In between regular postings of This EMPIRE are “yesteryear” strips and sketches. 

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Related Strips: Sketch

#SketchBomb-NC had another 1st Wednesday (read 1st Friday) at NCSU’s The James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Posted above is a sketch of the next step in my Bartkira page I started last time. 

As always a sorted group of sketch enthusiasts various backgrounds, skill levels a great evening of witty commentary, saddle with some dorky humor alas that was me 🙂

*Harry Potter 15th Anniversary

Kazu Kibuishi, illustrator who recent work is his Amulet series from Scholastic books recently had the opportunity to illustrate and design new covers for Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Box Set Collection.

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*Kickstarter is b-a-nan-a-s!

Permanence: The New Album By Deathmøle

Jeph Jacques of Questionable Content is trying to make a studio album of his instrumental metal music project “Deathmøle.” Well the project was fully funded in one day or less. So now it’s been about stretch goal incentives. 

Funding period – August 11, 2013 – September 10, 2013

4,625 Backers | $141,115 pledged of $9,500 goal. Funded! This project successfully raised its funding goal.

*Small Press Expo – SPX

This weekend is SPX  in North Bethesda, MD.

“The annual SPX comics and graphic arts festival presents the best and brightest established creators in independent comics. In addition to the opportunity for public exposure and potential revenue the festival provides to attending artists, the event also allows less established to network with publishers and prominent creators, providing unique opportunities for the comic artist/writer that is just starting out.”

I heard so many amazing stories about this annual convention and I hope to make it out there one day. In the meantime I can live vivaciously through your blog posts, tumblr posts, twitter feed, and pictures. Yeah Pics or It didn’t happen 🙂

Thank you for reading, back to making comics.