DEC
2007
15

Mincing, Prancing Hobbit Me now Available for Viewing

As promised, Clave’s comic of our first meeting has now been posted to his blog. I’m hoping his depiction of me as a Hobbit stems not from his perception of my silliness but rather from my enthusiasm for comics, but given a conversation he had with his mother this evening it’s probably because of his perception my silliness. When Clave said he was going to call me, his mom said, “8:00 on a Saturday night? Won’t he be out at the clubs?” Clave answered, “Probably not …”

DEC
2007
04

Introducing Clave4e

One of the happier results of the Perfect Bound show was becoming the mentor to high school student and cartoonist Clave Fourie (“Clave” rhymes with “cave;” Fourie sounds like “4-e”).  During our meeting tonight we created a blog and posted the first two editions of his web comic online. Clave already has all the makings of a bitter, angry, creepy cartoonist.  He created a sweet, charming comic asking fellow students to invite him to their Halloween parties and then posted copies of the comic all over school, only to receive … zero invitations.  He’s also created several comics about a…