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The Page 100 Project [Mar. 19th, 2010|10:22 pm]
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So ages ago, Dave Howard suggested to me that it might be an interesting idea for cartoonists to try adapting a part of a novel they liked. And then recently when JD Sallinger died, that notion came back to me, and then I thought oh it might be interesting to attempt to do a comic of some portion of one of his books. And as I sat on the couch staring at the shelves of books, I thought it might be fun to try it with different books. Maybe just a page. Maybe the SAME PAGE from each book. Say, page 100. And thus...

THE PAGE 100 PROJECT

Feel welcome to join in.

Here is my first attempt, from Michael Chabon's "Yiddish Policemen's Union"



I am keeping a list here of the pages people have done. Email me if you do one! jasonturner >at< jasonturnerproject.com
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From: ext_207876
2010-04-27 08:27 pm (UTC)
What a fantastic idea! I really like your execution - your inks are really atmospheric, and I like the way you broke up the dialogue between the last two panels (and the shots you chose to go with).

Definitely have to try this, if I can only decide on a book.
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