Good Cop, Bad Cop

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I’m pretty pleased with the facial expressions in this one. Malutki especially seems to both rueful and thinking in panel three — like, both dealing with Masha’s lashing and trying to understand what he’s supposed to be doing. An Evolving … Continued

Unlucky at Cards

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We all know someone like Lucky, don’t we? Okay — this was a pretty elaborate comic, graphically, but I had fun with all the challenges it produced. Not 100% satisfied that it reads easily, especially panel 2. Composing with Notan … Continued

The Value of Education

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Not sure if this comic counts as “funny” — there’s no particular joke. I mean, Lucky is being ridiculous, and gets some comeuppance. But this comic is mainly to further the plot and character development, I guess. Anway, there are … Continued

New Policy

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Artistically, there wasn’t too much experimentation with this one. But as I was drawing it, I did feel more comfortable with what I was doing. I didn’t have to think as hard to visualize the poses; I felt more comfortable … Continued

The Post Office

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Masha has some trouble with the subtleties of plausible deniability and the black market. The fence in the post office probably thinks she’s dumb as a post. You know, a fence post. Moving House My wife and I moved from … Continued


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I wasn’t sure about this one, because it’s a little weird to have livestock in a world of anthropomorphic animals. But I couldn’t resist illustrating this idea. The babushka doesn’t seem too surprised that her plan has failed. Coloring Experiments … Continued

Smooth Talkin’

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Reflections on the Process For this cartoon, I further explored the effects I could create with subtle use of the “burn” and “dodge” tools. Mostly in the mirrors, but also to shade below the sink in panel 5. I also … Continued

The Case of the Nonexistent Contraband

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Thoughts on the Process The art process for this comic is almost exactly the same as the previous one. I did try to experiment a bit more with perspective, especially in panel 5, which is a sort of bird’s-eye parallel … Continued

May the Wind Be In Your Favor

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I Apologize Yep. It’s a fart joke. I don’t even remember how I came up with this idea. New Word Bubble Process I’ve been struggling to find a method for creating word bubbles that results in all of the following: … Continued

Passive Aggression

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Meet Porucznik Czerep. A Porucznik is a junior officer, like a lieutenant…but the owl over there is Kapitan Bzik–and he outranks Czerep. He doesn’t like how Czerep is handling his duties at the border crossing. But he doesn’t like direct … Continued

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