Out into the Wild
You should have seen the post office clerk's face this week when I marched in with 97 envelopes going to such disparate places as Germany, Singapore, the UK,... Read more
And, at long last,...
The books are done. Our friends at PrintNinja sent over these pictures today of the fully-printed books, which have now arrived from overseas. We should be getting those in within... Read more
...and, we're off!
Well friends, yesterday, exactly one year from the time we started this journey, I approved the final proof for The Shepherd with our printer. It's gonna be a beautiful little... Read more
Friends, we reached an important milestone yesterday. Ron turned in the final page of pencils for our book. And while I can't show you that page (spoilers!) I can show... Read more
Anatomy of a Page
Art on our book The Shepherd marches right along. I thought you would all enjoy a look at a single page, from pencils through colors, because these are the steps... Read more
This past week has been an exciting one for our team on The Shepherd. We saw new pencils, new inks, and new colors, all in the same week. Here's a... Read more
POW! Page Art & Fairytales
Ron has been sending in new page art on an almost daily basis. He always likes to turn in a new page of pencils with a comic book exclamation, like... Read more
The Final Countdown
Well friends, it looks like we're coming in for a landing. It's been an incredible ride so far, and when we cross that finish line tonight, it will be with... Read more
Friends, yesterday was a special day. We hit our funding goal of $12,000.
Thank you dearly to everyone who has brought us to this point. Every link, every tweet, every... Read more
It's Time to Beat the Odds
Friends, it's the last week of our Kickstarter: we have 4 days to go. And for the first time in the length of our hard-fought campaign, the tracking websites are... Read more
Here we are. The final week. And we're 81% funded. The dream is within reach.
With just 7 days to go, we need to raise every cent to... Read more
This past week we hit an important milestone in our Kickstarter for The Shepherd: the 75% mark. We're three-fourths of the way there!
Also, Ron took us to Phat Con,... Read more
This weekend a young woman from Norway got excited because she shared the name of our book's female protagonist, Astrid. And it doesn't surprise me one bit. The name "Astrid"... Read more
This is my Story, This is my Song
Friends, I wrote my first press release this week. I can't count how many times I've summarized the story, and indeed I'm happy to retell it every time Ron and I... Read more
A New Challenge
Friends, it's impossible to say just how excited we all are on the creative team. In just under a week, we have made up 60% of our funding goal. Now... Read more
The Grassroots Campaign Begins...
Big things are happening for The Shepherd! Just this morning the comics and movie blog Bleeding Cool published an article I wrote, about the making of our comic book.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/01/05/finding-astrid-the-making-of-a-comic-book/... Read more
Our First Interview
We got our first interview about the Kickstarter today, on the comics blog Panel Patter. In it, Rob McMonigal asks us about everything from our early influences to our... Read more