heavy is the head that wears the crown…

You see that up there…I have been struggling to turn that into a two page story.  That is dozens of pages of possible panels, camera shots, angles, backgrounds, figure and postures. I don’t even want to think about the man hours that are sitting there. Conventional wisdom is ” get… Continue reading

Arsenic Lullaby Trading card set (UPDATED)

 Arsenic Lullaby Trading card set This set is being made for the kickstarter backers.  If you didn’t back our Kickstarter…sucks to be you!  I’ll have extras but I ain’t printing up some big giant run of it I added the “2014” there because I’ll probably do another based on amount… Continue reading

snapped off another bolt.

In some ways my job is very different then other people’s jobs, and the struggles are not very relateable.  Sometimes though it’s easy to sympathize. When I worked at a garage for a living I had those days were every bolt that needed to be removed was rusted beyond moving,… Continue reading

career advice

The cream forces itself to the top. I’ve been a writer and illustrator for a while now, and my independently published comic Arsenic Lullaby has become a benchmark of sorts.  Somewhere along the way I have  unwittingly graduated from loud mouth punk to elder statesman in the eyes of peers… Continue reading

We EARN your cash

Before you spend one more red cent on a comic book owned by a giant corporation, that doesn’t give a rats ass about the characters you know and love, the continuity of the mythos you grew up with, how much they are overcharging you, or even the quality of their… Continue reading

Commissions are closed.

well, that’s that. I gave you til the 1st of March to get on the list.   I’m going to finish the remaining commissions up and move onto focusing on the next book.  Although NSN Art seems to have found a place where I can make use of the extra guts… Continue reading

“we’re gonna have to put a little overtime in on this one”

This job was a lot easier when I wasn’t as good at it. I’ve been going around and around trying to hammer out a cover for the next book featuring Voodoo Joe.  I came up with some decent ideas but nothing that was great.  It’s like…according to the 10,000 hours… Continue reading

I don’t know why you people put up with this sh*t

Illustrating a comic book means telling a story with words and pictures. The better someone is at this the  better they are using words, pictures, and panels…and camera angles, vanishing points, backgrounds, panel composition and overall page composition…and about a dozen other tools, to making a compelling story that draws… Continue reading


    DOUGLAS PASZKIEIWCZ COMMISSION GUIDELINES Douglas Paszkiewicz has been in the comic book industry for 10 years.  He has been or is a contributor to Too Much Coffee Man magazine, Pete the P.O. ‘d Postal Worker, Image Comics, Mad Magazine, Topps Mars Attacks trading card set 2013. His own… Continue reading

Funny is funny…and there are reasons.

“The key element in any attempt at humor is conflict. Our brain is suddenly jolted into trying to accept something that is unacceptable. “ Gary Larson Stay with me for a minute, and you’re going to learn an awful lot about comedy writting. Every once in a while some back… Continue reading

  • Archives