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This year was rough. Continue Reading »
Regular readers will recall that I teach writing and cartooning classes in local schools as part of an after-school arts program. The last couple of years, I’ve also taught summer school classes in the subject, and that’s been a whole different animal. Continue Reading »
Reading about all the news out of San Diego, it amazes me all over again how it’s okay to be a superhero fan today. For crying out loud, as I write this Julie is watching Comic-Con television coverage in the other room.
It sure didn’t used to be that way. Once upon a time, it could get you beaten up.
Thinking about that reminded me of the first time I ever met a real-life superhero. In the sixth grade. It happened like this.
June’s always kind of a rough month in our household. It’s busy busy busy for the first couple of weeks, and then school’s out, classes are done, and I feel ridiculously bereft.
But some Junes are rougher than others. Continue Reading »
This year’s excursion to the Olympia Comics Festival was, without question, the most painless field trip the Cartooning Class has ever done. Continue Reading »
This is really late because, honestly, we’re exhausted. That show was HUUUUUGE. Continue Reading »
No, not Wednesday at my local retailer. This particular “New Comics Day” is actually a much bigger deal in our household; it’s the one we have at school when the first issue from this fall’s new Cartooning Class rolls out. Continue Reading »
Which is to say, it was time again for the Olympia Comics Festival.
And this year, by God, I was going to be ready. Continue Reading »
Finally, somebody’s gotten around to actually implementing an idea that I and other comics blogger-types have been carping about for years. Continue Reading »
Last week, I talked about the various snags and snafus and general craziness involved in getting the Cartooning Class to this year’s Emerald City Comics Convention. That tale is here; this week, I follow it up by telling you how it went when we finally got there.