Comics

Like a Staple to the Cheek. (The Schmidt Sting Pain Index)

Location

60076 Skokie
United States
US
Date: 
Pre 2011
Abstract: 
Inspired by the research of Justin O. Schmidt, which resulted in the Schmidt Sting Pain Index (1990), DiFronzo creates a hand-drawn, comic-book inspired take on pain levels categorized by insects that sting.
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English
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DiFronzo's website showcases her work starting in 2011. As this piece was not referenced on her CV, it can be estimated this would be one of her earlier pieces.
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dot : source 5 illustrated origin stories

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Zine, dot
Date: 
December 2010
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"This book is dedicated to the students in my fall '10 course 'comics, narrative, & the materialization of images.' The original illustrations were painted with India ink & acryla gouache on vellum. This book's pages and cover are inkjet prints. This font is named Archer. The bird imagery was derived from 5 bird motifs found in selected gujarati textiles." SG #16/20
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English
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Bestiary : FBR

Catalog Number: 
Zine, Bestiary
Date: 
2014
Abstract: 
Greetings & Congratulations! You are about to learn! This handy bestiary will help you identify and interact accordingly with other creatures in the way deemed most appropriate by FBR standards. As a FBR troop it is your responsibility to best represent French shorthaired sheepdogs everywhere.
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English
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Punk Planet

Location

4229 N Honore
60613 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
magazine, Punk Planet
Date: 
May/June 2005
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Volume: 
May and June 2005
Issue: 
67
Abstract: 
This issue picks up where the previous two left off, by documenting some of the best artists and designers in the underground. But this issue also pushes into new areas as well, covering fashion design, tattoo art, mapmaking, and even someone who uses love as an art form. It's an eclectic mix full of amazing things to look at-and interesting stories to read.
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English
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Journey to the Southern Oracle: A Neverending Fanzine

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zine, Journey to the Southern Oracle: A Neverending Fanzine
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A short comic zine detailing the author's love for and relationship with the 1984 West German fantasy film "The NeverEnding Story."
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English
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Two or three pages have coffee stain-like discolorations. 14p, b&w, 5.25"x6.5"
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Threadbare Clothes, Sex & Trafficking

Catalog Number: 
Book, Moore
Date: 
2016
Abstract: 
Comics bringing together fast fashion, low wages, and trafficking together in a series of vignettes taken from the lives of industry vets
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English
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9781621067399

Chris Ware

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Book, Raeburn, Daniel
Date: 
2004
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This book is an exploration of the work of comic artist Chris Ware.
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English
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0300102917
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The Illinois Institute of Art

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