Tuesday, February 3, 2009

A Gentleman of Good Taste: Part II

A Gentleman of Good Taste: The Thomas Boatwright Profile, Part Two
By Kristy Valenti

Comics artist Thomas Boatwright grew up in a comics-friendly North Carolinian household. "My dad used to buy a stack [of comics] every week at the drugstore while he did laundry: ended up selling most of them to pay for my food and clothes though. By the time I got around to reading them, he had one brown grocery bag full left. Those are still some of my favorite comics ever." Boatwright also counts Edward Gorey, Charles Addams and Bill Watterson among his many cartooning influences: he clarified, "I like guys who have a style you recognize in like two seconds."


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