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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

Every 2nd Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

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

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Philip Barasch's Hand Hewn Comics

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Artist Philip Barasch exhibits his large-scale oil paintings at Portland-area galleries and industrial spaces, and then adapts the panels into card sets and sequential narratives.  His comic-book series Hand Hewn is about to be released, preceded by an exhibition at ECOpdx. Read more

Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club 2

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Author Chuck Palahniuk is in the studio to preview Fight Club 2, an all-new serialized story from Dark Horse Comics featuring art by Cameron Stewart and David Mack.  Dark Horse Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie also joins us to talk about the collaborative art and writing scenes ... Read more

Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club Comic - Extended Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2015 at 12:00am
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In this extended version of our May 2015 conversation with Chuck Palahniuk we hear more about the inspirations behind Fight Club 2, the all-new serialized story from Dark Horse Comics featuring art by Cameron Stewart and David Mack.  Chuck recounts the history of collaborat... Read more

Linework NW and DIY Magic

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland's newly-expanded Linework NW Comics and Illustration Festival is heading into its second year, and co-organizer Sam Marx is in the studio to give us a preview.  Then, D.I.Y. Magic author Anthony Alvarado has practical advice for listeners who want to unlock the pow... Read more

Empowering Renters with Comics

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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For millions of people across class, cultural, and generational divides, the comics form has proved an effective means for both instruction and empowerment.  So, when Portland's Community Alliance of Tenants needed a tool for teaching renters about their legal rights, they ... Read more

Scott McCloud: The Sculptor

Airs at: Thu, 02/12/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In this special membership-drive edition of Words and Pictures, we're joined by Scott McCloud, whose seminal text Understanding Comics changed the way that society looked at sequential art.  With his new graphic novel The Sculptor, Scott McCloud returns to narrative fiction... Read more

Comic Art, Comedy, and Latino Culture

Airs at: Thu, 01/08/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The new all-ages graphic novel Lowriders in Space, written by Cathy Camper and illustrated by Raúl Gonzales III, takes young readers on an adventure with colorful animal characters while affirming contemporary Latino artistry.  Cathy Camper, a champion of the We Need Divers... Read more

Words and Pictures on 12/11/14

Airs at: Thu, 12/11/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Taki Soma, Michael Oeming, and David Walker

Airs at: Thu, 11/13/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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We're joined live in the studio this Thursday morning by three local writers and artists whose comic titles will be premiering this month.  Taki Soma and Michael Oeming are debuting their new title Sinergy, and David Walker has adapted the legendary book and film series Sha... Read more

Clusters and Your Economy - the Illustrated Guide

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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For this special membership drive edition of Words and Pictures, we welcome the international writing and illustrating team behind the comics-oriented guidebook Clusters and Your Economy, which examines collaborative communities from Renaissance Florence to California's Sil... Read more