Tag Archive: Amelia

May
03
2011

I’m TCAF-bound, Y’all!

You’re Going Where?! That’s right, people: I’m breaking out of my crusty SPX/Heroes Con-only shell and exhibiting at a new (to me) convention this year! I’d heard nothing but fantastic stuff about the Toronto Comics Art Festival (AKA “TCAF”) and so I applied to exhibit this year… and was incredibly surprised and honored to have …

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Apr
25
2011

“Talking with Tim” Interview at CBR’s Robot 6

I recently did a really enjoyable interview with Tim O’Shea for his “Talking with Tim” feature over at ComicBookResources.com. As is my wont, I wound up flapping my trap overmuch and consequently what probably should have been a short “what are you working on” interview wound up being me rambling on about everything from TinTin …

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Apr
11
2011

Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean Nominated for Eisner Award

So, here’s something kinda crazy: just when I’d decided Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean had pretty much run its course, it’s been nominated for the 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards (AKA: “The Eisners”) in the Best Publication for Kids category. I’m incredibly honored–not to mention totally surprised–to receive such an accolade. Believe it or …

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Jan
30
2011

What Am I Working On?

Every once in a while–more really to organize my own thoughts than in response to any actual outside interest in the information–I do a “What am I Working on?” post where I run down the statuses of my current comics projects. I did that in an abbreviated form over at The Beat for their year-end …

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Dec
03
2010

Shameless Self-Promotion Holiday Sale!

Yeah, that’s right: a shamelessly self-promotional holiday sale! Enter HOLIDAY2010 at checkout for 20% off everything in my store. In addition to an assortment of original pages from Midnight Sun and Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean, there’re: Signed and sketched-in copies of Amelia Earhart. Great for anyone maybe 8 to 14-ish, especially girls! My convention-fave …

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Nov
09
2010

New Stuff for Sale

I’m figuring in this day and age, if anyone wants to buy a new copy of one of my books from Amazon or whatever, they can just “use the Google.” So, I’ve ditched this blog’s “Buy Stuff” page and substituted a “Buy Signed Books/Original Art” link that goes to my newly-set up Storenvy storefront. If …

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Oct
27
2010

Some “Straggler” Amelia Reviews/News

I was sorting though and organizing my bookmarks and I stumbled on two old postings about Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean that I’ve apparently neglected to post. So, here’s a way late (and probably final) Amelia roundup: ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens Over at the American Library Association website you can see that Amelia …

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Jun
17
2010

Interview at ALA’s Good Comics for Kids Blog

Among the many great folks I had a chance to hang out with a few weeks back at Heroes Con 2010 was Snow Wildsmith, a regional librarian (Mooresville, NC) and blogger for the American Library Association’s Good Comics for Kids site.  She did an interview with me on the show floor about all-ages GNs and …

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Jun
15
2010

Amelia: on Booklist’s top 10

Here’s another bit of great press for Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean: The book was named as one of Booklist’s top ten biographies for youth in 2010.  The complete list is here.

Mar
19
2010

Amelia Reviewed in The NY Times

Here’s a pleasant surprise from last week: Amelia Earhart – This Broad Ocean was reviewed in the Sunday (3/14) New York Times books section–certainly the highest profile review any project I’ve worked on has received. It’s very well written, even captivating at times, and Ben Towle’s black, white and blue art suggests the feeling of …

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