010: Dan Nadel

This is episode 10 of Boing Boing’s Tell Me Something I Don’t Know. It’s an interview podcast featuring artists, writers, filmmakers, and other creative people discussing their work, ideas, and the reality/business side of how they do what they do.

Dan Nadel is the publisher of PictureBox - primarily known for their art and comics work. He wrote Art Out of Time: Unknown Visionary Cartoonists 1900-1969 and Art in Time: Unknown Comic Book Adventures. He has edited books on Gary PanterRory Hayes, and Mark Newgarden. He co-founded and co-edited The Ganzfeld and Comics Comics. He currently co-edits the online Comics Journal. Nadel has curated shows in Tokyo, Paris, LA, and NYC, including the first major Jack Kirby retrospective, the House That Jack Built (Lucerne, 2010) and Karl Wirsum Drawings: 1967-1970. And he received a Grammy for his co-design of Wilco’s A Ghost Is Born (2004).

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is produced and hosted by three talented cartoonists and illustrators:

Jim Rugg is a Pittsburgh-based comic book artist, graphic designer, zinemaker, and writer best known for AfrodisiacThe Plain Janes, and Street Angel. His latest print project is Supermag (AdHouse Books).

Jasen Lex is a designer and illustrator from Pittsburgh. He is currently working on a graphic novel called Washington Unbound. All of his art and comics can be found at jasenlex.com.

Ed Piskor is the cartoonist who drew the comic, Wizzywig, and draws the Brain Rot/ Hip Hop Family Tree comic strip on Boing Boing, soon to be collected by Fantagraphics Books.

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