Since publishing his first essay in R. Crumb's Weirdo magazine, David Collier has been known for his thoughtful comic essays, often biographies of endearing eccentrics like himself. With his strong feeling for rustic scenery, Collier has carved a niche drawing homely images of grain elevators and abandoned cabins for publications like The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Saturday Night and Geist.
Today is the first day of Comic-Con International in San Diego. It's a huge, annual comic book convention (the largest in the US), and its mandate is to create "awareness and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms." Some 130,000 lucky visitors are about to spend ... Read more
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