The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

September 5, 2017
by Dan
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At Least She’s Reading

Another back to school appropriate comic, this time by J.A.K. (AKA Jason Adam Katzenstein) for The New Yorker: 

March 17, 2014
by Dan
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Françoise Mouly on TOON Books

At Mutha Magazine, Meg Lemke talks to Françoise Mouly, Art Editor of The New Yorker and co-founder of RAW magazine, about TOON Books, her line of comics for kids: When I go to schools, even in very impoverished school districts, … Continue reading

April 25, 2013
by Dan
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Midweek Miscellany

Keeping it Simple — Gilbert Hernandez who has two new books out, Julio’s Day and Marble Season, talks about his work at the LA Times Hero Complex blog: “What I’m really trying to do is streamline my work, to make … Continue reading

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