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comics and cartooning

all over the country

and around the world, kids are thanking Leonard Nimoy for the gift of Mr. Spock.  Grownups too.

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best of the drawing of the day, week 148: the long lynx

Ah, what could be sweeter than the relationship between a boy and his … yard long giant psychic snake/cat/dragon thing?  Psychic isn’t the right word, but felinoids (otherwise known as catsnakes and longcats) are definitely the most common members of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 147: figure with a pillar statue

In certain places in the Knotted Rope Universe, the word “saint” is used to describe a motley collection of half-forgotten godlings, nature spirits, historical figures, cultural heroes, legends, and, well, saints who are revered, worshiped or admired in variety of … Continue reading

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scripty doodles

Script day–I batted out the final revision of a six page story for my new collection.  And writing means legal pads and legal pads mean doodles in the margins. For the last couple of years, I’ve been completely obsessed with … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 146: spread your tiny wings

Yet another in the sporadic but definitely ongoing series “Pretty Good Dragons”, we have Albus, of the breed sometimes known as the Snowbird*.  Yes, this is the same drawing you can see in the photograph of the disgraceful mess on … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

I went out to take some photographs this afternoon*, and parked the Pentax** on the coffee table while I put on my shoes.  And then I realized I had set up a little still life that says a lot about … Continue reading

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inks from my new story!

In a previous post, I showed you the pencils from the title page/mock cover of my new story “Theme Song”, and I thought you might want to see the finished inks. The concept is that this is the cover for … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 145: the blacksmith’s daughter

Don’t know who these two are or where they fit into anything, but be assured that somewhere out there there is a burly hexapod blacksmith whose horse part has snow white fur, and who has a little daughter with a … Continue reading

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launch day

Be back tomorrow– I’m launching a new story today.   That is, by the way, exactly what a rebellious young story looks like.  (Image from The Rutland Psalter, now in the British Library. Manuscript made in England, possibly in London … Continue reading

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stone age song

Today I’m digging through old work and I revised a script for a story to include in the my new anthology comic.  Here’s a song from her childhood that Gale, the Unfrozen Cave Girl Woman, sings while she works on … Continue reading

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