Thank you everyone for reading. I appreciate all of the encouraging emails of your favorite comics and little notes when you laughed out loud. I’ve decided to stop making the comic to start creating other projects. I do love creating comics but over the years I’ve learned that I love creating a lot of different things and comics are only one side of the multi-faceted beast. I guess you could say after attempting doing this comic strip three separate times I finally know that a comic strip format is not what I’m supposed to be doing.. I will be compiling all of the Schoolhouse Daze comics into one collection and then releasing a book. On the creative side I’m planning on immediately getting back to my painting and animation. Please visit www.Ciccotello.com for all of my project updates. I will maintain this site so we all can come back and visit the Schoohouse Daze gang.
Thanks for reading!
It’s audience participation time everybody. WAHOOOOO! No dunk tanks or sawing people in half, this type of participation you can do right in front of your own computer. When you have time this week please read through the archives and select 5 of your favorite Schoolhouse Daze comics. I’m trying to come up with some promotional items and I’d really like the readers’ opinions on this. Email your selections’ titles and date posted to:
Thanks in advance for the help.
Tuesday After Work I decided to go down to MoCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art) ed Locatat 594 Broadway, Suite 401 (btwn. Houston and Prince) New York. MAP
The current exhibit is- Sounds and Pauses: The Comics of David Mazzucchelli. For those of you who don’t know who that is…
In celebration of the release of his highly-anticipated book, Asterios Polyp, The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is pleased to present David Mazzucchelli’s first retrospective exhibition in the U.S. Mazzucchelli’s career encompasses early groundbreaking work in Daredevil and Batman: Year One; idiosyncratic short stories in his self-published anthology, Rubber Blanket, and elsewhere; the graphic novel adaptation of City of Glass; and his new graphic novel. For over 25 years, Mazzucchelli has distinguished himself with articulate storytelling and emotive drawings in service to comics in a variety of genres. Sounds and Pauses: The Comics of David Mazzucchelli presents over 80 original comic pages, drawings, prepatory sketches and covers from the artist’s archives, allowing an invaluable look at Mazzucchelli’s artistic journey.
I grew up reading the comics that my brother read. If he liked something I would generally want to read it. So I was pretty lucky that he had good taste in books. I remember drawing these Daredevil and Batman panels trying to copy the poses. It was pretty interesting to view the original work that I used to mimic growing up. It certainly took me back some years. I highly recommend checking it out. $5 is the suggested donation, but they will gladly accept any donation you wish to give.
That’s right – I’ve started production of the first collection of Schoolhouse Daze comics. This volume will include all of the comics from 2007-2008. This will certainly be a learning experience for me especially since it’s my first book so cross your fingers and let’s hope for the best. I’ll be happy if i can get all of the comics to show up in sequential order… they might be upside down but as long as they’re in order I’m happy.