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In April we spotlighted the first music video/motion comic collaboration between writer James Davidge, Saga artist Fiona Staples and Canadian alt-country band Cowpuncher, and now, six months later they’re at it again.
This time Davidge and Staples’ 2007 short story “Nouveau Hobo” is transformed into a music video for Cowpuncher’s “Kill All the Artists.” The story originally appeared in Davidge’s collection My Modern Panic: Short Stories.
Watch the video below, and listen to more Cowpuncher music on the band’s website.
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There’s not a lot of cow-punching going on in the Cowpunchers’ latest video for “Can’t Save the World,” but there is a whole lot of Saga artist Fiona Staples. The alt-country band used a short story by written by James Davidge and drawn by Staples for their new video, using a sort-of “guided view”/motion comic version of the story.
The story, “Spiraling into Now Here,” will appear in My Modern Panic: Short Stories by James Davidge. It comes out in October.