Artificial intelligence and comics

Artificial intelligence and comics

This week I came across several allusions to this comic, some of them humorous about machines taking work away from cartoonists, and curiosity made me search for what it was about. “The world’s first comic book completely illustrated with AI is here …. and it’s … Read more

Melvin vs. E.T. The story of Joaquín Blázquez (2006)

Melvin vs. E.T. The story of Joaquín Blázquez (2006)

Melvin, by Blázquez. 8 pages of the character (1975). Documentary by The Black Box Productions about the Spanish cartoonist who accused Spielberg of plagiarism, about which there are many references on the internet but I don’t think it was ever finished. I have not been … Read more

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird (2013)

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird (2013)

2013 – 1h 25 minutes Documentary by Steven-Charles Jaffe about the legendary cartoonist Gahan Wilson (1930 – 2019), known for decades for his macabre and twisted illustrations that combine gruesome elements with comedy, as well as for his political and other cartoons. Gahan Wilson’s comics … Read more