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PODCAST 32: MATT BORS

by TRIP CITY Podcast

Trip City Northwest correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner talks to Pulitzer-Prize nominated, nationally syndicated political cartoonist Matt Bors, who recently released his first collection of comics, Life Begins at Incorporation, after a successful Kickstarter campaign.  The discussion includes Bors’ early life as a fanboy, his growing political awareness, his obsessive work ethic, future career plans, and [...]

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AXELTRON 3

by Ryan Alexander-Tanner

AXELTRON is a view through the eyes of a recent college graduate as he struggles to find simple solutions to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and dread.  It might make you feel nostalgic.  It’s an examination into different perspectives, or lack thereof, as characters try to cope with the terrible beauty of everyday life.  It’s also [...]

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FREE WEBCOMIX WEEKEND

by Seth Kushner

In honor of Free Comic Book Day on May 4th, TRIP CITY would like to draw your attention to some of the great FREE creator-owned comix we offer, including; Billy Dogma by Dean Haspiel The Red Hook by Dean Haspiel Schmuck by Seth Kushner & various Just Super by Jeffrey Burandt & Zees and various. [...]

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ALEXTRON 2

by Ryan Alexander-Tanner

AXELTRON is a view through the eyes of a recent college graduate as he struggles to find simple solutions to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and dread.  It might make you feel nostalgic.  It’s an examination into different perspectives, or lack thereof, as characters try to cope with the terrible beauty of everyday life.  It’s also [...]

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ALEXTRON 1

by Ryan Alexander-Tanner

AXELTRON is a view through the eyes of a recent college graduate as he struggles to find simple solutions to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and dread.  It might make you feel nostalgic.  It’s an examination into different perspectives, or lack thereof, as characters try to cope with the terrible beauty of everyday life.  It’s also [...]

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PODCAST 29: Chris Roberson (with Allison Baker)

by TRIP CITY Podcast

Chris Roberson’s career as a comics writer and founder of the digital comics publisher MonkeyBrain is sometimes overshadowed by his controversial exit from DC Comics over creative differences and his well-documented moral aversion towards the Before Watchmen project.  TRIP CITY Northwest correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner was all too willing to ask about these intriguing subjects [...]

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PODCAST 28: ZACK SOTO

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  TRIP CITY Northwest Correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner interviews cartoonist Zack Soto, curator of the popular webcomics collective studygroupcomics.com and writer/artist of The Secret Voice.  Their conversation covers a range of topics, including the benefits of working on short stories, digital illustration programs like Manga Studio and drawing digitally vs. drawing on paper, Soto’s fine [...]

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PODCAST 27: FAREL DALRYMPLE

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  TRIP CITY Northwest Correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner interviews comics creator Farel Dalrymple about his life and times as a professional cartoonist. Dalrymple discusses his progress on his ambitious next graphic novel, The Wrenchies, to be released by First Second upon its completion. They also discuss attitudes towards collaboration, work-for-hire, print vs. digital, serializing work vs. premiering [...]

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Lois #2, featuring Harvey Pekar

by Dean Haspiel

  Dean Haspiel drew the cover to LOIS #2. Here’s the solicitation: Lois #2 A New Comic Book by Harvey Pekar & Lois Gilbert Lois #2 is the newest edition in the autobiographical comic book series LOIS and continues where the very successful Lois #1 left off (see Lois #1 on this website). Written by [...]

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Haspiel, Infurnari, Kushner & Brown at Baltimore Comicon + SPX

by Dean Haspiel

  I’ve been invited to be a guest at Baltimore Comicon and the Small Press Expo (SPX), this year. I will be debuting the print version of my Billy Dogma comic, THE LAST ROMANTIC ANTIHERO, at SPX but I may have some advance copies in Baltimore. So, please, be sure to swing by and see [...]

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SCHMUCK 4: JEW-DEATH

by Seth Kushner

Read past installments SCHMUCK 1: Beer, Babes and Bowel Movements THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: Mein Roommates SCHMUCK 2: The Burning THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: The Lap-Date SCHMUCK 3: The Hook-Up THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: Writing (No) Class THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: Number 32 THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: Send in the Clones Part-1 THE SCHMUCK DIARIES: Send in the Clones Part-2 [...]

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SCHMUCK PREVIEW: JEW-DEATH

by Seth Kushner

My auto-bio “Comix Neurotica” series SCHMUCK was planned as to be dolled out one episode per month for one year.  Unfortunately, life intervenes and freelance artists get other paying gigs and deadlines become extended and before you know it, four months passes between new installments.  But, I hope to be back on track from this [...]

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