August 4, 2020

Sketchbook Picture Sleeves Volume 2:

So far this year I've made 36 (or so) drawn picture sleeves for 7" records that either never had art attached or have since lost their original sleeve.  Usually I sell these at comic and record shows, giving folks a little something...

July 11, 2020

EDIT 7/14/2020: Numbers revised from initial post after error found in some calculations.

As a quick follow up to my 2020 Comic Artist Survey, which investigated the comic artist identity and relationship with nonprofit organizations (NPOs), I surveyed a small group (...

July 1, 2020

Below are the results of a survey of comic artists about their identity as artists and their relationships with nonprofit organizations (NPOs from here forward). The survey ran from April 20th, 2020 until June 30, 2020. The purpose of this survey was to begin a discuss...

June 18, 2020

The 2020 COMIC ARTIST SURVEY is closed. Thank you to all participants and to everyone who helped me with outreach!  

As some of you who are close to me know, I am currently enrolled at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State University. To make a lon...

April 24, 2020

ROTGAR THE OGRE
 

“You, my friend, are an Ogre.”

The pretty little person thing said, squirming to point at Rotgar with its one free hand. Rotgar used both hands to hold his dinner, because he knew that pretty person things were good at escaping… especially the weird one...

April 18, 2020

In order to properly frame the problems of comic artists in terms of a nonprofit organizations’ ability to address those problems it is necessary to categorize comic arts specific NPOs. How many of these organizations exist, what are the resources at their command, and...

April 11, 2020

SURVEY!? What Survey?


I sprung this survey on vendors at a small annual Indie Comics Fair that I run in Columbus, Ohio. I am currently enrolled at the John Glenn School of Public Policy to get a degree in Public Management with a nonprofit management minor. My broad go...

January 2, 2020

Alright, fans... It's time for my annual confessional about making Nix Comics. Below is the reality of what I spent and how much I made.  The good news? I'm in the "plus" again. I worked really hard and came out $19.77 in the black.  Woo hoo! Bad news? I have compromis...

December 4, 2019

One question I have been getting a lot lately is “when is the next issue of Nix Comics Quarterly coming out?” The short answer, unsatisfyingly to them and me both is “I dunno.” The long answer is below if you care to take the deep dive with me.
 

I think the first thing...

November 22, 2019

Transcribed and touched up some from my personal journal 

NOT THE CALL I WAS EXPECTING 
It's been a little longer than a week since I found out that my friend Tom died. Caitlin's number had shown up on my phone, but she didn't leave a message. I called her back bec...

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