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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

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Gene Luen Yang: Boxers and Saints

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Award-winning author Gene Luen Yang's new historical epic Boxers & Saints was a hit at the recent Wordstock literary festival. Gene's previous graphic novels, such as American Born Chinese and Prime Baby touch on the hot-button themes of culture, religion, and identity, an... Read more

God Is Disappointed In You

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2013 at 12:00am
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Ever since he left the fundamentalist household of his youth, Mark Russell has become an amateur theologian, sharing his cockeyed take on the scriptures with the secular world.  Now Mark has teamed up with cartoonist Shannon Wheeler, and the two of them have compiled a less... Read more

Words and Pictures on 07/11/13

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Matt Bors is a young political cartoonist and Pulitzer Prize finalist whose travels have taken him from Portland to Afghanistan and Haiti, among other places.  His first book collection, Life Begins at Incorporation, has won rave reviews, and his work with the international... Read more

Matt Bors: Life Begins At Incorporation

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2013 at 12:00am
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Pulitzer finalist and Herblock Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Matt Bors returns to the KBOO airwaves to introduce his very first book collection.  With a foreword by legendary Oregonian cartoonist Jack Ohman and editing assist by Bitch Magazine's Sarah Mirk, Life Begins... Read more

Words and Pictures on 06/13/13

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman, who spent nearly three decades at The Oregonian and was recently short-listed for the Pulitzer prize, left Portland for Sacramento at the end of 2012.  While loading up the moving van, Jack made a valedictory appearance at the Oregon Histori... Read more

Words and Pictures on 05/09/13

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Renowned Oregon Governor Tom McCall would have turned 100 years old this year.  To commemorate this larger-than-life figure, Know Your City (formerly the Dill Pickle Club) commissioned a comic book about McCall's controversial decision to fund the Vortex I rock festival in ... Read more

Tom McCall Centennial

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2013 at 12:00am
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Renowned Oregon Governor Tom McCall would have turned 100 years old this year.  To commemorate this larger-than-life figure, Know Your City (formerly the Dill Pickle Club) commissioned a comic book about McCall's controversial decision to fund the Vortex I rock festival in... Read more

Words and Pictures on 04/11/13

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ben Katchor and the Architecture of Comics

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2013 at 12:00am
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Ben Katchor, the first cartoonist to receive a MacArthur Fellowship grant, is also a writer, teacher, and performer of TED Talk recitations.  His familiar-seeming yet skewed urban vignettes, such as Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer and The Cardboard Valise, have been ... Read more

Words and Pictures on 03/14/13

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In Portland, a tiny band of cartoonists believed there should be a platform for artists to connect with their communities; a concept not addressed at the traditional conventions. 10 years ago, the first Stumptown Comics Fest broke the mold and placed Portland at the heart o... Read more