Queens, NYC

March 21st, 2014

The cartoonist in his natural habitat.

Cringe-Worthy!

March 19th, 2014

Here’s another thing I done did. It’s the cover art for an anthology of comics published by Birdcage Bottom Books! It should be out in time for SPX, whenever that is! Soon, I’ll bet!

CringeCoverFinal01Color150dpi

25 Years Ago Today…

March 13th, 2014

It was 25 years ago today that I did my first (and only) cartoon for The New Yorker.

JKinNYer

Sneak Peek at my DC Comic Cover!

March 5th, 2014

CBR posted an exclusive peek at my MAD-themed alternate cover for the DC comic “Earth 2″ (Issue #22) featuring Alfred E. Newman as Evil Superman!

EARTH2-Cv22-var-2-9f946

Last Weeks in Next Week in NYC!

February 28th, 2014

Here is the last handful NWinNYC! comics. I’ll be putting the strip on hiatus for a while to focus on bigger problems. I mean projects, of course, but more on that later. I enjoyed doing these strips for The NY Observer and hope to do some more in the future. But these are the last of them for now so read ‘em slow. And if you find yourself jonesing for some Big Apple humor, you can always score a copy of If New York City Was The World. It’s a collection of strips about the city that never sweeps, and a sort of precursor to NWinNYC! that ran in a Manhattan neighborhood paper back way back when those kinda things still existed. But the humor contained with in is as fresh as a NYC breeze. It’s way out of print but you can actually get a signed copy from me through Amazon. In the meantime, enjoy!

_

#030

NextWeekInNYC_030

_

#031

NextWeekInNYC_031

_

#032

NextWeekInNYC_032b

_

#033

NextWeekInNYC_033

_

#034

NextWeekInNYC_034

A Public Service Announcement…

February 26th, 2014

It looked like the snow was melting and we were over the hump of winter but it’s snowing again and there’s another major snowstorm forecast for the first week in March. So, just in case, here’s a comic I did for NICKELODEON Magazine some years ago. It could come in handy.

IceAgeFinalFlat

A Petey & Pussy Flashback

February 23rd, 2014

Back in 1998 I made a small mincomic with the original P&P strips. This was the cover.

image

The mini also contained a couple of crude flipbook animations on the edges, one each of Petey and Pussy. Here’s the Petey one all giffied up. SPOILER ALERT!!: Looking at this could spoil your day. Please don’t look at it if you are easily disturbable, annoyingly oversensitive or young and impressionable. But if it’s the kind of thing you can handle, then you may want to read the early P&P strips on my old steam-powered website, Fontanelle Press. Click around, you’ll find them (second cherub from the top) or something else interesting.

image

And if you actually find the gif or the strips entertaining then you should definitely pick up a copy of my 2008 Eisner-Award nominated P&P graphic novel. Currently available here for pretty cheap.

Everyday Faces in Everyday Places!

February 15th, 2014

I love to find faces in ordinary, everyday items. Here’s an example. Can you see it? There are more over on my Facebook page.

 

Six!

February 12th, 2014

Here’s another quick animated gif, this time featuring one of my top ten favorite numbers, 6! If you are a Tumblrer you can love it there as well! (But don’t watch it three times in a row. That would be evil!)

SixTest04perfectcontinuous

Some Catching Up…

February 12th, 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve had the chance to post some Next Week in NYC! strips. Here are a few from last fall. I’ll try and keep them coming on a more regular basis. For a while anyway. As always, thanks for reading!

#027-

NextWeekinNYC_027final

#028-

NextWeekinNYC_028final

#029-

NextWeekinNYC_029final