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Evan Dorkin is an American comics artist. // Controversy regarding the terminology Note: Although it takes the form of a plural noun, the common usage when referring to comics Scholars disagree on the definition of comics; some claim its printed format is crucial, some emphasize the interdependence of image and text, and others its sequential nature. ...


His most well-known works are the comic books Milk and Cheese and Dork. His comics often poke fun at fandom, even while making it clear that Dorkin is a fan himself. Some say that his early comics helped repopularize Ska music. Milk and Cheese is a comic book by Evan Dorkin. ... A community of keen aficionados who share a common interest in any phenomenon, such as authors, hobbies, genres or fashions, can be a fandom. ... Fans of Janet Jackson, at Music Music The word fan refers to someone who has an intense, occasionally overwhelming liking of a person, group of persons, work of art, idea, or trend. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page is about the musical style. ...


As well as his comics work, Dorkin has also written for animation including (with his wife Sarah Dyer) Space Ghost: Coast to Coast. He was also wrote and produced an animated television pilot, Welcome to Eltingville, based on his own characters. Space Ghost at his desk Space Ghost: Coast to Coast is a spoof talk show on the cable TV channel, Cartoon Network. ... Welcome to Eltingville is the name of a comedy cartoon based on the Eltingville stories in Evan Dorkins comic book Dork!. The pilot episode, titled Bring me the Head of Boba Fett, was featured in late 2001 on Cartoon Networks Adult Swim programming block; no further episodes were...


He has been the recipient of several Eisner Awards, including 2002's Best Writer/Artist: Humor. An Eisner Award is given for creative achievement in comic books, one of the most prestigious such awards in North America. ...


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External links

  • Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer's House of Fun
  • Big Mouth Types Again (Dorkin's LiveJournal

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Sarah Dyer, Evan Dorkin, & Space Ghost (2839 words)
Sarah Dyer and Evan Dorkin are best known (don't call 'em "famous"!) in the world of comics, she for Action Girl, he for Milk and Cheese and Pirate Corp$.
Evan: Well, that's the thing, I mean, it was just one of those blips on the entertainment screen, I mean, The Jerky Boys—they made prank phone calls, but they give them a movie where they script prank phone calls.
Evan: I think that was the episode done by Letterman guys and they tend to like to make fun of people with accents.
X-E - X-E Interview: Evan Dorkin (Space Ghost C2C, Milk Cheese, Supergirl, Etc..) (2670 words)
Dorkin: Milk and Cheese were two characters I came up with on a drunken whim, I drew them on a cocktail napkin in a Manhattan restaurant at about 3 am after a ska show at CBGB's.
Dorkin: Well, they wouldn't be ska albums, as much as I love the genre I wouldn't want to listen to "pick it up, pick it up, pick it up" over and over for the rest of my days.
Dorkin: I never really watched much of that stuff, I'm familiar with the characters but they started coming out when I was getting a little past watching cartoons and started looking to go to shows, get drunk and get rejected by girls.
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