When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
When you get an early morning phone call telling you your husband of 30 years has collapsed at his workplace in full cardiac arrest, the world ... stops.
"Giant 'Superheroes of the Pandemic' Holiday Grab-Bag." Holbein Acryla Gouache, Posca paint pens, Rohrer & Klingner SketchInk Lotte fountain pen ink, and Plaid Delta Ceramcoat Glitter Explosion Clear Hologram paint on Stonehenge Aqua Hotpress 100% cotton watercolor paper (300 gsm/140 lb), 2020. Once again this year, I've submitted a cover to the annual art show... Continue Reading →
In honor of the 54th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek, I'm pleased to present my comic "Future, Past and Present," which appeared in Vagabond Comics' Issue #12: 20/20, a collection of optimistic visions of the future. This particular issue is a wonderful balm for this particular year. Physical copies... Continue Reading →
Back in December, a friend of mine visited La Tortuga Viva, a turtle sanctuary in Mexico; she adopted a nest of baby sea turtles, and posted a picture of a bunch of baby sea turtles in a bucket. Because there are few things cuter than a bunch of baby sea turtles in a bucket, I... Continue Reading →
I'm thrilled to say that my comic "Future Past and Present" will appear in Vagabond Comics upcoming issue "20/20"! The editors of Vagabond Comics describe the theme of this issue like this: "This book includes 20 comics about hopeful futures, new growth, and doing our best to do right by ourselves and those around us... Continue Reading →
"We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep. I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by a conscious endeavor. It is something to... Continue Reading →
"In Peter Golenbock's 'Bums: an Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers,' Jack Newfield tells of the time he was having dinner with Pete Hamill. 'I said to Pete, "Let's try an experiment. You write on your napkin the names of the three worst human beings who ever lived, and I will write the three worst,... Continue Reading →
Carol and John's Comic Book Shop, my local comic book store, has, for years, had a holiday art show where they invite local artists to create custom comic book covers based on a theme; they then raffle off the covers at their annual holiday party, with all proceeds going to the Greater Cleveland Food... Continue Reading →
Usually, I celebrate Emily Dickinson's birthday by making her coconut cake recipe, or, you know, by putting on a white dress, sequestering myself in my study, and writing short, intense poems reflecting my views on nature, love, and the human soul. (Well, okay, not that second thing so much, but the coconut cake is fantastic.)... Continue Reading →