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LATEST GRAPHIC TALES posts

Writing on illustration, cartooning and vernacular visual culture 

dbdowd.com relaunched as a magazine site

 

news

Updates on recent publications, lectures, symposia, other goings-on of note. Never to include photographs of meals. Also: zero pictures of my standard poodle, Schubert, charming though he may be. 

 
 

DRAWING THE SOCIAL LANDSCAPE | WRITING ON VISUAL CULTURE

 
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EYEBALL THIS

Snatches of work in progress, that sign I had to pull over and photograph, rediscovered drawings from long ago, you name it

 

spartan holiday

A gallery from my ongoing series, equal parts travel writing, history and memoir. Richly illustrated, designed by/with the graphic designer Scott Gericke. Long live visual journalism.

The Ballad of Hoofer Dupree: Sam the Dog Revisited 2 (2014)
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publications to buy

I publish reasonably priced zines and other items. Click on through to the Other Side. 

 
 

serving the field

See our work at Washington University in St. Louis, dedicated to the culture of illustration and the preservation of its history