Renowned cartoonist, illustrator, and writer Daniel Clowes discussed his new book Patiencewith Zak Sally at Magers and Quinn in March 2016.
Listen to the episode to hear Zak and Daniel discuss the term “graphic novel,” the “cartoonist walk,” and New Yorker Covers.
Recorded at Magers and Quinn Booksellers on March 31, 2016
About Patience: Patience is a psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially “Clowesian” and utterly unique in the author’s body of work. This 180-page, full-color original graphic novel affords Clowes the opportunity to draw some of the most exuberant and breathtaking pages of his life, and to tell his most suspenseful, surprising and affecting story yet.
As part of this month’s Notable Community Reader Series, we heard from Minneapolis-based artist Jim Keefe. Currently the artist of Sally Forth, Keefe is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip (both are available at DailyInk.com). A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe also teaches Comic Art. His teaching and speaking engagements have included the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, the University of Minnesota, and most recently, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Jim was kind enough to share some of his favorite books, focusing his recommendations on comics and their creators: