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 […]

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 […]

The Never-Ending Quest for Relevance

Gordon McAlpin makes another guest appearance in this strip. Additionally, he co-wrote it. Gordon is a master of mixing the topical and the timeless in his own comic strip, Multiplex, about the staff of a fictional movie theater. But you knew that already, because I’m constantly mentioning it all the time.

Reader Mailbag: Bishop Berkeley

Thanks for the email, Chris B.! Props also to Robert Montoya for helping with the writing and research on this one. Somehow, I don’t think I had ever heard of Bishop Berkeley before fielding this question. It’s nice to have a wide receiver you can defer these things to.

Chilling At SPACE With Gordon McAlpin

On Saturday, March 19, I attended SPACE (Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo) and got to see my cartoonist amigo Gordon McAlpin. This strip is almost word-for-word a conversation that we had about not going hungry at cons. You can check out some more about the cool cartoonists I met at the con in this […]