Comics Archive

SPX 2007

The Small Press eXpo is upon us again and I will be attending again. I’m going to be sharing a table (E9) with Jon Lewis, Karen Sneider and Alex Holden. In addition, I will be signing copies of the Mome Anthology at the Fantagraphics table. Click here for the signing schedule. Also, I will

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Covering Vague Cities

Vague Cities 1st & 2nd Edition (roll over to see back cover) I was never very happy with the covers for Vague Cities. I liked it conceptually, but the execution always left something to be desired. Not to mention the fact that visually it had little to do with the art between the covers.

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TCAF 2007

I will be attending TCAF in Toronto this weekend. Here are the details on the show. I guess I will be in the area known as VC108 and I’m listed as ‘Tom K.’ I will be sharing space with my pals Jon Lewis, Karen Sneider, Damien Jay and Melanie Lewis. If you’re in Canada,

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Mapjam

Over a year ago I was asked by Isaac Cates to contribute to his collaborative comics project Mapjam. The book came out at Mocca this year and because of my recent move I never got a chance to mention it. It was a fun exercise (in collaborative worldbuilding) and there are many interesting contributions.

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Swindle Magazine Number 12

a couple panels from Ransom Strange I almost forgot this, but the new issue (12) of Swindle Magazine should be on the stands by now and it features a 2-page, full-color Ransom Strange story. Ransom Strange is a character I’ve been sort of batting around for a while. I may do more with the

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MOME Spring 2007

My blogging frequency was never great, but it has slowed to a glacial crawl in recent months. One of the reasons for the slow-down is MOME, the quarterly comics anthology published by Fantagraphics. I’ve been asked to become a regular contributor so now I spend most of my free time working (or thinking about

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SPX 2006 Part 2

SPX 2006 turned out pretty great. The new venue wasn’t too bad, though the food around the hotel sucked. But I won’t bore you with an exhaustive account, there are plenty of them out there. No need to add to the noise. Thanks to everyone that stopped by to say hi. For those that

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Random Quotations

Transcription for clarity: “Power operates most effectively not by persuading the conscious mind, but by delimiting in advance what is possible to experience.” – CCRU “Kapital really is a planet-wide artificial intelligence, feeding matrix-style, on the energy of human slaves.” – K-Punk “The opposite of real isn’t phony or illusional – it’s optional.” – Thomas DeZengotita, Mediated, p.

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