I’m still working through my stack of minis, which includes some micropublisher work, a few subscriptions, and even a Kickstarter project or two. Quick Picks is a monthly feature of a set of three microreviews of stuff I’ve read the past week.
Let me just start by saying, I am terrified to share this. I’ve been thinking about writing it since I heard the news about Robin Williams’ suicide.
I have depression. And anxiety. About 3 years ago, I was hospitalized for it. Not for a suicide attempt, but because I had hit bottom, and I didn’t…
My amazing partner wrote this important essay about depression and anxiety. She is so fucking brave. I’m having a really shitty day today so this of course is making the tears come. I think it’s important that we do not feel alone as we live life. It sounds cliche but tell your friends and family that you love them. Some humans get stuck in their heads and lose the ability to communicate. They need love too. -chuck
Advice to the mid-career cartoonist who has failed to build an audience
I’ve been publishing comics for coming on twenty years now. It’s hard to pinpoint a start-date, as like many cartoonists I’ve just been drawing my whole life, but sometime around ‘95 would be when I began putting out ‘zines…
This is important. I applaud Mike on his honesty. Thanks for writing this.
Hey, everyone! This is a big episode in more ways than one: not only is it a two and a half hour episode for you, not only is it our epic conclusion to our discussion Steve Englehart’s amazing run on The Avengers, but it is also the episode to listen to if you want to win one of the five Oily Comics Summer Bundles!
Hey. Hey, you. Hey, martial arts fan: Are you ready to get your guts kicked out? Because the latest issue of Wait, What? is up and it’s 150 minutes filled with Steve Englehart’s Avengers, what makes Marvel and DC Marvel and DC and proof that neither Jeff nor myself knows how to explain a “Phrase That Pays” contest in 50 words or less. Listen! Love! Let us heal you after kicking your guts out.