Inktober contest winner is…

Someone has to win.. I’ve been avoiding announcing the winner of the Inktober inking contest for a reason.  I have been having trouble picking a winner.  I hadn’t counted on anyone actually being that interested, so I never defined what makes one effort of inking better than another.  That is… Continue reading

No, actually you don’t understand misogyny, that’s why everything I was doing was lost on you

I don’t understand? No. you don’t understand…you missed a lot actually, because you seem to need things spelled out for you. When I wrote the previous blogs rebuking the notion that there is a level of misogyny that ONLY exists in the comic book fans,  (I capitalized and made bold… Continue reading

Luke Cage was awful…part one in a series “Too Black?!”

Luke Cage was a complete mess. It was so Bad it took me this long to write about it because I could not trim down all the issues into one blog.  I’ve given up and this will be a series. As a preamble, let me explain that Luke Cage was… Continue reading

Independence Day…and mystery codes

The 4th of July is an anniversary of sorts for me.  What seems like several lifetimes ago a 12 year old version of myself entered a July 4th Talent contest, and stood up in front of several hundred people to perform a stand up comedy routine.  Why did I attempt… Continue reading

The two things that ruined TWD finale for me

How far did you have to chase the mannequin for that leather jacket? Okay, I’m going to skip all the plot holes and idiotic behavior of the characters.  We all realized long ago that if we want to keep watching this show, we have to accept the world they created…we… Continue reading

Your wasted imagination

You can draw anything you can think of, why aren’t you? I have been in the comic book industry a long time ( too long) and I have seen many upsetting and disappointing trends (too many). There is a recent trend though that is making my stomach turn. It is… Continue reading

To go or not to go.

I was going to do a blog on how overpriced drafting tools are on ebay, and bitch about people thinking anything old is automatically 20.00 and the price should climb from there based on them adding the word “antique” even if it’s not an antique.  I had a whole vile,… Continue reading

When I am trying to offend you…trust me, you’ll KNOW IT.

The Arsenic Lullaby X-mas Bomb Shelter is OPEN. I purposely use “X-mas” instead of  “Christmas”.  I had a fellow bust my chops a couple of times for this on Facebook…I didn’t make much of it until I started getting more emails complaining that I am somehow part of taking the… Continue reading

Everything you would have missed.

“I was gentle as I was able and that’s the last we’ll speak of it” Al Swerengen Deadwood season 3 I will in fact NOT be at the MCBA Fall Comic-con this year (for the first time in about tens years, I decided not to go).  The whole sordid tale… Continue reading

Filthy Imperialsitic redcoats and Comic-con International

 The road to Comic-con International part 2 By now many of you who are NOT going to the big con are just about as tired of hearing about it as seeing posts about the confederate flag or hearing about the fate of Kaytlin Jenner’s dick. Well, all I can say… Continue reading