Topic: Chapter One

I Don’t Belong Here.

“Two weeks ago I came here to see Harvey Kurtzman,” my buddy Mike Hunchback told me upon entering the lobby, “and now I’m here to see you.” This was more or less the theme of Wednesday evening, when the exhibition of work by the 2013 MoCCA Award of Excellence honorees opened in the glossy red second floor gallery at Manhattan’s … Continue reading

Book Party revisited

[ photos by Lauren Heanes. ] By all accounts and any metric, the book party went well. The wine got drunk. The jokes got laughs. The books got bought, and signed. I can’t thank you all enough for coming to play comics with us, and WORD, for giving us a basement to overrun. For those that missed it, or those … Continue reading

Indie Comics Night at WORD

We’re having a book party! Tomorrow (Thursday)! We’re taking over the infamous basement of Brooklyn’s beloved WORD bookstore, right here in Greenpoint, at 7:00 p.m. I’ll be walking you through the creation of a page of Old Town. And I’m like 65% confident I’ll finally have some books on hand to sign and sell. [ Right: Word bookstore, Greenpoint, by … Continue reading

Start the presses

[photo: Knightlight] Chapter One is really actually finished, and I’ve just sent it off to a printer who assures me she can have the various component parts (pages, maps, stickers, prints, bookmarks) of the first 25 copies waiting for me in Boston when I get there on Friday. I’ll be up with Neil at Cara‘s place collating and assembling into … Continue reading


To be honest, you guys, I’m not feeling totally ready to launch this thing yet. But S.P.X. waits for no man, and if it did, it certainly wouldn’t be me. So here we are, you and I both. We’ll start with the first few pages and add a new one every Wednesday. This weekend I’ll be down in Bethesda, introducing … Continue reading