Pokémon can evolve into scary realistic things when put into the hands of the right artists, and a cabal of creators including Meredith Gran of "Octopus Pie" and Aaron Diaz of "Dresden Codak" has unleashed a Tumblr account full of original creature entries imagining themselves as Water, Poison and Dark types with cartoonist-appropriate abilities.
The Pokémon self-portraits outline their evolutionary stages in th
Lois Lowry's 1993 novel "The Giver" has earned more critical praise and banning attempts than most of its shelf-mates, but in addition to being part of an exclusive group of books that have won the Newberry Medal, it now belong on an even smaller list - stories that have been drawn by "French Milk" and "Radiator Days" creator Lucy Knisley.
Knisley has made a name for he
We learned a great deal about the My Little Pony modding community back when we shouted out the 21 Best Little Pony Superhero Mods, but we never expected that some of our favorite local artists and comics pros in Portland, Ore. would someday be part of it. But thanks to a gallery showing called "OMG PWN!IES!" at the Portland Sequential Art Gal
25-year-old cartoonist Lucy Knisley was recently asked what she wants to be when she grows up by a stranger at a train station, only to be informed by the gentleman -- whose son does merchandise design for Marvel -- that cartooning is a man's game, and that she should aspire to other vocations. Yes, for realsies. Knisley
Lucy Knisley ("French Milk") imagines what the "Harry Potter" might have looked like in the late 80s with a comic that makes the idea sounds surprisingly awesome, casting John Cusack as Harry, Christopher Lloyd as Dumbledore, with guest appearances from David Bowie, triumphant synth music, and Falkor the Luckdragon
If you happen to enjoy sexy times in your art, you'll be especially thrilled by Lucy Knisley and Erika Moen's new poster, which is actually named "Sexy Times" and is highly NSFW. The print is a veritable landscape of porn that Knisley and Moen drew over the course of four days in a quest to dep