Steven Brower: Influence, Parody, and Process
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
Ice House Gallery
September 10 – November 16, 2012
Illustrated lecture by the artist:
Thursday, September 13, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Wilson Hall Auditorium:
Reception follows in the Ice House Gallery from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public
A lot has been going on and I’m way behind in posting. Easiest to post links:
I’m now a regular contributor to Imprint, Print Magazine’s online blog:
Great review of my new book from powerHouse Golden Age Western Comics here:
PowerHouse book also has a great new book of interviews and photos of comic creators by writer Christopher Irving (who wrote the intro to my book) and photographer Seth Kushner, Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics
While I’m at it, Fantagraphics will release my Out of the Shadows next month, the first reprint book dedicated to Mort Meskin:
And they just released the third volume of their Ditko reprints by Blake Bell, Mysterious Traveler: The Steve Ditko Archives:
And lastly, I was quoted in an article on Jack Kirby in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal:
For his centennial year I designed the Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Runin’s 2012 calendar. It printed beautifully, this scan doesn’t do it justice.
The first 3 Rulin’s:
1. Work more and better
2. Work by a schedule
3. Wash teeth if any
Mort Meskin has been nominated for the Eisner Hall of Fame. If you are an industry professional you can register and vote. It only takes a few minutes.
There is a nice feature on me in the current issue of Step Inside Design, written by my friend and colleague at Kean University Robin Landa. In addition there is also an article on the “Get Your Masters with the Masters” graduate program at Marywood University, where I have taught since 1995.
The entire article has been posted online, sans art: