Monthly Archives: April 2012

the first piece of digital art!

I’ve just posted the first piece of digital art I’ve made just for kekiongacomics.com.  Sharp-eyed readers may have already seen it; it’s the new header for the Hopelessly Lost, but Making Good Time archive.  If you haven’t seen it, look … Continue reading

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new minicomic– “mailbox” is now in print

It’s a proud moment.  Announcing the first new Kekionga minicomic since the foundation of kekiongacomics.com: mailbox. mailbox is an eight page short story about what happens to a community, and to a person, when the Postal Service takes away that … Continue reading

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why aardvarks?: my current favorite mnemonic

If you’re one of my readers (or my ever patient writing partner), I’ve probably been driving you crazy for years with with my inability to use “effect” and “affect” correctly.  Keen observers will have noticed that my errors in that … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day– week 2

This is a “lucky drawing”.  That’s the rarest of all drawings: the one you start and finish, in ink, without any underdrawing in pencil underneath it, or corrections on top of it.  They don’t happen very often, and when one … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day– week 1

Welcome to the best of the drawing of the day, which I hope will be a weekly feature on the ol’ blog.  The drawing of the day project is now in its fourth year; it’s simple in concept but powerful … Continue reading

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the “Hopelessly Lost, But Making Good Time” blog is up.

“Hopelessly Lost, But Making Good Time” is my ongoing series about making your own comics.  I’ve been planning to archive these essays for a long time, and I am proud to say that the archive is now open at the … Continue reading

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the internet is a corgi. why is the internet only now discovering this?

Some of these remarks are defamatory and insulting, while others are true. Or at least true-ish. http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2012/04/seriously-whats-so-great-about-corgis/51344/ My own corgis see the internet as an annoying competitor for my attention, and welcome the wi-fi that means I can surf from … Continue reading

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home from Columbus

A long car ride home from a convention with someone you know very well at the wheel can be boring as all get out, but it also can be the best possible time to think.  If your driver isn’t a … Continue reading

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return from outer SPACE

I just got back from Columbus, Ohio and SPACE (the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo).  This show for small press and independent cartoonists is one of the highlights of my year, and I am proud to say I have … Continue reading

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a hearty (and official) welcome

Now that our domain name is up and the first comics containing it are being printed and assembled and will soon be circulating,  maybe it’s time to welcome the wider world to kekiongacomics.com.  The post called “This is the beginning” … Continue reading

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