I will have eggs over easy with toast, please.
#1062; The Terrible Sea Lion

This sea lion has made the rounds.
Also, a clarification on the sea lion character.

Go Away, Sea Lions.

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Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode

Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode

Eleven years ago THIS VERY NIGHT… (almost)

Kris Straub and I posted a special episode of our podcast Tweet Me Harder that – in case you haven’t heard it before – had absolutely nothing to do with Halloween. Nope.

You can listen to it in the old podcast feed, but I’ve also embedded it in this free Patreon post:

[ TWEET ME HARDER EPISODE 20 ]

Thanks to Twitter’s advanced search filter, you can even go back in time and see what people were saying while it aired!

The premise of Tweet Me Harder, of course, was that people could tweet to us during the live show, and we would respond to them. It was novel at the time.

Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode
Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode
Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode
Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode

The full run of TMH – 76 full episodes and a few shorts – is still online to listen to for free! We even did a book.

Free Patreon Post: Tweet Me Harder Halloween Episode

~ H a p p y   H a l l o w e e n ~



How is it August already!

I just don’t know. I hope you have been keeping well!

I have been holding things together here at home with the family, working most waking hours on Professional Work, regretting the loss of our daycare, and falling into bed exhausted most nights.

Getting a toddler into bed is like putting a motorcycle away with the throttle stuck open. It can be done, but it sure exhausts your reserves of willpower.

Here are the haps lately

• Before the pandemic, I was invited up to Sideshow Collectibles to participate in their YouTube show “Strike a Pose.”

Our episode is out now, featuring me and my pals Dave Kellett and Shing Yin Khor:


• My dear sweet 18-year-old Feral Cat (not really feral) has been at the vet for the past few days.

If you’re into cute little puzzles, this would be a great time to pick up one of the last few Feral Cat double-sided puzzles for just $6 (or any of my other puzzles for $12)!

How is it August already!


• I lost the Eisner Award. (As in, I didn’t win — not that I physically misplaced it.)

That’s okay! Phil LaMarr said my name, which was pretty cool.


• My new favorite shirt is the ink swatch sample shirt from the shirt printer. A lot of people seemed to think it was as weird and charming as I do:

So, sure — I’ll print one for you too, if you like!

(Note that instead of the words “Men’s” and “Women’s” for shirt sizing, I’ve started using “Straight fit” and “Curvy fit.” In case you aren’t familiar with those terms!)


Here’s some other things I’ve enjoyed recently, and I think you might, too!

• This short film:

• This article about how LEGO bricks can embody principles of interface design:

• This oral history of Weekly World News:

• This touching but very funny story about Carl Reiner:


Comics will be published irregularly for the time being! The best way to stay up-to-date is to make sure you’re subscribed to the email list or the Twitter feed. Talk to you soon!!



Eisner Award nomination! (Just a few days to vote!)

Eisner Award nomination! (Just a few days to vote!)

A real weird year for it, but heck, what an honor!

My latest Wondermark collection, Friends You Can Ride On, has been nominated for an Eisner Award this year in the category Best Humorous Publication.

(This is my second nomination in this category.)

If you’re a comics professional (artist, writer, inker, colorist, letterer); a webcomic creator; a publisher or editor; or you own or manage a comic shop, you are eligible to vote for the winner!

So, this week only, you can download a PDF of the nominated book for free with discount code EISNER.

Read it, enjoy it, and if you’re so eligible and so inclined, please consider casting a vote at eisnervote.com.

The voting period is very short this year – voting closes at midnight Pacific time, June 18. 

So if you are eligible to vote, please don’t delay!

Eisner Award nomination! (Just a few days to vote!)