Interview: Noggin Comics at Issues Needed in Apple Valley

July 11th, 2021 Who has a brand new interview for your eyes and ears to behold? Why, we do! If you’ve never met Nora and Kyle (otherwise known as Noggin Comics), then you’re missing out on the sweetest duo in our comic community. They have been nothing but kind and insightful since I met themContinue reading “Interview: Noggin Comics at Issues Needed in Apple Valley”

Hot Weirdo Summer: Limited Edition Print

July 3rd, 2021 I don’t sell a lot of original art or prints, but I wanted to do something fun (and I wanted to draw my crew!) for my upcoming event on July 21st at Issues Needed in Apple Valley. So here it is: “Hot Weirdo Summer,” a limited-edition print I’ll have available at theContinue reading “Hot Weirdo Summer: Limited Edition Print”

Morphin’ Time

June 26th, 2021 GEEKING. OUT. (Politely, of course.) It’s no secret that my pop culture influences are deep, vast, and embedded in my DNA. But few can call themselves legitimate cornerstones of my youth, and Power Rangers is definitely that. When I was a young(er) dude, my dad took me to meet Walter Jones, theContinue reading “Morphin’ Time”

Let’s Talk!

June 19th, 2021 Hey. Are you the one-in-three Americans who currently has a podcast? Let’s talk. Are you a prolific blogger who does interviews or individual features as part of your content? Let’s talk. Are you a journalist for a local publication or writer for a website who needs subjects for spotlights or specific interestContinue reading “Let’s Talk!”

Ordering From The Secret Menu, Available July 21st, 2021, One Day Only

June 3rd, 2021 As if you need any more reasons to come to the Book(s) Release Party at Issues Needed on July 21st (full details on the link below and a previous blog post!), I’m going to have a super-special Book Release Party Menu with super-special prices (and no shipping & handling because… well, youContinue reading “Ordering From The Secret Menu, Available July 21st, 2021, One Day Only”

Announcement: Book(s) Release Party!

June 1st, 2021 Cat’s out of the bag: we’re having a party! Here’s the description from the event page (and please click below and RSVP!): “In the last year, Dennis Vogen has done some stuff; namely, he released The Weirdos: Volume I graphic novel, the novella Theia, a collection of essays called Time is aContinue reading “Announcement: Book(s) Release Party!”

Forward

May 20th, 2021 I won’t forget 2020 for a number of reasons. For all of the reasons, honestly. As the great poets Chumbawumba once sang: “I got knocked down.” But, like Chumbawumba goes on to say, I have to get back up again. And from the ashes comes a new look and a bold directionContinue reading “Forward”

Non-Fiction Suit

February 8th, 2021 August 3rd, 2018, RiverCentre, Downtown St. Paul. I was there at Fan Fusion, which wasn’t my first comic convention ever, but my first comic convention as a real comic book creator. I had written, drawn, and produced my debut issue, The Flying Squirrel #1, with a plan for a 5-issue series IContinue reading “Non-Fiction Suit”

Introduction Version.2021

November 20th, 2020 This may be your first (or might be your one thousandth) time here, but it’s been a minute since I introduced myself, and I want this greeting to be updated for 2021. So, hi. I’m happy to see you today. My name is Dennis. I’m a lot of things — I’m theContinue reading “Introduction Version.2021”

Comic-Con@Home

July 23rd, 2020 This is probably the only time I’ll ever get to be an exhibitor at San Diego Comic-Con. And also be able to bring my dog. Due to the pandemic, this year’s main event has become Comic-Con@Home, and since we nerds, geeks and weird folk go entirely all out regardless of the situation,Continue reading “Comic-Con@Home”