So my alumni magazine asked me to write the back page article on their issue devoted to food and foodies. Concurrently, James Branson sent me this video of my strip and his two labs. (Based on the video and the article, I realize I might be a lab.)
This is the strip in the video:
The two stars are Kelsy and Komu, search dogs for Three Retrievers Lost Pet Rescue. Kelsy searches for dogs and Komu searches for cats.
The Article For Stanford Magazine July/August 2013
What we talk about when we talk about what’s for dinner.
By Hilary B. Price
My toaster has two settings—burnt and off. There’s a reason I am good at stir-fries and bad at omelets—I have difficulty with the idea of low heat over an extended period of time. Extended as in 7 minutes.
There are those who live to eat. Go enjoy the rest of this magazine, devoted this month to your kind. For those who eat to live, welcome to this small oasis on the back page. It’s a place for people whose idea of prepping a meal means pulling the lid off the yogurt. READ MORE…
Before we get to the crushes: Thanks for taking the survey! The folks at King are all set and happy.
And now for the juicy stuff:
I moderated a Women and Cartooning Panel at the Pittsburgh Toonseum over Memorial Day weekend, and fell totally in love with my four panelists– Lynn Johnston, Cathy Guisewite, Terri Libenson and Jen Sorensen.
Here’s me, on a chair, proclaiming that publicly. They were very gracious, as they were probably used that kind of thing. (Note: I lifted this photo off of Curls creator Carolyn Belefski’s blog.)
They drew while they spoke, and it was magic:
Lynn told us that she has a house full of hot wheels cars and toy furniture to look at for reference to get the perspective right. (I can’t WAIT to go over to her house to play.)
This is Terri’s quick self portrait:
And here is Pajama Diaries cartoon of hers I will never, ever forget:
She broke the bedroom barrier on the comics page! As far as I know, she is the first. Here’s her blog post about it.
Btw, you can see more cool pics of the everyone drawing on Terri’s blog.
And speaking of sex, here is Jen’s drawing of her sometimes alter ego Drooly Julie:
If you haven’t seen her editorial strip Slowpoke, you must!
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