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Join me this coming Tuesday on the Unofficial SDCC Blog’s LIVE broadcast as I talk about my 20+ year career with Comic-Con International. Not just a podcast, you’ll be able to hear and SEE me in all my ancient glory (there's a reason why one Hollywood publicist once called me “The Yoda of Comic-Con)! I’ll... Continue Reading →

Our Current Banner Image (#009) …

As I delve into my 20+ years at Comic-Con in my series "My Life in Comics," our new banner image for the blog for the next few months features "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine," the Fantastic Four. This comic book series by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby had a profound and lasting effect on my... Continue Reading →

Innocent Bystander CSN Funnies #5 …

Here's the fifth and final in a series of five original comic strips I did for Comic Shop News, the weekly newspaper distributed to those comic shops willing to pay for copies. (It used to be something ridiculously cheap, like five cents a copy; not sure what it is now. I still find new issues... Continue Reading →

Innocent Bystander CSN Funnies #4 …

Here's the fourth in a series of five original comic strips I did for Comic Shop News, the weekly newspaper distributed to those comic shops willing to pay for copies. (It used to be something ridiculously cheap, like five cents a copy; not sure what it is now. I still find new issues in comic... Continue Reading →

Innocent Bystander CSN Funnies #3 …

Here's the third in a series of five original comic strips I did for Comic Shop News, the weekly newspaper distributed to those comic shops willing to pay for copies. (It used to be something ridiculously cheap, like five cents a copy; not sure what it is now. I still find new issues in comic... Continue Reading →

Innocent Bystander CSN Funnies #2 …

Here's the second in a series of five original comic strips I did for Comic Shop News, the weekly newspaper distributed to those comic shops willing to pay for copies. (It used to be something ridiculously cheap, like five cents a copy; not sure what it is now. I still find new issues in comic... Continue Reading →

My Life in Comics Part 8: Geeksville …

1998 changed my life, but it also made me realize that Innocent Bystander couldn’t survive on its own. Without a well-paying day job to support me, I couldn’t keep pouring money into a self-published comics series that couldn’t sustain itself. In short, minus the gory details, I went into considerable debt financing my so-called comics... Continue Reading →

WonderCon Wanderings …

I will be attending WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend (April 1-3, if you’re reading this later), and it will be the first time I’ve attended the event as a "civilian." I’ve been going to the show for twenty years, in four different cities: Oakland, San Francisco, Anaheim, and Los Angeles, and for... Continue Reading →

Stan and Ollie Funnies #05 …

My final comic strip sample from Innocent Bystander #4, featuring the "world famous IB cats, Stan and Ollie." Long gone, but not forgotten, at least by me. Click on the image below (but NOT the one above) to see it larger on your screen. Click here to read the IB4 installment of My Life in... Continue Reading →

Stan and Ollie Funnies #04 …

Another comic strip sample from Innocent Bystander #4, featuring the "world famous IB cats, Stan and Ollie." Long gone, but not forgotten, at least by me. Click on the image below (but NOT the one above) to see it larger on your screen. Click here to read the IB4 installment of My Life in Comics,... Continue Reading →

Stan and Ollie Funnies #03 …

Another comic strip sample from Innocent Bystander #4, featuring the "world famous IB cats, Stan and Ollie." Long gone, but not forgotten, at least by me. Click on the image below (but NOT the one above) to see it larger on your screen. Click here to read the IB4 installment of My Life in Comics,... Continue Reading →

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