Saturday, September 29, 2012

Marv Newland is the Best!

Just got this letter from my old teacher from Vancouver Film School, the infamous Marv Newland. I can't tell you how important this man was to me as a fledgling cartoonist. I sent him some books and a query about me visiting my old school to do a comics talk. I love his drawing of Erika and Neptune.

Marv has some many amazing films, most recently, from the NFB. CMYK looks amazing. He's probably most famous for Bambi Meets Godzilla and Tales from the Far Side. If you're never seen Black Hula, you are in for a treat...

Also he's got a series of postcard experiments going on over on his tumblr, Marv Cards.

In his letter, the foul language he's referring to comes from Big Plans, a book which has not been published in French. Neptune has, but here's to hoping. Maybe the collection will. Yes, there is a collection happening. Very, very soon. It's at the printer in Quebec as we speak. More info. coming soon.

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