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DASH SHAW at the Isotope!

Join us and comic creating genius Dash Shaw in celebration of his latest book BODYWORLD from Pantheon

April 27th 2010 (click here for more info)

 

   
 
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Friday, June 24, 2005

Ghost World & Eighball Creator Dan Clowes
Preaches Windy City Murder Novella Ice Haven @ NPR


Dan Clowes makes some damn fine comic books. Jam-packed full of scathing social satire, thoughtful human beings, and brilliantly simplistic artwork Clowes work has been a staple for indy friendly comic shops since 1989. Clever writing and an acute understanding of the human condition has made Eightball one of the most essential books of the past decade and the excellent film adaption of his Ghost World graphic novel has brought mass media attention to more than just Clowes own work, but to an entire industry of great comic stories.

His latest work, Ice Haven, is inspired by the famous Leopold and Loeb murders in Chicago 1924. Clowes talked to NPR's Fresh Air about his new book and Art School Confidential, his latest film collaboration with director Terry Zwigoff.

Give NPR's Clowes interview a listen here.

And don't forget to get out to Booksmith at 7pm tonight to meet Mister Clowes in person.