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A Grand Moff’s Work Is Never Done

Published on February 14, 2015 by in comics

STAR WARS REBELS is the very definition of a mixed bag, but when it is good, it is very good. No surprise then, that its best episode yet brought in no other than that long sufferer-of-fools, Wilhuff Tarkin. I have a fondness for Tarkin–he’s by far the best villain in the STAR WARS universe. Once

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Talking With Aldiss

So, this happened.

 
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Hourly Comic Day, 2015

Published on February 2, 2015 by in comics

Here’s all of my Hourly Comic Day comics all in one place. I’d never done this before, and it was far more fun than I expected, even if I was doing it while ill.

 
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We Are Comics

Published on May 20, 2014 by in comics

This essay was written for the fantastic site We Are Comics, and I thought I’d post it here. If you’d like to show how diverse the comics community is, hashtag a Tumblr post “#i am comics,” or submit your photo. I’m Jared Axelrod. I’ve been reading, writing and drawing comics since I was a child,

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Bearing The Bahdj

Published on December 12, 2013 by in comics

A few days ago, I teased a silhouette of five characters, and here is the reveal! Behold, those who bear the Bahdj, the newly minted protectors of planet Earth! These guys are part of a pitch for BEYOND, an anthology of queer sci-fi/fantasy comics, edited by Rachel Edidin & Sfé Monster (there’s still three more

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Who Are These Five Heroic Individuals?

Published on December 2, 2013 by in comics

Perhaps a collection of teenagers, given otherworldly power in order to defend our planet? But what are the chances of that unlikely scenario? More to be revealed soon…       The Battle of Blood and Ink: A Fable of Flying City Purchase available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, BooksaMillion, Powells Books, IndieBound, Walmart, Overstock

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How To Draw A Double-Page Spread In Three Simple Steps

Published on December 7, 2012 by in comics

1) Start. 2) Continue. 3) Finish.       The Battle of Blood and Ink: A Fable of Flying City Purchase available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, BooksaMillion, Powells Books, IndieBound, Walmart, Overstock and your local bookseller.

 
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How I Learned To Live

How I Learned To Live is the latest mini-comic Steve and I have cooked up over at Fables of the Flying City. Since so many folks have clamored for it, we decided to give people a further glimpse into the life of Hanner Gatling. It’s a doozy, with some of Steve’s best work yet and

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Even Moebius Used White-Out

Published on March 30, 2012 by in comics

I yoinked this Mobius INCAL page from Brandon Graham’s blog Royal Boiler. There’s a lot of details to love here–Moebius’s line work, his delicate lettering, pasted in just so. But what gets me is the white-out. It’s good to know that even a towering comics genius like Moebius made mistakes. Speaking of comics, there’s a

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Comrade Cockroach VS Bold Eagle

Bold Eagle is being a little disingenuous here; he totally had help when he fought the gods of gods. EDIT: J-P Losier requested an audio file of Comrade Cockroach saying “Truly, that is an epic post! One for the ages!” It seemed a reasonable enough request. More Cockroach: The Official File of Comrade Cockroach The

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