Who stole February?
Process, Process, Process When I first started Smoo Comics in 2007, I had very little idea of how on earth one could ever go about producing a comic. I had no idea that artists’ often drew originals somewhat larger than their eventual published sizes, for example, and very little idea about anything else, either. It was to this end that I remember finding Kazu Kibuishi’s process page, in...
Review of #2 at Optical Sloth
Smoo Comics #2 has received a review and some kind words from Kevin at Optical Sloth, for which I am very grateful. He’s totally correct about minicomics needing momentum, though. Life has the unfortunate habit of getting in the way when you’re producing alongside everything else, and it certainly did between the completion of #2 and the publishing. Taking his advice and encouragament...
All the live long day
Between 12pm on Saturday 23rd and 12pm Sunday 24th of January, a bunch of us stayed up for 24 hours straight, drawing, talking, listening to music and succumbing to fits of fatigue-induced delirium and laughter in the comfortable surrounds of SHOP. It was very, very fun. The event was designed to encourage people to come in from off the street and out of the woodwork and to have a stab at drawing...