Thursday, September 25, 2014

New Illustration of Frank Zappa


My new illustration of the late, great, legendary musician Frank Zappa is now available as a large limited edition print: http://www.drewfriedman.net/prints/zappa.html


portion of the preliminary Zappa pencil sketch
a screen-shot from a video interview with Frank Zappa shot in
 his studio in the
 1980's. My book "Any Similarity to Persons Living or Dead is Purely Coincidental" on his piano.




Thursday, September 4, 2014

My Robert Crumb Comic biography in MASTERFUL MARKS

cover to Masterful Marks, designed
by Monte Beachmp, lettering by
Ryan Heshka
Masterful Marks, edited and art directed by BLAB! founder Monte Beauchamp, is a hardcover collection of graphic biographies celebrating the lives of visionary cartoonists, published by Simon & Schuster. My eight-page comic strip "R.Crumb & Me" is included in the book. The other contributing artists/writers: Marc Rosenthal (Charles Adams), Arnold Roth (Al Hirschfeld), Sergio Ruzzier (Charles Schulz), Nora Krug (Hergé), Peter Kuper (Harvey Kurtzman), Ryan Heshka (Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster), Mark Alan Stamaty (Jack Kirby), Nicolas Debon (Winsor McCay), Owen Smith (Lynd Kendall Ward), Larry Day (Walt Disney), Frank Stack (Rodolf Topffer), Gary Dumm (Hugh Hefner), Dan Zettwoch (Osamu Tezuka), Denis Kitchen (Dr. Suess), and Greg Clarke (Edward Gorey). 
The first four pages to my Robert Crumb comic strip:
(ordering information for the book below)


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1451649193/ref=s9_psimh_gw_p14_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=0H221M053WZ7P9C9MBQV&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1688200382&pf_rd_i=507846