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THAR SHE BLOWS!!!

The surprise hit of SDCC for me was the sale of my Moby Dick giclée prints. I only had 10 of them, and sold out in a couple of hours. Well, I’ve got 20 left and then they are gone. They are now available to order through the i will destroy you store for $250

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punk business

A obvious place to start. Ian Mackaye on business from Salon.com: Does it take a shrewd entrepreneur to maintain a record label? No. I was talking to a business guy once, an accountant, and he said, “They should invite you to come speak at Harvard Business School.” And I said...

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Portland Zine Symposium August 23rd/24th

I was putting off posting in hopes of having a time for the workshop Greg Means (Tugboat Press), Aron Steinke and I would be giving but it is getting close to the show so. Here is the info. Sparkplug Comic Books and Teenage Dinosaur will tabling at the Portland Zine Symposium this weekend. Well...

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Joseph hart Studio Visit

Mollie Goldstrom and I went to visit one of our favorite artists, Joseph Hart, in his greenpoint studio. Joseph will be doing the back cover for Windy Corner #3…anyway, here are photos I took of some of the work he showed us that he was working on. Oh and here is his...

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New Reviews of Sparkplug Comics at Sequart

The radical Rob Clough has put up a series of reviews of the new Sparkplug Comic Books and a friend: InkweedNurd BurglarThe Hot Breath of WarWindy Corner #2Reich #3 & #4andNurse Nurse #2 Katie Skelly who does Nurse Nurse does great comics and you should check her stuff out at...

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Jennifer Parks!

So, this month is Parks month in Portland.If you are in town, go by the Pony Club, she has a show up for all of August. In addition she has put out a new issue of the Lone Wolf (#2). I think you can get it from her directly. I’ll have it (along with #1

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Jason T Miles’ Dead Ringer

here’s a review of one of my favorite books of the last year…Jason T Miles’ “Dead Ringer.” it’s available from La Mano books.www.lamano21.com You can also pick it up from Sparkplug at shows as Dylan is distro-ing it. Jason T Miles’ Dead Ringer Dead Ringer is a...

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Neon Love Through the Fog of War

Sparkplug released The Hot Breath of War a couple of months ago and since then it has provoked some positive reviews, as well as a bit of puzzlement from readers. So, it was suggested to me that I go a bit into my process and execution of the book, for the benefit of the casual

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SF Zine Fest and Comic Con 2008

I got back from San Diego Comic Con and the San Francisco Zine Fest a couple weeks ago. It was a long and exhausting 2 weeks. Apparently I was really showing it on the last days at Comic Con but I had so much fun that I’m already looking forward to next year. I realize

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Molly O'Connell

Mollie Goldstrom and I got to hang out with Molly O’connell recently, who was visiting New York. You can check out Molly Oconnells work here: www.mollycolleenoconnell.com/ Her work is really interesting—she’ll be doing a small piece for Windy Corner #3. There’s a lot of...

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Sparkplug At Last Gasp

Last Gasp has just posted a bunch of the new Sparkplug comic books on their website. Along with Tony Shenton, they are the best place to order our books. Take a look here for the Sparkplug books available from Last Gasp. We are currently trying to encourage a better direct relationship with...

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Fanboy Fables

Fanboy Fables is a group blog of comics professionals, retailers, and superfans about their experiences with certain issues of comics from their past which holds special importance to them. My first entry is about the Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book Comics. Sparkplug cartoonist extaordinaire...

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Chris Wright at Partyka

Chris Wright is guest exhibiting at the Partyka website:http://www.partykausa.comThe Partyka guys have basically the most refined taste I’ve come across in comics and Chris fits in so well.I’m always blown away by how much work Chris puts out while managing to maintain such a...

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Windy Corner in Pittsburgh—vini vede vici

Windy Corner stopped into Pittsburgh to hang out with Juliacks! Thats me and her in the above picture, hanging out in front of Copacetic Comics (a great comics store).http://home.earthlink.net/~copaceticcomicsco/ Juliacks did the back cover for windy Corner #2 and you can find more of her...

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