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Going…going…

The Sketchbook from Heaven is fading fast. I only have a couple of blank pages left as of this writing. I’ll soon be moving on to the sketchbook I cleaved in two in order to approximate the aspect ratio of … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook from Heaven

In the past I have written about sketchbooks I have bought that seemed like a good idea at the point of purchase but failed miserably when put into practice. Either the sketchbooks looked handsome on the shelf and proved unwieldy … Continue reading

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Return of the Atomic Warrior

An old friend returned for a visit via the pages of a cheap sketchbook (which I will review once I finish it off.) I was playing with a water soluble Derwent Dark Wash pencil which I bought a while back … Continue reading

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Halloween by Love

Dan Love that is. Dan shared these photos he shot of our boy’s Halloween costume. As they were being offloaded to my computer, I thought they would make a pretty nifty animation, and that’s what I did. You can get … Continue reading

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Genesis of the Atomic Warrior Costume

For the past several years, Tina and I have been creating elaborate Halloween costumes with either a retro or vintage vending machine theme. It was usually based around a large cardboard box and had to have electric lights. He has … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015

Lloyd was a blaze of color of motion and color this October 31st which is what we’ve been doing for the past several Halloweens, but being that he has grown to an imposing size, we opted for something somewhat more … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

With the remakes and reboots of Planet of the Apes that have been playing out in cinemas in recent years I’m surprised nobody has decided to put these swinging medallions back on the market.

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The Greatest Store That Ever Was

I was digging through a dusty 4-drawer filing cabinet in my studio when I came upon this catalog for a sadly gone but not forgotten store  — Rocketships & Accessories!

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The Ultimate Experience?

The early ’80s was a curious time for movies with studios chasing down the movie that they would hope would be the record-breaking blockbuster. In the wake of Star Wars, science fiction and fantasy were in and all of the … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics Goofy Ideas

This is DC Comics’ Strange Sports Stories No. 3 from 1974. I used to be annoyed at the presence of comics like these crowding my beloved costumed crime-fighter books on the spinning racks, but these are the sort of oddball … Continue reading

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Geek Cred

Yes, I was among the first wave of fan club members back in 1977. I used to carry this in my wallet as if that was going to grant me entree into special or unusual events or situations sort of … Continue reading

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