Tuesday, December 13, 2011

It Would Be So Nice

You'd have to be steeped in very nerdy Floyd history to appreciate this one unfortunately. The gist being that "It Would Be So Nice" was the first single released after they gave Syd Barrett the boot. Find the clip on you tube. It's worse than you could possibly imagine. These panels are outtakes from the Doomin story. There was going to be a real vomit party after the record got played but I never got around to drawing it.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Jack Davis Signing At The Strand NYC

Jack Davis, legendary illustrator and cartoonist, discussed his work and signed his new career retrospective published by Fantagraphics at the Strand this past Thursday. Gary Groth moderated a discussion with Jack that took in his military service, time at The Art Students League, working for EC Comics- in particular Tales From The Crypt and Mad in the 1950's, the differences in working with the editorial styles Harvey Kurtzman and Al Feldstein, working on Humbug/Trump/Help!/Yak Yak, and film posters, amongst other things. Looking through his new book, I was amazed at how much of his work I've seen, whether I knew it was his or not. Jack Davis is everywhere. Below are some pictures I took at the event.