New Jane’s World comic are appearing every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the newly redesigned GoComics site!
For those of you who read the Jane’s World prose novel that came out in June of 2016 (came out… pun intended), you may notice some similarities in the current story line running on GoComics. Yes, Jane did accidentally purchase a mail order bride in the novel, but in the comics form of this narrative, things won’t happen exactly the same way. Some of you might wonder why. Well, because stories don’t translate exactly the same way in different mediums. It just doesn’t work… and anyway, certain changes (and embellishments ) will be funnier for the comic.
Cheers and happy belated 2017!
A self portrait of me in the morning. From a current work in progress.
And in case you haven’t heard, new Jane’s World comics are up every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on GoComics!
Nothing says “Ho, Ho, Ho” quite like a bad Christmas sweater 🙂
New Jane’s World comics post every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on GoComics!
I was thinking about all my friends who are traveling this week and who are possibly going to be in situations that may be a bit uncomfortable. For everyone sharing their Thanksgiving with friends or family who voted across the line from you. May the spirit of peace be with you. And for anyone who still feels… well, upset… this comic is for you. Thank you, Chelle.
“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is not time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” — Toni Morrison
My wife, Evelyn shared this quote from Toni Morrison earlier on Facebook and it echoed what I’ve been feeling for the past week.
With everything that’s been going on I’m now more motivated than ever to create new Jane’s World comics. New stories begin in December, which I had planned anyway, before the election. But given the current discourse in our country I think it’s important for Jane’s World to have a daily presence. I probably will not touch on actual politics in any of the new stories, but Jane will instead, hopefully, offer a safe space… a respite from the angry noise that currently surrounds all of us. Be strong, friends. Now is the time to be kind to one another.
I want to say thanks to all the Jane’s World readers who’ve patiently waited for new story lines while I worked on Stinky Cecil and Jane’s World The Novel. I’ve missed Jane, her world and her pals in comic form. It’s nice to be back!
New Jane’s World comics are in the works. They will begin to appear online January 1st (maybe even in December). I’ll post updates as the time draws near.
In the meantime… I’m working on a new graphic novel project. It’s a graphic memoir. I don’t want to share too much at this point, but I like the way the story is shaping up. More to come! Here’s a thumbnail sketch of page 13…