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Dave from Phila

Enjoying your reports from the museum!

Brian Fies

Wish I were there; I'm sure I will be sometime. If you see Pastis say hello for me. And thanks for the timely reports, much appreciated.


Dumb question:

When I click on a somewhat large picture, like R Crumb's self portrait, it shows a bigger image, but not the bottom part and there is no scroll bar.

Is there a better way to try to see these?

Rogers George

I'm staying in Columbus without my family on a job, so when I realized this morning how close this is, I bopped down to look at the exhibit, and hoped to meet a real live cartoonist. Which I did, a guy who goes by "Kall" who writes for the Economist. He said he hopes he runs into you. I tried to buy a ticket to the Stripped screening, but they were sold out. Would like to have met some more folks, the the exhibit was indeed pretty nice.

Mike Peterson

Spent some time with Kal today; his book "Daggers Drawn" is being widely haled as one of the best done in recent memory.

And, yes, Brian, I praised Stephan for the elegance of his cameo at your virtual launch party for "Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow." Your name also came up in flattering terms in chat with a medical historian.

There's a lot going on here. I may be blogging about this well after it's over.

Mike Peterson

Gezorkin -- try right-clicking and then select "view image." Worked for me.

Mike Rhode


I'm the medical historian that Mike was talking to. I was interested to hear that you "test drove" Mom's Cancer on RACS. I did an overview article on cartoonists and cancer for the International J. of Comic Art.

Norm Feuti

It was good seeing you again, Mike!

Thanks for taking a picture of me wearing a jacket and looking studious. I submitted this as evidence to my wife that I wasn't wearing a ratty hoodie ALL weekend.


$25 for a Crumb original?!?!? BARGAIN! I can't imagine him doing that today, though, even after making adjustments for inflation...

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