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comics and cartooning

two lists, for a total of nine items

Five things found under the stove when we moved it to install a new heating element: a tablespoon a dinner knife a large wooden spoon with a long handle the bottom part of a broiler pan a Christmas cookie (undecorated) … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 105– big black marker

Drawings of the day made away from home sometimes look a little different, since they are inked with tools you find in the traveling kit rather than the studio toolbox or the contents of the Coffee Cups of Doom and … Continue reading

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the summer minicomic project

There are four finished scripts in my pile that I really like, scripts for longer minicomics varying in length from 16 to maybe 36 pages.  (They aren’t all completely broken down.)   All are classic Kekionga stories featuring the core … Continue reading

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skylancer and mai tai

That sounds like a low rent team up comic:  “Skylancer and Mai Tai in: Secrets Prowl the Old Bazaar”.  Better put that in the notebook. Jack or Iowa or Mr. Spit could be reading a Skylancer and Mai Tai comic … Continue reading

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back from SPACE: read the award winning minicomic

We are back from SPACE, the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, in Columbus Ohio.  This year’s show was the fifteenth in a series, and very sincere thanks go out to Bob Corby and his team for another great April … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday — how to identify a cartoonist

A cartoonist is the person who, when she sees this beautiful historic photograph,her first thought is “Cute bag! I could put my sketchbook and my camera in the main compartment and my pencil case in the front pocket and there’s … Continue reading

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welcome new (and returning) readers!

If everything is going according to plan, a lot of my business cards have made their way into the hands of friends, colleagues, readers, and general passers by over the last few days, and I hope at least some of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 104– double portrait

Chose this drawing just because I like it, and because it represents a twist on the usual sketchbook double portrait of character-and-creature– who is the creature here?  Plus, this is a rare case of meaningful inking.  My inking is usually … Continue reading

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birds in a sluddle is finished!

It took a month and more, but Birds in a Sluddle is finished.   I gave up posting it bit by bit when my eye problems got so much worse, because nobody wants to read about that.  But now I’ve … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus– one of the ones that’s worth a thousand words

Or you can at least replace 997 of them with this brush pen outpouring from last night– pure brushwork without a net.I didn’t know that was what my soul looked like, but it doesn’t surprise me much.

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