Tag: Chicago

Making The Blues Brothers.

At Vanity Fair, Ned Zeman explores the history of The Blues Brothers. “It is October 1979, and The Numbers are not to [Lew] Wasserman’s satisfaction. The culprit is Universal’s big-ticket production The Blues Brothers, a movie that pretty much defies logic and description. Some call it a musical; […]

Interview with Lilli Carré

Comic Book Resources interviews comics artist and animator Lilli Carré: “Our lives can be reduced to a series of non-stop, never-ending choices, big and small! A lot of my stories have characters that are caught in a state of ambivalence and frozen in indecision, or who actively make […]

Profile of Jill Thompson

TimeOut Chicago profiles comics creator Jill Thompson. Thompson’s the creator of Scary Godmother and co-collaborator with Evan Dorkin on Beasts of Burden. “Thompson’s dad started buying comics for her, first Archie, then superhero stories. ‘That was like my crack,’ she says. ‘What did I have in my little […]