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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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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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from the old notebook– a fragment of dialog

As I gear up to finish a bunch of comics, here is the first post of things I found in the old notebook.   In honor of spring, enjoy this  fragment of true life seasonal dialog. Two people are driving around … Continue reading

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friday doggerel

How does a late afternoon appointment with the eye doctor end up lasting more than two hours?  Two eye exams, five pairs of glasses to fit, and a mindbending encounter with the dreaded health care system… it would be funny … Continue reading

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portraits of edison

Minicomics out of nowhere!  I wrote maybe 70-75% of a super short today, with no help, prompts, random words out the the dictionary or anything.  This is a rarity.  Not that I haven’t been writing minicomics scripts unassisted all along, … Continue reading

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moleskine #2 is closed — the changing of the notebook guard

It’s one of those small but dramatic events in the life of a natural media writer or artist– the end of one notebook and the beginning of another. Since high school I’d tried periodically to keep a proper notebook, and … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 100– random team, with snake

This time there’s a superhero, a chunky tough person, and a snake with the head of a Lalique hood ornament (or “motor mascot”) from the 1920s, all arranged in a classic triangle cover shot, ready for the latest issue of … Continue reading

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how long is easter?

Who knows the length of cultural holidays?  The notebook knows.  This post comes from notes taken last Thursday at Walgreen’s, as the Valentine’s candy made its final journey over to Clearance and the Seasonal Candy aisle was cleared for the … Continue reading

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minicomic weekend 4- concept sketch and finished (really!) script

The big news today is that I was actually awake most of the day!  When that hasn’t been true for a couple of days, it seems quite amazing.  I was able to draw a little and I took the time … Continue reading

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minicomic weekend 3– a script written between naps

Today was mostly naps as I tried to sleep off the illness-that-is-definitely-not-the-flu.  Needless to say, this is not the weekend I planned, but it’s the weekend I got, and cartooning goes on.  At least the writing part.  For some reason … Continue reading

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