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caught up in the undertow

Hurrah! Congratulation to fellow Fleece Officer Ellen Lindner on the launch of her graphic novel with Soaring Penguin Publications, Undertow! Great launch part lasts night at the Miller Pub, near London Bridge.



This novel's been a long time coming, it's partly what got me inspired to explore comics again while I saw Ellen working on it when we were doing our illustration degree together. It's a great story set on Coney Island in the early 1960's, be sure to get a copy and if you can, have Ellen sign and draw in it for you. Barnaby Richards, Maartje Schalkx and Cooey the Pigeon look on approvingly (second pic nicked from Lauren O'Farrell).



Now I'm rushing around doing last-minute little jobbies before going tomorrow to the Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show with Emma Vieceli (see my last post about that). I've been looking like an old sheepdog last night, but got that sorted out at the local barber (who usually only cuts men's hair, but Dennis did it for £12.50; beat that, Chelsea ladies!) Oh, and I never got around to buying new gloves, oops. Make do and mend, as the old war posters say.

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(Anonymous)
Feb. 3rd, 2012 12:37 pm (UTC)
What have you done to those gloves????
jabberworks
Feb. 3rd, 2012 12:54 pm (UTC)
I know, I know...
deadlyknitshade
Feb. 3rd, 2012 01:24 pm (UTC)
We really need to sort those gloves out. What did you do?!?!?!
jabberworks
Feb. 3rd, 2012 01:48 pm (UTC)
Well, I was kind of rushed, and both thumbs had enormous holes in them, so I sort of folded over the tops... heh.
ellenlindner
Feb. 3rd, 2012 04:14 pm (UTC)
Thanks for coming, Sarah, and for this fab blog post! Have an amazing time in Paris...
crazycrone
Feb. 3rd, 2012 05:58 pm (UTC)
Ha, my last haircut cost a fiver!
Happy Paris-
dlasky
Feb. 5th, 2012 01:28 am (UTC)
Undertow
Hooray for Ellen!

And: great haircut!
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