At the Laughs At Lakeside gallery show, I met quite a few Ohio artists & cartoonists and was lucky enough to have some of them join the cartoonist group, Sunday Comix. One of them was the “newly minted” cartoonist Sue Olcott (that’s her on the left talking with another long-time local artist, Susan Sturgill).
Sue recently began writing & drawing this wonderful, quirky comic Onion City; in the vein of some of the great underground comix artists of the 60s & 70s:
At present, I don’t know how else to get a copy of her book besides you emailing here at optikstix_at_yahoo.com.
Anyway, when I saw her watercolor-styled art, I knew I found someone who could translate my (occasionally overwrought) B&W line work into and elevate it to another realm. So I asked her to color my version of Calvin & Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book; a tribute to Bill Watterson’s phenomenal comic. I think she did a stupendous job: