SIM Dave

SIM Dave

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE OF PERSON\S\SIM Dave, Comics Journal 192, 88.jpg                                        Comics Journal, 192, December 1996: 88.

Born May 1956 in Hamilton.

Creator of Cerebus the Aardvark, Canada’s longest running comic book and one most coveted by U.S. collectors. He was also co-founder of Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.

He was a Kitchener grade 11 dropout.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content story:

AV In 3D, 1-1, December 1984: “Cerebus Dreams II”. This is a story done in a 3 Dimensional format.

Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin, 1-1, April 1985: “Adriene All Alone”.

Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin, 1-5, Oct. 1986:                                                                                “Life’s End.” Assist., Gene Day :9-17.                                                                                “Grave Digger’s Banquet”: Assist., Gene Day. 18-20.

Oktoberfest, 1-1, Fall 1976:                                                                                                          “The Beavers in October”: Inside front cover.                                                                      “The Beavers in the Ticket”: Inside back cover.                                                                  “The Beavers in the Trophy”: 23-31.                                                                                    “ Uncle Hans in the October Quest”: 1-20.

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content story:

Borealis, 1-2, Spring 1979: “The Space Beavers”: 5.

CARTOONIST, ILLUSTRATOR & WRITER:

Cerebus Archive: Reprints of Sim’s work in magazine format.
1, Apr. 2009.

2, June 2009.

3, Aug. 2009.

4, Oct. 2009.

5, Dec. 2009.

6, Feb. 2010.

7, Apr. 2010.

8, June 2010.

9, Aug. 2010.

ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Cover front & back:

Oktoberfest, 1-1, Fall 1976.

Content:

Portrait:

Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980: “Captain Canuck”: 36.

Story:

Borealis, 1-1, Summer 1978: “Apogee.” Writ., Spider,Robinson: 9.

Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin, 1-4, March 1: “An Evil Clause.” Writ., Dave McCarthy: 986.

Low Society, Ed., Rob Walton. Comic Lab Press. 2013: “Legacy AKA: Issue 300.1.” Writ., Jamie Bullock. Let., Ron Kasman: 33-38.

WRITER:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Memoir text:

Ali-Baba, 1-1, 1992: “Ali Baba: Recollections”: 9.

Serial:

Ali-Baba, 1-1, 1992: “The Blood Temple Beckons.” Writ., Lay., Dave Sim. Writ., Dave Darrigo. Pen., Steve Leblanc. In., Let., Ron Kasman. 10-17. The Ali-Baba story was originated by Dave Sim then fleshed out by James Waley.

Story:

Oktoberfest, 1-1, Fall 1976: “ Cap’n Riverrat and Horatio: The Stowawy.” Illus., Gene Day: 32-36.

Star Reach Greatest Hits. Star Reach Productions, 1979: “I’m God.” Illus., Fabio Gasbarri..

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Interview text:

Now and Then Times, 1-1, Summer 1972:                                                                                    “A Conversation with Adrian & Pat Dingle and Bill Thomas”.                                              “Al Hewitson”.                                                                                                                      “An Interview With Jerry Lazare”.                                                                                        “Jim Mooney”.                                                                                                                      “Joe Kubert.”.                                                                                                                      “T. Casey Brennan”.

Review text:

Now and Then Times, 1-1, Summer 1972:                                                                                    “Joe Kubert’s Tarzan.”                                                                                                        “Wayne Boring.”

WRITER & ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC:

Content:

Biography & portrait:

Borealis,1-1, Summer 1978: “Gene Day: A Portfolio”: 12.(includes a drawing of Gene Day.)

Comment:

Comics Journal, 105, February 1986: “Executive’s Forum: A Declaration of Independence”: 87-90.

CO-CARTOONIST:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content story:

Oktoberfest, 1-1, Fall 1976: “Uncle Hans.” Co-car., Gene Day: 21-22.

EDITOR:

PERIODICAL TEXT 7 GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Now and Then Times, 1-1, Summer 1972.

Now and Then Times, 1-2, 1973.

SOURCE:

Book:

Dave Sim: Conversations. Ed., Eric Hoffman & Dominick Grace. University Press of Mississippi, 2013.

Article periodical:

Comic Fandom’s Forum, 9, Oct. 1982:                                                                                          “A Talk With An Aadvark.” Interviewer, Maggie Thompson: 42-49.

Comics Journal,….:

082, July 1983: “Dave & Deni Sim: A Talk With The Famous Artist (And His Lovely            Publisher Too) Pt. 1.” Inter., Kim Tompson: 66-83.

083, August 1983: “Dave & Deni Sim: A Talk With …) Pt. 2.” Inter…, K. Tompson. 59-81.

100, July 1985: “Dave Sim Interview.” Inter., Heidi Macdonald: 144-148.

107, 1992: “Cerebus.” Inter., Steve Bissette: 8-39.

184, February 1996: “Dave Sim Interview, Pt. 1.” Inter., Tom Spurgeon: 68-106.

192, December 1996: “Dave Sim Interview, Pt. 2.” Inter., T. Spurgeon: 69-89.

Comics Scene …:

2-8, March 1983: “Dave & Deni Sim, Part 1.” Writ., David McDonnell: 20-26.

2-9, May 1983: “Dave & Deni Sim, Part 2.” Writ., David McDonnell: 56- 62..

Heroes Illustrated …:

1-5, November 1993: “Spotlight on Dave Sim.” Writ., Steven Darnall: 64-67.

Wizard,

17, Jan. 1993: “A Boy And His Aardvark.” Inter., Paul J. Grant: 56-59.

Article newspaper:

Toronto Sun, 11 Jan. 1987: “Fab Funnies.” Writ., Dan Proudfoot: C8.

Toronto Star, 27 Feb.1987: “Here’s your guide to superheroes of Canadian comics”: D6.