Release Date and free download
It has been almost a full year. Thanks for all your patience! After working with the printer, finalizing payments, and sorting out a mixup overseas, shipping etc.. we have a firm date. Mark... Read more
Light at the end of the Libitty tunnel!
The long journey of the Three Little Pigsburghers is coming close to it's release!
The launch party details will be announced next week so keep an eye out for an... Read more
Gift certificate for holiday gift giving
Since the book isn't here for the holidays, I wanted to provide a certificate you can give a teaser for the book if you are giving it as a gift.
just... Read more
Book Update December
I just wanted to give an update. It seems I have had delay after delay. I am sorry for this and truly as disappointed as you may be.... Read more
and this little piggy went off to the printers!
That's right at long last the Three Little Pigsburghers is being sent off to the printers!
I am so excited! The book looks great and I know you are all... Read more
Whoohoo! The art is done! And we are off to final edits! Here is one of the pieces! More updates soon!
Three Little Pigsburghers September 27 update
Things are moving along at a good pace now!
I just met with Jim Krenn, and we are going to go into the studio soon to record the cd! The... Read more
Three Little Pigsburghers Update for September
First my apologies for not doing a sooner update. Due to some unforseen circumstances things fell behind schedule, including a bad case of Carpel Tunnel! , however I... Read more
Three Little Pigsburghers Update!
Hello all, it's been a while since I've posted an update as I've been plugging along on the book!
It's taken a bit longer than I thought to get all... Read more
Three Little Pigsburghers Update
Dear supporters of the Three Little Pigsburghers,
I just wanted to drop you all a line about the progress on the book.
The writing of the book has been completed... Read more
Survey on it's way, and Lil' Iggles T-shirts available now!
Thanks again for your support of this project. Over the next week or so you will be receiving your survey for t-shirts sizes, shipping information etc.. Please fill it out... Read more
Today is the last day and I just want to say I owe you a really Pig Thanks!
It is the final day of the Kickstarter for Three Little Pigsburghers and there is only one thing left to say... Thank you.
Little Redd Up Riding Hood and other Yinzer Tales...
Just a little over one day left in the Kickstarter and I have already started working on ideas for the next book! I am pretty sure that Wuff will return... Read more
Opening Day for Pirates Monday! Closing Day for Pigsburghers Tuesday!
Let's go Bucs! The Pirate kick off opening season as our Kickstarter comes to a close! Thank you all for the support you have shown for this fun project. Just... Read more
Happy Something on a Stick Day!
Happy Something on a Stick Day! Yes that is a real thing!
As if we needed something to celebrate!? The Kickstarter is just 4 days away from coming to a... Read more
Just one week left! Till closing day for Pigsburghers and Opening Day for Pirates!
Just one week left! As the Pirates kick off their new season the Three Little Pigsburghers Kickstarter will come to a close! Thank you all for your wonderful support of... Read more
Mayor Peduto supports the cartoon arts and Three Little Pigsburghers!
Even the Mayor is a fan! Mayor Peduto has always been a fan of the comic and cartoon arts, as well as a supporter of the ToonSeum. Not only is... Read more
Update... It's Snowing???
It's snowing? really? it's snowing? What happened to spring? With just 10 days left I am looking forward to spring and to reaching new heights and goals with the Kickstarter!... Read more
12 days and so much to do! Spread the word! Coloring book on the way too!
Just 12 days left!!!! Let's kick this kickstarter into high gear!
I will be at the Pittsburgh Indy Comix Expo this Saturday drawing alongside the real talented member of the... Read more
The Three Little Pigsburghers! Now in living color!
So far I have only given previews of what the pigs look like with a very flat color.
I've never been much at coloring! I can never stay in the... Read more
Springtime in Pittsburgh! Dating advice for Yinzers video!
It's springtime in Pittsburgh when a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of love n'at.
Here is the latest video on Pittsburghese! Hope you enjoy it.
We are a... Read more
Making sense of it all, through non-sense.
I have been getting a lot of questions from my non-Pittsburgh friends! What is this supposed to mean? What is Pittsburghese? Whats a Yinzer? and it usually ends with me... Read more
Three Little Pigsburghers in the News!
We are in the final two weeks of the Three Little Pigsburgher's campaign and we have gotten some great press today!
Geek Pittsburgh has a wonderful article at http://www.geekpittsburgh.com/blog/1403001.htm
Here is... Read more
Three Little Pigsburgh on Pittsburgh Today Live March 18th
Be sure to TOON in to Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA Tuesday morning! I will be on the air talking about the Three Little PIgsburghers and drawing too! http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/pittsburgh-today-live/
It's a... Read more
You can go home again.. We bilt this city on arn and still!
This morning I drove through Braddock, where I grew up. I was on a mission to find a copy of the Valley Mirror which did an article on the Three... Read more
New Rewards added! Joe explains and illustrates your idea, company or product in a video!
A new perk has been added! You may have noticed the videos I have been posting explaning Pittsburghese, or showing my creative process! A few people have asked if they... Read more
Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Here is a Pig Dancing a Jig!
Happy Saint Patrick's Day weekend everyone! If you are in Pittsburgh look for me downtown tomorrow I'll be handing out bookmarks and if you supported the book and see me... Read more
Happy Saint Patrick's Day video
I'm taking a short break from drawing pigs to draw a leprechaun and to wish you all a very happy Saint Patrick's Day! I hope you enjoy this short video.... Read more
Contest to name the Three Little Pigsburghers!
Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio? Moe, Larry and Curly?
Great things come in threes.. including the Three Little Pigsburghers! But what to name them?
I am having a contest to name... Read more
Cleveland and Pittsburgh Take Rivalry to Children’s Books via Kickstarter!
Cleveland and Pittsburgh Take Rivalry to Children’s Books via Kickstarter!
The Three Little Pigsburghers, a children’s book written in Pittsburghese, by Joe Wos, has been lighting up Kickstarter! It reached... Read more
It's all about family....
I did this quick sketch this morning for the Valley Mirror, my hometown Braddock newspaper. My dad worked at ET Works in Braddock for over 30 years. His name was... Read more
Cleveland beating Pittsburgh????
We are doing great, the buzz for the book continues to grow... But I just found out a children's coloring book about Cleveland fans is actually doing better???!!! They are... Read more
New video on how I create the characters, early sketches, and the gift of Dyslexia.
Today I thought I would share a little bit about my process. This video features me drawing two of the characters: The Big Bad Wuff and Pig #2 (Dawny).... Read more
Holy Chipped Chopped Ham Sammich! Our project is at 193% funded!
The Three Little Pigsburghers is at 193% funded and rising! It looks like we will be reaching at least 200%. This really elevates the project to new heights!
Everyday I... Read more
New options added by popular demand
We have had several request from people wanting to receive two or more copies of the book!
Now you can! There are now support options for two or three copies... Read more
Still going strong! So now what?
With 22 days to go and having exceeded our goal in the first three days you might be wondering...so what happens when you exceed the goal?
Well, don't worry I... Read more
New video, How to prepare for Spring in Pittsburgh! and link to PG column today!
A new video is up, this one is a short on how to prepare for Spring in PIttsburgh!
You can also view a new column by Brian ONeill in... Read more
Three Little Pigsburghers in the Post Gazette today!
There is a great piece by Brian O'Neill in today's Pittsburgh Post Gazette! Be sure to pick up a copy to read the article.
I will be posting a brand... Read more
Part of the process. PIGS in 3D!!
It sometimes helps me draw to imagine what the character looks like in 3 dimensions, so I'll make a small clay sculpture of the character just to serve as reference.... Read more
New article from Pittsburgh Magazine on Three Little Pigsburghers!
A new article from Pittsburgh Magazine looks at the Three Little Pigsburghers success which continues to grow!
Share this article with friends and followers!
How to Speak Pittsburghese Part 1: To Be or Not To Be?
Here is the latest video! This is part one in a series on how to speak Pittsburghese!
Be sure to share!
Bookmarks are here! New video on Pittsburghese on it's way!
Hello all! The bookmarks are here! I will be distributing them around town today.The are a nice high quality glossy cardboard bookmark. You can get yours at the ToonSeum. If... Read more
New Perk added! Share the book and live performance with your local library or school!
New perk added at $250 level!!! Share with your local library or school library! You will get two copies of the book, one for you and one for your local library... Read more
New video: How to make a Pittsburgh Sammich.
Part of the fun of this project has been a return to "just drawing" for me. I have recaptured that magic of just putting a pen to paper and seeing... Read more
We ain't askared of no Wuff! Who yinz ganna call?
Who yinz ganna call? I called on all of you to help with this exciting project and you came through! Now I am asking you to call on your friends... Read more
We did it! Goal reached in just three days! Keep it going!
Yinz Did It!!!! Within just three days we reached out goal of $3000 to publish the Three Little Pigsburghers! I love you Pittsburgh! I know this is your way of... Read more
The Three Little Pigsburghers trailer!
Everything in life seems more exciting with a movie guy voice over. So here is what I imagine the Three Little Pigsburghers trailer would be like! Enjoy..and share!
Thanks for your support! Please share this project with random strangers!
Thank you all for being the very first to support the Three Little Pigsburghers on Kickstarter. The official press release and launch will be on Monday March 3rd. I hope... Read more