Saturday, March 1, 2014

Comic Strip Documentary "Stripped"

A feature-length documentary has been released about comic strips and how they're coping with the disappearance of newspapers. The video includes a poster by the elusive Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), along with on-camera interviews with Jim Davis (Garfield), Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics), Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey) and 70 others.

(Video link) Here's the trailer. You can preorder the documentary now on iTunes.

Stripped Film official website
Stripped Film on Rolling Stone
Thanks, Tom Hart!


Anonymous said...

I've been waiting 2 years for this, so glad it's finally coming out.

Anonymous said...

I posted too quickly – here's a brief interview with Mr. Watterson in The Washington Post, it has a little more information on his process of designing the poster:

Rich said...

What a comic design:-)

A real comic comic, so to say.

How to portray someone "knocked of his socks" in any other way?
(including shoes, pants, underwear and everything else anyway...)