or: Ragnarok n' Roll
Not so much of a grab bag this week as a look what I found lyin' around. Thor #156.
It seems... READ MORE
Johnny B Gone
or: Frankie's Blues
Chuck Berry AND Bernie Wrightson... back to back. Ouch!
After the blues, I love primal American Rock-n-... READ MORE
If This Is Tuesday… or: D’oh!
I’ve just been informed by eagle eye reader Gerry Turnbull that I forgot to post the... READ MORE
or: Hidden Treasure
After our brief interruptions plugging the “Secret Friends of ‘Ringo!” it’s back to the old grab bag and this... READ MORE
or: Deja Vu
The Tellos saga continues. I’d told Todd at the beginning that if he hit a spot where a scene had gone... READ MORE
The Secret Friends of ‘Ringo!
Or: All I Got Was This Stupid Shirt
Well, the cats outta’ the bag... READ MORE
shhh... it's a secret!
or: Warning! SPOILERS Ahead!
The Secret Friends of 'Ringo!
I get an E-mail from Todd Dezago.... READ MORE
(Sung to the tune of the taunting song)
I Know Something You Don't Know
Ha, Ha, Ha, Ha, HAH, Ha
By Dawn’s Emerald Light
or: Meanwhile, Out In The Desert
No grab bag this week. It’s commission’n time. “Green Lantern... READ MORE
The Big Hurt
or: Where The Shadows Lie
Sorry ‘bout missing last week. I was just too depressed. I kept hoping I’d wake up to find... READ MORE
Gotta Be The Shoes
or: Savage Sartorial Splendor
This weeks blind pick features “the strangest teens of all” in X-Men #62 (no... READ MORE
Blind Man’s Bluff
or: I Dare ‘Ya
Back to the grab bag, which this week reveals... Daredevil #3. The Owl’s just too silly to... READ MORE
Abandon All Hope
or: Trench Coats and Tool Belts
Workin’ in a skull mine; goin’ down, down, down...
With our long national... READ MORE
the King of Sinful Sots
or: Pass the Arsenic Sauce
Posting extra early because, well, I’ll be too busy tomorrow; gorging on toys and... READ MORE
or: Dave’s Not Here
I hear you knocking...
Bang, vrrreet, rrr-rrr-rrr, eee-uh eee-uh, zzzt, zzzt, clunk...
But, you can... READ MORE
Happy Hoards of Hydra
or: the Hexapus of Heck
Nazi’s, bad. Let’s just get that out of the way; Nazi’s, bad.
Our sketch of the... READ MORE
Everybody Loves Loki
or: The Big Sit
This weeks pick reveals another issue of the Marvel Universe. #6 or K_M to be specific. Looks like I did a... READ MORE
Born Under A Bad Sign
or: Bad Luck Henry
Some guy’s can’t catch a break. All the story asked was that Henry Pym throw up his hands... READ MORE
Save Our Frog
or: Feels Good, Man
The cry has gone out to rescue Matt Furie’s Pepe the Frog from the hands of the so called “alt-... READ MORE
If This Be Doomsday
or: Push The Button, Max
It’s been said than an election is a revolution. This wasn’t a revolution so much as a... READ MORE
The Waiting Is The Hardest Part
or: Out, Out Brief Candle
Just sittin’ here, waitin’ on the end of the world.
See ya next week... READ MORE
Eye Of Newt And Toe Of Frog
or: Be It Ever So Ghastly
Where’s my @#$%! candy?!?
or: R.I.P. Blues
Comics loses again with the passing of Steve Dillon. Hard enough when your heroes die but when it’s those... READ MORE
or: We, Who Are About To Smash, Salute You
I know I’ve already done a Hulk this year but, nanner, nanner, nanner, I don... READ MORE
Well, I Can Die Happy
or: The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts.
Growing up to be a cartoonist was great. Getting paid and royalty... READ MORE
The Boys (and Girls) Of Summer
or: Vin’s Velvet Voice
A bittersweet day for baseball; the legendary Vin Scully has retired after 67 years... READ MORE
I Don’t Wanna...
or: Bonzo Go Bedtime
It’s that wonderful time of the week once again and, for no particular reason, I just don... READ MORE
or: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Blog
Saved by the bell! I was in the midst of dragging you into the middle of... READ MORE
or: Cthulhu Love
Saw the color version on Twitter (yowser, way to go Mr Mounts) so I guess the cats out of the bag.
For the... READ MORE
Hippo Birdies Two Miis
or: Ice Ceam For Everyone
Apologies to the immortal Sandra Boynton for this weeks title.
Happy B-Day to me (well, it was... READ MORE
or: I’m Workin’ Here...
... he said, in his best Ratso Rizzo voice.
Lip Locked Adventure Tales
Well, this one surprises. Our grab bag has revealed True Love #2 from Eclipse Comics being a reprint... READ MORE
Sixth Time’s The Charm
or: The Past Ain’t What It Used To Be
How many covers does any one story have in it? This new cover for the... READ MORE
Old Dog, New Tricks
or: That Ol’ Gang O’Mine
Call this a warm up. Gotta come up with a cover for a new addition of the Golden Age... READ MORE
or: I Feel So Dirty
Well, that was strange. My webmaster, Justin, has the site set up with a twitterbot that picks something from the... READ MORE
After Con Sale
or: Mr. Sleepy Head
I didn’t miss last nights post as much as I conked out. I laid down for a moment and the moment lasted... READ MORE
or: Bite Me
Color me excited. The greatest terrible, horrible, no good, very bad movie franchise of all time is back. That... READ MORE
or: Big Things, Small Packages
Today’s post is extra early. I’ve been in pitched battle with a cover and the tide is... READ MORE
Red Turn At Albuquerque
or: Face Front, Tiger
Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.
I know the Sketch-O-the-Week is... READ MORE
On The Road Again
or: True Travel Tales
Rather than bore you with my less than pithy prose, I present to you my wondrous weekend exactly as it... READ MORE
Little Green Men
or: My Favorite Martian
Honest. I hadn’t intended to start a green thing. It’s just worked out that way. “... READ MORE
The Mystery Sinister
or: Greatest Single Issue Ever
Call me lazy, call me nostalgic, I just don't feel like diggin' through boxes for a... READ MORE
Long Live the Greatest
or: Rumble, Young Man, Rumble
Muhammed Ali… What can be said about a man who started as one of the most reviled... READ MORE
Last Week's Kill
or: Back From The Dead
When last we met I was slinking away in defeat and humiliation. I return in triumph and glory with a... READ MORE
I Killed It...
This was going to so much fun. I went to the boxes and came up with the Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1. Not only do... READ MORE
or: For Darwyn
Most of you familiar with comics have, by now, heard the sad news of Darwyn Cooke’s passing. Deepest... READ MORE
All Roads Lead to Rome
or: Titus Pullo’s Big Adventure
I’ve been going through my “Roman Trilogy” DVDs. I start with... READ MORE
or: Return to the Land of Broken Things
Ye olde computer doesn’t want to print. It won’t “see” the printer... READ MORE
or: If This Is Tuesday...
I’d threaten to learn how to read a calendar but, I’ve been doing that for years. Last time... READ MORE
or: The Run Fantastic
This week’s grab bag reveals the Fantastic Four #53, smack in the middle of the FFs most magical... READ MORE
or: Love Punch
This week’s first grab got shoved back in the box when it turned out to be X-Men 174... we can do better than... READ MORE
or: Fun With Faces and Figures
I’m not feeling formal tonight. Let’s have some fun just doodling around.
Happy Trails,... READ MORE
or: The Once And Future Doom
Into the grab bag and out with the Avengers #23. The “new” Avengers (Cap, Wanda, Pietro... READ MORE
Return of Cold Gold
or: What The (Dashin’ Donnie) Heck
Not sure what happened but, last Sunday’s post has dissappeared from the site... READ MORE
or Bonzo Go Bedtime
Stranger In A Strange Land
or: Knucklehead Goes to Japan
All righty, pick box, grab blindly and... Shadow and Flame #2 (of 5) Lockheed and his... READ MORE
or: Characters per Square Inch
This week's grab bag reveals the Mighty Thor #134. Titled "the People Breeders" it might well... READ MORE
or: V For Very, Very, Extraordinary
This weeks grab bag reveals V for Vendetta. Once upon a time, there was an... READ MORE
or: Five Finger Discount
Oh, my stars and garters, I'm a thief. This weeks grab bag reveals the Fantastic Four 512. It'... READ MORE
or: the Sound of One Klaw Clapping
Caught the last Avengers flick on the tube. Andy Serkis needs to stop doing motion capture. His... READ MORE
or: The Land of Broken Things
Well snap, snap, snapitty, snap, snap, snap!
Stupid garbage disposal freezes up. Before I can get to it,... READ MORE
or: Great Googley Moogley
This one’s a bit of a cheat... I did it yesterday. I was trying to send some red white and gold magic... READ MORE
or: The Comics Cultural Exchange Program
Mai, the Psychic Girl, traveled from Japan to America via Eclipse Comics in the late 80’s... READ MORE
Happy New Year
or: Let’s Try This Again
Hooked up with old rididin’ buddy, and fellow scalawag, Mike Baron for New Years.
What... READ MORE
Get That Elf Off My Shelf
or: Post X-Mas Blowout
Last post of the year. Woo hoo!
Sketches from the last year are piling up. Call it house... READ MORE
or: Mi Pantano es Su Pantano
No, I’m not on a mean green streak. Just luck that this week’s pull is Amazing Spider-Man #6... READ MORE
or: Jingle Bombs
It’s that most wonderful time of the year. Here’s hoping you get all the toys you can eat. So, Bah, Humbug... READ MORE
I Think I’m Pregnant
I must be expecting. Came time to draw and I didn’t even go to the boxes. I just decided I was drawing... READ MORE
the Robots Are Coming
or: Yesterday’s Tomorrow
Long day, short post. Rather than go to the longboxes, I’m going to carry over a Russ Manning... READ MORE
or: Give Peace a Chance
Believe me kiddies, I’m not trying to turn this into an ongoing discussion on war and peace. This is... READ MORE
or: the idiot plot
Idiot plot is a term I picked up in my days in Hollywood. It’s a type of story that can only unfold as it does if... READ MORE
Dodging the Speeding Bullet
or: The Amazing Technicolor Nightmare Coat
Caught a documentary last night on the Tim Burton/Nick Cage Superman that... READ MORE
Brothers and Monsters
or: Standin on the Corner Down at 12th St and Vine
My late brother Willi was basically Scottie from Star Trek. A maritime... READ MORE
Spider and the Fly
or: What if...
So I’m sitting at home, not bothering anyone. I’m doodling, not really paying attention to what I’m doing.... READ MORE
Return of Dummy Up
or: Part the Second
Nothin’ much this week. Just finishing up on last weeks entry.
or: Blockheads Anonymous
Oh, you’re in for a treat girls and boys as this weeks grab reveals SunRunners #2 from Eclipse Comics, in the... READ MORE
Lone Wolf And Cub
or: Have Sword Will Travel
Welcome back girls and boys to Uncle Smitty’s Comic Book Grab bag. This week’s catch is Koike and... READ MORE
It's Colorin' Time!
or: Again With Unto the Breach
Uncle Smitty just got permission to share the colors for the X-600 cover I posted... READ MORE
The Wrecker’s Ball
or: Tough Love
This weeks grab bag is... The Mighty Thor #148 starring the Wrecker.
Thor’s done something to peeve his father... READ MORE
Here There Be Dragons
or: Fire Breathing Funnies
So, I’m on the phone with Todd Dezago the other day. DragonMan comes up... who knows why... now... READ MORE
or: Where’d All This @#$%! Come From?
Once upon a time, I kid thee not, everything I needed fit in the trunk of my beat up old Volvo... READ MORE
Bob’s Yer Uncle
or: They Broke Bob!
Remember when we were kids? All the big people were: Mr and Mrs, Admiral and Mrs, Mr and Dr Whozisface. But... READ MORE
or: You Are Now In A Lecture Free Zone
I had a blistering editorial just about all ready to go, along with a brilliantly cutting... READ MORE
Fun With Psychos
or: I’m Not Locked Up In Here With You...
This weeks grab bag reveals Watchmen # 11. It’s old news now that some of the best... READ MORE
or: the Big Move
Ever stumble across a box years after you’ve moved? I just did. I’ve found an old, nearly empty, con portfolio.... READ MORE
or: Holy Coincidence, Batgirl
wauuugh... I killed it in the inks @$%!
Everybody hates me, no body loves me. I’m going to go eat... READ MORE
Atom and Steve
or: How Blue is My Beetle
Welcome back girls and boys to Uncle Smitty’s grab bag. I’m in a good mood because I’ve managed to snag... READ MORE
If Looks Could Kill
or: One Eyed Slim
I already put it off once and they had to come up again eventually... this weeks grab bag reveals X-men 165... READ MORE
Rikk To The Rescue
or: Of Strings And Sealing Wax
This weeks grab bag reveals Tellos-Reluctant Heroes collecting the first five issues plus other... READ MORE
D is for Doc
or: My Dormammu Was Better
This weeks grab bag reveals Marvel Universe #3, Collector to Dracula. I’ve got a couple in here including... READ MORE
or: Late Onset Spring Cleaning
The Blog illustrations are starting to stack up. Let's see if we can't find them a good home. Check... READ MORE
or: Careful What You Ask For
I have to admit, when I reached into the big Box-O-Comics and came out with Rune #3 my first thought was... huh... READ MORE
Doin’ The Muerte Mambo
or: Death Ain’t What It Used To Be
I can’t speak for the right ponders but, I suspect this weeks grab bag is largely... READ MORE
What A Man’s Gotta Do
or: Severin’s SHIELD
When I pulled out Strange Tales #138, I almost put it back. I’ve already done a Fury, the sites... READ MORE
Linghtnin’ and Thunder
If it’s OK with you, I’m going to let the night sky pick tonight’s subject. There's no waiting on the... READ MORE
True Love Conquers All
or: Go SCOTUS
Human rights for human beings... who’da thunk?
To Justices Kennedy, Ginsberg, Breyer, Sotomayer and... READ MORE
Them and the Humanoids
or: Shock Roller Saturday Night
Sunday? Yoiks! Where’d that come from? One of these days I gotta’ learn how to speak... READ MORE
The Belle of Liberty
or: Jumpin’ Jodhpurs
Welcome girls and boys. This weeks edition of the grab bag reveals...
la Edad de Oro, libro tres de... READ MORE
or: the Gray Fox
No grab bag this week, just Zorro. Why? uhh ... shut up, that’s why.
Seriously though, do I need a reason? Douglas... READ MORE
I Hate When That Happens
I'd like to pretend I'm posting late because of some great cosmic interference. That I'd been binge watching... READ MORE
The Long and Winding Man
or: All That Glitters Is Not Gingold
OK, this has to be a “back feature” book. This weeks grab bag reveals Millenium... READ MORE
or: Wrong Place Wrong Time
This weeks grab bag... Marvel Fanfare - Strange tales” a collection of Fanfare 1-7. Fanfare plays a... READ MORE
The King is Dead
or: Blues on Beale Street
Like many whiteboys who came of musical age in the days of Elvis and the Beatles, I first heard of BB... READ MORE
Return of Pretty Maids
Early post today. I’m booked this evening so I’m just going to finish off last weeks drawing and then... READ MORE
Pretty Maids All In A Row
or: Fantastic Femmes
No reason, it just happened.
or: The Girl With Something Extra
Long day after a night of no sleep. I’m bushed. Have a sketch and it’s bedtime for Bonzo.... READ MORE
or: Three Arms Are Better Than None
This weeks grab bag, Nexus 44.
I remember this one. I was filling in for the Dude, Mike felt... READ MORE
On the Wings of a Duck
or: Have Yourselves a Grumpy Little Christmas
This weeks grab bag, Bizarre Adventures #34, special "Hate-The-Holidays"... READ MORE
Yodel me this
or: Heeeeere's Johnny
So, I'm looking for a little background noise last night. I'm not ambitious enough to load up the CD changer... READ MORE
High Flyin' Flagg
or: Magic Elf Paper
This weeks grab Bag yield's Howard Chaykin's American Flagg. #15, Canadian Sunset to be exact. Flagg and... READ MORE
Barbarians at the Gate
or: Have Sword Will Travel
Sorry for the late post. Suffered a gremlin attack well past the hour I could contact my... READ MORE
Spring Has Sprung
or: @#$% Underpants Gnomes
Spring has arrived, blue skies, 50ºF. Do I get to enjoy it? Heck, no. I have to tear apart the... READ MORE
or: The Little Company That Couldn't
Wally Wood, Steve Ditko, Gil Kane, Reed -FLIPPIN- Crandall, George Tuska, Al... READ MORE
or: the Little Drummer Toy
My brilliant career at Hanna-Barbera was pretty short, although I could do a mean Barney by the time I... READ MORE
What's in a Name
or: Smile When You Say That
Back to the grab bag. Amazing Spider-Man #34. Kraven may be one of my all time favorite characters... READ MORE
Once More Unto the Breach
or: That Old Gang-O-Mine
Good morning campers. Uncle Smitty is back from the dead. The flu was the three day variety,... READ MORE
Fan Mail From Some Flounder(s)
or: Rider in the Rain
We're filing a bit early today because Uncle Smitty's got the flu and I don't know that I'll... READ MORE
Love and War
or: The Battle of the Bulges!
I got a couple of e-mails today noting that Brian Cronin's recent Comic Book Legends Revealed... READ MORE
Dreaded Deadline Doom
or: Have Some Doodles
I'm behind the 8-ball on a deadline. It's doodle-time.
Happy Trails, back to the salt mines...... READ MORE
Fool Me Once…
or: Shame On Me
I know better. These movies aren't for me but, I fall for them every time. So, "Captain America and the Colossus... READ MORE
or: Think Fast…
D'oh, forgot when I was… got lost in other things… this calls for convention speed!
Grab a book, any book… the "EC... READ MORE
Good for the Goose, Bad for the Gander
or: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
I'd like to say I'm surprised…
France has arrested over 50 people, including... READ MORE
Ich Bin Immer Noch Charlie
or: They're Cartoons, People
This weeks grab bag is going to concentrate more on the bag portion, a little bit of... READ MORE
Bernard Maris... READ MORE
Bantu Warrior Blues
or: One Shot's Better Than None
Happy New Year to one and all and a Happy Birthday to the site. Logging in, I see I've been a... READ MORE
or: Norm Watch
For those just back from the holidays, Bat-Artist Norm Breyfogle has suffered a stroke and could use some help. Since... READ MORE
or: Sappy Saturnalia
Merry Christmas to all the good little squirrels and kois!
A Cap'n Hitch Christmas
or: Yo Ho Ho and a Lump of Coal
Now before anyone gets worried or upset, let's remember the punchline to "A Christmas... READ MORE
Brothers in Arms
or: Give Early, Give Often.
Universe, you are really starting to tick me off!
Bad news girls and boys. Cartoonist Norm Breyfogle... READ MORE
Adam Raised a Kane
or: Jesus Christ, Super Hero
So, that which was once known as Him is busy doing nothing. Just floating through space in a... READ MORE
Meet the Beetle
or: Love Stinks
This week's grab bag: the Amazing Spider-Man #21! Woo hoo!
I've always felt Ditko was the heavy lifter and one... READ MORE
Who Is Scorpio
or: Scorpio's on First
This week's grab bag Nick Fury Agent of SHIELD #1… sort of. Actually it's a reprint of the same... READ MORE
It's a Miracle
or: Whither goest Vinnie
This weeks grab bag, Mister Miracle #1.
While hardly as traumatic as Ditko leaving, Kirby's departure... READ MORE
Silver is the Surfer
or: Oh My Overlord
This weeks grab bag… Silver Surfer #6. World's Without End.
Here's a confession, straight from the "I... READ MORE
or: a Flash and a Pan
Good Morning campers. Time for the ol' grab bag. This weeks entry… Flash #219.
What the heck do I have a Flash... READ MORE
When Marvel Went Mad
or: I've Got a Hundred Pair of Stretch Socks!
I have neither defense or explanation. Sometimes… stuff happens... READ MORE
The Percussion Discussion
or: Gunslingers and the Kitty's That Love Them
This weeks grab bag yields a true surprise. The New Adventures... READ MORE
Imra Gonna Let You Finish…
or: the Legion Eats Quiche, Part Ducks
It's grab bag time kids. Once again we reach into a random box,... READ MORE
R is for Red
or: Sunday in Scarlett
It's bloggin' time but, it's time for the game, too (Go Chiefs!) Let's play grab bag.... READ MORE
For Doom's a Jolly Good Fellow
or: The Man We Love to Hate to Love…
I allowed myself to sidetracked the last few weeks. You've... READ MORE
Voluntarily (adverb) To be forced by death.
or: Wait, What?
And the hits just keep coming.
Kids, you've been patient with me and I... READ MORE
America the Beautiful
or: Shut up and Leave
For the most part, I've avoided using the blog as a political tool. I could say it's not... READ MORE
or: the Old Random Box Trick
For those that haven't played before, this is where we select a random box, pull a random... READ MORE
Pokin' Thru the Files
or: Why Are My Files Full of Holes?
Cover thumbs for X-Men Universe #3
Not sure what I was thinking on this... READ MORE
Dragons on My Shoulder Make Me Happy
or: Dragons on My Shoulder Make Me Smile
This one was for Magnus Reithaug.
What started as a simple... READ MORE
or: I ain't working' an you can't make me.
It's a holiday, people. Go fishin', ridin', jump your... READ MORE
Odds 'n Sods
or: How Much is That Doodle in the Window?
After several weeks of empty shelves the art-mart is stocked once again.... READ MORE
or: Testing, Testing, 1-2-3
So I take a pratfall in the rain. Mush my drawing hand pretty good. Nothing seems broken, just... READ MORE
Hogun the Grim
or: Laughter Over Asgard
So, I'm at the board, not botherin' anyone when I get a call from Mark Evanier. He's... READ MORE
or: ...I got nuthin…
Another one for Gerry Turnbull. At first, he just mentions Dormammu so, I'm thinking in the... READ MORE
Out of the Frying Pan…
or: Another Fine Mess
Lucas Falconer and Doctor Strange at the gate of the Dark Dimension. Yeah, they could... READ MORE
I Was Strolling Through the Park One Day
or: Look, Up in the Trees!
DO'H! Time and I have never really understood each other. Better... READ MORE
Return to Never Ever Land
or: Betcha Never Saw This…
This one came to me from my buddy Nat Gertler. Chateau Sherbrooke, or... READ MORE
Crap, crap, CRAPPITY, crap!
Everybody hates me. Nobody loves me. I'm gonna' go eat worms…
Everyone laughed at... READ MORE
Hanging out at Castle Falconer. Doc and Lucas shootin' the breeze.
This one took it's own path. Starting out in Doc's Sanctum, it... READ MORE
Can I Bring My Bike?
or: Is That Thing Housebroken?
Going through family photos for a cousin I stumble across this. Made me laugh. Hope it... READ MORE
I've been fascinated with dragons for as long as I can remember. Maybe its from being built of snakes and snails. Or, a lifelong love of... READ MORE
Like any kid of my generation, I love a good western.
The Kid Colt cover is a faux cover. I forget what line it appeared in but, it was a... READ MORE
I've got a couple of nephews, Casey and Sean. Sean's best buddy is Nate. Nate's getting married to Amy. I forget the story but,... READ MORE
Years ago, I'm at Shelton Drum's "Heroes Aren't Hard To Find" convention in Charlotte. There's a lull at my table. I... READ MORE
The image above came to me in an e-Mail from Gerry Turnbull. Gerry says the web identifies it as mine but, he ain't buyin' it. Gerry'... READ MORE
Walking the halls of TSR/West, following Steven Grant to his office, I see a poster on the wall. Wowser! That is one sweet piece of work. I can... READ MORE
O, east is east and west is west and woe betide the kid who got caught buying the wrong books. When I was a kid, Marvel and DC were the Sharks... READ MORE
I kinda' short sheeted the class last time (I really was pooped) so, here's a mid week apology post.
I can't remember the actual... READ MORE
I'm pooped. Gonna veg on the couch, catch me some Cosmos and hit the rack.... READ MORE
I've been told by inkers whose work I respect and admire that inking is best learned over the work of others. Inking your own work reinforces... READ MORE
All Star X-men Jam
If there's one thing that all people are capable of, it's screwing up. So, I point my finger at no man. Just don... READ MORE
So, Justin, my web guy, hits me with an outside link to my blog. Links lead to more links and… I've got a Twitter feed?
I knew... READ MORE
North Hollywood, Ca. Passport Books. 1980.
Roy Thomas is doing a book signing. I bring my portfolio along with my comics. I ask if Mr Thomas... READ MORE
It was a joke people. It was supposed to provide a laugh not policy.
When Marvel first assigned me to the X-Men, the deal was for one year. I... READ MORE
For foreign guests and those too young to remember, Filmation was an "animation" studio gone the way of the dodo.
The storyboard... READ MORE
Another odd job for Marvel Licensing. Some new version of an animated Spider-Man was going into pre production. Based on my experience in both... READ MORE
For those that don't know, Sharon Sakai, wife of Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai, has required medical attention and the bills are... READ MORE
(photo: Neil Banerjee)
So there's this kid, Shubham Banerjee, 12 years old. He discovers that a braille printer runs $2000-$3000 and... READ MORE
uh… have a doodle.
The closest thing to a sane reason for entering the arts is the sheer love of doing. That's far more than most of us ever get. Making the... READ MORE
Any day buried in Skrulls is halfway to being a great day.
With apologies to Frank Brunner but, I'll get to that later...
One of the many that got away was a storyline called "Love and War... READ MORE
We are now de-snagged. Call it manners, call it jinx-o-phobia, I didn't want to post this until the client had approved of the piece. He not... READ MORE
I had an entry ready to go. Paragraghs, pictures, everything. Then I hit a snag.
I'm just gonna pick my nose. And you cant stop me.... READ MORE
1959. Sangley Point Naval Air Station, Manilla bay. The family has finished dinner at the Officer's Club (fancy talk for big honkin'... READ MORE
If He Had a Hammer
Pete Seeger 1919-2014
Well, foo. I suppose we can take some solace that he had a long and productive life. According to... READ MORE
Hey Ringo? You out there?
The entire inspiration for my doing a blog at all is the late, great Mike Wieringo's world renowned "Sketch of... READ MORE
One of the uses I first imagined for this space was to showcase unknown or unseen aspects of my career. Imagine my surprise as the tables got... READ MORE
People go to comic-cons for many reasons. While I swore off alcohol at the age of six, I go for Bar-Con; That time after the show when the pros... READ MORE
Red Hots! Get yer Red Hots right here!
Original Art for sale. Rocketeer-Spirit #1. All 22 pages and a Cover too, Woo Hoo!
Check Interior... READ MORE
This was done for my webmaster, Justin Washburn. Barter, gotta love it.
Blame it on Ditko.
or, Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.
According to family... READ MORE