Woodring wins Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize at Penn State

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Just prior to introducing special guest speaker Joyce Farmer at Penn State last night, Steven Herb from The Pennsylvania Center for the Book announced the 2014 winner and honorees for the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize. Fran by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) picked up the prize while Heck by Zander Cannon (TopShelf) and Boxers & Saints […]

Boing Boing’s Great Graphic Novels

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Boing Boing just ran a series called Great Graphic Novels where various writer friends of Mark Frauenfelder pick just that. It’s a quirky list, with, for instance, Jim Woodring picking Steve Lafler’s Ménage à Bughouse:

First Look at Jim Woodring's Congress of the Animals cover

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A new graphic novel by Jim Woodring? A mere year after the great WEATHERCRAFT? Yes, somehow, in between dreaming about his giant steel nib pen, Woodring managed to draw a whole new book. And Flog just debuted the cover.
As WEATHERCRAFT dealt with Manhog, this tome deals with Frank — CONGRESS OF THE ANIMALS is the first ever all new Frank OGN and it’s coming in May.