Portland Zine Symposium

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PORTLAND FOLKS: I’m gonna be selling at the Portland Zine Symposium on July 12th & 13th, 2014.

As usual, I’ll be tagging along with / tabling near my buddies from Silver Sprocket. I don’t know where our booths are but just listen for the knuckleheads yelling about punks, cats, and free haircuts. You’ll probably find us. (Update: we’ll be at table 24! See map above.)

I’ll have copies of Frankie Comics #1Side AMaple Key Comics #1, and Silver Sprocket will have all the copies of As You Were #1-3 and maybe even some Turnstile Comix. There will definitely be stickers, buttons, patches, and other assorted nonsense. Rumor has it we’ll even have work by our good friend Andy Warner (an editor of the Irene anthologies).

If you’re in town before the show, I’ll also have two original pages from myBeyond anthology story (written by Gabby) on display (and for sale) at thePortland Zine Symposium Art Show at Floating World Comics on July 11th. That’s pretty exciting.

See you soon, Portland! <3

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The Portland Zine Symposium is an organization that since 2001 has put on events to celebrate and support small press and DIY culture. They host and assist with events throughout the year, then every summer hold a two day free conference with tablers from around the world, free workshops, and much more. The next Portland Zine Symposium starts with a skillshare event at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) on July 11th and workshops and tabling is July 12th & 13th, 2014 at the Ambridge Events Center.

portlandzinesymposium.org

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Symbolia: Tall Tales

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Symbolia’s first ever fiction issue is here! Get your copy ASAP: Subscribe to Symbolia on iPad or via PDF.

This issue features stories by tomorrow’s cartooning greats, including Jon Chad, Sophie Goldstein, Rachel Dukes, and Danica Novgorodoff. Our Creative Director Joyce Rice has also included an excerpt from her serialized graphic novel, Sight.

We’re thrilled to share these Tall Tales with you. Download your copy now on your iPad or via PDF. You can also buy a single PDF of the issue

Please share widely! This is a new direction for Symbolia and we’re  excited to experiment with other kinds of story-telling.

Look at that awesome cover by Sophie Goldstein! I have a 12-page comic in this months issue of Symbolia (previewed above), alongside some of my favourite cartoonists. Go check this issue out asap.

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MeCAF: this weekend!

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SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT:

I’ll be at MeCAF in Portland, Maine this Sunday: representing Maple Key Comics with my buddy Josh Lees.

I’ll be at James Sturm’s table (or maybe the Center for Cartoon Studies table right next to James) selling copies of Maple Key #1Frankie Comics #1, and 5”x10” prints of my Life With/Out a Cat comic (that I was supposed to have for TCAF).

Hope to see you there! <3

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TCAF 2014

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Hey, all! I’ll be at TCAF this weekend (May 10-11) and I couldn’t be more stoked. I’ll be upstairs this year at table 245 with copies of Side AFrankie ComicsAs You Were #2Winter Bloo, Frankie stickers, and hopefully someprints of Life with/out a Cat!

I’ll be on a panel with friend Katie Shanahan about art theft on Saturdayat The Pilot (2nd Floor) from 12:15pm-1:15pm. (The Pilot is located half a block from Toronto Reference Library, at 22 Cumberland Street.) More info about the panel is below:

12:15pm-1:15pm: Art Theft!
What happens when your artwork is stolen or appropriated? How should you handle it, and what can you do? Join authors Katie Shanahan and Rachel Dukes, each of whom who has had their art taken and repurposed, find out what they did about it, and what you can do! Moderated by Erica Friedman.

Looking forward to seeing you this weekend, Toronto! <3

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Narrative.ly

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“The true story of one enthusiastic NYC newcomer who got so caught up watching the city’s marathon that he spontaneously joined in and hustled all the way to the finish.”

Pleased to do a set of tiny illustrations for this article over at Narrative.ly. Click through to read the article and check ‘em all out.

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