[avatar by DJ Bryant]
once in a great while, someone who basically looked exactly like this would come in wearing latex dental hygiene gloves. he had an incredible, booming radio-ready baritone announcer voice and he would call out:
WOULD YOU PLEASE TELL ME WHERE YOUR
so i’d take him over to the dark horse back issues and he’d spend an hour or two rifling through every groo issue we had (a part of the inventory that probably very rarely fluctuated), sometimes buy something, say
and leave. that’s a pretty good one.
i have this conflict with art like that, where academically i think he’s terrific, and my gut impulse is that his art is really cool, but his production came from a much deeper and more painful place than trying to put on a sexy performance for people like me, so i try really hard to be thoughtful about why i like him. and i’ll get back to you when i have a decent answer formulated.
there’s alarmingly little wrong with him, and two out of those three things would be just fine anyway.
i’m trying to get him some sock garters.
are you seriously claiming to know one or more other people?
if you can read this you are one million years old.
well, i’ve never been a faithful new yorker reader, but i have tangentially related feelings — having to do with mme art spiegelman, francoise mouly’s ascension as their art director. on the one hand, that’s great because many cool and deserving comics people are providing illustrations for one of the most visible print publications around. on the other hand, i’ve heard grumblings about that situation creating an impenetrable royal clique. that might just be sour grapes though, i don’t know, i’m happy any time i get to see (for instance) david heatley’s stuff out there.
ok, i’m going to kill anon again for now on that high note.
he declared, dampening his own squib with the bittersweet nectar of anonymity.
wow — just wait until you’re old enough to drink alcohol.
i’m gonna shut this down this morning, so get everything out of your system now.
Your ostensible shyness and sensitivity is not an excuse for choosing dysfunction in yourself and your prospective companions.
somebody else answer this.
r u grody?