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My roommate Harris got bitten by a brown recluse the other day and it was a scary time! We all freaked out because who knows where that little dude is, hopefully being happy in some crack in the wall and not secretly under our pillows. It did inspire some fun and silly comics though.

So, I wasn't as done with my book as I thought! But now, now, now, it is all done! Would you like to see the cover?

It will be in stores in October, care of Drawn and Quarterly, and with all my thanks to the work of those wonderful people.

There's a new shirt in the store! It's babies babies babies babies. This shirt is especially handy for everyone you know.

Babies for summer, all summer!

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the NCS Reuben Awards in Boston, to participate in a seminar on online comics and to attend the awards themselves. I met many heroes of the newspaper comics page, and it was really wonderful to do so. I have been thinking about the things I have learned in the business of online comics, since that was what my talk was about, perhaps you will see a write up here later that expands on these thoughts.


Lynn Allingham
John Allison
Dawn and Margie Beaton
Marc Bell
John Campbell
Scott Campbell
Ryan Carley
Anthony Clark
Rebecca Clements
Domitille Collardey
Jillian Comeau, Kim Carson and Michelle Skelding
Aaron Diaz
Jess Fink
Eric Feurstein
Brian Fukushima
Matt Forsythe
Sarah Glidden
Meredith Gran
Lisa Hanawalt
Dustin Harbin
Christopher Hastings
Emily Horne and Joey Comeau
Jon Klassen
Steve Lambke
Hope Larson
Joe List
David Malki
Phil McAndrew
Carolyn Merriman
Carly Monardo
Vicki Nerino
Ryan North
Ryan Pequin
Neil Rough
Jeffrey Rowland
Gabby Schulz
Smart and Bird
Nathan Stapley
Julia Wertz
Britt Wilson
Steve Wolfhard
Chip Zdarsky

Good comic shops that have taught me a thing or two:

The Beguiling, Toronto
Strange Adventures, Halifax
Legends Comics and Books, Victoria
Desert Island, Brooklyn

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