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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

GMIWC Postal Constituent Volume 2 Issue 7

Just mailed out the new issue of the postal Constituent! It is a little bit intentionally over complicated so I made this little preview/tutorial to help folks out.


Monday, May 16, 2011

A nice readable scan of the THING ABOUT THINGS from a few months back

So it is summer here in Buffalo and this means that I am spending all of my time in my studio making comics and drawing. I even started a new project, which you will hear more about and perhaps see images of in the coming weeks. Other than a residency in mid-July I will be in Buffalo all summer without A JOB! This is the first summer in ten years that I have not had a job. I am living off of my tax return. Which means, I am eating lots of soup and peanut butter sandwiches. The plan is to make art like it is my job. So we will see how that goes.

I plan to update my website soon with more things like the image below. I realize I have a bit of a back log of things that deserve a high res re-post.

Monday, May 9, 2011

TCAF 2011

I had a great weekend in Toronto. It was my first TCAF and I sold a ton of comics. Which means I just about broke even after travel, lodging and tabling fees. Which makes it entirely worth it. TCAF is a great festival and the fact that it is free to prospective shoppers is a huge boon. On top of everything there was plenty of room behind my table and volunteers kept coming by and asking if I needed any coffee. Which I didn't. Because I already had four coffees (Granted one was remarkably small because apparently Tim Horton's sizes are different in Canada. What we call a small is a medium there. But as an uncouth American I had no qualms drinking multiple cups.)

Anyway, Thanks to everyone who stopped by my table, and stuck around long enough to experience the side effects of the caffeine.

Here's the stuff I came home with. The last few times I've been to these things I never give myself the chance to walk around, and thus see/buy very little. But Marc was with me this time, so I tore myself away from the table for long enough to procure the following. I went downstairs with 20 Canadian dollars to limit myself and ended up spending all of it, plus 10 American dollars within minutes. Marc got the Acme Novelty 18 copy signed for me.

-The newest Sundays anthology from the kind folks at One Percent Press.
-Acme Novelty Library 18
-Lucy Knisley's. Pretty Little Book, which is mostly material that can be found online, but printed in full color with some lovely raised black ink
-And Ryan Claytor's newest installment of his project And Then One Day.

A few people also gave me some of their books when they stopped by my table. Haven't read them yet, but am posting them here for posterity because I am an appreciator of free reading material. And some of the drawings look quite nice on the first page through.

Also there is a write up about TCAF over at the Torontoist. They talk about how poor I am:


Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The Unseemly Debris of 2,000 Years of Artistic Suffering

A new Postal Constituent! An Abridged map of the river Styx filled with 2,000 years worth of the unseemly debris of artistic suffering! Featuring Orpheus, Edgar Allan Poe, Vincent Van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Mark Rothko. Plus a bunch of severed heads! A Trojan Horse! And Duchamp's Urinal.

This is a nice long screen print, printed with white ink on black paper. The first half of the edition is all printed and will go out tomorrow to all subscribers. The second half is still in the works, but I promise to have prints available for the Toronto Comics Art Festival this weekend!

Speaking of which I am tabling on the second floor at TCAF in what they are calling the "Salon". Come Find me! I am in the process of reprinting tons of things and I will have lots for you to look at!