Category Archives: writing

this animal is thinking about …

Do you ever wonder what the Mysterious Animal (or is it a Horrible Creature?) is thinking about in one of these sketchbook drawings?  Hint: it is probably not going to advance the implied plot too much.  Also, it is not … Continue reading

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hulk poem september. also poetry hulk picture.

Hulk poem September. (Not Hulk-ku.  Sorry.  Hulk make many kind poems.) Light all gold. Spider web. Cottonwood leaf already fall. Hulk find chocolate Easter egg Way back in cupboard. Best September. Also, here picture Hulk.  PB draw just today.  Borrow … Continue reading

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the long awaited return of mr. rock!

I did not plan for this to happen.  For the last three weeks World Headquarters has been all about Health Care- all kinds of Health Care for multiple members of the household.  None of it was Covid related, which is … Continue reading

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minicomics live: finished script

If any minicomics script is ever finished.  This is as finished as it is probably going to get before it makes contact with the page.  There is definitely one place I will have to make a major decision on the … Continue reading

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minicomics live: the script, sort of

The first draft, such as it is, of the script.  I used 8 of the 10 random words in the seed, or 8 of 12 if you count all the possiblities.  Either way, that’s pretty good.  I think I am … Continue reading

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mr. rock and the giant bug, etc.

Not everybody knew at the beginning that Mr. Rock really is a plastic action figure, about a foot tall, the size of a Barbie doll or an original GI Joe.  It was part of his original concept in my head, … Continue reading

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@pamblisscomics on instagram!

One of the behind the scenes projects I have been working on is the launch of a special Instagram feed just for my comics and drawings.  See drawings of the day, panels and pages from comics, doodles, work-in-progress sketches, and … Continue reading

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save the doodles– script editing edition

This blog supports the ancient institution of the doodle.  I certainly respect deliberate doodling, as a form of art practice, diary keeping, creative development, or meditation.  But the doodles I am saving here are the boredom doodles, the thinking about … Continue reading

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character creation as it happens

This guy is only a few hours old– he’s very sophisticated for his age, just ask him.  You may have to wait for the reply.  I have no idea what his voice is like; he may even end up being … Continue reading

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“on pruning maples”: haiku and not-a-haiku for a changing year

The first post of the new year, reflecting the last events of the old: Thin moon at twilight, Pruning the Japanese maple. I’m in a haiku. On Pruning Maples Pruning the Japanese maple At twilight, under a crescent moon. I’m … Continue reading

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