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Entries from October 2013

Walter and Danny Stop for Lunch

October 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments

My occasional cartoon characters, Walter and Danny, break into riotous color in this page done for a show at the Mary Anthony Gallery in 1997.  The original artwork perished in a flood in my studio, but a photocopy survives.  Danny was renamed Benny when Danny Hellman published a couple of stories  (in Legal Action Comics […]

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Tags: *Cartoons · W

A Small Green Lizard With Bright Shining Eyes

October 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments

I did this drawing a number of years ago.  I don’t recall what prompted it.

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Tags: *Sketchbook · S

Molecular Breakfast

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments

“Molecular Breakfast” was a 1978 collaboration with dancer and choreographer Helen Dannenberg.  Its ingredients included music, dance, pedestrian movement, sign language, speech, and found material.  Here’s the first page of our notes (including a demonstration of the difference between a Brooklyn and mid-western accent), and a review.  My, it seems long ago.

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Tags: *Stage · M

The Outer Limits of the Twilight Zone

October 15th, 2013 · No Comments

I wrote an introduction for this collection of magazine articles and lectures by John Keel, edited by  Andrew Colvin.  For more on John Keel, look here.  To order the book on Amazon, look over here.

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Tags: *Words · O

Index Cards (56)

October 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

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Tags: *Index Cards

Captain Cap: The Trade Edition

October 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

  The trade edition of Captain Cap is now available!  Alphonse Allais’s hard-drinking, proto-pataphysical antihero, based on his friend Albert Caperon, bullies bartenders, swindles prostitutes, travels the world, and offers such useful inventions as the smell-buoy, the kangacycle, the bacteria motor, and much more.  This edition collects the four installments previously published by Black Scat […]

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Tags: *Words · C