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a minicomic for a holiday weekend / dire corgi in a mirror

Our neighborhood had its collective garage sale extravaganza today, and that got me thinking about the minicomic I made a while ago about a garage sale in Kekionga.  So let’s celebrate the holiday long weekend with the reading of a … Continue reading

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love in a time of alternate history

A glimpse inside my latest project, a minicomic flip book that both reprints my very first story and a later, extended canon version, and acts as sort of a meditation on the relationship between the two stories and Kekionga today, … Continue reading

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a pretty good dragon before … and after

Making a “Pretty Good Dragons” minicomic this week.  This series, for those who haven’t run across it before, is a commentary on the relationship between people and their pets.  Except the pets are dragons.  The PGD cartoons almost always start … Continue reading

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bottlecaps! design work in progress

Hard at work on, among other things, a minicomic about bottlecaps.  In this comic, I am going to have to draw a lot of bottlecaps. Not wanting to get into weird copyright issues, and because it is more fun to … Continue reading

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long lost mystery art from the center of a pile

Knocked over a big pile of “miscellaneous”  in the corner of the studio today, and found this almost finished page of inked Sparky the Dog pencils.  It’s a splash from a minicomic, but I honestly don’t remember the project, the … 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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