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Material about - Neuvičme Art 2.0: http://neuviemeart.citebd.org/spip.php?rubrique13 - Some French writing on DC
Exhibitions - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (6/29–10/13/13): Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes.
Print set "Daniel Clowes MCA Prints Set" available signed at DanielClowes.com
Death-Ray t shirt Japan
About - Chicago Tribune (7.5.13): feature with interview quotations
About - Chicago Tribune (7/2013): DC annotates some of the art that appears in his MCA Chicago show.
About - Chicago Magazine (July 2013): DC annotates some of the art that appears in his MCA Chicago show.
About - NothingMajor.com (6.23.13): interview
The Comics Journal (6.24.13): Clowes remembers Fantagraphics publisher Kim Thompson.
About - Huffington Post (5/16/13): DC interview
About - Huck Magazine (4/22/13): DC quoted in this feature on D and Q
Exhibition - Pratt Gallery (11/30/12-1/19/13): Icons: A Celebration of Works by Pratt Alumni and Faculty: 1887-2012
Other Lives (4/2010): the front cover of this Peter Bagge graphic novel has a blurb by DC
Halloween mask — a pdf for a make-your-own mask: http://danielclowes.blogspot.com/2012/10/halloween-post-part-2-immortal.html
The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist (3/2012)
Stories included in this monograph have been added to this section.
Eightball — from Eightball 9 (1992) [first page of this 2-page story is the original art]
Gross is Great — original art for 2-page story from Cracked 228 (7/87)
Laughing Matter — original art for 1-page story from Cracked 218 (3/86)
Uggly Family — original art for 1-page story from Cracked 234 (3/88)
Color TV — comic strip from The Village Voice, 1991
Untitled strip — 1/2-page strip with colored pencils from The New Yorker (7/30/01)
Fuzzy Popeye 1 — collaborative mini comic with Prewitt, Ware, Laban, Leib (1992)
Lousy Bitch 1 — collaborative mini comic with Prewitt, Ware, Leib (5/21/92)
Darlington Sundays — a 4-page story from McSweeney's 13 (5/04)
Ink Studs — 1-page strip from Eightball 9 (1992)
Christian Astronauts — large 1-page strip from McSweeney's 33, aka San Francisco Panorama (12.9.09)
Wilson in Day 16,412 — 2-page strip from The New Yorker (3/15/10) [strip does not appear in Wilson]
Sawdust — large 1-page story from Kramers Ergot 7 (2008) [reprinted here on 2 pages]
Jackson Pollock — 1-page sketchbook strip (nd) [the only time it has appeared in print]
Voyeur — 1-page sketchbook strip (nd, likely c.1991) [the only time it has appeared in print]
[The last 2 strips have been added to the uncollected section]
Forthcoming — Peter Bagge's Other Stuff (?): collection includes Life in These United States, scripted by Bagge and drawn by Clowes.
It first appeared in Weirdo 25 (Summer 89) and was reprinted in Lout Rampage! (10/91)
Elephant 10 (Spring 2012)
LA Times (4/4/12): http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2012/04/04/daniel-clowes-brings-25-years-of-faces-fetishes-to-meltdown/#/0
Publishers Weekly (4/10/12): http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/comics/article/51449-daniel-clowes-on-his-new-exhibition-and-monograph-and-lee-marvin.html
The Atlantic (4/19/12): (http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/04/dan-clowes-author-of-ghost-world-has-one-rule-for-writing-dialogue/256097/
San Francisco Bay Guardian (5/7/12): http://www.sfbg.com/2012/05/02/cartoonist-confidential
NPR Morning Edition (5/6/12): http://www.npr.org/2012/05/07/151859210/the-serious-comic-art-of-daniel-clowes
Artforum (5/09/12): http://artforum.com/words/id=30960
WBEZ (5/016/12): http://www.wbez.org/blogs/alison-cuddy/2012-05/cartoonist-daniel-clowes-returns-chicago-99182
KQED (5/30/12): http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201205301000
A.V. Club (5/30/12): http://www.avclub.com/articles/daniel-clowes,75653/
Guardian UK (7/20/12): http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2012/jul/20/daniel-clowes-comic-book-author?INTCMP=SRCH
Boom (Summer 2012): http://www.boomcalifornia.com/2012/08/from-ghost-world-to-your-world/
Vice (8/2012): http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/checking-in-with-clowes
Baltimore City Paper (9/11/12): http://citypaper.com/arts/books/daniel-clowes-1.1372197
Rolling Stone (9/26/12): http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/q-a-comix-stars-daniel-clowes-chris-ware-and-gilbert-and-jaime-hernandez-20120926
New York Times Sunday Magazine (9/27/12): http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/30/magazine/great-moments-in-inspiration.html?_r=2&
[Others can be found on YouTube]
* Features (with new interview quotations):
The New York Times (4/1/12): http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/arts/design/daniel-clowess-retrospective-at-the-oakland-museum.html?_r=0
MediaBistro (4/4/12): http://www.mediabistro.com/unbeige/clowes-up-oakland-museum-readies-daniel-clowes-retrospective_b20368
San Francisco Chronicle (4/21/12): http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Daniel-Clowes-cartoons-drip-with-vengeful-satire-3498750.php
Houston Chronicle (5/10/12): http://www.chron.com/default/article/Daniel-Clowes-shows-outsider-artists-can-have-3550034.php
Oakland Museum of California (4/16 - 8/12 2012 ): 'Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes' solo show, with Eightball 18 cover s&n print - ed. of 35
Meltdown Comics (4/2012): set of 7 stickers
The New Yorker (6/4/12): cover, titled Crashing the Gates
Wanderlust (6/7/12): DC created logo and numerous illustrations for this Paris entertainment center; they appear on posters, pizza boxes, napkins, menus, tickets, etc . . .
Eightball 18 cover (9/2012): s&n ed. of 100 print produced by Clowes and Pigeon Press - available with or without logo paste-up: see here
SPX (9/15/12): Print s&n ed. of 50 - print includes self-portraits of DC, Chris Ware, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez
* Illustrations Not on Paper:
Chicago Hyde Park Village (6/2012): logo - Chpv.org
SPX (9/15/12): tote bag - with LVG panel
SPX (9/15/12): Eightball 18 cover print s&n - ed. 
Wanderlust (9/24/2012): temporary tattoo created by Tattyoo (tattyoo.com) for a brunch event at Wanderlust
Mr. Jones pins (2012): many colors and sizes
Nancy Volume 1 (3/2012): introduction by DC
The term in each entry before the first dash (-) refers to the section of the bibliography to which the item has been added.
About - Diablo magazine (4/2012): feature - http://www.diablomag.com/Diablo-Magazine/April-2012/Meet-Daniel-Clowes/
About - The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist (3/2012): 224 page full-color art book from Abrams with essays and interview
Illustrations - Big Bob Taylor: Wowsville (2012) [Crypt] 45 - uses the main illustration from the cover of Lloyd llewellyn #4, 1986
Translations - Wie ein samtener Handschuh in eisernen Fesseln (LVG) [Reprodukt-2011] - German PB with the Japanese PB cover
Translations - Mister Wonderful [Editions Cornelius-2011]
Translations - De Ideale Man (MW) [Oog & Blik-2011]
Translations - Ghost World: Edición Especial [Lacupula-2011]
Translations - Comic Book O Novo Quadrinho Norte-Americano [Conrad-1999] - Brazilian PB collection includes DC's short story Caricature
The 11th anniversary of this site.
Illustrations - The New Yorker (12/5/11): cover
Books -The Death-Ray
About - Wall Street Journal (5/4/11): interview
About - Wurzeltod (4/15/11): interview
Illustrations - Paul (3/2011): DC created the cover of a comic book 'Encounter Briefs # 23' that appears in the movie Paul.
Illustrations - Paul (3/2011): In the movie Paul, a character wears a T-shirt with the image and lettering from the cover of Eightball #23
About - Comic Book Resources (4/13/11): interview
About - The Comics Journal (4/13/11) interview
About - Stussy (3/2011): interview
Illustrations Not on Paper - Stussy T-shirt (3/2011): 'Monster'
Illustrations Not on Paper - Stussy T-shirt (3/2011): 'Space'
Illustrations Not on Paper - Stussy T-shirt (3/2011): 'Detective'
Books/Collections - Mister Wonderful (4/12/11):
Format: HC - An expanded, revised, reformatted collection of a story that first serialized in the New York Times Sunday Magazine
for twenty episodes in 2007 and 2008. The book version has new strips and panels have been redrawn - some text has been added
and some eliminated, and some panels have been fully or partially re-colored. It also has new end pages and title pages.
Exhibition - Fumetto International Comics Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland (4/2011): Solo exhibition
Books/Collections - Ice Haven (1/18/11): paperback edition with new front + back cover and spine art
Illustrations - Shock Corridor (1/18/11): cover and illustrations for Criterion DVD
Illustrations -The Naked Kiss (1/18/11): cover and illustrations for Criterion DVD
Illustrations Not on Paper - The Strand (5/10): DC image on a tote bag
About - Comics Reporter (1/9/11): Tom Spurgeon interviews DC
Forthcoming: Wilson movie.
Forthcoming - Shock Corridor and The Naked Kiss (1/18/11): cover and illustrations for two Criterion DVD releases
Forthcoming - Mister Wonderful (4/12/11): revised and reformatted collection from Pantheon
Forthcoming - Ice Haven (1/18/11): paperback edition with new cover art
For 28 interviews with DC from April - July 2010, see here.
Illustrations - GQ (8/10): full-page color illustration of Bill Murray.
About - Daniel Clowes: Conversations (July 2010): collects 14 interviews, plus a new interview I conducted.
About - Slanted and Enchanted (2009): includes quotations from an interview conducted with DC on 6.9.08
About - 27 interviews / features done to promote Wilson: see here.
Illustrations - Men of Mystery (6/90): zine cover is a photocopy of a 1989 convention sketch
About - The Believer (May 2010)
Books / Collections - Wilson (4/27/10)
Illustrations - Wilson [poster ] (4/21/10): two-sided promotional poster uses cover image, title, and a one-page excerpt from Wilson
Stories - The New Yorker (3/15/10): Wilson in Day 16,412 - a new 2-page story that does not appear in Wilson
Illustrations - The New Yorker (2/15/10): DC and Chris Ware, Adrian Tomine, and Ivan Brunetti draw covers.
Forthcoming - The Strand (5/10): DC image on a tote bag.
Minicomics - NEWAVE! The Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s (2010): reprints DC collaboration Famous Pet 1
Illustrations - Wilson promotional image (2010) [from here] - appears in Wilson
Illustrations - Self-portrait (used on D&Q website and TCAF) (2010) - from Wilson
Stories - McSweeney's 33 aka San Francisco Panorama (12.9.09): The Christian Astronauts - full-page color strip
Illustrations - TCAF 2010 (1.15.10): DC poster art
Forthcoming - Daniel Clowes: Conversations (2010): edited by Ken Parille and Isaac Cates
Forthcoming - Daniel Clowes: Conversations (2010): collection includes a new, lengthy interview I conducted with DC
Illustrations - The New Yorker (10/12/09): DC cover (one of 3 covers)
Illustrations - The New Yorker (9/21/09): DC full-page color illustration
About - McSweeneys (2009): DC interview here. I'm not sure when this was conducted.
Forthcoming - McSweeney's 33 aka San Francisco Panorama (?): a full-page color strip
Illustrations - The New Yorker (6/8+15/09): DC cover
Translation - Ghost World [Epix-2002] Sweden
Translation - Som en Sammetshandske Smidd i Järn (LVG) [Epix-2008] Sweden
Illustrations - The New Yorker (5/11/09): DC cover
About and Forthcoming - The New Yorker Blog (5/4/09): 'sneak peek' of forthcoming DC book
About - Found 6 (2008): reprints material found by DC and includes an interview about the items
About - Du9 (3/09): interview at http://du9.org/Daniel-Clowes,1109
Stories - Cracked Collectors' Edition 74 (4/88): reprints Laughing Matter [A] - DC credited as Herk Abner
Stories - Cracked 218 (3/86): Laughing Matter [A] - DC credited as Herk Abner
About - Vice Magazine vol. 16 #2 (2/09): short interview with DC and other artists who appear in Kramers Ergot 7
Translations - Eightball (Editions Cornelius-2009): Contents nearly identical to Twentieth Century Eightball
Illustrations - s&n bookplate of Ugly Girls panel for French Eightball, 2009
Prose - Oakland Tribune (1/13/09): Clowes on Obama
Illustrations - Newsweek: Commemorative Inaugural Edition (1.27.09): full-page color portrait of Barack Obama
Eisner 1 (2008): translation of Art School Confidential
Best Erotic Comics (2008): I think this reprints a section from David Boring . . .
Mini Comics - Frumpy 1 (10/19/91): back cover credits DC with Gary Leib, Terry Laban, David G., Jeff E and Liz [I'm not sure who the last 3 are; perhaps David G. is David Greenberger]
Exhibitions - Ten in One Gallery (c.1992): cARToonist (with Chris Ware, Gary Leib, Doug Allen, Heather McAdams)
Illustrations - Ten in One Gallery (c.1992): for the show cARToonist (with Chris Ware, Gary Leib, Doug Allen, Heather McAdams) the artists collaborated on title lettering of "Cartoonist"
Stories - Mister Wonderful: I added a list of all of the chapters and dates to the stories page
Stories - Kramers Ergot 7 (2008): Sawdust
Stories - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): Joe Bristol Board
Stories - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): Jimmy Jupiter, Galactic Pedant
Stories - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): Ivan Brunetti
Stories - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): reprints Blue Italian Shit and excerpts from Ice Haven
Stories - Ghost World: Special Edition (Summer 08): Where are They Now?
Stories - Ghost World: Special Edition (Summer 08): Ghost World (back cover)
Uncollected - added the above stories to the uncollected page
Illustrations - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): DC front and back covers
Collections - Ghost World: Special Edition (Summer 08): includes GW comic and screenplay; annotations by DC; cover gallery
and sketchbook material; and all published drawings of the GW main characters
Material About - HeraldNet (8/20/08): DC interview - http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20080829/ENT/708299884
Prose - DC provides a back cover blurb for Jim Woodring's The Portable Frank
Translations - Svet Duhov [?-2007]: I don't know what language this version of Ghost World is in . . .
Collections - Starting in 6/08 select copies of DC books ordered from the publisher came with a signed (not numbered) bookplate that is inserted
(not fixed) into the collection: The current PB editions of GW (15th), C (4th), LVG (7th), P! (3rd) and TCE (3rd) have a bookplate that uses an
image from its respective comic.
Forthcoming - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories (8.08): DC front-back covers and 3 strips - also reprints Blue Italian Shit
and excerpts from Ice Haven
Forthcoming - Little Enid Doll (2008?): giant-size version from from Presspop
Illustrations - The New Yorker (5/12/08): each copy has two DC covers
Illustrations - Krazy! The Delirious World Of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art (5/08): catalog for this show features art from DC's cover for Caricature pb.
This illustration or portions of it appear on promo material: posters, buttons, billboards, etc . . .
Not on Paper - OK Soda (1994): mobile that includes the DC can with boy art
Not on Paper - Mythbusters (2007): DC draws the title design for an episode of this TV show [video available on YouTube]
Not on Paper - Apple computer (c. 2006): A commercial features DC [video available on YouTube]
Not on Paper - Chocoolate (2007-8): Hong Kong clothing company uses DC's character David Boring and art from this book in a promo campaign.
Art appears on store window displays, trucker cap, website . . .
Not on Paper - The Simpsons (2007): The episode features some DC drawings of various Bat-utility belts - perhaps they were redrawn by the animators . . .
Stories - Planet (1/92): Zerrit - 3 panel strip drawn by DC and written by Koo in a Chicago newspaper, Planet
Illustrations - Deep Girl 3 (1993): this Ariel Bordeaux comic has a DC doodle
Not on Paper - OK Soda (1994): shoelaces with DC art
About - Onion AV Club (1/04/08): expanded version of interview that appeared in 11/29/07 Bay Area print version of Onion
Stories - The Book of Other People (1/08): a new 4 page DC story Justin M. Damiano appears in this collection edited by Zadie Smith
Exhibitions - Pierre Menard Gallery (12/15/07-1/27/08): The Writer's Brush - with others
About - Onion AV Club (San Francisco) (11/29/07): DC interview
About - Leader Post (11/20/07): DC discusses his appearance on The Simpsons
DC appears as himself as a guest voice on The Simpsons episode Husbands and Knives
Illustrations - Renegade 9 (1988?): this zine uses lettering and an image by DC that would later be the cover to The Adventures of Tad Martin 3 (1992)
About - World Art (4/96): DC feature
About - New York Times Blog Papercuts (8/24/07): DC speaks on upcoming projects
Forthcoming - New York Times Sunday Magazine: Starting 9.16, a DC story titled "Mister Wonderful" begins a 20-week serialization
Illustrations - StudioVoice 379 (6/07): DC cover on this Japanese media magazine - uses part of the last panel from page 1 of Green Eyeliner (Esquire 7/98) (C)
Many pages now have the entries divided into sections based on years - this should make these pages easier to read; see here.
About - LA Times (4/29/07): DC talks briefly on Frankenstein cover - http://www.latimes.com/features/books/la-bkw-rayner29apr29,0,7199951.story?coll=la-home-right1
Forthcoming - Ghost World: The Special Edition (02/08): 232 page hardcover - text of GW, cover gallery, etc . . .
Forthcoming - Clowes's Frankenstein cover: http://www.amazon.com/Frankenstein-Classics-Deluxe-Penguin-Editio/dp/0143105035
Translations - Contents of David Boring and Other Stories [Coconino-2006]: volume 9 of a graphic novel library. Includes in Italian the full text of DB,
an interview with DC, and introductory essays. Includes unpublished color roughs of color two-page illustrations in DB, and translations of
6 other DC stories: Caricature, MCMXLVI, Blue Italian Shit, Gold Mommy, Green Eyeliner, and Art School Confidential.
Translations - Ice Haven [Reservior-2006]: in Spanish
Material About - Dial M For Motherfucker 3 (3/92): zine apparently contains DC interview
Illustrations - Mr. Nostalgia's Wonky Comics Catalog (1995): apparently contains DC art originally published in David Tosh's convention minicomics
Translations - Lloyd Llewellyn 2 : 148 page collection in Spanish from Lacupula - http://www.lacupula.com/web/articulo.do?idArt=1005
Immortal, Invisible (2007?): A video adaptation of the DC story - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UazvHGzqdY
Material About - Quidnunc 1 (Winter 1989): interview takes place before the release of Eightball 1
Forthcoming - Stuck in the Middle: 17 Comics from an Unpleasant Age (5/17/07): this collection from Viking Juvenile reprints 'Like a Weed, Joe' (E16)
Translations - Pussey! [Rackham-2006]: uses the new cover and introduction from the 3rd US edition
Illustrations - Big Yeah 7 (4/87): DC logo lettering and cover illustration on this zine
Illustrations - Art School Confidential [print set - ed. of 5] (5/06): set contains 4 prints (pages 1-4 of the story ASC) - 12 x 18.75 - prints are detailed facsimiles of the
original art as it looks in 2006, with all of the fading, pencil marks, changes, smudges, etc - Produced for show in May-June 2006 at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery
Illustrations - End of I. (2006): DC image for this Stephen Dixon novel is silk-screened on cover - same art was used for Dixon's I. - new version is colored differently
Illustrations - Sound Affects 6 (c.1987): one panel Lloyd Llewellyn comic in this zine
Illustrations - Manual Scan (c.1990): http://www.theshambles.net/Art.htm - images appears on the CD Plan of Action The Best of Manual Scan (1996)
Illustrations - The Shambles (1991): flyer illustration for an appearance by The Shambles at the New Sounds Festival
Illustrations - Postcard (2001): http://4x6-art.com/GALLERY-ONE
Illustrations - Sketch: http://www.t-3.de/viewer.htm?Pictures/Galerie/DClowes1.jpg
Illustrations - Sketch: http://www.t-3.de/viewer.htm?Pictures/Galerie/DClowes2.jpg
Not on Paper - The Fantagraphics Store (2006): The logo for the store was not designed by DC, but its central image is a DC drawing of Dan Pussey.
Stories - An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (2006): Gynecology (E17)
Material About - Chicago Tribune (1/3/07): feature on Peanuts Museum has DC quotes
Material About - Cartoonist and Comic Artist Magazine 9 (1996): feature on DC + sidebar on his use of zipatone
Material About - Metro Active (10/11/06): DC interview http://www.metroactive.com/metro/10.11.06/daniel-clowes-0641.html
Material About - RUSirius Radio (5/10/06): interview with Zwigoff then DC - http://www.rusiriusradio.com/2006/05/10/art-school-confidential/
Material About - PBS (7/06): interview - http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2006/tintinandi/special_artists.html
Material About - Chronic'Art (6/06): interview - http://www.chronicart.com/print/print26.htm
Material About - Drinks With Tony (5/13/06): http://www.drinkswithtony.com/danclowes.html
Material About - Hero Spy (5/5/06): http://www.herospy.com/?p=870
Material About - Comikaze 3 (1991): interview
Material About - Mr. Skin (7/06): interview http://www.mrskin.com/Skinterviews/137/index.htm
Material About - San Diego Tribune (7/16/06): feature - http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20060716-9999-lz1a16clowes.html
Material About - Chick Factor 15 (2002): 'listening room' interview with DC and others - http://www.chickfactor.com/back/cf15_literaryjukebox.shtml
Translations - Ice Haven [Editions Cornelius-2006]
Translations - Caricature [Rackham-2006]
Translations - Pussey! [Lacupula-2006] this 2nd version of Pussey! from Spanish publisher Lacupula uses the new cover for the 3rd US edition
Translations - David Boring and Other Stories [Coconino-2006]: volume 9 of a graphic novel library
Translations - Lloyd Llewellyn [Lacupula-2006]
Prose - Chewing Gum in Church (2006): DC provides a back cover blurb for this Steven Weissman book
Prose - The Fun Never Stops! An Anthology of Comic Art, 1991-2006 (10/06): DC provides a back cover blurb for this Drew Friedman collection
Exhibitions - Society of Illustrators (9/27/06-?): Fantagraphics 1976-2006 - with other artists
Exhibitions - Fantagraphics Bookstore (12/2/06-2/4/07): Fantagraphics Books: 30 Years of Misfit Lit - with others
Art School Confidential Movie Information - Art School Confidential (10/10/06): DVD
Ghost World Movie Information - http://www.ghostworld-themovie.com/ back online
Forthcoming - Kramers Ergot (2007?): DC will appear in issue 7
Forthcoming - Comics as Art (2007): DC cover for this Fantagraphics oral history see -http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/FBICVR-Colors-739730.jpg
Forthcoming - The Death Ray (TBA): DC to write the script, Jack Black to produce - see http://comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=15567
Forthcoming - David Boring (Spring 2007): German translation release date postponed until 2007
Forthcoming - Frankenstein (2007?): DC cover on the Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Forthcoming - The Book of Other People (summer/fall 2007): a new 4 page DC comic in this collection edited by Zadie Smith