Tag Archive: new media

Notes on “How to Survive a Shooting”

Nortasha has been on a tightrope since her daughter was murdered in June. Some days we can’t speak, she says, because she’s had a bad night that carried into the next day. She… Continue reading

A #SaturdayStrip Short by the Illustrated Press

Written, Reported and Designed (mostly) in 7 hours at Museum of Contemporary Art’s Saturday Strip. CLICK here for the slideshow. Erik, Darryl and Kyla

Slideshow: #SaturdayStrip at the Museum of Contemporary Art

We’ll be posting our live comics journalism piece from the Museum of Contemporary Art’s #SaturdayStrip event in the next couple days, but, in the meantime, here’s a slideshow from our friend Jonathan Gibby.… Continue reading

interview w/ the printers row journal (plus some)

Darryl and Erik are featured in the latest issue of the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal. “Sipping coffee at New Wave Coffee in Logan Square, Holliday, 27, explained comics journalism as a combination of… Continue reading

Curious City Comics

Ever wonder how Erik gets started on our stories? In the run-up to our first project with WBEZ (Chicago Public Media/NPR), here’s a short run-through of the early illustration process from on-site reporting, to… Continue reading

First Pages

We’re only a few weeks away from publication! The book is starting to take shape, and we’re definitely looking forward to seeing everything come together after a year of writing and illustrating. The… Continue reading

Day 1: …10 days to go

This is the first of a 10-day blogathon for the final stretch of our Kickstarter campaign. Erik and I will be posting one update a day on our progress (including original artwork and… Continue reading

New Twitter, New Stories and a New Name

We decided it’s about time we switched Comjourn over to “The Illustrated Press” in preparation for the upcoming Kickstarter campaign (which will go live toward the beginning of Arpil) and eventually the comic… Continue reading

Thanks, Mr. Weisman Award!

  While we’ve been posting stories here and through other outlets over the last few months, the original idea for these comjourn stories was to document the city (of Chicago) through a combination… Continue reading

State & Chambers

Story by Darryl Holliday // Illustration by Erik Nelson Rodriguez. If you’ve walked down State Street in the Loop anytime during the last four decades, you’ve likely seen 70-year-old Mr. Chambers with his microphone. He’s usually by the… Continue reading

Wedlock: Love and Marriage at the Cook County Jail

Story by Darryl Holliday // Illustrated by Erik Nelson Rodriguez. We consider it a sort of genre-bending — journalistic reporting with comic books. Graphic journalism. Our first story follows one Chicago woman through her marriage at the Cook… Continue reading