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Guest Artists
Jonathan Ehrenberg
Liz Baillie
Irena Jurek
MK Reed
Peter Maddalena
Sally Bloodbath
Zak Smith
Roger Human Being
Erin Griffin
Chadwick Whitehead
Satisfactory Comics
Juliacks
Joey Weiser
Dustin Harbin
Olga Volozova
Damien Jay
Idiots'Books
Minty Lewis
Danica Novgorodoff
Chris Wright
Matt Kish
Sean McCarthy
William Crump
Stuart Kolakovic
Joe England
Sarah England
Danica Novgorodoff
Naoshi
Babette Wagenvoort
Matt Kish
Dan James
Khoi Uong
Eleanor Davis
Icecreamlandia
Onsmith
Rob Sato
Rob Sato
Dave Miko
Craig Taylor
Kora Manheimer
Nicholas Di Genova
Billy Mavreas
Henry Stokes
Christopher Patch
Jeronimo Elespe
Danica Novgorodoff
Melissa Barrett
Andy Bodor
Jeffrey Lewis
Theo Rosenblum
Zak Smith
John Mejias
Tanja Geis
Craig Taylor
Zak Smith
Khoi Uong
Henry Stokes
Once a month or so, PARTYKA invites a member of its elite circle of friends to contribute sketches, drawings, paintings, comics, and whatnot.

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Jonathan Ehrenberg Jonathan Ehrenberg
New Work


Jonathan Ehrenberg is a painter who grew up in New York City where he currently lives and works.

January 2011
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Liz Baillie Liz Baillie
Hidden Treasures & Secret Worlds


Liz Baillie is a cartoonist/illustrator hybrid working out of Brooklyn, NY.

July 2010
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Irena Jurek Irena Jurek
Paintings


Irena Jurek was born in Krakow Poland. She spent her formative years roaming the streets of the Chicago suburbs. In 2008, she moved to Brooklyn, in order to begin a new life for herself. Her paintings aim to delight and pleasure your eyes.

April 2010
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MK Reed MK Reed
Details, Details


MK Reed is a writer/cartoonist and lives in a halfway house for cartooning types in Brooklyn. She is part of the glorious union of Punchbuggy Studios with Liz Baillie & Matt Wiegle, and is currently working on her own comics at mkreed.com.

March 2010
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Peter Maddalena Peter Maddalena
Faces


Four years ago Peter Maddalena began what he intends to be a lifelong project of drawing a face a day in the subway on his way to work from Brooklyn to the Bronx. After work, he trudges home, including a nice long nap on the train, and then turns the morning's sketches into woodcuts. He makes murals from the woodcuts with each face acting as a pixel in a larger image.

January 2010
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Sally Bloodbath Sally Bloodbath
Enjoy or Discard


Sally Bloodbath is co-editor, along with the impossible Erin Griffin, of the bi-annual anthology Always Comix. She usually wastes her time and everyone else's with autobiographical comics, but, thankfully, is currently illustrating MK Reed's epic work of teenage heartache, Catfight.

December 2009
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Zak Smith Zak Smith
Labyrinth Pictures


Road of Knives co-conspirator and dungeon master extraordinaire Zak Smith is back with drawings from his latest tile piece (still in progress) – demons, monsters, and sexy cyborg space pirates galore in an awe-inspiring labyrinth of Escherian proportions.

November 2009
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Roger Human Being Roger Human Being
Devil Church Sketches


Partyka pal and Hungry Brother Roger Human Being is working on a book about a Christian Metal kid growing up in the late '80s. Here are some sketches!

October 2009
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Erin Griffin Erin Griffin
Hugs & Mugs


Erin Colby Griffin is best known for her dock heckling, but does draw dots and lines from time to time. She co-edits Always Comix, a bi-annual anthology with the stunning Sarah Louise Wahrhaftig and is currently working on a comic about a Civil War Steamboat's wet dream with the illustrious Nils Balls. Her newest book, Chanel & Cigarettes, will be out in September.

September 2009
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Chadwick Whitehead Chadwick Whitehead
"Alchemy" & Other Drawings


Chadwick Whitehead animates, draws comics, makes prints and plays songs. He grew up mostly in Michigan and studied picture-making in Chicago, Tokyo and New York. He lives in Brooklyn, New York and loves his parents.

July 2009
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Satisfactory Comics Satisfactory Comics
Satisfactory Lecture Doodles


Rootin' tootin' collaborative-cartoonin' professors Isaac Cates and Mike Wenthe dip into their archives to give us "Satisfactory Lecture Doodles," a series of pictorial academic "notes" drawn by one and colored, later, by the other.

June 2009
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Juliacks Juliacks
2005–2009


Comics and multi-media installation and performance artist Juliacks is this month's Guest! Be on the lookout for her upcoming books – Rock That Never Sleeps, a collaboration with Olga Volozova, premiering in June; and Swell, the complete book, due out in October.

May 2009
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Joey Weiser Joey Weiser
Kaiju Life


Joey Weiser grew up in Bloomington, Indiana where he learned to love all things mundane but appreciate some good fantasy now and then. He currently lives in Athens, Georgia with his beautiful wife, Michele, and their naturally fat feline, Eddie.

April 2009
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Dustin Harbin Dustin Harbin
What Heaven Looks Like


Partyka pal Dustin Harbin is here to shake things up: March's Guest Artist slot will be a month-long debutante ball for his new project, What Heaven Looks Like.

March 2009
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Olga Volozova Olga Volozova
The Airy Tales and Other Things


Olga Volozova is an L.A.-based artist/writer; she does illustration, cartoons, web design, some of her projects also involve puppets, claymation and paper dioramas.

February 2009
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Damien Jay Damien Jay
Transparent Radiation


Damien Jay lives in Berkeley, California with three cats, one dog, and one lady cartoonist named Minty Lewis. The coming year should hopefully see several new books by Damien. If all goes according to plan.

December 2008 & January 2009
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Idiots'Books Idiots'Books
Matthew Swanson (writes the words) and
Robbi Behr (draws the pictures)


Small press Idiots'Books publishes a series of satirical illustrated commentaries on the human condition, books that range across subjects from god to adolescence, French colonialism to self-loathing, and funnel cakes to traffic theory. Usually funny, often irreverent, the volumes challenge conventional understanding of the relationship between word and image.

November 2008
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Minty Lewis Minty Lewis
Attractive Tomato & Other Works


Joining the Daily Drawings CSA just in time for the harvest season is Minty Lewis, creator of Fruit Pals and the continuing series in which they appear, P.S. Comics. The harvest this month includes: a poodle at a desk; a bird with horn-rimmed glasses; a tomato in a bra. Mmm!

October 2008
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Danica Novgorodoff Danica Novgorodoff
Selections from Slow Storm


Partyka pal Danica Novgorodoff has her first book coming out this month, from First Second Books! It's got a Kentucky firefighter, a Mexican immigrant, a tornado, a volcano, and wonderfully atmospheric colors. Check out these excerpts.

September 2008
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Chris Wright Chris Wright
Familiar Drunkards and An Unhealthy Relationship


Chris Wright, author of Inkweed, graces Partyka this month with two galleries of hypnotic crowquillery. In Familiar Drunkards, seven liquors approach eleven elliptical maws; meanwhile, An Unhealthy Relationship offers a portrait of a fragmented couple and their broken affection.

August 2008
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Matt Kish Matt Kish
The Robot Masters: A Love Letter To Mega Man


Partyka pal and the creator of Spudd 64 Matt Kish shares the first of an ongoing series that pays homage to everybody's favorite robo platformer.

July 2008
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Sean McCarthy Sean McCarthy
Demons and Related Abstractions


Former Partyka-er Sean McCarthy returns with this gallery of demons and other organic abstractions. These beautiful, meticulous drawings were part of his first solo show at Fredricks & Freiser in New York City.

June 2008
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William Crump William Crump
High Lonesome


William Crump is a painter and ex-hillbilly from North Carolina. He lives with his wife and one year old daughter in New York City. Here are a few of his new drawings from a series called High Lonesome.

May 2008
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Stuart Kolakovic Stuart Kolakovic
Illustrations


Stuart Kolakovic hails from the Midlands, England; home to Black Sabbath and Industrial pollution. He has an unhealthy obsession with all things Slavic and is constantly worrying that he could one day go blind.

April 2008
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Joe England Joe England
Maniacal Laughter


Sketches for an upcoming book of illustrated verses. New images will be added (roughly) daily, so check back!

August 2007
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Sarah England Sarah England
Variations with Clark Kent's Haircolor


Surreptitous subway sketches and other drawings by ballpoint-pen-wielding editor Sarah England.

July 2007
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Danica Novgorodoff Danica Novgorodoff
Fat Animals & Other Drawings


Corpulent critters, cityscapes, and costume concepts from Partyka pal Danica Novgorodoff. Be sure to follow the link to get a sneak peek of her new work, Slow Storm.

May 2007
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Naoshi Naoshi
Iceman Series and Apple & Rabbit Series


Bright and charming sand paintings by Japanese sunae artist Naoshi! Plus, be sure to check out the bonus "How To Make Sunae" section.

March 2007
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Babette Wagenvoort Babette Wagenvoort
Fairly Domesticated


A beastly selection of drawings from the series 'Life According To A Rectilinear Personality' by micro-expressionist Babette Wagenvoort.

February 2007
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Matt Kish Matt Kish
The Eschaton According to Spudd


Check out the gallery of Archons, Strange Satellites, plus brand-new work by Matt Kish, the creator of the cosmic comic Spudd 64.

January 2007
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Dan James Dan James
Previews & Illustrations


Recent illustrations from the infamous Ghostshrimp. Plus, previews of the upcoming Polyglot and a never-before-even-heard-of Secret Project!

December 2006
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Khoi Uong Khoi Uong
Shift Alt Insert


Classic Marvel covers, deftly altered and recolored by the photoblogger extraordinaire of Infrangible fame.

November 2006
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Eleanor Davis Eleanor Davis
Masks and Hair


A set of lovely watercolors by Eleanor Davis, one-half of the Georgian comics team Little House Comics. A Partyka exclusive! Eleanor lives and works with her boyfriend, fellow cartoonist Drew Weing, and as of yesterday three cats.

October 2006
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Icecreamlandia Icecreamlandia

Icecreamlandia is the incomparable tag team of Eve Englezos and Joshua Moutray. Their work has been featured in such esteemed publications as Hey, 4-Eyes!, Blurred Vision, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2004, and the SPX Anthology 2003. They live and work in Kansas City.

September 2006
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Onsmith Onsmith
Rummage Drawer


Onsmith lives in Chicago with his girlfriend and two cats named after mythical reindeer. His comics, prints, and illustrations have appeared in the Chicago Reader, the Portland Mercury, The Common Review, Hotwire Comix and Capers, Vice Magazine, Graphics Classics, and may also be viewed at www.onsmithcomics.com.

August 2006
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Rob Sato Rob Sato
Burying Sandwiches Sketches


Check out the gallery of never-before-seen sketches, designs, and prints from the making of Rob's Xeric-winning comic book.

July 2006
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Rob Sato Rob Sato
Paintings & Drawings


Rob Sato is the author and illustrator of the comic book Burying Sandwiches. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles.

June 2006
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Dave Miko Dave Miko
Paintings


Dave Miko is a painter who lives and works in New York City. He recently had his first solo exhibition, "Quiet Enough," at Wallspace Gallery in New York.

April 2006
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Craig Taylor Craig Taylor
Collections and P's


Craig Taylor is a painter who lives and works in New York City.

March 2006
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Kora Manheimer Kora Manheimer
South


Kora is an artist living and working in New York. She recently returned from a trip to the American South, where she took the pictures featured here.

February 2006
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Nicholas Di Genova Nicholas Di Genova
Animals


Also known as Medium, Nicholas Di Genova is an artist living and working in Toronto. His work can be seen on the streets of Toronto, in galleries across North America and Europe, and in books such as Pictoplasma 2 and Time to Chew. Last year, he and Sean McCarthy had a two-person show in New York.

January 2006
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Billy Mavreas Billy Mavreas
Webbunnies


Billy Mavreas is an artist and proprietor of the avant-garde curiosity shop Monastiraki in Montreal. His work has been collected in two books, The Overlords of Glee and Mutations: The Posters of Billy Mavreas, both published by Conundrum Press. He is also a member of the online art community Strawpixel, where the webbunnies first appeared.

December 2005
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Henry Stokes Henry Stokes
How I Dide


The Anonymous Philanthropist has been here since the beginning, regaling all with cheer and good will.

November 2005
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Christopher Patch Christopher Patch
Drawings & Paintings


Christopher Patch makes paintings, drawings and paper sculptures. Originally from Maine, he now resides in Brooklyn, NY.

September 2005
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Jeronimo Elespe Jeronimo Elespe
Paintings


Jeronimo Elespe is a painter who was born in Madrid, Spain, and now lives and works in New York City.

August 2005
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Danica Novgorodoff Danica Novgorodoff
Circus Song


Danica Novgorodoff is a painter, photographer, graphic novelist and cowgirl from Kentucky who now lives in New York City. Circus Song was made in collaboration with Oana Marian.

July 2005
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Melissa Barrett Melissa Barrett
17


Melissa Barrett is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She was recently included in the "Crossing Disciplines/Drawing" show at Pratt Institute, and will be represented by Nahcotta Gallery at the forthcoming Affordable Art Fair in NYC.

May 2005
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Andy Bodor Andy Bodor
Eleven Years of Bad Will


Andy Bodor is an artist, musician, impresario and agent provocateur who lives and works in New York City. His latest comics project is the 2004 (R)advent X-Mas Calendar, 25 days worth of mini-comics by 25 different artists packed into a convenient take-out container, the proceeds from which will benefit his latest entrepreneurial venture, the Cake Shop.

December 2004
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Jeffrey Lewis Jeffrey Lewis
Four Seasons


Jeffrey Lewis is an artist and musician who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Jeff's latest comics project is GUFF, a magazine-sized collection of his stories that includes a free CDR of his music. He has two full-length albums available through Rough Trade, and the drawings featured here are from a limited edition box set released by the Hallso record label in England.

November 2004
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Theo Rosenblum Theo Rosenblum
Tasti-D-Fright


Theo Rosenblum is an artist who lives and works in New York City. His comic "The Birth of Death" will appear in See How Pretty See How Smart no. 3.

October 2004
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Zak Smith Zak Smith
Girls w/ Octopuses


Images from the mural-sized painting 100 Girls and 100 Octopuses, first seen here at Partyka.

September 2004
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John Mejias John Mejias
Sounds Familiar


John Mejias is our pal and the editor of Paping, the comics zine for punk public school teachers. He lives in New York City.

August 2004
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Tanja Geis Tanja Geis
Animals


Tanja Geis grew up in Hong Kong and now lives and works in New York.

July 2004
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Craig Taylor Craig Taylor
Flowers in the Skull


Craig Taylor is a painter who lives and works in New York City.

June 2004
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Zak Smith Zak Smith
Silver Lining


In spite of being a successful artist with prestigious institutional support, Zak still responds to our last-minute requests for comics with results so maddeningly inspired they bring tears to our eyes.

May 2004
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Khoi Uong Khoi Uong
Chickens


The photologger extraordinaire of Infrangible fame is deadly with a Nikon. He can also get jiggy with a litho crayon.

April 2004
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Henry Stokes Henry Stokes
Heads


The Anonymous Philanthropist has been here since the beginning, regaling all with cheer and good will.

March 2004
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