John Linton Roberson has been an independent cartoonist, writer, and illustrator for over 25 years, and has produced 22 publications as Bottomless Studio since 1998. Most recently the lush anthology of comics, art, poetry and prose THIS SICKNESS #8, featuring 100 pages by 8 creators, including a new cover by Molly Kiely, available at Amazon in print and kindle and in digital at Google Play.amzn.to/1oPxRwy
He is the adapter of Frank Wedekind's Lulu (Book 1 available at Amazon & Comixology, and ongoing serialization in THIS SICKNESS), the creator of Martha, Vladrushka, and Suzy Spreadwell, among others, and the co-creator (with John E. Williams) of Uncle Cyrus. In addition he has also been published by Journey Magazine, Fantagraphics Books, Seven Stories Press and Martian Lit.
Pages from his Lulu were exhibited in Munich's Deutsches Theatremuseum as part of their 2014 Frank Wedekind retrospective. Occasionally he is heard, usually at length, on Tim Young's Deconstructing Comics podcast.
Online you can find him at jlroberson.org.
Favourite Visual Artist
Dave Sim, Eddie Campbell, Steve Bissette, John Totleben, Berni Wrightson, Matt Baker, Guido Crepax,Gene Colan
O Lucky Man, Blue Velvet, Aguirre the Wrath of God, the Shining, Salo
Favourite TV Shows
Archer, Sealab 2021, Twin Peaks
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Popol Vuh, Stereolab, Sonic Youth, Soft Machine, Pink Floyd
Book of Daniel (Doctorow), Catch-22 (Heller), Giles Goat-Boy (Barth), Dracula (Stoker), the Atrocity Exhibition (Ballard), Under the Sign of Saturn (Sontag)
E.L. Doctorow, George Orwell, John Barth, JG Ballard, Susan Sontag
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Hunt 102 & 104 crowquill, US Logic Graphic tablet, Photoshop, HP scanner