LOVE

January 24, 2014 by  
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This week, Yiri and I celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. Every relationship has its own “creation myth”, so to speak; its own tale of How It All Began, to be told at dinner tables using all-encompassing gestures and eliciting “Aawww”s from the audience – here is ours:

NBM in March: Lonergan is back with ALL STAR

January 15, 2014 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got planned for March that’s presently being solicited for in comics stores. Jesse LONERGAN of Flower & Fade and Joe & Azat is back with: All Star Jesse Lonergan It’s the end of the school year in 1998. Mark McGwire is racing Sammy Sosa to break the home run record, Bill Clinton […]

A Family Ties Update (AKA Finally!!!!)

January 13, 2014 by  
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  Well, we’re almost there. It’s been a bit since I updated the blog  with news that Family Ties was delayed, but I’m excited to say that we are almost there. Noel has finished with the artwork and our letterer, Jaymes Reed, is making his pass over things now. I’ll be stopping in occasionally to […]

The Play at the Plate!

January 13, 2014 by  
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I love baseball. I love going to games and watching them on TV. I love movies about baseball and books about baseball. I like the names of baseball players: Catfish Hunter, Rollie Fingers, Coco Crisp, Cool Papa Bell, Vida Blue (baseball is a gold mine for character names). Baseball is also a game just filled […]

Women in Science

January 12, 2014 by  
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Today it is exactly 99 years ago that the United States House of Representatives rejected an amendment to give women the right to vote. A representative of Ohio illuminated his position by explaining: “The women of this smart capital are beautiful. Their beauty is disturbing to business; their feet are beautiful; their ankles are beautiful, but here […]

Covercovercovercover!

January 6, 2014 by  
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Here a few versions of the cover for my upcoming book. Covers do not come easily for me. Perhaps it’s all in my head, and I just get myself all wound up and stressed out thinking, “This cover has to be awesome; otherwise no one will bother to pick the book off the shelf.” Attempting […]

The WiiU and me

January 6, 2014 by  
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For the holidays I got a Nintendo WiiU – that awesome game device you can use to play all kinds of entertainment directly on your TV screen, or, in this new version, on a beautiful touchscreen pad, which lets you enjoy features such as Art Academy, which is basically a digital drawing set of pencils […]

2014!

December 30, 2013 by  
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1998!

December 29, 2013 by  
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1998 was a good year: Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton and cigars, Michael Jordan’s last game as a Bull,  Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa in a steroid-fueled-bulging-bicep quest to shatter the home run record, and Semisonic’s Closing Time all over the radio. Sadly, it was also the year we lost Falco, Phil Hartman, Bob Kane, […]

One Day Only 12/26! $3.99 Digital Sale on BETTY BLUES and MADISON SQUARE TRAGEDY

December 26, 2013 by  
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As a holiday gift to you, we’ve discounted two of our newest titles for one day only for just $3.99 each. It’s the perfect opportunity to try out some of the great books that we publish. MADISON SQUARE TRAGEDY: The Murder of Stanford White by Rick Geary Stanford White is one of New York’s most […]