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It’s no secret that Iowa Ginsberg’s character design is based in part on Fawcett’s immortal Mary Marvel. (All of Kekionga is strongly informed by Fawcett’s Captain Marvel Universe of the 1940s and 50s, but that’s a bigger story.) Anyway, Iowa … Continue reading
(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, “This Halloween in Kekionga” originally posted on this date in 2015 …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in … Continue reading
(This is the drawing I made for the 22nd day of the Inktober Challenge, in reply to the prompt “Trail”. Then I wrote this little fiction to go with it.) Six things Iowa Ginsberg is thinking at this specific moment, … Continue reading
Today I am going to write about Mysterious Animals and Horrible Creatures, and illustrate what I write with some of my Inktober drawings. Anyone who has seen even a few of my comics, cartoons or drawings, knows that one of … Continue reading
From Iowa’s Daybook: “I was walking home from Corby at dusk with Gale, and we stopped at Sunset Point. The weather has been weird lately and we have been getting these incredible colorful sunsets. Today there were these strange looking … Continue reading
And there it is: the story of how Moose got her name. It’s not just that she’s big and strong for a girl, and rather blunt and straightforward. Or rather, that’s not all it is. From Moose’s point of view, … Continue reading
I still like that last sentence about as well as anything I have ever written. The designs for the Native American woman and child (and yes, Little Moose would definitely have called them “Indians” at that age) are based on … Continue reading
What does happen when you fall asleep in the Woods? Do you dream… or don’t you? For those not familiar with Kekionga’s distinctive wildlife, the creature with its feet in the Creek is a young female Saiga petrovskii, the woodland saiga. … Continue reading
Have you every read Mushawasing? It’s an important bit of the Kekionga backstory. If you haven’t, now might be a good time. I’ll be posting here, a page a day, through the weekend. Hope you enjoy this little story about … Continue reading