Stumptown 2011 in Portland, OR is going to be a convention I will never forget. While the usual army of CCS students were missing, due to its proximity to MoCCA the week before as well as a few weeks before seniors’ graduation, a few stalwart cartoonists represented the school.
Annie Murphy unfortunately had to postpone the release of Gay Genius Comics Anthology due to a printing error and she’s just the kind of upright editor who believes in having everyone’s work represented correctly. The book release and DANCE party is now slated for April 30th at feminist bookstore In Other Words in Portland. I may have made Annie dance with me right then since I would miss the party.
Some memories I could not capture by a camera but deserved to be recorded so bear with me and read these comics! Double-click for clarity!
Once again the IPRC offers classes and occasionally these cartoonists teach around town: Jesse Reklaw, Nicole Georges, Lisa Eisenberg, Aron Nels Stienke, Christina Blue Crow, Randy Emberlin and I’m sure a lot more.
A comic for a bit older audience about Dave Kiersh:
Matters of Principle and Greg Means:
And after hours…with Jacq Cohen of Fantagraphics.
It’s a known fact by now that cartoonists are great at ink-slinging and with a microphone in their hand. Maybe it is to combat the many hours of quiet behind a drawing table. Also, while scouring the Internet, I found Natalie Nourigat‘s recipe comic for a Chocolate Haystack Cookies she brought to Drink and Draw Like a Lady! They were delicious and now you can make them too!
Does anyone else have Stumptown memories in comic form? Post your links below!