New Myths

January 3rd, 2022 “Just because something’s been around longer doesn’t make it better.” This immortal line is spoken by the legendary Johnny Lawrence in the season four opener of the karate-chopping, always-inspiring, instant-classic Cobra Kai. In either a cosmic coincidence or a divine slap in my face, this quote is a perfect distillation of what’sContinue reading “New Myths”

Trash is Treasure

December 29th, 2021 It’s kinda funny that, as the world learns how to describe things in increasing detail, as we create smaller and smaller boxes to put our interests in, humans become gatekeepers for drama. Wrestling is just a soap opera. Soap operas are just comic books without the superpowers. Comic books are just realityContinue reading “Trash is Treasure”

inspo facto

December 23rd, 2021 As every year ends, we tend to curl up in our chair, stare out the window, and reflect on who we are, where we’ve been, and what the hell we’re even doing. That is definitely what I’m doing right now. As I learn more and more about people who make an actualContinue reading “inspo facto”

CHVRCHES & Donna Missal at the Armory

November 18th, 2021 Sometimes you just need to be in a room with transcendent art to remind you why you love art and why you love making it. We saw CHVRCHES last night at the Armory and they were brilliant; their opening act, Donna Missal, became an instant new favorite, her sound impossible to pinContinue reading “CHVRCHES & Donna Missal at the Armory”

I’m Hungry But I’m Not Hungry

November 5th, 2021 An exploration of addiction through my personal experience, evolutionary theories, and Galactus & the Silver Surfer.   “I’m hungry but I’m not hungry.” Before everything, it was a feeling. By now, I’ve heard countless people say this phrase or a variation of it. Before that, I used to think it repeatedly, sayContinue reading “I’m Hungry But I’m Not Hungry”

Them + Us: Special Edition

October 27th, 2021 Happy Wednesday, and Happy Them + Us: Special Edition Release Day! With this, I now have every officially released book of mine back in print, and dang, that feels good. In the video, I talk about why I did this and what Them and Us mean to me. Just like Flip, IContinue reading “Them + Us: Special Edition”

#NerdinOutCon3 Recap

October 24th, 2021 Towards the end of the last day of NerdinOut Con III in Rochester, one of my new friends from Artist Alley came over to my table. He wasn’t sure if I had noticed, but a girl had just been literally jumping up and down with her latest purchase, beyond excited over theContinue reading “#NerdinOutCon3 Recap”

This Weekend: NerdinOut Con III

October 22nd, 2021 The final convention of the season (and last stop of my tour) is here!! This Saturday and Sunday, October 23rd and 24th, I will be at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester for NerdinOut Con III, and I am terribly excited for it. VIPs will be able to get in at 10Continue reading “This Weekend: NerdinOut Con III”

The Visitor’s Guide to the Vogenverse, and its Capital City of Faribault

October 18th, 2021 By now, the idea of a shared universe (or a multiverse) is a commonly known one. Comic book companies like Marvel and DC dived into the concept that their characters did not live in a vacuum; they were neighbors, friends, lovers, and enemies, and they inhabited the same world, affecting one anotherContinue reading “The Visitor’s Guide to the Vogenverse, and its Capital City of Faribault”

You’ll believe a man can… be absolutely anything, and that is the most inspiring thing of all.

October 13th, 2021 I love it when something happens in the comic book world that reverberates in the real one. Especially when the reactions to said news go right ahead and prove the point being made in the first place. Of course, I’m talking about my homeboy Jon Kent, the new Superman, coming out asContinue reading “You’ll believe a man can… be absolutely anything, and that is the most inspiring thing of all.”