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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

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Drawn to Berlin - Ali Fitzgerald

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Celebrate Words and Pictures' 15th anniversary on the air with a visit from Drawn to Berlin author Ali Fitgerald! Drawn to Berlin follows Ali's encounters with Syrian youth, as she teaches comics workshops at a makeshift refugee center in Germany and hears personal stor... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of race relations, gentrification, and aging. Ben creates comic stories for The Nib as well as such graphic novels as Your Black Fri... Read more

Words and Pictures on 10/11/18

Airs at: Thu, 10/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland Film Festival preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Welcome to the Zone

Airs at: Thu, 09/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  David Chelsea reboots the wacky futuristic comics story he first published a quarter-century ago, set in a dystopian Manhattan ruled by a deranged real-estate magnate. Read more

The Long Con

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Comics conventions are hotbeds of community-building for all flavors of fandom.  But in The Long Con, an apocalyptic event turns convention-goers into an unlikely band of survivors.  Co-writer Ben Coleman and illustrator Emilee Denich join us and share the true-life tale... Read more

John Callahan: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  John Callahan was the most unlikely of cartoonists, a quadriplegic who was only able to grip a pen after extensive physical therapy.  Yet he became a comics phenomenon, transforming personal and cultural demons into abrasive yet hilarious single-panel gags that earned hi... Read more

John Frame - Faust and Mephistopheles

Airs at: Thu, 06/14/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Sculptor, composer, and animator John Frame last talked with S.W. Conser in 2012, when the Portland Art Museum hosted his exhibition Three Fragments of a Lost Tale.  Now, Frame has returned as production designer for Charles Gounod's Faust, a co-production of Portland Op... Read more

John Frame - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 06/14/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation with artist and animator John Frame, we learn more about his design work for Charles Gounod's Faust, a co-production of Portland Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago.  John talks about his fascination with the centuries-old characters of Doctor ... Read more

Craig Thompson returns to Words and Pictures

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Craig Thompson took the comics world by storm in 2003 with his epic graphic memoir Blankets, a poignant recollection of young love and lost innocence, and cemented his literary reputation with 2011's Habibi. Now, Craig has re-issued his 2004 sketchbook travelogue Carnet de ... Read more