Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Lose Your Face

An update of a recent ad parody.

Nancy Made Normal

Part of a new series of book covers based on iconic cartoon characters.

Golden Faces

A grid of faces from my upcoming adaptation of Nelson Algren's landmark novel "The Man with the Golden Arm", coming in 2012 from Seven Stories Press.

Les Thugs!

An update of an ad I created for Sub Pop Records, featuring the French punk band, Les Thugs!

Quiet, Mozart!

A page from my picture book, Quiet, Mozart!, as developed for Abrams, now seeking a new publisher.

Heart Attack

A panel from my upcoming visual adaptation of Flannery O'Connor's "The Heart of the Park", to be published in 2012 by Seven Stories Press.

Walter Drops

Part of a public waterways and usage awareness campaign, designed for the City of Seattle.

Cold Coaster Ride

An update of a storyboard for Walt Disney Productions, part of their Cyberspace Mountain ride at Disneyland.

Fly on the Wall

A detail from a recent illustration for the Alibi.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Funny Book Blockheads

Here are the first three of an imagined series of wooden block toys based on cartoon characters: Captain Marvel, Donald Duck, and Little Lulu.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Making Nancy Normal

Here's the cover to an imaginary book, one I wish were on the shelves this holiday season – for both aesthetic and philanthropic reasons.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011


There are approximately 3.5 million homeless individuals in the United States of America, which is 1% of the overall population.

From the imaginary newsstand

They don't make them like this anymore.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

Peppo is Good For You!

When I have a spare moment (or two) I like to fabricate imaginary documents/ephemera. Here's one I recently put together, meant to evoke the old show cards that were popular in the 50s and 60s, advertising upcoming performances, often found in casino lobbies etc. This one, in the nostalgic cartoon vein, features three of my favorite Seattle/Portland bands.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Curved Sentence

Here's a page from The Curved Sentence, my new graphic novel, a work-in-progress.