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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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My Boyfriend Is a Bear

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  My Boyfriend Is a Bear is the new graphic novel from the creative team of writer Pamela Ribon (Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet) and Portland artist Cat Farris (The Last Diplomat, Flaccid Badger).  This sweet and surreal romance between outdoorsy protagonist Nora, who ha... Read more

Phil Proctor

Airs at: Thu, 01/24/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Phil Proctor co-founded the legendary Firesign Theatre comedy troupe over 50 years ago, and has never slowed down since.  Best known for his contribution to such groundbreaking albums as How Can You Be In Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All, he's also a ve... Read more

Jason Lutes - Berlin

Airs at: Thu, 01/10/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Jason Lutes is a dogged comics storyteller.  His previous graphic novel Jar of Fools was serialized for years in Seattle's Stranger newspaper before being collected in book form.  Now comes the 600-page magnum opus Berlin, a sprawling tale of urban struggle in Germany du... Read more

Drawn to Berlin - Ali Fitzgerald

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Celebrate Words and Pictures' 15th anniversary on the air with a visit from Drawn to Berlin author Ali Fitgerald! Drawn to Berlin follows Ali's encounters with Syrian youth, as she teaches comics workshops at a makeshift refugee center in Germany and hears personal stor... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of race relations, gentrification, and aging. Ben creates comic stories for The Nib as well as such graphic novels as Your Black Fri... Read more

Words and Pictures on 10/11/18

Airs at: Thu, 10/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland Film Festival preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Welcome to the Zone

Airs at: Thu, 09/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  David Chelsea reboots the wacky futuristic comics story he first published a quarter-century ago, set in a dystopian Manhattan ruled by a deranged real-estate magnate. Read more

The Long Con

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Comics conventions are hotbeds of community-building for all flavors of fandom.  But in The Long Con, an apocalyptic event turns convention-goers into an unlikely band of survivors.  Co-writer Ben Coleman and illustrator Emilee Denich join us and share the true-life tale... Read more

John Callahan: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  John Callahan was the most unlikely of cartoonists, a quadriplegic who was only able to grip a pen after extensive physical therapy.  Yet he became a comics phenomenon, transforming personal and cultural demons into abrasive yet hilarious single-panel gags that earned hi... Read more