Leaked AKIRA Film Synopsis
2028. The future is near. So near that it is now. A new Manhattan, set in New Japan which is actually America II, called Neo-Manhattan City, is smothered and covered with advertising and corporate bad guys and soldiers. TERRENCE T. KANEDA-SMITH, the epitome of corn-fed, blue-eyed good ol’ boy, is a brash young BMX superstar, who works in a trendy club. When his very American friend, the...
Know Your Enemy
“The Toy Story franchise isn’t for children and adults, it’s for non-thinking children and adults.” - Armond White on Toy Story 3 I am fascinated with Armond White, the New York-based film critic. He’s infamously known as the ‘contrarian’ critic, lambasting such acclaimed films as The Dark Knight, Inception, and Toy Story 3 (which, if I’m correct, his...
TERMINALS THE BROTHERS JAMES COMPANION THE MYSTERY GANG Vol. I ONE-SHOT GREGORY RASPUTIN TERMINALS II These are all the comics I’m working on, or am going to start pitching next year, in their order of importance and progress.
As I grew older, I understood that instructions came with this voice. And the...– Leonard Cohen
My Father sees not the appeal of Prince's music;...
Dad: Aye, but what did he ever do?!
Mom: Oh for God's sake, Jim, you've got tae be a music lover, you've got tae have an iota of taste, you've got tae have soul, you've got tae have the bloody rhythym in yer body!
I have this secret little fantasy of being an EMT or paramedic, and sometimes I get the strongest, stomach-tightening urge to just quit my job and go back to school and put myself in debt and wear a uniform and work grueling hours for little pay and actually do something that isn’t only for me.
The Brothers James - Page 19
Panel 1. A long stretch of hot southern highway in the blazing heat. CAPTION: The “morning after” is the walk of shame for some folks. Last night’s deeds comin’ back to haunt ‘em. For others it’s like water off a duck’s back. CAPTION: Some just keep on truckin’. Some just bottle it up until one day the whole mess spills over. CAPTION: Some just use...
The western hemisphere is engaged in war. When a nation-wide draft is instated, Noah abandons his life and his duty, taking with him only his dog Sam, and hiding out in the Canadian rockies. Then, the war ends, and all that’s left are scattered pockets of scavengers with one goal: survival. Noah and Sam leave their solitude in the mountains to begin a journey that will take them across the...
So I’m in the middle of pitching The Brothers James, a comic I’ve worked on for a couple of years now, and it’s tough when no one’s biting yet. Granted it’s still early days and we haven’t exhausted our efforts, not by far. It’s just frustrating because all I want to do is make comics so fucking much. So I’m setting myself some deadlines....
TERMINALS @ Wizard World Austin! Kinda.
Anyone heading to Wizard World Austin Comic Con next weekend? Our lovely publishers Penny-Farthing Press will be there! Find them and buy some books! Tell them how much you dig TERMINALS! There might be some goodies too. Nov. 11-13 in Austin! Sadly, Rove, Ed, and myself won’t be there, as we live in balls-ass-cold Canada. I plan on attending next year, most definitely. Probably signing...