Category Archives: Cartooning & comics

Hereville Wins An Oregon Book Award And I Am Surprised

I attended the Oregon Book Awards tonight with my friend Becky Hawkins; Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite was nominated for the “Graphic Literature” category, but had no chance of winning, since the competition included Joe Sacco and Craig Thompson, … Continue reading

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Hereville Wins A Cybil Award

I’m thrilled to announce that Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite has won the 2013 Cybil Award for best middle-grade graphic novel! You can see the full list of winners here. Congratulations to all my fellow winners. Congrats as well … Continue reading

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Love This Cartoon By Clay Butler

I came across this cartoon on Facebook – where it was poorly reproduced and had Butler’s credit at the bottom cut out (why do people do that? I can see why people reblog and repost cartoons that lack a credit … Continue reading

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Guest Strip on “Modest Medusa” today

I’ve got a guest strip on Jake Richmond’s webcomic “Modest Medusa” today; Jake is my housemate, my studiomate, and the colorist of “Hereville.” Bizarrely, considering we share a home and a workplace, it feels like I don’t actually see Jake … Continue reading

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Cartoon: DEBT!

[expand title="Transcript of cartoon"]This cartoon has four panels. Each of the panels depicts two characters, a woman in casual clothing (striped pants, sleeveless shirt) and a balding man wearing a collared shirt and necktie. Panel 1 WOMAN: So why can’t … Continue reading

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New grotesque drawing from my sketchbook

I love drawing these!

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Guest Post At “A Moment Of Cerebus”

I’ve written a guest post at A Moment of Cerebus, a blog dedicated to the enormously influential but also very anti-feminist comic book “Cerebus.” My post is about the artistic ends of things, not the anti-feminism. Included in the post … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

[spoiler]Panel 1 Large lettering shows the title: Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions! Below the title lettering, a group of picketing workers can be seen. Most are just silhouettes, but three people in the foreground are drawn in more detail, and … Continue reading

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Character Design In Progress: Mirka’s Little Sister

After having let it lie a long time while I worked on other aspects, I’m back to working on the character design for Layele, Mirka’s little sister, for Hereville book 3.

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I will be appearing at Puyallup Library Mini-Con This Saturday!

It’s a free event! And I’m doing a presentation of my own at 3pm. Please come say hi if you’re in the area.

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