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COLD CREW NOW ON SALE ONLINE!

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Hey, everyone! COLD CREW is now available to order at RECOIL’S online shop here :

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Hey, everyone! COLD CREW is now available to order at RECOIL’S online shop here :Hey, everyone! COLD CREW is now available to order at RECOIL’S online shop here :

Hey everyone; 

This is a horror/crime comic I did for Rich Tommaso’s Recoil Comics publishing imprint. It’s a mean little self contained story that’d be perfect bedside reading in time for Halloween.

Two thieves find themselves short of a full team when their third man drops out of a heist. To make up for there being to few people to pull the heist, he hooks them up with a “cold crew”; a disposable team of drugged docile zombies that will pull heists, no questions asked. What could possibly go wrong?

28 pages, 7 X 9 “, B &W on off-white paper with color covers

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HeroesCon starts Friday! Me and a carload of Athens and Atlanta folks will be coming up to Charlotte, NC to sell comics, artwork, and socialize with people we maybe see only once a year. Sure I like going to browse around the bins of beat-up 60’s comics, cheap art books, sell comics and sketches, but mostly I enjoy meeting people and bouncing around from bar to hotel rooms talking with other cartoonists in the evenings. 

I will be driving up with Rich Tommaso, Joey Weiser, and Scott Dryman. FLUKE coordinator and the man behind wrestling’s greatest zine The Atomic Elbow, Robert Newsome, will be driving into town late Friday night. Rich Tommaso will have his line of Recoil comics for sale, including Dry County #2 and my own comic, Cold Crew, both making their debut at the show. Joey Weiser will have his Mermin books available, with original art and commissions too. Newsome will not only have copies of The Atomic Elbow, but the two of us will be selling FLUKE t-shirts and FLUKE comic anthologies. 

I will have issues of Big Deal Comics & Stories #11, 12, 13 and 14 available. If you like ghost stories, romance, heartbreak, and anxiety, then these are the comics for you. 

Cold Crew will be making its debut at the show. This is a copy from an early test run. The final run will be slightly bigger, I think. It’s a crime/horror comic rolled into one mean lil’ story. 

There will also be a stack of original art for sale, mostly of black & white ink drawings of various monsters for ten bucks. In addition to these, I will be open to commissions through the weekend. For ten bucks, I will do a sketch of a character with one spot color, either in your sketchbook or a separate sheet of paper. I will be packing up a pint of india ink, brushes and pen nibs to ensure that whatever I draw looks good. I charge $10.00, but really I’m putting $12.00 of effort into it. If I’m feeling wild, then maybe it will be more like $14.75 of work. By Sunday and I have a lot of time on my hands, you might even get a $18.23 drawing for the bargain of $10.00 In any case, I hope you’ll be happy.
See you this weekend. 
Do you remember Dr. Droom? He had five appearances in the 1961 Marvel sci-fi monster comic “Amazing Adventures”. Sort of a Dr. Strange prototype, he was a plainclothes supernatural detective, predating the Fantastic Four by a couple of months. In the early 70’s, Marvel reprinted these stories and renamed him Dr. Druid, since Dr. Doom had appeared and I guess they wanted to avoid any confusion with the similar names. Also, someone touched up the look of the character and gave him a little more hair and a superhero costume, with red tights and a robe. I prefer the bald goatee’d guy in the trench coat, but this look might be a little more recognizable at comic conventions.

Do you remember Dr. Droom? He had five appearances in the 1961 Marvel sci-fi monster comic “Amazing Adventures”. Sort of a Dr. Strange prototype, he was a plainclothes supernatural detective, predating the Fantastic Four by a couple of months. In the early 70’s, Marvel reprinted these stories and renamed him Dr. Druid, since Dr. Doom had appeared and I guess they wanted to avoid any confusion with the similar names. Also, someone touched up the look of the character and gave him a little more hair and a superhero costume, with red tights and a robe. I prefer the bald goatee’d guy in the trench coat, but this look might be a little more recognizable at comic conventions.