Sorry About Your Dad Episode 7: Ryan Alexander-Tanner

In this episode, I reunite with Ryan, a very old friend and comic artist in Portland. Best known for drawing the Dave’s Killer Bread logo and many of the portraits in the Portland Mercury, he has also published several graphic novels including Bill Ayers’ manifesto on the state of American Education.

He also made this great print of David Byrne that is now on my mantle

We chat about surrogate dads, our friendship, alleged domestic terrorists, crazy dudes who run comic book stores, faster than light speed travel, lesbian moms and bread companies.

He ate my entire bowl of grapes!

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Follow Ryan on Twitter at @ohyesverynice.

Photos below:
- Robin and Ryan at Videots in Berkeley, circa 2000.
- Ryan at a recent reading of his blog Full House Reviewed, which he wrote under a pseudonym for years before revealing himself at reading in SF and Portland…underneath the glow of Saget, the best dad of all.