Left to right: Bob Burden, Daniel Clowes, Jaime Hernandez (Photo by Jackie Estrada)
Bob Burden, creator of the great Flaming Carrot comic book series of the 1980s, says:
Jackie Estrada, one of the directors of San Diego Comicon is doing a Kickstarter for a book on the photographic history of the con. She was a shutterbug from the jump, and took hundreds of pictures every year.
This book is a virtual TIME CAPSULE of all the comic con people, from Dave Stevens, to Mobius, to Kliban to Alan Moore etc. Jackie combed the floor in the day and hit all the parties at night and has preserved a treasure trove of of the comic culture's .birth, adolescence and coming of age.
It's going to be an incredible book.
I think so, too! I reserved my copy for $45.
Comic Book People: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s
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