Category Archives: Kekionga news

“you will not go extinct”

A very useful piece of work was accomplished in the course of the long wrangle over the title and cover design for the book that is now Junkyard Moon.  I generated a long list of potential titles for future projects, … Continue reading

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fruit crate label research

Cover ideas for Mammoth are pretty much down to three:  the mammoth as carousel animal, the mammoth as an element in a faux Soviet propaganda poster, and the Mammoth Brand Minicomics fruit crate label.  (The “Let It Be” cover, featuring … Continue reading

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a title for a book and a color for a house

A book needs a title and a house needs a color, and deciding on either is a major project.  I did both in one long weekend and it’s left the old brain a little bit numb. But it’s done. The … Continue reading

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welcome to “a cartoonist in kekionga”

Are you one of the many people I’ve handed my business card to recently?  Or maybe you found this URL in one of my comics, or on another website.  Or, of course, you might have landed here at random, dropped … Continue reading

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a long day of inking leaves a person time to think (about a title for the book)

You don’t want me to keep calling it The Book, do you?  If you keep calling something by a certain name long enough, it’s liable to stick.  We’ve all seen it happen, sometimes even to actual people. Today I was … Continue reading

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the book is still without a title

Though not for lack of trying.  I realize that it is not 100% necessary to have a title at this stage– there are still a lot of important preliminary things to do that don’t require it to be anything more … Continue reading

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sad news

A very large chunk of the world as I know it was deeply saddened to hear this week of the death of our friend Art Goldman.   When I saw this picture on the Motor City Con website, I had to … Continue reading

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the book, an introduction

I was going to post this yesterday, but I figured if I did, everyone would assume it was an April Fool’s Day come on.  It sounds like one, and, frankly, it may end up being just as foolish. But the … Continue reading

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minicomics live 4–post 24: page 6 inks

Hmm– everybody seems to be staring off into space here but the dog.  I will absolutely fix this in the finishes, probably by redoing the steam creature’s eyes so she seems to be either conversing with the man or lecturing … Continue reading

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coming this weekend: minicomics live

Tell your friends and warn your enemies: I am going to try it again.  Minicomics live is a challenge where I try to make an 8 page minicomic, from scratch, from story idea to finished pages, live, right here on … Continue reading

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