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van poem

Inside the Italian van instruments are red and orange.  Outside, a sliver of moon and lightning flashing on the horizon. I wrote this poem almost a week ago,/ at night./I’ve been holding it in memory ever since,/just wrote it down … Continue reading

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first world (cartoonists’) problems

Cartoonist (to him or herself) : Draw fast!  All your references for the drawing of the antique skeleton key* are on your phone and you’re running out of juice! Cartoonist’s younger self (or, if the Cartoonist is already young, an … Continue reading

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a low powered magic item (for you to search for on your quest)

It’s the decidedly minor but oddly useful Can of Cocktail Peanuts That Never Quite Runs Out.  Seriously, this has been sitting on the corner of the washing machine for like two weeks with about three servings of yummy semi-stale peanuts … Continue reading

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minicomics ?? post 21: the cliffside motor inn

Here’s the sketch of the final version of the sign for the Cliffside Motor Inn.  There was never any reason for the Cliffside to be where it is–surrounded by farms, far off the main road and not near any tourist … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 17- more scribbles

Scribbling: going well.  Internet: not fixed.  But here it is, with a delayed post from earlier today.  Here are pages 2, 3, and 4.   Click on each image to see a larger version, and take a shot at reading … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 15: the scribbles begin

Good morning, afternoon, and welcome back to minicomics ??, the liveblogging experiment that combines the production of an actual minicomic with the exciting complications of real life interference and an erratic internet connection.  It’s your online minicomics reality show! Today … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 14: jurassic plants

OK.  I now know a lot more about the plants of the Jurassic period than I did before.  This hardly makes me a paleobotanist, but it’s good enough for a minicomic. Common flora of the Jurassic period included tree ferns, … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 13: sidebar, detour, or work avoidance?

It’s not work avoidance, really– it’s a weird day and there’s lots of stuff going on outside of the Brontosaurus story that I have to attend to.  But that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about it. Specifically, I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 11: sixteen pages!

I was thinking this was going to be a twelve pager (a mini-and-a-half, as I like to think of it), but it looks like the Brontosaurus Minicomic is going to be a full fledged double, sixteen pages long.  Those extra … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 10– what do brontosauruses like for treats?

Hello, and welcome back to Minicomics Live, issue ??, the “live” blogging minicomics project featuring an unreliable internet connection.  We are back, we are working, and the script is breaking apart into pages in a more or less orderly way.  … Continue reading

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