31 Hours. 100 Backers. $413 left to go. The Penguins are coming!
If you backed Hot Rod Horror and are on the fence, now is the time to get in on Josh Lobster. It exists in the space between HP Lovecraft, The... Read more
Josh Lobster: The Penguins are $543 away from Goose Cove, RI
The Penguins are almost to Goose Cove, RI! We only have $543 left to go. Please spread the word to anyone that might be interested! We are in the home... Read more
Josh Lobster at 84% 3 Days Left!
I will be on the Karl show with Jason Lamb tonight promoting Josh Lobster. I want to thank each one of you that has backed this project so far. We... Read more
Josh Lobster: 65% 5 days left!
We are at 65% of our goal with 5 days left to go. I am confident we will meet goal by 5 PM on Sunday. This week, I will be... Read more
Happy 45th Birthday Haunted Mansion
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the opening of the Haunted Mansion in Disneyland! Both Chris Reilly and I wrote back stories for the stretching portraits for SLG when they... Read more
New New New rewards for Josh Lobster Kickstarter
Hey Folks. We are at the tipping point. Who will push us over 50%. If its you, you will get a little something extra.
At only $1 you get... Read more
Josh Lobster at 42% and a Staff Pick
Alright! We are growing fast. We just hit 42% and made Staff Pick. I am working hard to get the cover up on this page later this week. We will... Read more
Hot Rods, Monsters and Freak Shows. Oh my!
Hey Folks! As you know by now I am running a new Kickstarter for Josh Lobster #1 written by the great late Chris Reilly and illustrated and published by yours... Read more
Josh Lobster Day 2
Josh Lobster Day 2 Comment Thank you so much to all of the backers of our project! This is my second time on Kickstarter and I can tell its going... Read more
Hey everyone. We just launched a brand new Kickstarter. If you dug the Hot Rod Horror project, you will love this one. Check it out!
Vincent Price Print
Hey folks: I will be at TikiKon in Vancouver, WA this weekend with Tiki, Hot Rod, and other retro horror goodies. See you there! This is my latest piece, Vincent... Read more
Living Dead Magazine Kickstarter
Hey Folks: There is a new Horror Magazine Kickstarting this month in Portland Called Living Dead. Here is the link: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1244457793/living-dead-magazine-bringing-old-school-horror-ba. I am helping them out with the logo and... Read more
Order Tales of Hot Rod Horror 2 in Previews!
Diamond has picked up Tales of Hot Rod Horror 2 and soliciting is happening this month. The order code is STK613653. If you dug the books and want to see... Read more
Andy Ristaino: Night of the Living Vidiots
Hey everyone: A big star of the Tales of Hot Rod Horror Books, Andy Ristaino is republishing his stories in the first book in Night of the Living Videots.... Read more
Hey folks: I have finished shipping out all the rewards to our backers. Send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any issues or have not received your rewards.... Read more
Everybody's A Stranger
I have been really busy with storyboarding independent films. Check out Portland film maker Seena Haddad's Kickstarter page for Everybody's A Stranger to see what I have been working... Read more
Shipping has started!
Tales of Hot Rod Horror Vol. 2 is back from the printers and it looks great. I just did 2 shows back to back and now will focus... Read more
Triptych web comic
So this will be one of my last updates before our campaign comes to a close. Tales of Hot Rod Horror alumni, writer Adam Gallardo (Star Wars: Infinities, Gear School,... Read more
David Settlow is an amazing illustrator in San Diego. This is David's second story for Tales of Hot Rod Horror. The Brides of Hell (written by myself) is a love... Read more
Tales of Hot Rod Horror Vol. 3
Okay folks. We have 4 days left to go. Thank you all so much for backing this project. Tales of Hot Rod Horror Vol. 3 is happening!How soon it... Read more
Andrew Goldfarb is a kindred spirit. It is a mystery to me why this guy isn't more famous. He is the creator of Ogner Stump's1000 Sorrows. Since I met Andrew... Read more
Hi Folks. I just finished up this print compiling all the paintings I did for October. I put them into a 13" x 19" calendar print. It's available on ETSY... Read more
Brand New Rewards
Hey Folks: I have put up 4 brand new rewards. That means starting at $150, you can purchase an original oil painting along with your personalized books and sketches. Only... Read more
What a coincidence the the 13th update is all about my writing partner David Quinn. I have worked with David professionally for a long time and have been a... Read more
Black Olive (Lesley Reppeteaux)
I know what you're thinking. Tales of Hot Rod Horror? Sounds like a lot of testosterone to me. Well yeah, but not exactly. My good friend Black Olive (Lesley Reppeteax)... Read more
If you have pledged $15 or or more you will be receiving a copy of Tales of Hot Rod Horror Vol. 1. as well as Tales of Hot Rod Horror... Read more
One of my favorite parts of putting these books together is being able to work with one of my idols, Rick Geary. This is a man that I put on... Read more
Today we are updating our rewards. We still have until February 3rd to raise money. If we can hit $5000, I am going to fast track Tales of Hot... Read more
Jeff, Sarah and Tony! (and $14.00) left to go
The thing that sets the TOHRH books apart from other anthologies is that we cast a wide net of creators. In this case my friend Jeff Luther, who worked as... Read more
Juan Garcia (almost at the finish!)
When I first moved to the west coast, I ended up in San Diego. I got a job teaching at a private arts college. Juan Garcia was assigned as my co-teacher.... Read more
If our next creator's work looks familiar, perhaps you have seen his character designs on Adventure Time. I had the pleasure of meeting Andy Ristaino about 10 years ago at... Read more
James Suhr! New Rewards! New Podcast! 77% funded!
James Suhr is an accomplished artist. He worked as a lead storyboard artist on Despicable Me, as well as Disney's Gravity Falls. He is also one of my best friends... Read more
Mark Espinosa and Ben Collison
Mark and Ben have create an awesome story called The Breaks. After I read it, I can only describe it as Magnum PI meets Twin Peaks with perhaps early German... Read more
One of the best parts of putting together these books is working with artists I have great love for. I wanted to share this artist with you. KRK Ryden is... Read more
First 12 hours
Hello loyal supporters:
I am blown away with the love you have given for this book. We have raised $995 in 12 hours. Thanks to all of you amazing folks... Read more
This is a lotof love for day 1. Thank you guys! I am truly grateful for all the support. This has been a difficult road coordinating the publishing of... Read more