Blackjack GLYPH NOM! Greetings Dieselfunkateers! I’m proud to announce that Blackjack, aka Arron Day, has been nominated for a prestigious GLYPH AWARD in the category of Best Male Character. Held every year just before the famous EAST COAST AGE OF BLACK COMICS, we are honored to be held in amazing company. Congrats to all of the Nominees.
I will state publicly for the record, Blackjack, created by Alex Simmons, is a character that has a powerful legacy. I was grateful when Alex allowed me to add my visual take on Blackjack and it has made all of the difference. As a result, I am very very proud of our work on the graphic novel, Blackjack: There Came A Dark Hunter. Brothers already have enough challenges through their real lives. We owe it to ourselves to create multi-dimensional characters that can be both thoughtful and heroic if need be. A special thanks and CONGRATS to ALEXANDER SIMMONS for creating such a lasting character. I’m already at work on the next Blackjack graphic novel my friend.
ROSARIUM INDIEGOGO RISING. Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Just wanted to spend a moment to mention one of the publishers out there doing great work, ROSARIUM PUBLISHING. Founded and run by Bill Campbell, this outfit has proven to be an important innovator and outlet for comic/written creators of color. Luminaries such as Micheline Hess, Keef Cross, Black Kirby, and Keith Miller are part of that crew. Now they are taking it to the Next Level. Heck, even Matty’s Rocket came into existence as a comic partly due to this unit. ROSARIUM is moving forward with a very cool Indiegogo Campaign.
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KIDS COMICON10! Greetings Dieselfunkateers! The Matty crew will be attending and showcasing at the 10th Anniversary of KIDS COMICON! TODAY We got POSTERS and COMICS. May even try the hand at commissions if the time allows. STOP ON BY!
Also The SCHOMBURG JUNIOR SCHOLARS KIDS will have their COMIC for SALE! BUY IT!
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SABRE RIDIN DIRTY! Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Just coming down from an AWESOME weekend at Eastcoast Comicon. Having had time to reflect on how transformational it was to do Alexander Simmons Blackjack: There Came a Dark Hunter graphic novel, I have an even greater respect for the creators who came before us. Had to get this quick image of SABRE, the classic character created by writer Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy out of my head.
Back to Delany’s PUSHERS, Matty 3, BLACK METROPOLIS, and some other THANGS:-)
LOW HANGING FRUIT INDEEED!