It has been a while since the last post, so I think it’s time for some updates.
Some news because I haven’t posted in quite some time:
-The grant has gone through for “The Journal of Mischa”. We won’t hear anything about it til later, though, so keep your eyes open for more later.
-Issue 5 of Drannik & Lizzep is in the works, with the first story for it almost completed. The cover is done by Deidre “Pit-Face” Crouch, whose work you can see here.
-Big news: I’m on the waitlist for CAKE 2014. Now, that doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll make it in, but they must have liked my stuff enough to put me on the waitlist for the show. We’ll see what happens in the next few months. Reminder: CAKE 2014 will be in Chicago on May 31st and June 1st. It is an alternative comics show, so even if I don’t get in, please go to it and support my fellow indie comic creators.
A week or two back, I went to CAKE, a free alternative comics show down in Chicago. I must have met with at least a dozen different artists, and I bought/traded quite a few comics as well. As an indie cartoonist myself, it felt good to be surrounded by comics that were more alternative or indie like my own. It’s nice to have an opportunity to expose Drannik & Lizzep to a larger crowd, and the artists at CAKE were no exception. Seeing the amount of talent down there from across the country makes me even more psyched for the con I’m going to.
Speaking of which, I will be in Minneapolis from August 30th to September 1st for Meta Con, which I am so looking forward to. I’m hoping to sell a lot of Drannik & Lizzep books there, and I’m hoping to meet some people out there, so that’s always a plus. Between now and then, though, I will be at a couple of different art-related functions, including Drink & Draw later this week in Milwaukee, as well as teaching a cartooning class this coming Saturday. Hopefully more will come between now and then.