The question mark comes because we’re 30 days into 2018 and I’m just now writing those words here. ARGH. Okay, I’ll take my abuse now—bring it on.
But, while you’re doing so, watch this video (made on time, but I’m giving you the link late) and enjoy well wishes from my family!
2017 was a good year, but man did it fly by! It marked an entire year since my daughter moved out of the house and to La-La Land. L Hush. That’s just dust in my eyes!
But we’re deep into 2018, so let’s roll!
I had Auburndale CityCon on my calendar for January, but multiple emails to them have gone without a response…so I guess the convention is no more?
This weekend, though, I’m a comic guest at FLORIDA POP CON, an inaugural show that isn’t that far from me! It isn’t “just” a comic con, it’s got a little of everything. There will be actors there from The Walking Dead…if you’re into that kind of thing. 🙂 I’ll also have something new at the show (read on!)
In April, I’ll be a comic guest at the one and only Daytona Comic Con. One of the very best in the area, it’s jammed packed with comics, always a good thing for the comic fan. I know I always walk out with near as many comics as I walked in with! If you’re a comic fan, make the drive and attend this show!
In August, I’ll be returning to the Pikeville Comic Con in Pikeville, Ky. This will be their 2nd annual show, and the first one was so much fun and so well organized. It was hard to believe it was the first one. But I’m looking forward to a return trip!
In November, I’ve got an informal invite to be a comic guest at ComicConWay, a show I’ve been itching to get to for several years now. They’ve had quite a few of my comic making pals there, and they all rave about what a good show it is. Plus, I just love Arkansas.
While the date isn’t set yet, I’ll be appearing at the Altamonte Springs Collect-A-Con, another great show very local to me (I always tell my comic reading students they should go!)
Hoping to add a few more to the calendar and am hoping to add shows in GA and SC. Just hoping to hear positive things back from the organizers of those shows.
Hoping this year is good to me for creative work, too. This weekend, I’ll debut the collected version of TINY! Deonna has a full time gig now that she’s done gone and got herself graduated…but I keep the bug in her ear to do something else.
We’re about halfway done with Cat & Mouse #1. I’ve got to say I’m super-stoked to be working with such a great art team: Dean Zachary, Barb Kaalberg, and Kevin Gallegly are really turning in some superior work. Here’s page 1 just to whet your appetite! We’re…VERY close to launching the Kickstarter for it, so I’m telling you now to sock away a few bucks for it so that you can help us out.
While I can’t exactly talk about the project yet, I’m working with longtime pals and spectacular artists Jaxon Renick and Chuck Bordell. Really close to getting a colorist lined up…but he hasn’t confirmed yet (maybe he’ll do so when he reads this! Haha)
There are a few others…but probably too early to talk about them.