Tag Archive: Oyster War

Jan
02

2013: The Year in Review

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(On my drafting table, Jan 1, 2014: half-penciled Oyster War page 110.) Here’re a few parting thoughts on 2013: Oyster War The bad: I’d vowed this time last year to have Oyster War wrapped up in 2013. That didn’t happen. I am though, fairly close. I just posted the last page of Chapter 9, all …

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Oct
31

Oyster War: A Best American Comics 2013 Notable

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  I’m honored to have Oyster War make the 2013 Best American Comics Notable Comics of 2013 list. The full list is here and even a cursory glance should give you an idea of what tremendous company I’m in. More generally, though, I’m really glad to see so many webcomics on the list. I’ve had …

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Jul
22

Wrap-Up: San Diego Comic-Con 2013

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Well, I’ve returned from San Diego Comic-Con and I’m starting to get back settled in. As you probably know, Oyster War didn’t win the Best Digital Comic Eisner Award, but I had a blast at the show nonetheless and I’m really, really glad I made the trek. Here’re a few thoughts: San Diego – I …

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Apr
17

Oyster War Nominated for 2013 Eisner Award

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Shock and awe! I’m incredibly honored–and more than a little bit surprised, given the incredible volume of amazing comics currently being published directly to the web–to have Oyster War be nominated for a 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award in the category of Best Digital Comic. You can read the whole list of 2013 nominees …

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Apr
15

I’m Interviewed on Comics Coast To Coast

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Last week I was interviewed on the Comics Coast to Coast podcast.  I discuss Oyster War, fantasy and historical fiction, coloring, my (possible) next project and more. Listen here.

Nov
20

Oyster War: Now Syndicated Online by GoComics!

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Yeah, that’s right: GoComics.com, the home of Peanuts, Garfield, Calvin & Hobbes, Fox Trot, Cul de Sac, and many, many more amazing comics is now syndicating Oyster War online, starting from the beginning. If you have a GoC0mics account, please pop in and say Hi! And, don’t worry… If you’ve been following Oyster War at …

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Nov
07

I Draw Some of My Favorite Female Characters from Comics

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I’ve never been a very confident drawer or designer of female comics characters and I’ve always struggled with them. One of the main characters in Oyster War, Lourdes, is a design that I’ve gotten less and less happy with as the story goes on and I’ve pretty much decided to re-design her head/face and redraw …

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Jul
11

This Week Only: Oyster War T-Shirt at Comic Strip Tees!

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That’s right: this week only you can get this great-looking Oyster War t-shirt at Comic Strip Tees. If you don’t know Comic Strip Tees, it’s a really great project that started on Kickstarter and since getting funded, has been offering one t-shirt a week, each one designed by a cartoonist. Here’s the Oyster War design, …

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Jul
02

This Summer: An Epidemic of Webcomics from Wide Awake Press!

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Did you know that, starting this summer, you can read my webcomic, Oyster War, as well as five other great comics all at one place? Yep, right here: So, what’s there besides Oyster War? Check it: Muscles Diablo by Pat Lewis Ultra Lass by Rob Ullman Rashy Rabbit by Josh Latta Ninjasaur by Jason Horn …

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Jun
25

Heroes Con – Days 2 & 3

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Saturday Apparently, Stan Lee’s superpower is the ability to turn Heroes Con into a complete zoo. The convention center lobby was packed like I’d never seen it before on Saturday morning, and apparently the extra hubbub was all for “Stan The Man.” Getting Stan Lee as a Heroes Con guest was a pretty big score, …

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