3rd Shipping Batch, Live podcast pickup
Thank you to everyone who hasn't gotten their books yet - you're the best, most patient friends.
I'm shipping out a third batch of books sometime by the... Read more
changes to the last update - Patreon update
Sorry to bombard you with stuff not specifically related to the kickstarter - but I wanted to clear up some things based on the update I sent last... Read more
First of all, lemme start by saying THANK YOU! I’m writing a quite post to let you all know how grateful I am that you’re keeping up with... Read more
Update - most of the books have been sent along!
Hope you're all enjoying whatever the holidays are for you. It's been a little busy for between work and mailing out the books, so I wanted to send... Read more
Signings/Pickup This Week and Next Weekend!
Hey! Hope everyone had a nice holiday. I just wanted to send a message to remind everyone that I'll be signing comics all day at Pastimes in Niles, on Wednesday... Read more
Mailing Books and Rewards Underway!
Hooray! The first batch of books is out the door and on the way to you! I mailed about 20 copies of Flower Grow and Old Gum Wrappers, along with... Read more
Kickstarter Pick-up and signings!
I just got home from Short Run, a few books lighter and super exhausted. Another big thanks to everyone who backed the book that I got to meet and thank... Read more
The books are here! Short Run and pick-up party!
Hey all, sorry about the lack of updates -
I'm super excited to announce that Old Gum Wrappers and Flower Grow are here!They came in this week, and are... Read more
Sample copies, a print by Ben Bertin, and rewards.
Sorry for the lack of updates, but I've been busy - patiently waiting for the books to arrive! They aren't here yet, but I did get to check... Read more
The Proofs have arrived!
I got a peek at the proof of Old Gum Wrappers, and the proof of Flower Grow. I’m really excited with how these look. I can’t wait to share them... Read more
Cover Print #2 - Leigh Luna
Here's the second print in the series of 4 alternate covers that will be featured a long with each copy of Old Gum Wrappers
I met Leigh at TCAF a... Read more
Mini-print #1 - Hallie Bateman
I mentioned that, because a few artists I reached out to for alternate covers weren't able to get a drawing done right away, I was planning on including a set... Read more
Hey guys, I have some uncool news and come cool news.
First: Every backer who wanted to be credited in the book WILL BE. However, because I'm an impatient doofus,... Read more
Books off to printers, me onto rewards.
Hey all, I just wanted to update everyone on where I am regarding rewards and printing the book. I sent most of the $5.00 backers their PDF copies of Gum... Read more
Guys. We did it. Thanks to all of your help, $4,000 dollars has been raised towards printing Old Gum Wrappers And Grocery Lists. What that means is everyone who pledged... Read more
Four Days Left!
55 Hours To Go!
We're in the home-stretch as they say.
Keep spreading the word, you guys are the best, and I'd love to be able to get a copy... Read more
Bonus Cover #3 - Nate Beaty
Nate Beaty did this excellent life drawing of me, which turned around and became his submission for the Old Gum Wrappers Covers Gallery!
Check out Nate’s Work - He has a... Read more
New Bonus Illustration - Alex Nall
Here's another bonus drawing from good friend and cartoonist Alex Nall
If you're interested (and have the time) in making an alternate cover, fan art, or illustration for a possible... Read more
Almost There, 16 days left! Fan art/Alternate covers
We're almost there! 16 days left and only about $650 left to raise. This is crazy exciting. I've been updating the book with a few minor adjustments, sport... Read more
New Rewards, Finished Cover, Stretch Goal
Thank you so much to all the new backers - -
I just added some new rewards:
There will be a pdf copy of the book available to... Read more
Stretch Goal Added!
STRETCH GOAL: $4,000
Flower Grow - Collected Stories
24 pgs 8.5/11 color & b/w
Between the time Dust Motes and Old Gum Wrappers and Grocery Lists were being drawn, I... Read more
I am sitting on the patio at a coffee shop behind my house, finally with an idea as to what the cover should be.
Featured on Kicktops!
Kicktops appears to be a website that promotes Kickstarters they find interesting. I got an email this morning from their team letting me know that they're featuring Old Gum Wrapers... Read more
Alright! $1,500 left to go! Slow and steady. Thank you guys so much for donating. I finished the layout today, and I'm starting sketches for the cover. I've also started... Read more
Day two. Warning, this video is very noisy.
Thank You to all the new donors and to everyone who's been sharing the page link on social media. I'm finishing up the book layout while watching the X Files... Read more
Day One! One-third of the way there!
Wow! I'm so grateful to everyone who donated yesterday. With your help, Old Gum Wrappers and Grocery Lists is 1/3 of the way towards meeting the 3,000 goal. You guys... Read more