I have an affinity for cartoonists who draw in a style so simplistic it, at first, appears you could draw equally well if you just put a smidgen of effort into it. Of course, when you actually put pen to paper, you begin to realize that drawing really “basic” cartoons is just as hard or harder than penciling photo-realistic facsimiles of Hollywood superheroes. It’s for this reason I truly admire the work of guys like Graham Annable and Anthony Clark, not to mention the inimitable James Kochalka. Continue Reading “Kochalka!”


“Lost” Comics!

Much as I enjoy speculating about the numerous mysteries of “Lost,” I haven’t blogged much about the show’s actual episodes since they talked about Ewoks last season. I’ll leave the heavy “Lost” commentary to people getting paid to write it, but that won’t keep me from highlighting my favorite thing the final season has led to: “Lost” Comics!

WARNING! “Lost” spoilers ahead! Tread lightly, pilgrim, and only move on past here… IF YOU DARE!
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This post is all about some odds and ends I’ve been meaning to blog. It starts off very Jim Gibbons-centric and moves on from there. As to these first links, let’s just say I’m keeping a record of online references to myself in order to one day show my grandkids how “cool” I was as a young man. Seems like as good a way as any to make this self-serving chronicling of links seem less vain, right?
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