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April 8, 2016

Friday Sketchpost: Creative Mornings Berlin with Susanne Koelbl, 8.4.16

This morning I attended a most excellent talk given by Spiegel foreign correspondent Susanne Koelbl at this month's Creative Mornings Berlin on the topic of "Risk".




Have a great weekend!

April 6, 2016

Milchkaffee


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It's been a busy week! I've been in the Tagesspiegel! And on FluxFM with Marc Seestaedt to talk about Comic Invasion Berlin! And in Comica London's write-up of the Berlin comics scene that is Comic Invasion's raison d'être!

Speaking of Comic Invasion Berlin, the Satellite program is in full swing with comics events nearly every night all over the city, and the main festival is two weekends away. I will be selling goods there! Come say hi!

March 29, 2016

Lent


I'm pleased to report I spent three out of four Easter weekend days in my pajamas this year.


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Now that Daylight Saving Time has arrived in Germany, it's time for Comic Invasion Berlin's Satellite weeks leading up to April 16-17's main event! The Satellite kickoff + exhibit opening is this Friday at Colonia Nova in Neukölln and I will be there for a beer or two - come on down and say hi if you are so inclined!

March 8, 2016

Transmission Failure


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I illustrated a post about 15 German words you need to know on the Travels of Adam blog! Check it out, I drew the saddest piece of bacon you'll ever see in your lifetime.

February 9, 2016

Busy Bee Hourlies


Like every year, February 1 was Hourly Comic Day, a day where folks draw comics for every hour they're awake (or a slight variation thereof, really) to show how their day is going. My day turned out to be too busy to draw (and would have contained eight variations on me sitting at a desk), so I didn't participate, but when other folks' comics were rolling in I found myself wishing I had. Fortunately, I found out Ephi was also planning to do hers last Saturday, so I tagged along! (She came up with the name, too.)

As you can see, most of my day was spent at the indie comics event Comics & The Beast in a Neukölln bar, which was very fun. Thanks to everyone who came and said hi and bought my stuff!

February 2, 2016

Saturdays


Or, y'know, weekends in general - but I've made a resolution to keep at least one day off a week. Ha.


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Speaking of weekends, I will be tabling at Comics & The Beast in Neukölln this Saturday! I will have stickers and the brand-new bonus Master of Survival issue. You know the drill - come say hi!

January 26, 2016

Pirate Song

"Awaaaayyy, boarders!!!"
"Down with motivation!" "No quarter!" "Her happiness is ours!!"
"Lex, honey? I'm gonna make dinner, what do you wanna eat?" "Uh... I really don't care, actually..."
"... You don't look so good..." "No, no, I'm fine... Everything's fine, I'm just going to finish this and I'll be right there."
"You sure?" "YES Sondra, don't worry!" "I'm not w-" "LEAVE ME ALONE!" "..."
"Come back to me... Come back to me... In the shadows and in the darkness... I am here... I am yours... So come back ... Come back to me..."
"Hey, Sondra, I'm..." "..." "So I ended up putting some pizza in the oven..." "I thought we could watch an episode of 'Card House', if you wanted."
"... Hey, thanks... Thanks for everything."


This was my entry for the pirate-themed issue 5 of the Franco-German comic zine BETON, which came out this month! You can check out the project online here and locate stores that carry it here.

Also, if you are in Paris on February 8, you can meet the team at the local Goethe-Institut! Originals (including mine from issue #3) will also be on display there.

This has been my regularly scheduled Franco-German moment. As you were.

January 19, 2016

Swearing In English


My preferred language in which to swear is actually French, but sometimes it fails me.

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BERLIN! There's a show opening at Raum B this Friday featuring originals for the new issue of BETON (including a brand-new 4-page story by yours truly)! Doors open this at 7PM and there will be live music and drinks and comics! See you there!

January 14, 2016

Store Music


Was James ever confronted with department stores playing Christmas carols after New Year's? It's debatable.

I am back in Berlin! Here is a late update as I was traveling home from California earlier this week. I survived! Also, I may never sleep past 4:30 AM again!

January 5, 2016

What was 2015 like?



Happy New Year! One of my goals this year is to write more fictional comics, and I figured I would start the year off with these peeps. They have been hanging around in my sketchbooks for many years now. Onwards.


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Also: Master of Survival #3 (the final issue) is now available to buy online! Shipping from Berlin begins January 15. I will also be selling them at this year's conventions, which will be announced here as they are confirmed.

December 29, 2015

Same



It's the last comic of the year! Goodbye forever, 2015! See you next week, 2016.

December 23, 2015

Welcome zurück



Greetings from California, where I am eating many Eggo waffles and discovered that comedians have their own brand of Ben & Jerry's. Happy holidays!

December 15, 2015

House Numbers

Forget this Hausnummer business, I'm off to Northern California this weekend! Woo!

December 8, 2015

November 10, 2015

MOS Epilogue



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At long last, the Master of Survival bonus comics are upon us! 

I started writing Master of Survival in 2010 as a means to get my first long-form comic project out in the world. Five years later, the story is officially wrapping up with a handful of comics that I left out of the original two volumes. I will be posting them here for the next month, and I hope that you will enjoy them! 

We open today with what was intended to be the ending of Vol. 2 and ended up not being ready by the time Vol. 2 went to print. It constitutes a much softer landing, in my opinion, than this page!


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On a day-to-day note: Zinefest Berlin 2015 was amazing! Easily the best edition I've tabled at so far. Thanks to everyone who came out, bought stuff and nerded out with me about comics! Only three more sleeps now until I arrive in Leeds and reunite with bacon rolls.

November 3, 2015

Sundown




This weekend is Zinefest Berlin and I will be there with zines and suchlike! Come say hi!


October 27, 2015

How to Tell Time in Berlin


  
It's that special time year where we turn the clocks back! AKA time to go sit in front of my special lamp and anticipate going back to California for the holidays.

ALSO: I will be returning to table at Zinefest Berlin this year! November 7 & 8, mark your calendars. I am working on a couple things to debut there before going to Thought Bubble the following weekend. Come say hi!

[ Placebo - In The Cold Light of Morning (live) ]

October 20, 2015

Misheard Nouns



I've actually had this conversation more than once. I need to work on my enunciation.


October 6, 2015

Clairikine Hits Lyon - Part 4 of 4


* "This is nice, isn't it?" 
You know, it is, actually. This, right now, this is nice."


[ Tegan and Sara - Wake Up Exhausted ]