Archive for September 2010

A Brief History Of True Chubbo

Posted by Ray Sohn on September 30
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True Chubbo is a comic strip that my wife and I started many years ago when we were first dating, and has miraculously evolved into a something. I’m not sure what that something is or what it represents, but it’s grown right along with us. To put it simply, True Chubbo is a collaborative semi-fictionalized [...]

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Daily Drawing 21

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 30
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Daily Drawing 20

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 29
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Tadanori Yokoo Story

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 29
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Since Ray posted those Tadanori Yokoo cartoons, I’m going to tell my brief, moderately interesting Yokoo story:

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Tadanori Yokoo’s 3 Animation Films

Posted by Ray Sohn on September 28
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Kiss Kiss Kiss (1964) Kachi Kachi Kachi Yama (1965) and Tokuten Eizou Anthology No. 1 (1964)

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Daily Drawing 19

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 28
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Drawn from The Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror by Mel Gordon.

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Daily Drawing 18

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 27
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Blind Date 2

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 27
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My comic short story Blind Date 2 appears in the forthcoming Mome Vol. 20 anthology. I drew it late last year. It’s the second Blind Date episode I’ve adapted. The first one appeared in an earlier volume of Mome and was later reprinted in The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D. collection.

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Mad Bull (1991)

Posted by Ray Sohn on September 26
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Written by Koike Kazuo, author of Crying Freeman, Mad Bull is standard buddy cop fare, but with a disturbing mix of humor, drama, sex and violence. This episode is completely engrossing because it manages to encapsulate such a wide range of emotions, all layered underneath the forward momentum of the plot.

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X’amd Animatic

Posted by Dash Shaw on September 25
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This is a shared production blog for the forthcoming animated feature, "The Ruined Cast," written and directed by Dash Shaw. Produced by John Cameron Mitchell, Howard Gertler, and Biljana Labovic. Contributing artists are Jane Samborski, Frank Santoro, Lily Benson and Ray Sohn. Music by James Lucido.