Branco has a New Project
I'm not involved with this one, but Branco Jovanovic is illustrating a new comics project, and the campaign to fund the first issue is live.
It looks like SOLAR FLARE... Read more
Final Reminder: RED ANGEL DRAGNET graphic novel campaign relaunched
Halloween is almost here, and Anna Wieszczyk and I are into the final hours of the (second) RED ANGEL DRAGNET graphic novel Kickstarter campaign. Our initial funding goal has been... Read more
RED ANGEL DRAGNET: The Collected Edition Graphic Novel KICKSTARTER campaign
For those of you who have come over and pre-ordered the collected edition graphic novel, thank you.
For those that haven't, or if you've stopped by and you're still on... Read more
The Complete RED ANGEL DRAGNET Volume One has launched on Kickstarter
I'm pleased to announce my new graphic novel project with illustrator Anna Wieszczyk (Lucid, Imaginary Drug). RED ANGEL DRAGNET Vol. 1: Lose This Skinis now live on... Read more
As of this morning, every reward has been posted to its recipient. Keep an eye on your mailboxes.
Please report any problems. I've had too much bad luck with the USPS... Read more
Shipping is Underway
Shipping of higher level rewards has begun. Everything will ship by the end of next week, as soon as customs forms are completed.
Lower tier rewards (unsigned books, flash drives)... Read more
Reminder: if your mailing address has changed since the original surveys went out, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. (If you've already emailed, or if you haven't moved, then no further... Read more
ORPHANS Update Additional
Also, due to the responses we had to that particular reward tier, the number of limited signed/numbered books has been reduced from 100 to 50 copies.
Okay, several people have messaged, commented, and/or emailed about the status of the project, and I apologize for being slow to respond. No excuse, but I wanted a clearer picture... Read more
Just a brief note to direct your attention to the Kickstarter campaign for Afterlife, a full-color graphic novel which will be fully illustrated by Orphans' own... Read more
When I started this project, I estimated fulfillment by February of 2013.
Well, the long delay is entirely my fault. My expectations for the time it would take Branko to... Read more
ORPHANS on Gumroad
Fulfilling a promise that I made when I launched the ORPHANS Kickstarter, all five issues are now available for download as DRM-free PDFs from Gumroad.com/epalicki. As promised, digital downloads are... Read more
Orphans #2 is HERE!
You can download a relatively space-friendly (~23MB) digital copy by clicking on the link below. You can read the comic right off your browser, but I recommend downloading it, as... Read more
Updates - The End is just beyond the horizon...
ITEM: The colorists for issues #2 and #3 are reporting that they will be done with their respective issues should be complete by the end of this week.
That means...... Read more
I am pleased and excited to announce that Orphans (beginning with chapter one) has been accepted for digital distribution through Comixology's SUBMIT program.
This means that anyone with a computer,... Read more
Sorry for the radio silence, everyone, but...
I'm pleased to announce that I have hired two new colorists to help us catch up.
Sean Burres (who has previously done work... Read more
(A slightly overdue) Update
So, hitting an August deadline for issue one was perhaps a little too ambitious.
The good news is, issue one is completely penciled and inked, lettered, and about 80 percent... Read more
Hell yes! We did it!
I've spent the last half a day or so wondering how to thank all of you for your support, but I suppose the best way to say it is by... Read more
Flora is your new girlfriend.
...but she ain't Quinn's.
What you've seen of ORPHANS so far has pretty much been the Quinn show, but as the name implies, it's very much a group book. You've... Read more
Postcards, Teeth, Greulich
My buddy J. Christopher Greulich just showed me pencils for a work-in-progress pin-up he's contributing to ORPHANS. I like the concept he's working from so much that I'm going to... Read more
ORPHANS - First Fan Art
An old friend of mine sent this over, along with a note that said "I made you some fan art."
Five Issues. Five Stories. Five Titles.
There's a subtle and/or not-so-subtle clue about what each issue is about within their titles:
Issue #1 - "Systems of Control"
Issue #2 - "Vector"
Issue #3 - "Triumph of... Read more
PAGE NINE PENCILS
...in which I do something that's likely to piss off Larry Young.
Keep spreading the word guys! The end's in sight but we can do this.
A LA CARTE MENU
A few people have sent messages asking about purchasing additional copies of ORPHANS. If you want extra books, trade paperbacks, or tee shirts, please feel free to add as many... Read more
Pencils - Page 6-8
The work continues. Branko has penciled pages 6, 7 and 8, and he's working on page 9 now. Have a look, yeah?
As ever, I humbly ask/beg/implore you to keep... Read more
Comicosity, Geekstarter, Clear eyes, full hearts...
We're at just a hair over 25% funded with just a hair under two weeks to go. I still think we can hit the goal (and then some? I have... Read more
BETTER KNOW YOUR INSPIRATION: The Music
I listen to a lot of music. I'd say tons, but my music collection has gotten significantly lighter since I switched from CDs to digital...
What follows is a selection... Read more
All Geek To Me
Tricia Ennis at All Geek To Me conducted an interview with me earlier this week about ORPHANS. I did a good job of not sounding like an idiot (or Tricia... Read more
New Page Sketches; New Facebook Page
Branko sent me preliminary sketches today for pages 6 and 7.
As I'm writing this, we're at about 10% funded, which is awesome, but there's a long way to go.... Read more
It's Not (Exactly) Nepotism
To be clear: I didn’t ask my sister to write the introduction to ORPHANS because I’m hoping her name on the cover will sell some books.
I mean, yes, I ... Read more
On "THE MIGHTY QUINN"
(Author's note: a version of this appeared on my blog about a year ago, after finally deciding the direction in which to take the story in Orphans. The essay below... Read more