The Short Synopsis

Pop Culture Data Artist, Infographics, Network Design Art, Technical Writing...

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Facebook - Talk, images, and lots of puns. Best place to leave a detailed message.

Facebook Group - Posting new pages of my comics and other material related to golden age comics.

Instagram - Images and posts about progress on art projects. Many will be the in-progress ones when developing a project.

Tumblr - Interesting pages and panels selectively pulled from mostly newer comics.

Earth P.D. comics - My 1940s style comic done entirely digitally. Currently working on issue #3.

Twitter - Not my most active account but I follow some very interesting people.

Comic & Art Events

SteelCity Con

August 11-13 2017

Artist Alley

WV PopCon

August 26-27 2017

Possible Attendee

Camp Comicon

September 8-10 2017


Greensburg Pop-Up Art Show

September 8 2017

Artist Alley

Youngstown Indie Creators

September 9 2017

Artist Alley

Nittany Con

September 23 2017


Parkersburg Con

September 30 2017


BlurrieCon 5

October 13-15 2017


Akron Comicon

November 4-5 2017


3 Rivers Con

May 20-21 2018

Artist Alley

Blog Index
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Where The Wild Things Are - Gothic Manuscript style


Of all my medieval manuscript pieces, this was always my favorite. Taking Maurice Sendak's picture book and creating a two-page medieval gothic spread. And yes, this is the entire text of that 40-page picture book, all 338 words. The scene on the bottom of the first page has Max dancing with the wild things but these wild things are some of the fantastic grotesques from medieval martginalia.


Here's the Jabberwocky poem as you've never seen it before. Lewis Carroll's poem from Through the Looking Glass is translated into 13th century Latin and surrounded by all your favorite characters from Alice in Wonderland.

Turkish Turga


While doing calligraphy in the 1990s, and specially Faux-Alphabets*, I had always wanted to create one of those beautiful Turgas that sat at the top of an Ottoman Freman**. The piece measured 15 inches by 22 inches with the Turga taking up the top ⅓. The individual flowers measured approximately ¼ to ½; inch in size. It's done in guoache, inkia ink, and gold paint.

* English scripts that are designed to appear as a different language

** A document which conferred anything from land titles and commendations to an Attaboy you did a good job sweeping out the temple.