The Kid Beowulf Reader – Print Edition
Hi all, just wanted to let you know that if you're interested in getting a print version of The Kid Beowulf Reader, they are now available for order here:... Read more
KidB. for the Holidays & The Santa Rosa ToyCon
I want to wish all my lovely kickstarter backers a Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully you'll be spending it with friends and loved ones, just like I am. For some the holiday... Read more
Kickstarter One Year Anniversary & Kid Beowulf @ Tapastic
It was just a year ago today that I ran the KidB. Kickstarter, as Beowulf would say, "Holy Loki!" I just wanted to thank everyone who helped support the project... Read more
APE & the NEW kidbeowulf.com
I wanted to send out a quick update to kickstarter friends and let you know the new and improved kidbeowulf.com has launched!
The revamped site has been a long time... Read more
The KidB. Reader & the Baltimore Comic-con
Hey everyone, I thought I would give you an update on the the Kid Beowulf Reader's Guide! For those of you who don't remember, the Reader's Guide is the... Read more
Heading down to Comic-con...
First: by this time ALL the kickstarter rewards have gone out, so if by some chance you have not received yours please let me know. For those of you who... Read more
This week I'll be heading to Chicago to attend the American Library Association's annual conference. This will be my third year attending the show and it is by far one... Read more
The KidB. Reader
Now that my desk is clear of all the rewards for Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid, it's now time that I start to dig into the... Read more
Shipping Up To Boston (and everywhere else)...
I just wanted to send out a quick update on everyone's reward status. Last week the first big batch of rewards went out and some of you have already reported... Read more
Small Press Spotlight & El Cid Book Launch!
I'm excited to invite all my generous Kickstarter backers to the official book launch of Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid!It's happening this Thursday, May 16th at... Read more
The KidB. Trilogy Tour continues this week as I make my way to Kalamazoo, Michigan to attend the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies! That's right, for the next... Read more
Free Comic Book Day!
Hey gang, if you don't already know this Saturday, May 4th is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!It's the one day of the year when you can walk into any comic... Read more
Stumptown Comics Fest
This weekend kicks off the convention season for me and the debut of Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid!I'll be tabling Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April... Read more
Big news yesterday came in the form of a pallet of books! After two long years from inception to creation to publication to lots of help from you guys, Kid... Read more
The top-tier level of the Kickstarter was The Dragonlevel (named after Beowulf and Grendel's grand-dad) and of whom, like The Highlander, "there can be only one!" The reward for... Read more
Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
I just wanted to shout out a quick update and let you know that after a long month of editing, Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cidwill soon... Read more
CID: Dramatis Personae
Hey everyone, I just wanted send out a quick update on the book's progress and let you know everything is on schedule. I'm going through the pages one more time,... Read more
If you were planning on giving Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cidas a Christmas gift, I've made a "coming soon card" that you can download, print out... Read more
Rewards & Digital Downloads
Hey all! I hope this finds you well and gearing up for the holidays. I wanted to send out a brief update about where we stand with Kid Beowulf and... Read more
Survey Says! One More Thank You...
Some of you will be getting surveys soon requesting mailing addresses (both snail and otherwise), please get back to me as soon as possible so I can ship the books... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached – Next Steps...
We took it right down to the wire yesterday, but I'm happy to report that the stretch goal funding for The Kid Beowulf Readerwas reached! The kickstarter had a... Read more
Guest Artists Episode IV
We've made it to the final day of the KidB. kickstarter pin-ups and we've got some special ones, so take a look...
There are some artists who are just operating... Read more
Guest Artists Part III
It's been a real treat to have my uber-talented cartoonist friends chip in and help promote the kickstarter with their own unique take on Kid Beowulf. I especially like... Read more
Stretch Goal and Guest Artists Part II
I'd like send out another big THANK YOU, to everyone. You really know how to come through in a pinch and have helped put this kickstarter over the top with... Read more
Holy Loki--you guys did it! The kickstarter goal has been reached! Thanks to your generosity and support you've helped complete the first Kid Beowulf trilogy and Kid Beowulf and the... Read more
Guest Artists and the Medievalists!
We're just under $300 away from hitting the target! Thanks to all the new backers and welcome to the KidB Kickstarter! This final week is going to be fun,... Read more
We're only $672 away from reaching the kickstarter goal--as Beowulf would say "Holy Loki!"
I'd like to welcome all the new backers who climbed aboard this weekend and I want... Read more
Cartoon Art Museum Hoiday Sketch-a-thon
If you're in the San Francisco Bay Area tomorrow be sure to drop by the Cartoon Art Museum, where I'll be taking part in the Holiday Sketh-a-thon with a slew... Read more
Final Week - New Pledge Level
Holy Loki--we've entered the final week of the kickstarter! I want to thank everyone who has helped me make it this far--we're at 73% of the goal, so please continue... Read more
I have much to be thankful for this year and in particular these past few weeks running this kickstarter has made me even more thankful–for the generosity and the encouragement... Read more
Spanish Fencing in El Cid
While doing research for Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid, I came across a Spanish classical form of fencing called "Destreza." The video below explains its principles... Read more
Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid – PREVIEW
Below is a nine-page preview from Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid.This is the story of how Rodrigo Diaz (who will one day be known as "El... Read more
Schulz Museum Signing
I had a great day yesterday at the Schulz Museum doing sketches and showing KidB. to old and new fans alike! I think I must have done at least 50... Read more
Podcasts and a Sketch-a-thon
It's been another busy kickstarter week! I want to thank Chris Whittington and Jeff Parsons of the podcast, "Too Old for This" for inviting me on their show to talk... Read more
Holiday Pack Pledge Level
Thanksgiving is sneaking up which means the holidays aren't far behind. If you'd like to give KidB. as a holiday gift, then the HOLIDAY PACK level is the for you.... Read more
New Pledge Levels
Some folks have expressed interest in getting multiple copies of the books for either themselves or as gifts for friends and family. I am all for indoctrinating as many people... Read more
Kid Beowulf Sculpts
Some folks have asked about the Kid Beowulf sculpts so I thought I'd give you the origin story! I'm lucky enough that my day job is working for the Charles... Read more
KidB. in the news...and a signing!
It's been another good kickstarter week! My thanks to all of you who've pledged and spread the word so far--if you've got a young reader, a teacher, a parent, or... Read more
Off to a great start!
Hey gang! Just wanted to send out a quick hello and thank you to my first group of backers!
Thanks so much for taking the leap with me and KidB.... Read more