Ira Marcks' new book, The Aquarium Drift kickstarting right now!
It's been a good long while since Witch Knots and I'm finally ready to share my new book with you!
It's called The Aquarium Drift, an illustrated novella about... Read more
ST. FORGET MAP limited edition screen print!
I've had a bunch of great feedback on the original St. Forget Map, so I decided it was time to give it the royal treatment:
A *BIG* 20"... Read more
Tales from St. Forget (new animation!)
I just released a short animation called 'The Longshoreman and the Snake' it's part of a series called 'Tales from St. Forget.' A place for my stories that take place... Read more
Since last we spoke, I've been packing and shipping steadily. I'm no Amazon Shipping Department but I've got my own 'charming' methods (funny hand-writing and colored markers to be... Read more
WITCH KNOTS BOOK AVAILABLE NOW!
WITCH KNOTS books and other pledge rewards will be shipping ASAP! The books look sooo great. You're definitely going to love them.
Again, I want to thank everyone who was part of... Read more
the hardest kind of waiting
I spent the last few days reviewing the final proof of the book and making a couple changes. But as of this morning IT IS DONE!The final... Read more
OFF TO THE PRINTERS!
The book is officially sent to the printers. I'm expecting to get a proof(a sample copy)to review sometime soon. After I look it over, they will... Read more
The book goes off to the printers early next week!
New York's Capital Region alternative newsweekly, Metroland, did a nice interview with me about WITCH KNOTS in... Read more
AAAAND IT'S MAY!
Alright, here's some news:
I am days away from finishing the art for the final pages of Witch Knots! After that, some scanning, photoshopping and a little bit of computer magic... then... Read more
this is going to be HARD
Over the last few weeks I've been working on a new final chapter for the WITCH KNOTS book. Something that ties up this storyline in a satisfying way. Before my... Read more
A BIGGER BETTER BOOK!
The kickstarter party is over. BUT THE FUN IS JUST BEGINNING!
We raised over $5000 towards printing WITCH KNOTS.
That's 518% of what I expected!
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?Well, it's... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 6
1 hour to go! This is my last chance to share some old works:
Here is a page from an unfinished graphic novel I abandoned a few years ago. Like... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 6
This project has grown into more than the sum of it's parts and, I'll admit, I'm a little sentimental over its ending. SO, here is a excerpt from a sentimental... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 5
This is a weird one: A comic about a hermit who keeps a woman's bones in his little hobo camp. I was listening to Chuck Berry and wondered: What if... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 4
Here's a page from one of my favorite projects from back in 2003: How To Hunt (the) Kraken. I'm not into fashion, but I do enjoy following the trends in mythological... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 3
Here's a page from a faux brochure I made for HP Lovecraft's Innsmouth, Mass. It's mostly a joke-free project. But who doesn't enjoy taking fiction very seriously? INSIDER FACT: This... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 2
Back around the early 00s I was into drawing fake guide book excerpts on how to deal with mythological creatures. Here is a page from my vampire hunting tutorial!
FROM THE ARCHIVES part 1
It's pretty clear that the greatness of Kickstarter is its ability to close the gap between creator and audience. It's all about trust. Which is a pretty intimate thing! So,... Read more
TALES from ST. FORGET coming soon!
As some of you know, WITCH KNOTS is an ongoing story of a fictional town called, St. Forget. I've wondered for awhile now if a comic is the best way... Read more
BONUS CHALLENGE: WIN! LAZY BIRTHDAY CARD CREDITS!
Tell your friends to push us over $2000 by midnight and I'll randomly choose 10 donors for this sweet prize:
LAZY BIRTHDAY CARD CREDITS!
Winners receive 1 LAZY BIRTHDAY CARD... Read more
SUCCESS! SO WHAT'S NEXT ?
Congratulations all of us!
The book is happening and so are all the other cool donor gifts! I can't wait to start sending stuff out! Still, 30 more days....what do... Read more
BONUS CHALLENGE #1: LAZY BIRTHDAY CARD CREDITS!
I'm totally moved by the support I've received so far today.
Creating art and tossing it out into the world can be scary. So it feels EXTRA GREATwhen people... Read more