MONDAYS (erm, TUESDAY) WITH LEON #4
Hey hey COMIC BOOK DINER backers! Jamar here, a day off-schedule. sorry about that!
So, the transition out of my summer residency and back to my usual life has been... Read more
Leon/Jamar Update— A sad message from CBD
This week was a sad one at Comic Book Diner, as we lost a member of the family. Jamar's mom Eula died suddenly on Tuesday night, and has left... Read more
Kids Love Comics! FB page - Helping to promote and support our books!
From John: I know Jamar has a new update coming your way-- Back cover goodness, as well as some sketches-- stay tuned!
In the mean time, I wanted to ask... Read more
LEON: POTP UPDATE
NEAR-FINAL COVER - May have some last minute tweaks. . . Back-cover coming in the next update
Long-overdue update, which I wanted to drop more updates - I... Read more
Roboy Red App flies on to iTunes!
Heads up to our staunchest supporters-- we just launched the Roboy Red: Jetpack Attack game app at iTunes! It is a FREE app, modeled after the famous Jetpack... Read more
LEON Process Checkin! (Early September)
Jamar here - Some new news and something that should stick to your ribs for those who are waiting on an update from my LEON: PROTECTOR OF THE... Read more
2 New Comic Book Diner Podcasts — with Jamar, Rich and Scott Sava!
There are 2 new CBD podcasts with Scott Sava (no stranger to Kickstarter)-- Just in time for San Diego Comic-Con! http://www.comicbookdiner.com/?p=296
Comics creator, animator, and all-around nice guy Scott Sava meets... Read more
Jamar Report - CAKKKKKKE
Hey guys - I'm looking at end of the summer to be wrapped LEON. I'm hustling to have this book done and in your hands WAY before it's... Read more
Jamar Report - CLEMENTINE IS EVIL
More snaps from Jamar working on LEON: PROTECTOR OF THE PLAYGROUND!
CLEMENTINE is the queen of the hall-monitors and one of LEON's arch-foes. CHALMERS and LEON tell us what they... Read more
Kickstarter Buddy Kennon James - New Comic Book Diner Podcast is Up!
For those who enjoy the Comic Book Diner and Kickstarter, we have a special treat! Kennon James talks about his Cthulu ABC's. There's still tome to back this cool book,... Read more
How Can we make you happy(er)? Apologies, and possible solutions.
Hey backers--- John here-- First, let me say how much we appreciate everyone's support and patience in doing this Kickstarter. When we started out with our three book set, we... Read more
Jamar talks about Leon. . .
In conjunction with his solo exhibit at Arcadia University in Pennsylvania: JAMAR NICHOLAS: WORLD BUILDING, Jamar is interviewed for a little introspective ditty about his work.
Really cool to see... Read more
Happy Holidays: Here are a few treats...
Happy Holidays folks! First, here are some sketchy sketches form Jamar on the origin of Leon nemesis Broccoli Rob, a chapter in progress from LEON: PROTECTOR OF THE PLAYGROUND. Jamar... Read more
HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE COMIC BOOK DINER
Hi All! Happy Thanksgiving! A little shout-out from Jamar Nicholas Studios.
Here's a little snippet from The Origin of BROCCOLI ROB, one of LEON's angriest enemies!
Contest at Comic Book Diner Site Announced
WE just posted the latest (3 in 2 weeks!) podcast for CBD-- and JJamar interviews Rich & John as they discuss their professional relationship working on Roboy Red. Also in... Read more
Comic Book Diner site is back in business
John sez: Hey, everyone-- here's a link to our finally-fixed podcast website.
We're going to try and ramp things up as Jamar finishes up Leon, sharing our thoughts, ideas, and... Read more
Help make Steven Universe a Hit on Cartoon Network!
Steven Universe! My friend Rebecca Sugar has created a new show on Cartoon Network that premieres tonight at 8! I met Rebecca (and brother Steven and friend Franz)... Read more
Jamar Nicholas: World Building
Hey all -
Wanted to share with you a great solo exhibit on my work called JAMAR NICHOLAS: WORLD BUILDING, which is on view in Philadelphia for a... Read more
What we've been up to... John talks Zoey & Ketchup.
Jamar posted an update on what is up, and was very humble about it. We all are, and Rich, Jamar and I ALL feel bad, and really appreciate the patience... Read more
Hey, gang, we wanted to show you Jamar at work on Leon, as well as some of his super-cool art (btw, Jamar's not writing this, so please don't call him... Read more
LEON IS MY HERO!
In preparation for the coming of LEON: Protector of the Playground, the CBD team has created this cool image that you can SAVE AS... or drag to your desktop, and... Read more
Come say hi at Comic-Con(s)!
John Gallagher here-- please come visit me at Booth 1231 Keenspot booth and let us know what you think of the books. I am joined by the creators of some... Read more
Shipping/PDF Update, and a shoutout for Samax!
Okay folks-- all books that have not already been delivered should either have arrived, or be on the way (I'm looking at you, Canada, England, and Germany!).
Earlier... Read more
Digital PDF's for Buzzboy and Roboy Red - On the air!
Hey gang, as promised, here are the links to our first two books, in digital format.
These were specially created for our $10 donors, and will be shared with all... Read more
Backers Update! No, Really! Leon, lost books, etc...
Okay, because you demanded it-- and I do mean demanded, and we promised, here is the result of last week's board meeting...
1. Leon, Protector of the Playground -Jamar... Read more
We're still here!
Hey folks-- a few shipping delays and follow ups with USPS on lost books, as well as some outside factors have kept us from updating for awhile-- we should have... Read more
Where are my books???!!!!
That's what two folks asked, in a much nicer way than that-- if you have not gotten your books, please send us a message through Kickstarter or directly at john... Read more
Books are in the mail!
Well, most have been in the mail for awhile, and some may have already gotten them-- but we just sent the last batch out today-- keep on true lookout, Buzzboy... Read more
Signing, and sketching and stuffing (envelopes), Oh My!
Here's a video update, covering a few things-- I hope you like it! We met up in Newark DE, at Captain Bluehen comics to start the prepping for shipping out... Read more
Roboy at the Warehouse
John says: On Friday, I picked up the Roboys at the warehouse in Baltimore on Friday-- they look great! Tomorrow, pics of our signing at Captain Bluehen...
CBD Signing in Delaware this Sunday!
Rich and Jamar and I are getting together this Sunday to sign and prep for shipping the first 2 books, and decided to make an event out of it!
In... Read more
Roboy Red, back in the USA (and on the web)!
Great news-- the Roboy Books have hit Baltimore, and John is picking them up tomorrow! We plan on meeting up this weekend in an undisclosed location in Delaware (more on... Read more
Update: The Bad, the Good, and the Holidays...
The Bad: The majority of Roboy Red GN's is still stuck on the ship until Dec 30th
The Good: We have about a Dozen Copies of Roboy to send out... Read more
Roboy is floating across the sea!
Hey everyone-- we just got confirmation that Roboy sis in transit (other than the 30 copies we had airshipped last month) and we expect the books to make it here... Read more
Where Has The Time Gone?
Hey, backers-- thanks once again for your support-- and now I must thank you for your patience in getting a report from us on where the project is. When we... Read more
Hey everyone! Rich here, on behalf of the entire Comic Book Diner crew. We know it’s been a while since we updated, so we didn’t want any of you to... Read more
We Did IT! Milkshakes for everyone!
Thanks so much, folks! We hit our number, and are so excited to share Buzzboy, Roboy, and Leon with all of you. Really, we LOVE to do comics, but getting... Read more
Come meet us in Baltimore!
Jamar, Rich & I will not only be attending the Baltimore Comic-Con next week, we are running the Kids' Comics Pavillion, featuring a slew of Kid-Friendly artists, activities and tutorials... Read more
The 5K Barrier is Broken! Long live the cameos!..
Thanks to everyone who backed us over the last few weeks-- these early $$$ go a long way in pulling in anyone unsure of Jamar, Rich & I making the... Read more
Invite people back to our diner!
In reviewing who has re-backed us at our new Kickstarter project for the all-ages graphic novels, I was shocked to see over half of our backers did not return to... Read more
Hi folks! Rich here. John is taking a little break from writing, as he is recovering from the phenomenon that is Comic-Con International. I'm filling in, so I can let... Read more
Buzzboy Hardcover Pics and page count increase
The San Diego Comic-Con kicked off last night, just as I picked up a box of hard- and softcover Buzzboy GN's, the first of the 3 books that make up... Read more
Come Meet John at San Diego Comic-Con!
That's right-- I'll be at Booth 1231 all show, signing-- get this-- Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule! That's right, the first of the three books is printed and on its way to... Read more
Cameos in Buzzboy - Origin
The last week was a busy one-- as we have said before, the Buzzboy/Roboy/Leon project is moving forward regardless of backing-- but we did want to raise at least a... Read more
Buzzboy Origin art...
Well, we've hit 33% of our stated goal of $6500, in just three days. This is really cool-- and we're proud to offer some very neat rewards for our backers...... Read more