Thursday, May 12, 2011

Next Ramone Appearance: Summit City Comic Con

June 18, 2011 marks Ramone's first appearance at the Summit City Comic Con! Last year, I attended the SCCC's debut convention as a fan. It was a great show - the most fun I've had at a convention. See my review from last year here: This year, I'll be there promoting Ramone, with at least two books, possibly three, available for current and new skunk fans. I'll be posting preview artwork here for the upcoming title that's in the works. Of course, back-issues of "A Skunk's Tale" and "This Skunk, This Hamster!" will be available. See you there.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Happy Anniversary, Ramone Cologne! The Year of the Skunk

Today is the one year anniversary of the first Ramone Cologne comic strip and Ramone's debut to the world! Thanks to everyone for reading the strip, buying the comics, and keeping up with Ramone on the website and facebook page. It has been a great first year for Ramone, filled with events and appearances. So much has happened since Ramone's introduction, I can't believe it has ONLY been a year.

Since May 9, 2010, Ramone has been to his first SkunkFest, appeared at multiple comic book conventions, library book signings, and most recently been added to a local bookstore's selection of comics and kids' books. From his humble beginnings a year ago, Ramone has gained a supportive following of fans. Ramone's quest at the start of the comic strip was respect for skunks. He has certainly achieved that in many areas.

To everyone enjoying the comic strip or comic book stories, stay tuned for more to come! There are more events coming up this summer and I'll have news and photos to share. Also, watch for changes and new characters appearing in the strip. Comparing the first strip to the most recent (see images above), I can see the progress made, artistically and in Ramone's quest. I promise more improvements for the upcoming adventures!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Book Signing for Free Comic Book Day, May 7

Starting this Saturday, Ramone Cologne: A Skunk's Tale will be available for sale at Hastings bookstore. I'll be there from noon-4 p.m. signing copies of "A Skunk's Tale" and drawing/painting free mini sketches. If you're in the area, drop by and see me. The annual Free Comic Book Day event will be going on at Hastings that day, and they'll be giving away some all-ages titles. See you there!