Comic-Con International 2016 part 1

Less than one month away and closing in fast is the mother of all Comic book conventions Comic-Con International.  It is an event that one plans the year around.  Five days, 160,000 or so people, 600 plus tables of competition (many of whom have budgets that dwarf small counties).   Product,… Continue reading

Should you do work for exposure (free)?

Should illustrators take on projects that offer “exposure” instead of cash? This is becoming an age-old question, instead of a joke people laugh out loud at.  Much like every age-old con job, it seems to just keep coming back around.  Up and comers ask me about it at it pretty… Continue reading

Tales of broken cars and a big sale

What seems like a million years ago I was a mechanic.  I miss it sometimes.  There is something very satisfying about taking something broken and making it usable again.  The part I miss the most is that there is only one way of doing something.  You open the book, follow… Continue reading

Wizard World and MSP Comic-con

People have been wondering what my thoughts were after going to a few Wizard World shows after a 6 year boycott, and the St.Paul Comic-con after lambasting the new management.  I’ve been putting it off because frankly, I don’t have much to say about them. I don’t just get on… Continue reading