Every once in a while I like to go back and color one of my old black and white strips. In this strip Eenie the pirate mouse has zoned into his greatest passion ( other than mugging and pirating ) scrapbooking. Heaven help the fool who interrupts a true master’s work.
What a crazy week it’s been. No power for a week PLUS an infected root canal that caused me pain in every conceivable way. Throbbing pain in the tooth( or rather former tooth), followed by loss of appetite, fever, cold chills, a night where I just couldn’t drink enough water. Fortunately the tooth pain started up the previous Thursday and I could get to a dentist and get some magic amoxicillin and pain killers. Had this started up the day before the storm came in, it could have been a bad situation. I spent the time at my girlfriends place ( which STILL doesn’t have power ) in Jersey City where we were able to witness the sky light up for three straight minutes with flashes of orange white and turquoise as transformers were exploding to the north west of us. And yet it’s hard to complain or celebrate when I finally got power back yesterday when some people have just been wiped out. Such a brutal storm. Every year we’re having the “storm of the century” . Still as crasy as Sandy was I’m still can’t get over having a snow blizzard on Holloween last year.
I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed a Comic Convention more. Great fans, lots of commissions, old and new friends. First, I’d like to thank my good friend Jeff Brennan for sharing my table and helping me out here and there and my friends from Lee’s Art Shop who visited despite having their own table to tend to. I’d also like to thank my table neighbors Scott Reed who has done various work for Marvel and DC and Melissa and her husband ( forgot his name, sorry ) of Romantically Apocalyptic who sold a zillion prints and gave me some ideas for next year. A special thanks to Mathieu Moyen of 6-Commando, Chris Wrann of Aquarium Drinking and Jason Brubaker of REMIND who attended my Saturday 5:00 pm Goldfish Cracker/warm ginger ale party right at my table. Thanks to Madi, Sara and Max for their exuberance. Also thanks to Bobby Moynihan of SNL who graciously accepted a copy of Twit Troo of the Moon #2 when I shoved it into his hands! But mostly thanks to those of you who paid me your hard earned money for a commission or if you were one of the twenty five people to take a chance and purchase an issue or two of Twit Troo of the Moon. You renewed my belief in the strip and I promise that next week, after a two month hiatus, I’ll be posting again. Thanks so much- Denny