If you are the San Mateo, California area, and can get the Public Television Station KCSM, you might want to check out Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, Bone and the Changing Face of Comics.
THE CARTOONIST tells the inspiring story of Jeff Smith’s creation of the epic comic book, BONE, hailed by critics as one of the greatest graphic novels of all time. Fellow cartoonists Scott McCloud, Colleen Doran, Harvey Pekar, Paul Pope and Terry Moore, and others share their stories of this worldwide phenomenon that began in small comics hobby shops and is now found in the homes of millions of adults and children in 25 countries. The film also provides a look at a unique industry and art form that continues to evolve as its audience expands.
The show airs at 9:30 PM tonight (Wednesday, January 20, 2010) and then again at 2:30 AM on Thursday January 21st.