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“ferociously realistic”: the complete story

“Ferociously Realistic” a picture story from  Kekionga Part 1 At the beginning of the last week of September, Iowa went the Big Box Home Improvement Store with her friend Suki to buy supplies for one of Suki’s art projects. “Normally, … Continue reading

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in the addams family’s living room

The Addams are my favorite cartoon/TV family.  And why not.  Gomez and Morticia are radiantly in love, have two intelligent, lively and well behaved kids, a complex and loving extended family, loyal servants, cool pets, and a great house.  And … Continue reading

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comics on parade

Took the Pentax and the 55mm portrait prime into town to photograph the parade and street festivities associated with the famous Popcorn Festival.  This was one of my favorite parade shots. (That’s straight out of camera, without tweak or crop.) … Continue reading

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moab: page 16

Moab ends, as my comics often do, with the characters walking home.  So, The End.  Thank you very much for reading. For those not previously familiar, I almost always put the indicia and other information on the back covers of … Continue reading

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moab: page 15

The big payoff.  I’m sure you saw it coming miles back, but I remember being delighted by this  revelation while I was writing the story.  It’s the honest truth– I wrote the framework of a story about moa skeleton coming … Continue reading

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moab: page 14

“Heigh ho, Moab, away!”  Here’s to posting the last three pages all in a row.  Did I know, absolutely know, when I started writing this story that this line was going to appear prominently in the finished piece, as the … Continue reading

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moab: page 13

This is the one page of the whole comic we call Moab that has a (partial) panel border.  Why?  I have absolutely no idea.  It was in the scribble breakdown and I meticulously added it to the finished page without … Continue reading

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moab: page 12

Another transformation. I don’t like this one as well as the others: the first transitional form looks a little bulky and clumsy, though I like the pose and the idea well enough.  In a perfect world, I might redraw that … Continue reading

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moab: page 11

This was the page where the rubber met the road and I actually had to deal with the technicalities of exactly how a person rides a moa with a Western or stock saddle.  At the end of this rereading I … Continue reading

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moab: page 10

(Awww.)  Welcome back to Moab, after our unplanned holiday weekend hiatus.  And the reason I waited for everyone to get back to their electronic devices on Tuesday was the break between the previous page and this one.  This is the … Continue reading

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