Jillian Tamaki
 

A Drug to Cure Fear

Jan 26th, 2016

Did last week’s Sunday Review cover, though I’m not sure how many people trenched through the snowstorm to pick up the paper. Thanks Kaye B for the pic. AD Nathan Huang and Alexandra Zsigmond.
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Body Pods, Pt 1

Nov 26th, 2015

Hey! Part 1 of Body Pods, a short comic, is now up on Hazlitt. Pls enjoy! Part 2 will be up next month.

You can also read the first story, a standalone called Darla!


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Sketchbook Drawings I made in Japan

Nov 25th, 2015

Emotional Fashion Statements of Canada

Nov 24th, 2015

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I wrote a little essay-comic-thing (?) for The Walrus magazine. You can read it in its entirety here. Below are some excerpts.


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Brooklyn + Tokyo

Oct 30th, 2015

HEY! I am going to be at Comic Arts Brooklyn on Nov 7. Signing at the Youth in Decline table at 2, and the Desert Island table at 3. Hopefully see you there!

Later in November, I will be at Kaigai and Design Festa in Tokyo, Japan. Details TBD. I post updated itineraries on this page of my website and blow-by-blow action on Twitter.

Early Stories: Darla!

Oct 30th, 2015

Hello, I have a new series of stories on Hazlitt called Early Stories. You can read the first one, Darla!, now. Kinda SFW?

Check out their other short comics too.

International Festival of Authors

Sep 28th, 2015

Toronto! I will be participating in the International Festival of Authors next month! One of the things will be a panel with Adrian Tomine! The other panel sounds like it also might be interesting?:

Saturday, October 24th at 1pm2.15pm: Round Table Discussion with Tim Conley; Jillian Tamaki and Sarah Winman. The event will be hosted and moderated by Brian Francis.

The discussion will deal with how the truth can come out of exaggeration and higher-super realities through different forms of writing. An hour and fifteen minutes event including a Q&A and signing.

Here is the IFOA info.

books

Cowan

Sep 28th, 2015

Here is a series of illustrations to accompany the short story Cowan, by Kris Bertin. They were created for the Walrus Magazine, one of my favourite clients.

 

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Despite all my better judgment, I still love designing illustrations for print. I think there’s a lot of potential storytelling in using the physical elements of the page.

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Putt Comic

Sep 1st, 2015

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Unpublished Illustration

Sep 1st, 2015

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