Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Appearance! Tomorrow! Brooklyn Public Library! The big one!

As part of their "Teen Week" celebration, I'll be appearing tomorrow,  Thursday, October 20th at the Brooklyn Central Library located at Grand Army Plaza between Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway. My program will start at 10:00 am in the Dweck Center auditorium, which I honestly don't much about , but I will remark is a cool-sounding name. I'll be giving a slideshow, talking about Olympians, and sharing some sneak peeks of Hades: Lord of the Dead and Poseidon: The Yet to Be Subtitled. Hope to see you there!

Friday, October 14, 2011

New Interview at the Comics Journal!

Check out this interview with me at The Comics Journal! It's a huge honor for me to be featured in such a prestigious institution, and it's probably the most in-depth interview I've ever given. Please, everyone, give it a read!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs

I was unexpectedly touched by the passing of Apple guru Steve Jobs, and not just because I'm typing this out on my Macbook Air right now. Like all people, I'm sure Jobs had feet of clay, but he sure managed to live life to the fullest. That's something we can all certainly admire.

In addition to all his work shaping technology as we know it, Jobs founded Pixar, who, for my money, has been the most consistently excellent movie studio since the early days of Disney animation. I always particularly associated Jobs with the masterpiece Wall-E, and its far-off future of highly evolved Apple-derived robots. I drew the titular character himself, whom I have no doubt has, somewhere in his collection of 21st century memorabilia, a black mock turtleneck sweater.

RIP, Steve Jobs.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Lookee! I'ma on the tee-vee!

While up in Maine over the weekend I was interviewed on the local news magazine show 207 about Olympians. You can watch the clip below, or give a click through here to see the video of my more-or-less coherent interview on their site