Comics Are Great! 26 – Gathering Your Community

September 8, 2011 by  
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It’s all about organizing and executing public events to plant a flag for your community to gather around this week, as I’m joined by Onezumi Harstein and James Harknell of the upcoming Intervention! Together we talk about some of the pitfalls to be aware of when creating a public event, tips on ways to do […]

Small Press Expo September 10-11!

September 4, 2011 by  
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With a last-minute bit of schedule wrangling, and through the generosity of Kasey Van Hise, it turns out my wife AnneĀ and I will be at the Small Press Expo for our second year this September 10-11 in Bethesda, Maryland! I’ll be there with some of my books for sale, but I’ll also be doing non-ironic […]

Boulder & Fleet Cover, v1

August 28, 2011 by  
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So a while back I did a mini-comic called Boulder & Fleet: Adventurers for Hire. Since then I’ve let it sit in a gallery on this site, and I’ve printed up some cheapo mini-comic versions to give away at events like Kids Read Comics. But now that I’m for sure going to SPX this September, […]

Thunder Punch Daily 125 – Updates From the Road

May 28, 2011 by  
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Not much of an essay this time, but a series of updates on some projects I’ve been working on for Kids Read Comics and Comics Are Great! Also, fighting a cold. Subscribe through iTunes RSS (thunderpunchdaily): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:00 — 18.4MB) | Embed

Drawing on the Wall at UP! Fair

November 25, 2010 by  
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Jim Lujan ( draws on the wall at the UP! Fair Drink & Draw party! A 5-minute wrap-up of the party can be heard on a recent Audioboo I did with Jim. Listen!

UP! Fair: The Wall

November 21, 2010 by  
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Jim Lujan and I share a few thoughts and reactions to the UP! Fair Drink & Draw party, where we all drew on a wall. You can watch a video of Jim drawing on the wall here! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Right-Click or Control-Click to Download Subscribe through iTunes My AudioBoo page […]

UP! Fair November 19 & 20!

November 7, 2010 by  
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We’re less than two weeks away from the UP! Fair, an event I’m putting on with my wife Anne, Shawn and Carrie Robare, Sara Turner, Mark Rudolph, and Kevin Cross. If you haven’t heard about it yet, it’s a free public event featuring an artist atrium populated by independently published artists and writers. Many of […]

Thunder Punch Daily 77 – Thoughts on Video

November 3, 2010 by  
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In today’s episode I share some of the interesting things we plan to do with video for Kids Read Comics 2011 and extend those thoughts out to wonder about ways to incorporate interactive video in order to share expertise, skills, and strategies for everything we indie creators do. Subscribe through iTunes RSS (thunderpunchdaily): Play […]

Comics Are Great! 05 – Kids Read Comics Panel

November 1, 2010 by  
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On October 30, 2010 I sat in on the Kids Read Comics panel at Detroit Fanfare. The panelists and I discussed a wide range of topics surrounding the mission of KRC, including the specific concerns facing all ages cartoonists and writers, the importance of cartoonist leadership in comics advocacy, creative marketing, and breaking the stereotypes […]

Video: Sketching at Detroit Fanfare!

October 30, 2010 by  
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I had a great time on Saturday hanging out at the Detroit Fanfare event! I was there on the dime of Green Brain Comics owners Dan and Katie Merritt, making free sketches for young people while soliciting their parents for monetary support of our upcoming Kids Read Comics Celebration in Chelsea, Michigan. It was a […]

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