See you this weekend at the Opera House!
Hmmm… just jogged past the Opera House on the way to work this morning and saw the posters for Graphic. But of course I got my tix ages ago!
I’m surprised you haven’t blogged about the Robert Crumb debacle.
Not much to say.
Comics has a history around the world of being misunderstood. Crumb doubly so. I understand his decision and reasoning, but we’ll miss him of course.
For the curious, here’s an explanation.
And Australia has a history of misunderstanding things, so I guess this was sort of inevitable.
Thank you very much for coming and giving a wonderful and thoroughly interesting talk! (And thanks for taking the time to sign my silly notebook)
The whole weekend was particularly inspiring and edifying. Comics in Australia are pretty small potatoes [but we're working on it], so its great that lately through graphic and other sources that they’ve been getting a bit of press after being the subject of a bi-annual cut and paste filler article for so long. Thanks
I was so sad I couldn’t make it… curse being broke. Come to Melbourne! Oh please oh please!
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