The April meeting of Laydeez do Comics Chicago starred cartoonists Jeffrey Brown and Sharon Rosenzweig. Our guest blogger for April is Sarah Morton. You can click on her images below to enlarge them. First up, Jeffrey Brown describes in detail the process of making his forthcoming book, Matter of Life.
Process images from Jeffrey Brown’s Matter of Life
There is an actual original book!
Inside the original book
One of Jeffrey’s many lists, constantly revised, in making the book
Our first speaker for March was John Porcellino. He spoke of what he calls his “psychic punctuation” and his punk/DIY philosophy. He also performed a creator’s close reading of one of his poetic comics, “Ant Crossing.” (Click on images to enlarge.)
Our second speaker was Riva Lehrer. She discussed the ethical structure she establishes for her portrait collaborations, and showed many examples of her work.
The inaugural meeting of Laydeez do Comics Chicago was held at Quimby’s on Thursday 31 January 2013. Our brave and trusting speakers were Kris Dresen(Max & Lilly, Manya, She Said), Corinne Mucha(Freshman, My Alaskan Summer, Chicago Magazine), andRinko Endo (Aggression Management Manga, The Cage). Our presenters were drawn by David Mitchell.