Ink Pushers Ball

If you are going to APE this year or of course in the city of San Francisco, comic artist, Matt Leunig, is hosting a big music and art bash this Saturday night. I will have some smallish paintings up along side other grand Bay Area comic artists. Check it out this weekend!

“Ink Pushers Ball” at SF MART (Red Ink Studios)
Saturday, April 21, 9 p.m. ’til late
989 Market Street (entrance is on 9th Street), San Francisco, CA
Live entertainment (Mary Van Note, Fauna Valetta, the Guitar Zeros, Animal Hospital, Form & Fate, Two Playa Game, Matt Holdaway, with live art by Noir Amador, Matt Leunig, Matt Furie, Fred Noland, and art in the gallery by Rina Ayuyang, Matt Leunig, MariNaomi, Aiyana Udesen, Matt Furie, Anita Brey and more. $4 cover
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Happy 2007!

Well, Happy New Year everybody. Here’s to a safe and happy one for all of us. 2006 was really swell: got married, went to Italy, moved to a new place, did a lot of comics. Right now, I’m taking a little break from all that craziness, but here’s some things to be on the lookout for:

We’ll be posting a new issue finally of creativeSkin, the web zine in its 6th issue this month. Also, there will be a couple of anthologies that I have contributed to that should be going into print this spring. Details to follow, just don’t wanna jinx it. For the rest of the year, I will be shutting myself from the outside world and will finally try to finish up on Heirloom, the graphic novel that I’ve been working on. More details on that later too. Anyway, I hope 2006 was awesome for you and I hope to see you happy in 2007. Take Care!

Bzz Bzz!

It’s been a hectic couple of months. I can’t believe the year
is ending next Monday. Check out this week’s East Bay Express
where I helped art direct the comics feature for their Year-In-Review issue. Take a gander at comics drawn by Alixopulos, Andy Hartzell, Calvin Wong, Damien Jay, David Lasky, John Isaacson, me, Melanie Lewis, and Thien Pham. Cover art by Geoff Vasile.

View the East
Bay Express website

New Show!

New Show!
Panelists II at GRSF
October 21 – November 22
Reception: Saturday, October 21, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Giant Robot is proud to present Panelists II, a group art show at GRSF.

The follow-up to last years’ popular Panelists show puts a spotlight on indie-comics creators from across the country, ranging from stapled-and-folded stars of DIY to art-gallery superstars. It will feature original illustrations, paintings, mixed-media work, and special surprises. Contributors include:

Andrice Arp
Rina Ayuyang
Gabrielle Bell
Jeffrey Brown
Ivan Brunetti
Martin Cendreda
Vanessa Davis
Leif Goldberg
Sammy Harkham
James Jean
Hellen Jo
Aaron K
James Kochalka
James McShane
Anders Nilsen
John Pham
Lark Pien
John Porcellino
Kevin Scalzo
Bwana Spoons
Daria Tessler
Esther Pearl Watson
Steven Weissman
Megan Whitmarsh
Andrew Jeffrey Wright

A reception for the artists will be held from 6:30 – 10:00 on Saturday, October 21.
618 Shrader Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Lordy Lord!

Hi! I’ve been busy stuffing envelopes, but I wanted to let you know that the cool cats from Slovenia’s Stripburger comic group have published the 43rd issue of their Stripburger anthology book. Among work by Peter Kuper, Tony Millionaire, and Sebastien Lumineau, I have a story about an unexpected family trip to the Philippines.
To buy it, visit the Stripburger website
and while you’re at it, stop by the Stripburger blog