mercoledì 7 settembre 2011

Special Guest#13: JAY LYNCH!

Nuovi arruolamenti dall'altra parte dell'Oceano. Il guru del fumetto underground JAY LYNCH, leggenda vivente della sottocultura americana fin dai primi anni '60, disegnatore per MAD Magazine e creatore delle figurine Sgorbions, prenderà parte al Party!

Jay è una delle più grandi fonti di gag comiche che siano mai esistite. Ha già scritto e disegnato una sequenza del Comic Party che porterà il nostro nano Puck dritto nel New Jersey! E di più per ora non posso dirvi.

JAY LYNCH (born January 7, 1945) is an American cartoonist who played a key role in the underground comix movement with his Bijou Funnies and other titles. His work is sometimes signed Jayzey Lynch. He has contributed to Mad, and in 2008, he expanded into the children's book field.


Early life and career

Born in Orange, New Jersey, Lynch lived for decades in Chicago. Ben Schwartz, writing in the alternative weekly The Chicago Reader, traced Lynch's early years:

Comix and trading cards

Lynch's best known comic book stories involve the human-cat duo, Nard n' Pat, the featured characters in Bijou Funnies. For 17 years, the comic strip Phoebe and the Pigeon People by Lynch and Gary Whitney, ran in The Chicago Reader, through the 1970s and 1980s, and Lynch has scans of more than 500 of those strips ready for any publisher who sees the potential of a Phoebe and the Pigeon People book.
Beginning in 1968, Lynch became a major contributor to Topps' Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids, plus other Topps humor products. In 2002, he recalled his creative working methods and procedures with Len Brown and others at the Topps' Product Development Department:

Mad and books

During the 1990s, he began writing for Mad, and he also devised products for Mad merchandising.

1 commento:

  1. Hmmm Jay Lynch was probably most responsible for getting Jay Kinney into Underground Comix, and Jay Kinney got ME into Underground Comix...