Category Archives: Hereville

I’m at TCAF today and tomorrow – if you’re in Toronto, please say hi

I’m going to be at TCAF (which stands for Toronto Comics Arts Fest) today and tomorrow, at table 202 on the second floor. It’s free to attend, so if you’re in Toronto, I hope you’ll come say hi. I’ll have … Continue reading

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Barry Will Be At Emerald City Comicon In Seattle This Week

I’ll be at Emerald City Comicon this Thursday through Sunday – if you’re attending, please come and say hi! (And let me know you read “Alas!”) I’ll have copies of all three Hereville books, and also of “First Glance,” my … Continue reading

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Hereville drawing process: Using reference photos

Here’s my part of a panel from Hereville 3. (It’s from page 128, if you have the book and would like to compare.) I usually don’t use photo reference for figures – it’s difficult to prevent photo-referenced figures from looking … Continue reading

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Hereville Book 3 Premiere In Portland, November the 13th

Hereville: How Mirka Caught A Fish is the long-awaited third book in Barry Deutsch’s Hereville series, about “Yet Another 11-Year-Old Time-Traveling Orthodox Jewish Babysitter.” And it’s finally here! Hereville creator Barry Deutsch will be on hand at 6pm on November … Continue reading

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The New Hereville Graphic Novel Was Published Today!

I’m so excited that this is out! I really think it’s the best of the three Hereville books. Kirkus’s review: “Deutsch has created a wonderfully inventive world, in which fantastic creatures believably reside alongside a religious community; Mirka is a … Continue reading

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I got the advance copy of the new Hereville book!!!

I’m horribly pleased. The book will be on sale in November!

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How a Hereville panel is made

Hi, folks! I’m sorry I have been so absent from Alas lately. My absence will continue until around Mid-February, which is when (if all goes well) I expect to complete the main bulk of work on the new “Hereville” graphic … Continue reading

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Panel from Hereville 3: Fruma tells a story

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Fruma costume design for Hereville book 3

I can just make up outfits on the fly, rather than stopping drawing pages to design an outfit, but the resulting clothing tends to be extremely repetitive and bland. Much better to try and think the outfit through, and wind … Continue reading

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Costume design for Hereville book 3

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