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National Cartoonists Society in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The National Cartoonists Society has been honoring cartoonists, animators and comics artists since 1946, and has finally brought their Reuben Awards event to Portland.  Author and "comics chronicler" R.C. Harvey joins us to talk about the history and the changes within t... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland native Mark Gustafson may be best known as the Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox.  Mark got his start sweeping floors at the famous Will Vinton Studios (now House Special) before going on to win awards for his stop-motion work... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our conversation with Portland native Mark Gustafson, we hear more stories about his work as Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox, and about his award-winning stop-motion work for Will Vinton Studios (now House... Read more

Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Award-winning Portland comics artists Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner return to the KBOO studios with fresh stories and new projects to share.  Between stints at DC and Marvel, Farel is publishing the second volume of his celebrated series Pop Gun War for Dark ... Read more

Calamity Jon Morris

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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  "Calamity Jon" Morris is an author, illustrator, and designer who has been collecting obscure and eccentric comic books since his earliest years.  In 2015, he turned his passion into the scholarly and boisterous anthology The League of Regret­table Superheroes: Half-Bake... Read more

Renters' Rights Comics

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode from March 2015, we learn about renters' rights with the help of cartoonist Becky Hawkins and the late Justin Buri, onetime Executive Director of Portland's Community Alliance of Tenants. When local educational group Know Your City needed a medium ... Read more

Animated Worlds

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Animated Worlds is the Portland International Film Festival's showcase for animated features and shorts, sponsored by local animation studio Laika Entertainment.  Joining us to talk about their latest films are Portlander-turned-New-Yorker Bill Plympton (Revengeance) and... Read more

Harrow County

Airs at: Thu, 02/09/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Harrow County is Dark Horse's acclaimed new Gothic Horror comics series from the artist and writer team of Tyler Crook and Cullen Bunn.  Set in North Carolina in the last century, the story follows the mysterious forces that haunt a rural agricultural community and possi... Read more

Edward Snowden - The Graphic Biography

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode from October 2015, political cartoonist and international troublemaker Ted Rall returns to the KBOO studios with his graphic biography of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.  Drawing from Ted's conversations with Snowden's own ACLU attorney as well a... Read more

Anders Nilsen: Poetry is Useless

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The work of Portland-based artist Anders Nilsen defies categorization.  Themes of anatomy, geography, and mythology intertwine in his minimalist artscapes.  The New York Times notable book Big Questions brought the realm of ancient gods down to earth.  The wordless A Wal... Read more