As The Pen Moves

Wanted to do something different (again) and so I did a poetry comic from a short poem I read.




Obituary Comics #1: Beryl the Housewife

I was recently at an exhibition where someone used obituaries as art. Reading them I thought to myself, “What if I could make a comic from an obituary?” So here is the first one on Beryl the Housewife who made a significant difference in road safety.








Cosplayers

Our artist friend tries to figure out Cosplayers.







The Storyteller: James Edward Deeds Jr.

For years I have been fascinated by outsider/folk art and came across this one story of James Edward Deeds Jr. that I just had to do.










Community of Etch & Sketch




The Trump Song

I think this song by Eytan Mirsky really captures how people feel about Donald Trump being president. The late great Harvey Pekar knew what he was talking about.

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Beuys Drawings

This story was inspired when I went to see the work of German Fluxus artist Joseph Beuys. His drawings are so unique and innovative. For this story, I used a new type of narrative developed by Hunter S. Thompson which was called “Gonzo Journalism”. I guess I would call it, “Gonzo Graphics Narrative”.

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