Library of Congress Magazine (LCM), Vol. 1 No. 2: November-December 2012 Page: 7
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EXPOSING CARTOON ART
"Le Sketch #9"
Le Sketch is a free
mini-comic series with
each issue devoted to a
selection of sketches from
a single contemporary
cartoonist or illustrator.
"Mini-comics are a
wonderful example of just
one of the formats artists
are using to publish their
comics. They are often
self-published, have very
limited print runs, are
often for free-and
therefore not regularly
collected by libraries,"
2011 SPX ******
Festival tote bag
"SPX President Warren
Bernard told us that original
drawings by Jim Woodring
such as this one on a tote
bag, are rare because he
has not given away or sold
many," said Duke.
"Tugboat Press has donated
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Sara Duke, curator of popular and applied graphic
art in the Library's Prints and Photographs Division,
and Megan Halsband, a reference librarian in
the Library's Serial and Government Publications
Division, note some of their favorite items in the
Library's Small Press Expo (SPX) Collection.
.,, _ . **Matt Bors
Matt Bors won the 2012
Herblock Prize for editorial
cartooning. "Unlike the
previous generation of
lolA,, cartoonists, Bors utilizes
S -RC-K '- the Internet to reach his
audience yet continues to
- - work in traditional pen-and-
ink media," said Duke.
ID to 1951,
Me 'r ) " ~- **"(Th)ink"
0t1"tO Keith Knight produces three
R ," D ", L cartoons each week: The
J ."i.: Knight Life, The K Chronicles
and (Th)ink. "This cartoon
from (Th)ink reflects on
r _ the life of Henrietta Lacks,
whose cells have been used
for decades of scientific
research," said Duke.
a complete set of "papercutter" to the SPX Collection," said
Halsband. "This comic book anthology, which features young
and emerging comic book artists, has been the recipient of
numerous Ignatz awards since its debut in 2006."
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