Tuesday, August 30, 2005
Comic book artist (Swamp Thing, Tyrant) and horror film/comic/book expert Steve Bissette has a new blog, after an extended absence from the net. His initial posts detail the 24-hour comic challenge hosted by the local art museum here in Brattleboro, VT this past weekend. 49 attendees spent 24 hours together each making their own 24 page comic books--reported to be one of the biggest events of its kind ever. Bissette lives in the area, is the second artist to complete a 24-hour comic (in 1990 on a dare from fellow cartoonist and 24-hour comic challenge inventor Scott McCloud) and gave opening/closing remarks at the Brattleboro event. No, I didn't participate, and yes I'm a chump.