February 26, 2015 0

Rod McKuen’s Co-Existence Bagel Shop Blues

By in black and white, collaboration, comics, Rick Gagnon, sketches


The passing of Rod McKuen the other month reminded me of this comic a friend of mine and I did, based on a spoken word recording made by this famous (maybe in-famous) poet. The “official” beats hated these, as sort of climbing onto the bandwagon, but I think they’re funny and unpretentious. I did the pencils and Richard Gagnon did the beautiful inks. The text, of course, is copyright by the poet.

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