San Francisco. Home for Franciscan Saints I guess. A weekend of visits, work, and good conversation. And now, I’ll go home again for a few months at home enjoying my girlfriend, our cats, and my life.
A bit about the con. APE. There were four cartoonists specifically who stood out (aside from seeing old friends now such as Jen Wang, Shaenon Garrity, and Evan Dahm, and I got to finally meet Lauren Davis!).
First, I was lucky to have good neighbors. Josh Finney and Kat Rocha, who create the post-apocalyptic story Utopiates, as well as the graphic novels Titanium Rain (a story set a few years in the future with us at war with China).
I got to meet Crow, the mastermind behind the Nicky 510 (MWF character gag strip) and Chuckle A Duck (single-panel gag strip), who (along with his wife) was charming as hell.
And Jules Rivera who creates the Sci-Fi comic Valkyrie Squadron (four women in space fighting against autodrones), which I am very looking forward to reading, if for no other reason than she has a very similar drawing process including building all her backgrounds as 3-D models first. Nice!
And lastly, Dylan Meconis was NOT at APE con, but I wanted to link to her because she did a lovely short comic which she posted online called “Outfoxed,” which is quite lovely. I love experimental comics, as you may know if you’ve explored my Water Street comics.
There are more people. I have a pile of cards and notes from this con as well as the past three. I should be catching up on on my blogging when I get back.
You just manage to make this better and better! This is going to be fun.
Damn Martina is good.
I mean Emily. Brain fart.
KD is gonna cheat. That’s a given. Still, they should just get a room.
Somehow I can’t imagine that Kuu-Dhrac’s going to play fair. Hard to forget what happened to Growp.
Gorram!!! Quite possibly the best Emily strip ever!!! (and she’s my favorite character, so that’s saying a lot!)
Truly great stuff today! So very much well worth the wait to read — and I can hardly wait for Wednesday’s to find out what happens next!!! *bounces excitedly*
I’m a little shocked that Emily could get under KD’s “skin” like that.
Spacetrawler – 10/03/11 Rumble Proposal: Josh Finney and Kat Rocha, who create the _post_-_apocalyptic_ story… http://t.co/XiqPp8UX
“Somehow I can’t imagine that Kuu-Dhrac’s going to play fair.”
I will be thoroughly shocked if he doesn’t cheat in some way. Even so, I don’t see how a one-on-one fight on the ground wouldn’t be an improvement over a space-dogfight in a ship with no guns.
– “Somehow I can’t imagine that Kuu-Dhrac’s going to play fair.”
But I can’t imagine Emily playing fair either, sooo…
Do you want to play fair, or do you want to WIN?
I like how K.D.’s last response isn’t even a comment or threat. I have this mental image of him holding the microphone to his mouth and just raging.
Lol. He was been shot by Gurf at that point, Emily was simply distracting KD.
But I suspect that Gurf will have forgotn to set for kill and has used stun instead. lol.
If Dimitri were on hand, and KD was femme (no way to tell yet), Dimitri would get KD drunk on limbic fizzlers and screw her.
“Khu Draak! We’re going to settle this with a good old fashioned mano a mano”
“A ‘what a what’? Don’t hang up yet, I suddenly feel like killing some translator-chip-making Eebs.”
It’s not so much “lure him down” as “tell him exactly what I want and he’ll go for it”, really.
Gurf’s character development is surprising. He just suddenly became a smart, far-sighted man. He used to be a bit more on the tool side.
I will be anticipating a fierce, unfair and eventually bloody battle between these two guys (and a dozen helpers)
http://t.co/nQq4uYjD this is how Einar keeps people alive