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(I'm writing this on the bus going up 95, so bear with any typos - I'll make corrections when I'm home.) 

Adam WarRock did a song called Call Me Johnny Wander - it's based on JW, and - well, give it a listen, it's amazing. And see if you can catch all the references - even I was struggling to keep up!

Bergen St. Comics

Thu, 09/16/2010 - 21:12 by Ananth in response to i don't trust it

As it turns out, the Flavor Grenade is a type of Pluot, which is a hybrid plum/apricot. We'll probably go back for it. 

Johnny Wander Vol. 1 is now available at Bergen St. Comics in Brooklyn! I'm not sure how many copies we have there, but it's not a lot! Consider them advance copies. 

You guys had some questions about the book! Here are my responses,

1. The book is $12. 

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE SPX

Tue, 09/14/2010 - 13:04 by Ananth in response to menagerie

This is the new image from the back of the business card we're handing out at shows. Pretty adorable! Yuko is a mastermind.

We're back from SPX! Thank you to everyone who came out to support us - or just to say hi! The books went like hotcakes and it's all thanks to you guys and gals, so - THANK YOU!! You really made our weekend. One Adam WarRock also made my weekend, but more about that soon!

SPX this weekend!

Thu, 09/09/2010 - 14:33 by Ananth in response to important answers to important questions

Sometimes Evan is like a laser, straight and true, and this was one of those times. And to be fair, he had a really good argument for being a cat, which he'll perhaps elaborate on in the comments if you really want to know. If you're coming to SPX, tell us what animal you would be! 

Speaking of SPX, we'll be at booth F10 - see the handy map below,

and we will have these babies:

Books!

Tue, 09/07/2010 - 22:25 by Ananth in response to ananth showers with his hat

It's a sauna down there, and showering becomes a moot point once you're down on the platform. New York has an extensive subway system, which is great, but it's also old, so it wasn't constructed with maximum ventilation in mind. It's usually worth it to wait till you come home to shower, but that's just me. 

We have two copies of our book!! Here they are,

Johnny Wander Vol. 1!

Thu, 09/02/2010 - 11:57 by Ananth in response to guest comic - this cat, this england

Only here a couple of weeks and already we've put him to work. Evan was gracious enough to do a comic for us because we've been conquered by SPX prep. Also, Aaron Diaz is visiting!

I think I promised you guys a cover! Here's the front of Johnny Wander Vol. 1: Don't Burn the House Down,

We'll post photos once we get some copies in! Have a good weekend!

Conversations overheard

Tue, 08/31/2010 - 14:09 by Ananth in response to karate 101

He was really excited about chi! Just something I overheard on the subway on the way back from an excursion into the city. Public transit is good for listening in on other peoples' conversations, often whether you want to or not. But I usually want to - sometimes I get a good quote for dialogue or some insight into a group of people (like Wall St). 

I should mention that Yuko drew this comic despite being sick - thank you! There are beads of sweat in this ink!! A testament to her grit and dedication. 

Congratulations Archer and Eve!

Thu, 08/26/2010 - 21:10 by Ananth in response to wookie of honor

You'll recall this one as well. I've been best friends with Archer since I was in kindergarten, so it's kind of a big deal! For me. Also, his girlfriend - ahem, excuse me - fiancée Eve is totally awesome (actually, she usually plays L4D2 with us). I am super happy for you guys!! Congratulations!

Johnny Wander Volume 1: Don't Burn The House Down has been delivered to the printer! If our luck is good it will debut at SPX in Bethesda, MD in September! We are so damn excited! 

Yuko took the time to make this one extra-gorgeous - and it's a neat way to illustrate some of her process. 

Automated phone trees are pretty annoying. Here's a handy website : Get2Human.com has a comprehensive list of phone numbers and instructions for reaching a human after dialing. Sorry I didn't think of it earlier, Yuko! It only came to me while I was writing this up. 

New roommate!

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 19:01 by Ananth in response to yuko stop that

Our new roommate is Evan Dahm, who some of you might know from his works Rice Boy, Order of Tales, and most recently Vattu. Yuko is a fan! But luckily not one of those superfans that looks over you shoulder and asks questions and ... w-wait ... Welcome to NYC, Evan!

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