Monthly Archives: September 2012

tumblr sunday 12

This picture illustrates the main risk you take when you expend your energy chasing your tail.You  might catch it.  The only thing to do then is to just. let. go.  Not easy to do when you are a stubborn old … Continue reading

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minicomics live!- next week

Minicomics live!, round two, will begin next Wednesday, the 3rd of October.  Starting time is 10 am, and the project will run into the evening, then restart at 10 am Thursday morning.  The last round took 18 hours spread over … Continue reading

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the rope dragon story– part 2

A while back I told you the story of the rope dragons, and how I bought some new ones on the internet while still missing my first one, which had been my studio companion since my college days.  (Read the … Continue reading

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let’s make tacos! (a recipe for homemade taco mix)

What do tacos have to do with cartooning?  Directly, maybe not much.  But quick, cheap, tasty meals are the cornerstone of every happy household, and a household that includes a cartoonist needs them more than most, since we are usually … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 24: miss norwood and her nightmare

This is that very rare drawing of the day: one I thought about for hours and hours before I started drawing it.  It looks everything and nothing like the image I was turning over in my head.  I had no … Continue reading

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the one slightly political comment i am going to make this season

One of the original defining bylaws for a cartoonist in Kekionga is that this a strictly non-political blog.  Especially in an election year, I just want there to be one place people can come where they aren’t going to be … Continue reading

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ouch

Today’s topic is why there isn’t going to be a topic, because I have only one thing on my mind and no one wants to read about the big gaping hole in my tooth where I lost a very large … Continue reading

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at the movies: lawless

I liked this Depression/bootlegging drama more than I thought I would. The trailers led me to expect a straightforward, if ultra-violent, action flick dressed as a period piece, but what I got was a slightly moody, distinctly artistic morality play … Continue reading

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These four characters, according to the notes I found with the image on tumblr, are the Dacre beasts, carved for Lord Thomas Dacre sometime between 1507 and 1525 CE and displayed in Naworth Castle.  They were repainted in the 19th … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2 is coming, and you can help

Minicomics live returns the first week in October!  That’s right: I will once again try to make an entire 8 page minicomic from scratch while blogging every step of the process, live.  Click on the minicomics live category in the … Continue reading

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