Tag Archives: Gerry Giovinco

Monkey & Bird Mini-Comic: It’s a Folding and Stapling Party!

Last week I covered the digital side of producing our Monkey & Bird Mini-Comic. I told you about the layout and printing process of our little book so we wouldn’t arrive empty-handed when we went to the Philadelphia Alternative Comic … Continue reading

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Monkey & Bird Mini-Comic! It’s Mini-Comic Madness!

Part I Bill Cucinotta told us about the Philadelphia Alternative Comic Convention a while back, and Tina, Bill and I all planned on attending to see what the other kids are up to as Tina put it in her entry … Continue reading

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Give Them the Ooh La La!

Buxom Parisians pursued through the savage jungle? A fearful flight through the impenetrable night? What gives? Has the romance comic suddenly turned into a Halloween Horror Show? Find out as the ALL NEW CHAPTER of Monkey & Bird continues at … Continue reading

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Mood Indigo

Back when I was in art school hanging with the DUCKWORK crowd who would eventually morph into the Comico crowd, we would compare notes about art supplies and techniques. Back then, some of the guys were real excited about using … Continue reading

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Swamp Things

Before you read this entry, head over to CO2 Comics’ Blog NOW and read Gerry Giovinco’s history of DUCKWORK. He fills in some of the enormous gaps left by my own meager history of PCA’s semi-official student paper. His entry … Continue reading

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DUCKWORK’s Swan Song: The Party’s Over

It was 1982. Issue No. 6 was the last issue of DUCKWORK. I am not sure of the reasons why, and I’m hoping that Gerry Giovinco does his history of the paper because he was directly involved with the nuts … Continue reading

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Down In Space It’s Always 1982

1982 and the my second semester arrived at PCA after a lengthy winter break. The second semester wasn’t as bad as the first. It was still the Foundation program that all freshmen had to go through, but it wasn’t as … Continue reading

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No, You’re Out of Order!

After I started posting my experiences with DUCKWORK, I had found this issue from April of 1981 stuck inside the pages of a later issue. This is the second issue of DUCKWORK.

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Naked Lady Falling Down The Stairs

DUCKWORK No. 5 came out in November of 1981, and I think this was the last issue of the year. Mid-terms were coming up and everybody was going to be way too busy to squeeze out another issue before winter … Continue reading

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Does Head Cheese Taste The Same Coming Up?

DUCKWORK No. 4 – October 1981 If I hadn’t done so earlier, this was the issue that convinced me to venture up to the 13th Floor and drop in on the DUCKWORK offices. Gerry’s cartoon of a vomiting duck placed … Continue reading

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EIGHTIES – We’re Living in the Eighties!

Having read Gerry Giovinco’s fascinating posts about the origin and early days of Comico, I started to wonder when it was that I first hooked up with Gerry, Bill Cucinotta and the rest of the gang who were on the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Captain Visual!

Last night we had the pleasure of celebrating author, artist, publisher and balloon sculptor extraordinaire Gerry Giovinco’s birthday! This was the big one – 5-Ooooh! It was also a reunion of sorts in that I got to see people I … Continue reading

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Old Sketch from Monkey & Bird

When I first cooked up Monkey & Bird, Tina and I thought it would be great as a daily comic strip so we looked at comic strips and did research on syndicates which was all fine and good. I jotted … Continue reading

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CO2 Comics

The guys at CO2 Comics have a couple of my efforts in sequential art a.k.a. FUNNIES up at their fabulous web comic site. Right now you can read There’s No Escape From a Deadline, my comic used for marketing printers … Continue reading

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