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UPenn’s 24Hour Comics Jam

Yo, on Saturday November 21, I’ll be giving a talk at UPenn’s 24Hour Comics Jam at the Van Pelt Library, on the University of Pennsylvania campus (3420 Walnut St, Philadelphia). At 1:00 pm I’ll be making a presentation on ways to produce, distribute or market your comics in today’s world. How do cartoonist get their work out there or create for new markets? I got all the answers(!).

ABLAZE: New Risograph Comic #1

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

GO LOOSE: New Risograph Comic #2

Yo, here’s a quick look at risograph comic #2, GO LOOSE!

GO LOOSE-01-cover-online-72-360-aGO LOOSE-05.1-online-72-360GO LOOSE-7.1-online-72-360GO LOOSE-16-cover-online-72-360


cardboard cake-cover

I’m working on new two-color story to be published via risograph for the fall. It’s an autobiographical tale based on a strange event on my sixth birthday. It will be serialized here first once I get a few more pages done. I tend to work on these things from the middle – out.

cardboard cake-3.1

GROWTH & LIZZY ABERNATHY – My Own Petard: Book Four


My new comic book, GROWTH & LIZZY ABERNATHY is done(!) and will be on sale at the GRAND COMICS FESTIVAL in Brooklyn this coming Saturday, June 6. The comic is 52 pages and has black & white interior. What exactly a “Lizzy Abernathy?” Download the 17 page preview pdf (6 MB) to find out.


graphic novel

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


Yo – I’ll be giving a fevered reading of my new comic, WE THREE GHOSTS, aloud, live and in person on Saturday, November 16th, at 8:00. Church of the Living Comic is eight Philadelphia cartoonists reading and talking about their work aided by digital projection. 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.

WE THREE GHOSTS: Petard Book 3


New – New – New!

AD INFINITUM – A new PETARD story begins

petard-156-350“Ad Infinitum” – A new PETARD story begins here.


WE THREE GHOSTS Christmas story ends

The Christmas story that I’ve been working on, “We Three Ghosts,” finally wrapped up. You can read the whole thing from the beginning right here.