HOOKED ON COMIX Vol. 1 starring Daniel Clowes
, Jaime Hernandez, Joe Sacco ....
HOOKED ON COMIX Vol. 2 starring Chris Ware, Ivan Brunetti, Archer Prewitt ....
HOOKED ON COMIX Vol. 3 starring Dame Darcy & Tony Millionaire ...
HOOKED ON COMIX T-Shirt by Noah Van Sciver ... Order Now! ... FREE Shipping!


Ghost World script by Daniel Clowes found in trash!

My friend Gary Smith (a great cartoonist in his own right) lent me an original first-draft Ghost World script by Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff! His brother in-law, a film director, tossed the script in the trash bin after he lost the job to direct the movie. 

Original Ghost World script by Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff


Daniel Clowes talks about his work ...

Phunny stuff at THe PoRk ShOp!


FUGAZI "First Demo" out late 2014

I'm a big fan of all things Dischord, so I had to repost this from their website.
From Dischord Records:
Later this year, Dischord will release Fugazi's first demo. In January 1988, after only ten shows, Fugazi decided to go into Inner Ear Studio to see what their music sounded like on tape. They tracked 11 songs, ten of which were given away on cassettes, which the band encouraged people to share. The only song from the session that has been formally released was "In Defense of Humans," which appeared on the State of the Union compilation in 1989. Now, some 26 years later, Dischord is releasing the entire demo including the one song ("Turn Off Your Guns") that wasn't included on the original cassette. The record has been mastered by TJ Lipple and will be available on CD and LP+Mp3.

I shot this video in 1989 with Ian MacKaye's permission:


UPDATE: Daniel Clowes-Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron-Lost script????

UPDATE!!!! I've found the 3 1/2" floppy disk that the script could be on!!!! Can it be transferred to my USB drive and opened??????

Original art detail from Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron by Daniel Clowes. This one page inspired me to write a creepy-noir script. At the time my screen writing professor thought it could win a student Academy Award! Too bad I lost the script when I moved from Chicago to LA.

Could the lost script be found or rewritten and made into a movie???? Stay tuned ...


TOP 10 Comic Book Docs by Iann Robinson

Top 10 Comic Book Documentaries  by craveonline's Iann Robinson. Number 7 goes to Hooked on Comix! I'll take any publicity I can get!

07. Hooked On Comix: Life On The Cutting Edge Of An All-American Artform

This documentary released in the mid-nineties chronicles the re-birth of the independent comic book movement. These are the people that took the reigns from Crumb, Spain, Harvey Pekar and others to make sure that the independent spirit didn’t crumble or die. Hooked On Comix features interviews with Peter Bagge (Hate Comics), Daniel Clowes (Ghost World), Roberta Gregory (Naughty Bits), Jamie Hernandez (Love And Rockets), and a dozen more major talents in the world of comic books. The interviews are very relaxed and informative as well as very honest.

This film shows the ups and downs of being an indie comic artist not willing to deal with the big two of DC and Marvel. Getting by on talent, gumption and a belief in what they are creating these artists show why they are the future of the medium.



Hooked on Comix Vol. 3!

Noah Van Sciver Original Art for sale!

From Noah:

In light of recent catastrophic events in my personal life, it’s become necessary for me to sell off some original comic pages to help me land on my feet and not wind up living at the YMCA. If you’ve read any of my stories or comics in the past and they’ve made you laugh, cry, kind of happy, or all of the above, then please consider owning one of these pages for your collection!All page are $100 please email me at noahvansciver(at)gmail.com to let me know which one you are interested in. And thank you so much. You have no idea…

Buy his Hooked on Comix designed t-shirt to the right and I'll pass the proceeds on to Noah!


INTRUDER coming to LA?!

I've been talking to Marc Palm to get Intruder into some LA comic books stores. I think it deserves a wider audience and would relish the thought of picking it up locally (yes, I live in LA)!



My entry to The New Yorker caption contest

"I'll call you back. I think the litter box is full."

I originally wrote: "Can I borrow a snow shovel? I think the litter box is full." I thought it was a bit wordy, since shorter is usually better (so I hear). We'll see if anyone thinks its funny!


Chris Ware - Drawn & Quarterly Books

Chris Ware starred in Hooked on Comix Vol. 2 with Ivan Brunetti. Chris Ware's books are available from Drawn & Quarterly.


500 Portraits

500 Portraits collects two decades of portrait work by the award-winning creator of Drinky Crow’s Maakies, Sock Monkey and Billy Hazelnuts. Tony Millionaire starred in Hooked on Comix Vol. 3 along with Dame Darcy.


Noah Van Sciver's New Book due in 2015

Saint Cole will be the title of Noah Van Sciver's new book which will be published by Fantagraphics Books. Look for it in 2015.



Missing Dan Clowes original art ... found!

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who wrote in and also to everyone who helped us to get the word out. The owner of the art contacted us today and we are very close to wrapping up so look for The Complete Eightball 1-18 available from Fantagraphics books later this year!

We are trying to locate the original cover art for Eightball #7. We believe it was last owned and perhaps still in the possession of a Sam Hughes as seen on the website “Comic Art Fans”. We’ve haven’t had any luck contacting him directly as his post was made over 10 years ago.

So we are casting out a wider net hoping that someone that reads this will have a tip, lead, or some kind of information concerning this piece of art. If you do, please contact info@danielclowes.com. Mr. Clowes is offering a sketch to anyone that provides us with a print quality scan of this line art and danielclowes.com is offering a gift to anyone with information that directly leads us to locating this art.

And even if you don’t have any info but want to help, please help us spread the word by blogging/sharing/RTing this post. The final touches are being made on the project that this is needed for, The Complete Eightball 1-18 which is due out later this year from Fantagraphics, so we hope to find this soon!


Hooked on Comix T-shirts - Logo by Noah Van Sciver!


Ultra Cotton T-shirt - Black :: Printing : 2 Color Front

Logo by Noah Van Sciver

$29.95 Free shipping

Please send an email to: DPWorks@sbcglobal.net with your size, address, name & phone number.

Once your order is confirmed by a PayPal receipt we will process your order.


Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.


Pat Moriarity on Boing Boing!

From Boing Boing

Pat Moriarity started out as a punk rock artist in the mid-1980s music scene of Minneapolis, working for Twin/Tone records and eventually getting his own comic book title, the Harvey Award nominated Big Mouth. He became an art director for Fantagraphics, and later for The Comics Journal. He currently lives and works in Port Orchard, Washington. As an adjunct faculty member at the Art Institute of Seattle, Pat Moriarity teaches character design, storyboarding and comics.
Pat was featured in Hooked on Comix Vol. 1 and designed and drew the logo for the DVD & VHS box.