no sleep till brooklyn

Here’s a long overdue update! It’s a crazy busy autumn after an equally busy summer. First of all, I’ve been trying to do a bit more magazine illustration lately. Here’a an illustration for Kolbojnik, the newsletter of the Warsaw Jewish community. For an article about trying to combine differing opinions:

I’ve also been working on my graphic novel over the last two months, and it’s finally starting to take shape. Right now it looks like it’s going to be over 120 pages long and this terrifies me quite a bit. Here’s a spread – wordless for the time being, I’ll be adding the lettering later.
I’ve been doing a lot of extracurricular reading while researching for the comic, and I was thinking of making a separate post about it sometime (well, sometime this century) – on different kinds of memoirs, and autobiographies, and on historiographic metafiction in general. Since that won’t be coming anytime soon, however, I just wanted to recommend Ciaran Carson’s The Star Factory, which I just finished reading and loved. I was only familiar with some of Carson’s poetry, and haven’s read any novels – but now I’m definitely looking forward to reading more!