Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ode to a Long Gone 5 & 10¢ Store

This is a shot I took back in 1982 at around the same time I took this shot recently used by Philadelphia Magazine. This Woolworth’s was on Chestnut Street just off of Broad. It had everything you could want from … Continue reading

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Raining on Raine’s Parade

Last week, I rushed to the defense of Raine Szramski and her time proven choice to use traditional methods in the creation of her art. She had received some unsolicited advice that she should cast aside all of the ancient … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics…

…the ads.

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Friends Of Old Geek Cred

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Raine! Raine! Don’t Go Away! or Pigments Versus Pixels

Recently, incredible illustrator and friend of Willceau Illo, Raine Szramski received some unsolicited advice about her art and her technique. She wrote about it on Facebook: I just had someone ask me why I’m bothering to paint my comic by … Continue reading

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Holy High Tops, Batman!!!

Geek Cred returns with this fabulous pair of canvas sneakers emblazoned with the Batman logo! These Converse Sneakers were released to coincide with the 1989 Tim Burton movie. After the movie’s release, and the VHS tape’s release, and the VHS … Continue reading

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Because I Am Cruel and Have Crap Taste in Music – The Maritime Edition

Was there ever such a thing as a walky-talky, wind-up, little, China doll that said, “Wish you were here?”

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Quilty as Charged!

Another week and another sewing project!

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Yancy Street Blues

Rather than toss out old laser prints in work, I keep a stack of them in front of my keyboard as a scratch pad. Usually I scribble out numbers, notes and nonsense, but occasionally I get carried away doodling with … Continue reading

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Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport

Frustrated by an anemic selection in local haberdashers, Tina decided to fashion a tie for the light of her eye.

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