Cole Johnson Takes You Deep Into The Mind Of “The Cartoonist”


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You read a headline like that and most likely think, naturally enough, “okay, but which cartoonist?” And then you probably realize, just as quickly, “oh, duh — himself, of course!” Congratulations on being exactly right.

We’ve talked about Cole Johnson’s self-published minis a couple of times here before, and my earnest hope is that we’ll be able to continue to do so for a long time to come, because this is an artist who has staked out a territory all his own by simply doing the kinds of things he does better than anyone else. Longing for times, friends, lovers gone; restlessness of the heart and mind; the transposing of unfocused affection onto life’s “little things”; ennui of the body and spirit — these are all something more than themes “within his wheelhouse,” they are his raison d’etre; his animating passion; his alpha, omega, and all points between. And nowhere…

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One response to “Cole Johnson Takes You Deep Into The Mind Of “The Cartoonist”

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review — 1/28/19 — 2/3/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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