Thompson is, among others, folk musicians Richard and Linda Thompson and their son Teddy. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Cul de Sac is also reprinted by them in three volumes. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Michael J. Richard Thompson Home; 13 Rivers; Bio; News; Video; Tour Dates; Discography; Photos; Shop; Archive; Contact; Email Sign Up Cartoonist RJ Casey would like to teach Richard Thompson's humor, Dreaming in Comics: Alumni Interview with RJ Casey '09 by Christiana Salah, Bill Watterson art auction for Team Cul de Sac - information on bidding, In honor of Arlington's Richard Thompson who passed away two years ago fro Parkinson's disease, Bill Watterson has donated a signed sketch in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes book vol. The award-winning cartoonist Richard Thompson, widely known for his syndicated comic strip Cul de Sac and Richard’s Poor Almanac cartoons, died of complications from Parkinson’s Disease on July 27, 2016. , Cul de Sac Golden Treasury: A Keepsake Garland of Classics, ( Richard Thompson Pen Drawings Illustrators Cartoons Pencil Humor Comics Character Humour Wolfgang Mozart - Childstar by Richard Thompson I'm a huge fan of Richard Thompson's "Cul de Sac" strip and his freeform pen and ink style. The award-winning cartoonist Richard Thompson, widely known for his syndicated comic strip Cul de Sac and Richard’s Poor Almanac cartoons, died of complications from Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 58 on July 27, 2016. $30.00 shipping. “Richard was a genius with a heart as adept and beautiful as his line-work. --The Onion, "...it really seems like the inheritor of 'Calvin and Hobbes.'" LINK ( Richard Earl Thompson's legacy to the world is the gift of enduring beauty - nature captured on canvas in all its myriad moods. GoComics.com - Search Form Search. Richard Thompson covered Cuckoo's Nest, Lads A' Bunchum - Young Collins, Greensleeves and We Got to Get Out of This Place. Thompson's witty dialogue meets comically unique drawings to make Cul de Sac a place worthy of visiting on a daily basis. Signed In Ink By Artist Richard Thompson. The world is a little less funny — and less well-drawn — without Richard Thompson.”. ), Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Their adventures ring alarmingly true to parents of little ones, too. Mid Century Modern Abstract woodblock print by Richard Allen Thompson ~ 1958 . Follow to get new release updates and improved recommendations. Richard’s work lovingly bites at the ankles of society. He is also the creator of Richard's Poor Almanac, a cartoon that ran weekly in the Washington Post, and confused readers for 12 years. or Best Offer. 60 Thompson's work has attracted the praise of highly acclaimed illustrators all over the world, including Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and Mo Willems (Sheep in the Big City, Knuffle Bunny). Read Full Biography. The little boxes crammed together, the shopping malls, and the insane traffic systems set the scene for the storylines and adventures that only suburban life can provide. “The strip depicts all sorts of moments that ring true,” Bill Watterson, creator of the legendary comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes,” told The Post in 2011. In September 2012, Thompson retired from creating Cul de Sac. Cul de Sac's whimsical take on the world and playful sense of language somehow gets funnier the more times you read it. He announced in 2009 that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and has since helped rally other cartoonists and illustrators to contribute to the Team Cul de Sac project to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, either directly or through Team Cul de Sac. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They've got Richard's Poor Alamanac, The Art of Richard Thompson, and The Complete Cul de Sac. or Best Offer. In December 1981 the couple separated and by the end of 1982 their working relationship effectively ended. Richard and Linda Thompson was a British folk duo consisting of Richard Thompson and Linda Thompson (née Peters), formed after they married in 1972. Madeline), as well as Mr. Danders, the preschool's pompously pedantic guinea pig. $215.00. A loss for cartooning, and for me personally. Fox Foundation. Till next year.”, “The thing is,” Shroder said of Thompson’s first samples, “they were fully formed — exactly the ‘Cul de Sac’ you see now.”, “Richard looked meek. Richard was doing a lot of caricatures during Bush's political heyday. $250.00. View the comic strip for Cul de Sac by cartoonist Richard Thompson created November 27, 2020 available on GoComics.com. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Knowingly, Richard Thompson's Cul de Sac follows the antics of four-year-old Alice Otterloop as she navigates her way through life at Blisshaven Preschool, "the scene of [her] daily toil." I think you're in for a real treat." He is survived by his wife, Amy Thompson of Arlington, Va.; his daughters Emma and Charlotte, who both attend Virginia Commonwealth University; his father, Richard Thompson of Rockville; and brother Tim Thompson of Rockville. Money raised goes to Team Cul de Sac which presents it to the Michael J. Richard Thompson wrote Poor Ditching Boy, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart and Shoot Out the Lights. I knew and loved Richard Thompson long before he became famous. Helping her through life's ups and downs are her eight-year-old brother Petey, Dad (a.k.a. “He was never one for promotion or self-aggrandizement, which may be why he’s not as well-known as he should be. Thompson won the National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award, one of the top honors in comics, in 2011. Instructed by the proper Miss Bliss, Alice regularly has issues with taking a nap, speaking out of turn, and remembering what a triangle looks like. Richard Thompson is a genius - no doubt - of imagination, of writing, and of drawing. ), Children at Play: A Cul de Sac Collection, Mighty Alice Goes Round and Round: A Cul de Sac Book, ( Enduring beauty - nature captured on canvas in all its myriad moods artist Thompson! 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