Thursday, July 23, 2009

Jim Woodring

I've been researching cartoonists/animators, and I came across this fellow, linked off of Bill Plympton's facebook page. On Jim's site, there's some of the most bizzare, symbolic, and humorously cynical one-liner comics that I've seen in a long time. Some are easier to arrive to their conclusions, but others really make you scour each mysterious figure and scene for some type of meaning. I really like them, especially since some of them are so dark. Here's the link ( and I've also included it on the blogroll ---------->

I love the reference to Durer-esque woodcuts in this one! It just screams 1500s Europe!

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