I am currently suffering through the task (cursing quite a bit I might add) of reformatting, and reinstalling programs on my computer henceforth the clip art above.  Hopefully things will back next week. If not something will be in place to tide you over till the next update for This EMPIRE. This could be have been worst, if I have not backed up my computer on a regular basis.

On a brighter note:

Derek Kirk Kim

Same Difference deluxe edition cover!

This title will be released on December 6, 2011.

Who is Derek Kirk Kim?

“All of his stories reflect, to a greater or lesser degree, his personal experiences. He offers poignant tales with an ever-present dash of humor. His drawing style is realistic and clean, based on the “clear line” school made famous by Tintin creator Hergé. His story lines range from the naturalistic to the fantastic.”

Source: Derek Kirk Kim – Wikipedia

Mr. Kim is definitely on my top ten list of cartoonists.  Yes, that was a bit of fandboy glee, ever since picking up the his first book back in 2003 thanks to the grant he received from the Xeric Foundation.

Here is a write up about him from his publisher :01 First Second Books

Be sure to add it to your wishlist, this will be probably be on mine 🙂

Also Happy Birthday to Danielle Corsetto of Girls with Slingshots be sure to stop by and say hello.

Thank you for reading.