Category Archives: Books in my Bookcase

Santas and Snowboys

Whenever possible I try to do a new holiday-themed drawing as each calendar year draws to a close. Continue reading

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To Comic-Con and Back

I got home from Comic-Con International in San Diego a week and a half ago. How was it? The short answer is: I had loads of fun. Continue reading

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My Big Apple Travels

As you know if you read my previous blog entry, I spent three days in New York City last week presenting slideshows and participating in panel discussions with my friends and cartooning colleagues Jennifer Camper and Ivan Velez Jr. Continue reading

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New Book In Town

I got some advance copies of the new Stuck Rubber Baby last week and as far as I’m concerned it looks great. Continue reading

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Travel Notes

If you go to the web site for this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego and scroll through the list of Special Guests who are slated to attend, you’ll find me among them. Continue reading

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The Toves, They Were Slithy

His nights may have been spent portraying a scary colonial-era barroom drunk, but during the days my husband Eddie took on a very contrasting role for last month’s Haunted Williamstown festivities.

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Camper Comes Calling

Jen was already a grown up when we first met for lunch at a Seventh Avenue diner in New York — and yet today she still looks like she’s maybe twenty-two. How is this possible?

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On the Road and Off Again

The students I met during my trip to the Garden State couldn’t have been more attentive and interesting during my Powerpoint slideshow. This is the kind of thing that makes authors view traveling around as worthwhile.

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G’Bye, E. J.

E. J. Barnes is bailing out of the Pioneer Valley and heading for Cambridge! What are we cartoonists she’s leaving here in western Massachusetts supposed to do now??!

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Moviemaking Overhead

Who would have thought that Eddie and I would spend part of our lives with a filmmaker living over our heads? Or hearing the feet of a filmmaker’s toddlers padding about, for that matter?

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