Kind of a Big Deal

There is another new bonus comic up in the Subscriber’s Edition. I’m enjoying these single-panel bonuses. The single frame to work in is stretching my humor muscles in ways I’m not used to. Also, since I’m only drawing one image, I can add shading and pay more attention to detail, and indulge in other luxuries […]

Howard’s Reality

Yes, technically furries are people who are INTO anthropomorphic animal characters, not the animal characters themselves, and it is the latter that Jackson is suggesting he turn Howard into. But ‘anthropomorphic animal character’ doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Besides, Jackson has at times shown himself to be kind of stupid, so failing to note […]

Arguments (Guest-Written by David Cody Cook)

This strip was written by David Cody Cook of Cody’s Black Box. Props to the DCC. This is probably not the optimal comic to follow my Calamities of Nature parody, as you might well accuse me of doing here with Independent Music James what Tony Piro does with Aaron the mole. And it’s anyone’s guess […]

Cynic Sue

Perhaps you’ve read Tony Piro’s webcomic Calamities of Nature before. Its core cast of five “funny animals” provides an outside perspective on human nature, society, science, religion, philosophy, and bacon. I had a lot of fun emulating Tony’s subtly-colored, hatched artwork for this parody–say what you will about his humor, but you can really tell […]

Media Mediated: Thor

At a Glance: Thor Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins Director: Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet, Henry V, Frankenstein) 114 mins PG-13 Media Mediated rates: 3/5 Marvel Comics’ Thor has always been about the collision of the old world with the new. First appearing in Marvel’s Journey into Mystery #83 (Aug. 1962), Thor and […]