Greetings, friends! I've got a new comic in the world! There's a lot of talk about Wonder Woman in the world right now, thanks to the new film about her opening this weekend, but who is she really? You can head over to The Nib today to read all about her history as a feminist icon, patriotic … Continue reading New Comic: Who IS Wonder Woman, Anyway?
Hey Vancouver, I'm heading your way this Saturday and Sunday for the loveliest comic arts festival on the West Coast: VanCAF! You can find me at Table C11 with copies of my new book Baggywrinkles: a Lubber's Guide to Life at Sea, along with maaaany other delightful goodies. Just look at these fresh, fresh books! So delicious. … Continue reading VanCAF this Weekend
That's right! My latest comic, an examination of maritime history's deadliest deficiency, is now live! For the last few months, Eriq Nelson and I have been hard at work researching the ins and outs of scurvy in the Golden Age of Sail, and now we're bringing our findings to you in 18 pages of informative, … Continue reading New Comic: Scurvy Dogs
Happy Friday, comics friends! I come bearing tidings of a new Baggywrinkles installment. Pacific Passages is a historical story that's been in the works since earlier this year. It's written by R.J. Mockford, a maritime historian who's done a lot of work on the history of the original Lady Washington, and illustrated by me! If … Continue reading New Comic: Pacific Passages (Baggywrinkles #5!)
The time is upon us! I'm departing for Boston this evening for a week of historical research and sailing aboard the Charles W. Morgan, an original 1840s wooden whaling ship. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, feel free to refresh your memory with this post. I've got some fun stuff scheduled for … Continue reading Boston Bound
Big news, friends! I've been selected to participate in a fellowship program through the Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum this summer, sailing aboard the last wooden whaling ship in the world -- the Charles W. Morgan. This is a huge thrill, and promises to be the catalyst for a new installment of adventurous nautical comics. Just look at this … Continue reading Summer Travels: The 38th Voyage
I recently had the pleasure of doing some illustrations for my friend Justin Hocking, whose forthcoming memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, will be released next September from Graywolf Press. Justin is the Executive Director of the Independent Publishing Resource Center, where I got my Certificate in Comics and Independent Publishing. If any of you Portland folk don't … Continue reading Melville & The Peking