Publisher description for In the studio : visits with contemporary cartoonists / Todd Hignite.


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These studio visits with some of today’s most popular and innovative comic artists present an unparalleled look at the cutting edge of the comic medium. The artists, some of whom rarely grant interviews, offer insights into the creative process, their influences and personal sources of inspiration, and the history of comics. The interviews amount to private gallery tours, with the artists commenting, now thoughtfully, now passionately, on their own work as well as the works of others.
The book is generously illustrated with full-color reproductions of the artists’ works, including some that have been published and others not originally intended for publication, such as sketchbooks and personal projects. Additional illustrations show behind-the-scenes working processes of the cartoonists and particular works by others that have influenced or inspired them. Through the eyes of these artists, we see with a new clarity the achievement of contemporary cartoonists and the extraordinary possibilities of comic art.
Extensive interviews with:
Ivan Brunetti
Charles Burns
Daniel Clowes
Robert Crumb
Jaime Hernandez
Gary Panter
Seth
Art Spiegelman
Chris Ware



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cartoonists -- United States -- Interviews.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.