SUNDAY MAILBAG: WHY THE SWITCH?

Q: Why the switch to a newsletter from your blog? I've made your blog a daily stop for a long time, and while I've subscribed to your...

BIG CHANGES TO TOM'S MAD BLOG!

This past June I very quietly celebrated the 15th anniversary of the start of “Tom's Mad Blog”. By “very quietly” I mean I never acknowledged...

 
 
 

MAD ABOUT RUBE!

I was flattered to be involved in this terrific documentary about the amazing Rube Goldberg, which was created by his filmmaker grandson...

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- BON SCOTT!

This week's SotW is a return to my “Classic Rock” series with a caricature of the original lead singer of AC/DC, Bon Scott! (yes, I...

 
 
 

NCSFEST/LICAF BATTLE OF THE TOONS!

If you missed the live stream of the National Cartoonists Society/NCSFest this past weekend, you missed a lot of informative, entertaining,...

MADNESS 43- HOLIDAY MOVIES!

Looks like it's Monday AGAIN, so time for another naustiating look back at my work for MAD Magazine! This week's episode is a holly,...

 
 
 

SUNDAY MAILBAG: DRAWING ALFRED?

Q: You have been drawing Alfred E Neuman for decades. His frontal face is 100% fixed more or less. Every time you need to make a new...

NCSFEST/REUBENS START TODAY!

Streaming live starting at 11:00 am EDT in conjunction with the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival! Be sure to “toon” in at 2...

 
 
 

ONE MORE NYCC COMMISSION

A couple of the commissions I did at NYCC had to come home with me and be shipped out because my queue got rather long and some attendees...

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- MAD SILLY WALK!

Another wednesday and no time for a real sketch o'the week. I did this ink and wash piece recently as a commission for a fellow cartoonist....

 
 
 

NCS FEST & 75TH REUBENS ONLINE!

This Friday and Saturday the National Cartoonists Society will conduct its annual Reuben Awards as well as NCSFest virtually via a...

NYCC 2021 IS A WRAP!

Headed back to the land of 10,000 lakes today after a fun but exhausting New York Comic Con. It was a bit surreal to be back in a convention...

 
 
 

NYCC COMMISSIONS!

Unlike most years where a lot of the commissions I do at a comic con are of celebrities people request, this year almost all have been...

LIVE AT NYCC AND VIRTUAL HERE!

It's Day Two of my simultaneous NYCC live and virtual Artist's Alley booth! Yesterday was so crazy at New York Comic Con I barely remembered...

 
 
 

NYCC VIRTUAL ARTIST'S ALLEY TABLE IS OPEN!

I'm at New York Comic Con through Sunday, and my “virtual” Artist's Alley table will be open at the same time. Visit my virtual table...

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- WHAT DAY IS IT?

Another sketch found in an old sketchbook. My daughter The Effervescent Gabrielle loved this commercial back in the day. I'm on my...

 
 
 

NEW WORKSHOP & ONLINE “EXPERIENCE”

Some news on the workshop front! Due to the continued unknowns of the pandemic, and because I was trying to concentrate my efforts...

MADNESS 42: FAMILY GUY!

As if Monday's weren't bad enough, it's time for another stop on the chronological crawl through my work for MAD Magazine! Today's...

 
 
 

SUNDAY MAILBAG: ARTIST UNION?

Q: Now that you are an established comic artists with a good rep, how useful are societies and guilds and the like? Is it just for...

THE DREADED DEADLINE DEMON

Things are getting hairy in the studio. We might be seeing this ugly mug a bit in the next week or two.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Architecture Classics: Torres de Satélite / Luis Barragán

Architecture Classics: Torres de Satélite / Luis Barragán

© Adlai Pulido In the context of the ambitious project Satellite City in the outskirts of Mexico City, led by architect Mario Pani in the mid-20th century, Luis Barragán... Read more ...

Nordic - Office of Architecture Reveals the Interior Design of Jiangbei...

Nordic - Office of Architecture Reveals the Interior Design of Jiangbei International Terminal 3B

© Tuzen Nordic Office of Architecture won the interior design competition for the new Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport Terminal 3B in China with a concept that... Read more ...

FSG Promotes Mitzi Angel to President

A publisher and editor who has worked with Sally Rooney, Garth Greenwell and Amia Srinivasan, she will be the first woman to lead the 75-year-old publishing house. Read more ...

A Virgin Homicide as Told by the Girls She Left Behind

Kwon Yeo-sun's “Lemon” revisits an 18-year-old's murder from three biased perspectives. Read more ...

History and Its Harsh Lessons Give These Graphic Novels Their Material

In Hillary Chute's Graphic Content column, she looks at Nora Krug's graphic adaptation of Timothy Snyder's “On Tyranny” and Dash Shaw's “Discipline.” Read more ...

Inside the Thai Temple Where Tattoos Come to Life

Wat Bang Phra, a temple in central Thailand, is renowned as a center for sak yant, a style of tattoo art believed by some to convey protective powers. Read more ...

8 New Horror Novels to Read This Season

Here are eight knuckle-biting, nerve-ripping new tales, just in time for Halloween. Read more ...

Sunday Mailbag: Why the Switch?

Q: Why the switch to a newsletter from your blog? I've made your blog a daily stop for a long time, and while I've subscribed to your newsletter I'll miss visiting here to see... Read more ...

Why Amazon Is in Business With Judge Judy

The company hopes a new court show starring the straight-talking judge will help turbocharge its free, ad-supported streaming platform, IMDb TV. Read more ...

Casa de los vacíos / Baquio Arquitectura

Casa de los vacíos / Baquio Arquitectura

Cayambe, Ecuador Project Year: 2021 Photographs: JAG Studio Area: 323.0 m2 Read more ...