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Day 1377 of 365 4 lyf. Still catching up. Always catching up. So for the first year of Cosmic Hellcats, we did this joke where we spoofed Marvel Comic’s Galactus by having our main villains be Galactus’s kids. In my left hand you can see the my comic that collects those stories. In my right…


Day 1363 of 365 4 lyf. Still catching up. Always catching up. Nothing makes you feel like you’ve accomplished something with your comic like going into the comic store and seeing it sitting on the shelf. Yep. I wrote that. 365 days


Day 1352 of 365 4 lyf. Still catching up. Always catching up. I thought it’d be cute to actually do a photocomic in memorium of Pittsburgh Comicon since Max and I brought some of the models with us. Sadly I was in a rush and I didn’t focus correctly. Ah well, I still thought it…


Day 1350 of 365 4 lyf. Still catching up. Always catching up. And finally, one day before the con, my comics arrive to be sold. I actually wasn’t breathing for like the last four days. But hey, they look great, don’t they? 365 days


Day 1329 of 365 4 lyf. Still catching up… Almost there…. So the reason i’ve fallen so far behind on posting is that I’ve been devoting a lot of my effort into getting the comic ready for Pittsburgh Comicon. A big part of that was a pledge drive to get the book printed. We needed…


Day 1213 of 365 4 lyf. A little shamless plea for attention never hurt anyone, right? Actually, I totally stole this idea from Ms Morgan who made her own shamless plea a while back. So since she gave me the idea, you should totally go friend her too. Anyway, and most importantly, I haven’t plugged…


Day 1192 of 365 4 lyf. First off, the less said about today’s football game, the better. Anyway, I’ve been ripped off! In my right hand you see an episode of Cosmic Hellcats, the finest comic to ever grace the web. Well, the finest one which I write anyway. In particular, you see the 11-2-09…


Day 1185 of 365 4 lyf. Ok, yeah… I’ve done this shot before. I’ve done a lot of the ones I’ve been doing recently before. I just don’t have time to be interesting lately. I don’t have time to do much of anything. I was thinking the other day how much I used to love…


Day 1090 of 365 Again. Haven’t talked about my webcomic lately. But yeah, it’s still going strong. In fact, I’m pretty happy with the current storyline. Do you like ninjas? This comic is for you. Do you like pirates? This comic is for you. Do you like shipwrecks? The comic is especially for you. Some…


Day 953 of 365 Again. So, if you’ve been reading my comic strip, Cosmic Hellcats lately, you might have noticed a slight change in the art style. It hasn’t been TOTALLY obvious because we introduced all new characters since we did it, but we’re going back to the main characters for Monday’s strip. And Monday’s…


Day 940 of 365 Again. Such a busy day. Did a photoshoot with Shiima, worked on the shoot with Newt and got the new Cosmic Hellcats out. We’re finally into the next storyline with Hellcats, and I’m pretty excited about it. We’ve got a new art style, a new coloring style and new characters (one…


Day 786 of 365 Again. You know, writing a comic strip is hard. Sometimes I have good ideas for Cosmic Hellcats and sometimes not. Tonight was one of the nots. I knew what had to happen in tonights episode. Max did a great hob of drawing it. And I thought the sight gag was mildly…


Day 751 of 365 Again. It’s Labor Day weekend. A time of relaxing. That’s what I tried to do today. Spent the day at home hanging out with Steph. Something we don’t get enough time to do lately. We had a little BBQ (again) and hung out outside and talked. When I wasn’t doing that,…



Day 648 of 365 More.

"Now keep in mind that I’m an artist,
And I’m sensitive about my shit…"

Let me let you in on a little secret. I’m not really a photographer. I never even wanted to be. I never took a single class for it.

What I wanted to be was an artist. It’s what I dreamed about when I was seven years old. It’s what I went to college for. I wanted to make comics. A childhood fantasy, sure, but its what I dreamed of.

That dream got ripped right out of my brain during school. I gave up. I became a writer, and later when I started seeing that being a writer was no more realistic than being an artist, I became a web designer.

Then I found photography. All the same rules of being an artist applied, just with different tools. And since I was doing it on my own again, there was no asshole faculty members telling me I was doing it wrong. I grew to even think I was kinda good at it. Sometimes I was even happy.

I got even happier when we started doing Hellcats. Lookie there! I was making a comic. The seven year old boy in my brain was shitting himself.

Max and I had this idea of doing a special edition of the book after we finish the second issue (which we still haven’t really started since we’ve been so busy with the comic strip). It would be four shorter solo stories, one for each of the girls. Each by a different artist. Max wants to write one of them as well as draw and it got me thinking that maybe I’d like to draw one as well as write.

God, I’m out of practice with freehand drawing. It’s been years since I’ve really given it a serious try. I totally suck now.

Now I have to decide if I want to retrain myself in the next few months (I don’t know when the hell I’d find the time) or just give up.

*sigh* There are just not enough hours in the day.

365 days