
In a recent interview with Marc Maron of the WTF Podcast, Cartoonist and writer Daniel Clowes (Eight Ball, Ghost World, Patience, David Boring, Like A Velvet Glove, The Death-Ray, etc…) brings the world of underground comics into Marc’s garage.
They talk about the great comic artists who paved the way, the difficulty in translating some graphic novels to film, and the similarities between creating comics and performing stand-up.
They also discuss Clowes’ brand-new, just released, Graphic Novel Book, PATIENCE.
Topics: Kolchak the Night Stalker, EC Comics, radiation poisoning, and more!
In support of their ongoing education work, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is now part of the audio-sphere! A mix of interviews, discussions about current Free Speech events, convention panels recordings, and archival materials, the CBLDF Podcast will be a monthly event, from our keyboards to your ears. The CBLDF podcast is made possible in part by a donation from the Neil Gaiman Foundation and member support.
Listen here to Radio Free Comix with the CBLDF Podcast!
PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST!
June 11th – 12th, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL.
Be sure to hear Chip Kidd speak on Saturday, June 11th at the 2016 PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST!
Chip Kidd will be joining Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune film critic) for a discussion in the Harold Washington Library Center (Multipurpose Room) on Saturday, June 11th from 11:00 am – 11:45 am. Tickets for this event will be required and they go on sale now!
The Printers Row Lit Fest was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board to attract visitors to the Printers Row neighborhood (once the city’s bookmaking hub). By 2002, it had grown to five city blocks (on Dearborn, from Congress to Polk), attracting more than 200 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and antiquarian books and featuring more than 200 authors participating in panels, discussions and a variety of other programs.
As part of its ongoing commitment to the written word and its support of literacy and literary endeavor, the Chicago Tribune purchased the Printers Row Book Fair in 2002 from the Near South Planning Board. Recently renamed to be the Printers Row Lit Fest, it is considered the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest-drawing more than 150,000 book lovers to the two-day showcase.
For more information, and to order your tickets, just CLICK HERE!
Hold on, as a quick side-note and an extra bonus please check out this Podcast Interview with Chip Kidd as he talks with Wendy Snyder & Bill Leff on WGN RADIO!
Interview with Chip Kidd , graphic designer and guest editor of the US Masters in the University of Verona Publishing.
In a recent interview, over at Connecticut’s WNPR Radio Podcast, Book Designer and Batman Fan Chip Kidd talks with Colin McEnroe about their love of the Batman character.
They not only cover the history of the Caped Crusader but they also discuss Chip Kidd’s Graphic Novel, Batman: Death by Design (DC Comics).
They go really in depth and it’s a lot of fun. Here it is, check it out!!
In an ongoing interview process Dan Greenfield, the Editor of the 13th DIMENSION website, has been talking with Book Designer Chip Kidd about many different aspects of the Batman character.
There have been articles about Chip Kidd’s personal Batman Toy Collection, their love of the Batman Treasury Comics, the Art of Marshall Rogers, and now… Frank Miller’s THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and the Perfection of BATMAN: YEAR ONE.
To read the full interview please CLICK HERE!
Akshita Nanda, the Lifestyle Arts Correspondent for THE STRAITS TIMES (A popular newspaper in Singapore), recently interviewed Chip Kidd about the process of book cover design, what it’s like to work with Haruki Murakami, and he also shares how he came up with the iconic Jurassic Park dinosaur silhouette for the best-selling Michael Crichton book.
To read the full story, just CLICK HERE!
If you have never heard of a website named DESIGNGATHA then you should really check it out. They cover many related topics around the ideas of Art, Design, Handicraft, Architecture, Fashion, and Graphic Design.
Seriously, it’s a cool blog! Anyways, we wanna thank them for posting an interview they recently conducted with the Designer Chip Kidd. They asked some really good questions and even posted a bunch of his famous book cover designs…. sweet!
To read the full interview, please CLICK HERE!
If you head on over to the 13th DIMENSION website the Editor Dan Greenfield has just posted Part 3 of his interview with Chip Kidd. In this episode they discuss the complete and total brilliance of the legendary BATMAN Comic Book Artist Marshall Rogers. Also, if you’re a fan of this artist’s work then the post there has a lot of delicious eye-candy to enjoy. To check it out, just CLICK HERE!
Martha Frankel is a Blogger/Reporter for WOODSTOCK WRITERS RADIO and she recently met up with Chip Kidd at the Miami Book Fair to discuss his new book, Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts (Abrams). The interview is available online as a free podcast and we want to invite everyone to please check it out. She did an amazing job (Thanks Martha!).
To hear the complete broadcast, please CLICK HERE!
Dan Greenfield, a writer/reporter for the always brilliant 13th DIMENSION website, has been interviewing a ton of Batman-related artists and writers lately and here is a shout-out for an interview he did with the designer and author, Chip Kidd (This is actually “Part 2” in a continuing series).
Anyone who knows Chip knows he is crazy about “Batman”, ha ha, so they get pretty serious about the character. In this segment (link down below) they discuss the BATMAN #1 “Famous 1st Edition” Treasury Comic Book, published many years ago by DC Comics, that reprinted the very 1st issue of Batman.
To read the article please CLICK HERE!
Zach Smith, a Guest Contributor over at the NEWSARAMA Comic Book News Website, recently conducted an extensive interview with the Book Designer (and Author) Chip Kidd about his latest book, “Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts” (Abrams). They get pretty deep about the creation of this book and the importance of Charles M. Schulz and the wonderful Peanuts characters that he drew for 50 years. Here’s a LINK to check it and please do because Zach asked some pretty good questions.