The Big Belch, a great and environmentally friendly gift for the holidays
The Big Belch, the graphic novel, uses humor to get across just how criminally crazy our behavior is toward the natural environment. The Big Belch, 116 pages of... Read more
Planet Philadelohia - the video
Hi Big Belch Supporters,
Due to demand really - I'm now a radio show producer and host - something I never even dreamed of doing but...
I hope you... Read more
George Lakey First Featured Guest When Planet Philadelphia Goes Live September 4th
This is a brand new thing I'm doing - I'm producing and hosting a radio show about our environment. It's scary taking this on as it's completely outside... Read more
Happy New Year Everyone!
Do you have any New Year’s resolutions? I’m having a tough time choosing - I’ve got so many things I should be doing.
Have a wonderful 2015!
PS - what do you think of the art in color?
Irreverant and hilarious, the Big Belch is a graphic novel you won’t be able to put down...
Just got a wonderful new review about The Big Belch from someone I really admire. Here is what she said about The Big Belch:
"Irreverant and hilarious, the... Read more
So many great dedicated people at the Climate March
The People’s Climate March was wonderful. So many great, dedicated people - nearly 400,000 - and weirdly, I actually ran into some people I know locally and had joked about... Read more
Now Is the Time to Act on Climate Change - the People's Climate March on September 21 in NYC.
Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary-General, says that “Now Is the Time to Act on Climate Change.” (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ban-kimoon/now-is-the-time-to-act-on_b_5738574.html) As evidence of how great he believes the threat, he has... Read more
Fletcher, the environmental crime fighting parrot, news
Some nice news you might be interested in, Birdchannel.com did a great story titled The Big Belch: Big Fun, Serious Message by Amanda Lafond recently. Fletcher, the environmental crime-fighting... Read more
A Leeway Foundation Art & Change grant for The Big Belch
I’ve just been awarded a Leeway Foundation Art & Change grant for The Big Belch. So thrilled that the panelists deemed The Big Belchand my efforts worthy of... Read more
Something to consider on Earth Day and Every Day
Climate change is becoming the defining issue of our times. It already affects us in so many ways – and not just with the recent unusual weather patterns and fierce... Read more
Proof of art
Got a proof of The Big Belch. Thrilled to see it - after 3 or so years of working on it - even if I'm finding bunches of tiny corrections,... Read more
Comments on The Big Belch
Yes I’m working hard on The Big Belch.
I actually have it out for the first round of comments. Not only have my dear friends told me I’ve got... Read more
Fletcher, environmental crime fighting parrot
Just wanted touch base. I’m making pretty good progress on The Big Belch drawings. Working on page 102 today. Going to be 110 for the novel itself and I’ll be... Read more
Now working on page 94. Have a great Solstice, Holiday of your persuasion, and fantastic New Year!
P.S. – It’s four years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the... Read more
I hope you have a ton of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
I’ve got a few myself. One is that it looks like the UN Climate... Read more
Still drawin' The Big Belch graphic novel.
Still drawin' The Big Belch graphic novel. Working on page 81 today, and mighty glad to be doing so! I've been suffering a computer glitch nightmare for about a month... Read more
Almost Three Quarters Done
Nearly three quarters done with the drawings for The Big Belch. Or well, at least the first go round. Looking back, there's a lot I want to revise.
Happy Fall! ... Read more
Harold's New Attitude
Just checking in to let you know I'm still drawing. Just finished page 65 yesterday. I hope you're enjoying your summer.
All the best,
Sunshine and Marley protesting fossil fuels
I haven’t disappeared. Still drawing. I hope you are all having a great summer!
Today - June 19th - The World Bank issued a report about how very serious threat from Climate Change is titled "Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and... Read more
Global Warming poem
You might or might not know that Michael Silverstein is a dynamite writer and is also The Wall Street Poet. This time he’s done a poem about global warming. Of... Read more
Happy Earth Day! Be kind to your planet.
Oh - and in case you're wondering, yes I'm working hard on The Big Belch. In this page Monty, Maureen,... Read more
102 percent funded with a few days still to go. Thank you Big Belch supporters! I'm so grateful for your support. Wow — you guys are amazing.
Dedicated environmental activists, Marly and Sunshine
Here are two additional characters from The Big Belch - dedicated environmentalists, Marley and Sunshine.
They care deeply about the environment and especially global warming.
They take some vital actions... Read more
Harold isn't the only one with problems
Harold's bosses, the CEO and CFO of MicroGreene, have some problems of their own.
Only two weeks left to help save the planet! Please pledge now.
Think the idea of a methane explosion is far fetched?
Hey, think the idea of a methane explosion is far fetched? The permafrost in Siberia is leaking huge quantities right now and it's really ratcheted up recently. YouTube videos of... Read more
BP goes to trial today
BP goes to trial today to determine responsibility for the horrifying 2010 Deepwater Horizon debacle in the Gulf of Mexico. They’ve been found criminally liable already. Now to be determined,... Read more
And here it is - the moment when Harold brings Monty and Maureen into his troubles at MicroGreen, which are only just beginning.
Global Warming Is Real site likes The Big Belch
There have been a couple favorable mentions recently about The Big Belchfrom sites concerned about global warming. This is good as I'm mighty concerned about global warming too, as... Read more
The Big Belch becomes a Kickstarter comics pick
It's so great - Kickstarter staff chose The Big Belch as one of its picks in the comics category. It's a very nice boost. Thank you Kickstarter.
Link to... Read more
Full page Big Belch art – poor Harold’s troubles start
Been working hard on The Big Belchand here's a full pager continuing with how Harold gets into the world threatening mess and drags in the whole Cane and Able... Read more
The word spreads
Here's an update on some pretty nice things that have been happening this week with The Big Belch. Let me say first THANK YOU for supporting this project. I... Read more
Harold's story starts
Here's a couple The Big Belch updates smushed together.
First is news that a New Zealand environmental blog, celsias, is featuring the work. I think it's really cool... Read more
Wow - thirty percent already and still 51 days to go. So very nice of you all, thank you so much Kickstarter Big Belch graphic novel project supporters!
There are some more pretty important characters in The Big Belch.
There are some more pretty important characters in The Big Belch. Here's Dr. Harold Zin who drags the whole Cane and Able household (Monty, Maureen, Fletcher and François) into the... Read more