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New PHINKWELL Risograph Comics for Autumn

Yo, here are four new 2-color comics. We took the risograph plunge. We’ll be selling them at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus and MICE 2015.



ABLAZE by Art Baxter- 5″ x 10″ – 16 pages



RECYCLED by Tommy Rudmose – 5″ x 7″ – 20 pages



THE SPIDER GRANDMOTHER by Steve Teare – 5″ x 7″ – 20 pages


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GO LOOSE by Art Baxter – 5″ x 5″ – 16 pages


New Work


Steve and I are both working on new two-color stories to be published via risograph for the fall. Both stories are autobiographical. Steve’s story is about last summer’s Shining Eye Festival in Portland. Mine is about a strange event on my sixth birthday. Both stories will be serialized here first.


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Steve and I will be selling our comics at the MICE 2015 comics festival this October in Cambrige MA. It’s our first trip to this show and we’re really looking forward to it!



Steve Teare and I will be at the GRAND COMICS FESTIVAL in Brooklyn this Saturday, June 6th. Steve will be selling the fourth and final book of his BACK & FORTH series. I’ll have my new comic GROWTH & LIZZY ABERNATHY on hand. We’ll also have plenty of our older books as well.


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My new MY OWN PETARD comic, GROWTH & LIZZY ABERNATHY, is done! You can read a 17 page preview by downloading the free PDF right here.

PHINKWELL Milestones

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Congratulations to Steve Teare who has completed his graphic novel, BACK & FORTH. He just posted the final page of the three years in the making, 147 page story.

Also, I recently passed the 200 page mark on MY OWN PETARD.

There are currently 600 pages of comics on PHINKWELL!




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I’m participating in a group show featuring 16 Philadelphia based artists and cartoonists at AIGA PHILADELPHIA just off the corner of 2nd and Arch Streets in Philly, May 1 through May 31.

Showcasing local comic book artists, visual communicators and storytellers.
Curated by Chase Alexander and Gaby Heit

AIGA Philadelphia’s May exhibit will feature local talents of diverse aesthetics whose work shares the connection to the comic book (sequential art and design) medium; be it through visual communication and storytelling, and designs that feature the characters and stories that have influenced the pop culture landscape. The exhibit opens on First Friday, May 1, and continues to May 31 with related programming throughout the month, to be announced. AIGA Philadelphia SPACE is located at 72 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia.

M. Jacob Alvarez
Art Baxter
Alex Eckman-Lawn
James Heimer
Beth Heinly
John Karpinski
William Kees
Jeff Kilpatrick
Greg Klein
Christine Larsen
Susan Mangan
Chris McDonnell
Kelly Phillips
Dave Proch
Mike Sgier
Cyn Why?

Church of the Living Comic @ Vox Populi

churchcomic-450Phinkwell’s Steve Teare is one of the curators of the Church of the Living Comic, a live reading of comics by eight Philadelphia cartoonists, aided by digital projection. The event is Saturday, November 16th, at 8:00, at the Vox Populi gallery in Philadelphia. Steve will be reading a recent selection of BACK AND FORTH pages and I’ll be reading WE THREE GHOSTS in its entirety. The other cartoonists are Bob Pistilli, Kelly Phillips, Alli Katz, Scott Johnston, Corey Bechelli, and Coffeebot. It’ll be a spectacle all right. Come on out!

Church of the Living Comic
Vox Populi (in the AUX performance space)
319 n. 11th st., 3rd floor
(2 blocks north of the Vine street Expressway)
Philadelphia PA  19107
$5 suggested donation

You can find out more here, here and here.



PHINKWELL will have a table at SPX 2014 on Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th in Bethesda Maryland. We will be tabling with Lance Hansen and his KETTLEDRUMMER BOOKS. We’ll have all our books for sale including the recently published ARC OF THE SUB-PROTAGONIST, BACK & FORTH 3 and WE THREE GHOSTS as well as new mini comics.. You can find us at table D-12. See you there!