Category Archives: Comics

Sketch-A-Week, Week 29

So, after having been slightly disappointed with last week’s rendition of Lily Fowler, I went ahead and did another, this time showing her whole uniform in glorious color. This reminds me that I want to get more Prismacolor markers. And … Continue reading

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30 Day Photo Challenge, Day 13: From a Distance

So, I figured that “close-up” and “from a distance” were back-to-back because the thought was that both should be the same subject. And so… Victor “Shorter than a Speaker” Von Doom.

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30 Day Photo Challenge, Day 12: Doctor Doom

Okay, so day 12 is actually close-up, but Victor Von Doom (a.k.a. Dr. Doom) insisted that since he was the subject, that the day was actually Doctor Doom. And so, rather than risk torture at the hands of Doom:

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Comics Tuesday: Chicken With Plums

This Man is About to Die Marjane Satrapi is the author of Persepolis, which made my expectations of Chicken with Plums a bit high. Happily, my expectations were met. We are treated to Satrapi’s black and white art, which always makes me think … Continue reading

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The Triumphant Return of Comics Tuesday: Asterios Polyp

Asterios Polyp is one of those comic books that pushes boundaries. I like comics like that. It is written and illustrated by David Mazzucchelli, who, I am told, “has making comics all of his life.” By reading this book, I can tell … Continue reading

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Comics Tuesday: Wilson

I’ll start with an “I’m running late” appology, as it seems as though I am eternally running late on my writing goals. Eh. C’est la vie. This week, I’m looking at another Indie comic and it is a nice, hardcover … Continue reading

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Comics Tuesday: American Splendor

Last week and early this week, I had the opportunity to read two trade paperbacks in one book: American Splendor and More American Splendor. Perhaps it is best if I start from the beginning. A few weeks ago, I happened … Continue reading

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