The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox (all three books, Bridge of Birds, The Story of The Stone, and Eight Skilled Gentlemen) is now available on Kindle for the low, low price of $10. Beat the drums, blow the horns, and make sacrifices to the Fortunes! And buy this now if you don’t … More I shall clasp my hands together and bow to the corners of the world.
The Hulk has always struck me as the perfect example of Character Degeneration. In the “original” origin-story, Bruce Banner was a nuclear physicist designing bigger and better bombs for the US government; think of him as another Oppenheimer. On the day they test his new Gamma Bomb, after the detonation sequence has commenced, he sees … More Hulking Up
The days march on and Bite Me continues to come together; I’m still fairly confident of a June-July release date. Meanwhile, interesting things have been happening with Villains Inc. The other night, for a brief shining moment, it hit #1 in its category. No, I don’t obsessively track my Amazon rankings. Why do you ask? … More Thoughts and Happenings
In the run-up to this summer’s superhero blockbuster, The Avengers, I’ve decided to take some time and look at the core heroes of the much-anticipated movie. This is partly an exercise in meme-mining for my own uses, since I have a deep interest in what makes successful superheroes iconic, but mostly because I just find … More Captain America, Superpatriot.
There is something about a real book that feels more, well, real. Today my first box of Villains Inc. trade paperbacks arrived, and they look awesome. Two are going on display at Alternate Reality Comics, the store that provides me with my comic-book fix, one is going to Viktoria Gavrilenko, my most excellent cover artist, … More Thoughts on Astra, and A New Drawing!