THE EVENT everyone here at Cartoon Books has been waiting for finally arrived, and we couldn't have been more excited. When we first arrived and took the stairs down to the exhibit, we were greeted by the huge mural Jeff did exclusively for this show. The place was packed!
Jeff meets some young fans. On either side of him are his parents, Barbara & William Smith.
Left to right: Ron Price, Raphael Rosado, Leslie Hough and Jeff.
Jeff with Harvey Pekar.
Harvey Pekar, Jeff, and Jenny Robb from the Cartoon Research Library
Jeff and Scott McCloud.
The Moores, Robin & Terry.
Terry Moore givin his thumbs up to Jeff's work.
Robin and Karen Shaffer.
Steve in front of the mural that he colored…
…Jeff and Steve discussing who did the most work on the mural.
Incredible food and drinks.
Kathleen with her folks.
Vijaya and Tom Leckrone.
Steve with our friend and clay artist extrodinaire Lisa Bare Culp.
Jeff with Jenny Robb and Karen Bell, Dean of the College of the Arts.
Animation pals: Jeff, Jim Kammerud, and Dan Root.
Charles Vess, Karen Shaffer, Jeff and Jenny Robb.
At the end of a long evening, we all head out to a favorite watering hole to unwind.
On the way, as the gallery is closing down, we all get our pictures taken in front of the mural…
Terry Moore, Jeff, Vijaya, and Charles Vess.
Cartoon Book Staffers: Kathleen, Jeff, Tom, Steve and Vijaya.
And finally, J & V by themselves.
The Daily Cartoonist interviews BONE AND BEYOND curators David Filipi and Lucy Caswell
The Columbus Dispatch