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[IN THE TRENCHES] Pipeline Artists Part 3

My latest article for Pipeline Artists posted last week. Called Adapting a Screenplay Into a Graphic Novel: Directing on the Page, it covers the process of finding and working with artists, as well as the multiple stages of production, including … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] The Ringo Awards and Pipeline Artists

It was a big few weeks for Blowback. Our campaign to rally support for The 2022 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards was a success, as we were nominated for Best Original Graphic Novel! To give that a little perspective, … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] Screenplay to Graphic Novel

I’ve written in the past about Rhonda Smiley and me adapting our screenplay, Blowback, into a graphic novel. I’ve yet to go into much detail, though, as there’s so much to cover. Now, thanks to the fine folks at Pipeline … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] Shameless Self-Promotion

As a writer, self promotion didn’t used to be important. Most writers are more of the self-doubting introvert types as it is. Who would we promote ourselves to? The dog? Well, things have changed. A lot. Thanks in a large … Continue reading

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[SPOTLIGHT] Blowback, a Debut Graphic Novel

On the otherwise uneventful January 6th, Rhonda Smiley and I released our first graphic novel, Blowback. While this isn’t technically my first published comic, it is the first one available worldwide. And the first one that’s professional grade. It’s a … Continue reading

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[IN THE TRENCHES] False Endings

False endings come in many shapes and sizes. They’re in songs, like Helter Skelter, All by Myself, and Sabotage. They’re in movies – mostly horror – often to elicit a last-minute jump scare. Although they can provide a bit of … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] Please Stand By

Well, there comes a time when you have to temporarily put aside your responsibilities and focus on a little self-care instead. In this case, I’m talking about writing a blog this month. Or, rather, not writing one. I’ve taken the … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] The Dog Days of Spring

I didn’t write a post last month and was on the verge of missing my June deadline too. It’s so easy to get buried by life sometimes. For me it was a flurry of little things. Not all of them … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] Comic-Con is a Lot

It’s already been a couple of months, but I still haven’t quite recovered. Sure, the San Diego Comic-Con is a cool place.  A fascinating place. But it’s a lot. A lot of people, a lot of walking, and a hell … Continue reading

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[THE MAKING OF] San Diego Comic-Con 2017

As I roamed the crowded aisles of the San Diego Comic-Con, handing out Blowback bookmarks to the distracted and confused, the electricity in the air was both alluring and intimidating. The ultimate goal is to be here in our very … Continue reading

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