I've been spending a lot of time at www.jimmycakes.com and Tumblr recently. If you have a Tumblr account and would like to see my artwork, my surfing, or my craftsmanship pop up on your feed every now and then, please come visit. As an incentive, of sorts, I've started posting my new followers up on my robot's computer monitor. I got this idea from my pal and fellow Titan of Cartoonitude, Chris Gugliotti. He does something very similar with a chalk board.
Well, the book that I drew for Scholastic is finally out in stores and online. The title of the book is LEGO City Save This Christmas. The book came out pretty good. I had a lot of fun working on it. I'm hoping I will be on some more projects with Scholastic soon. Only time will tell. I'm going to try and have a few copies at New York Comic Con as well as Rhode Island Comic Con. I will probably only be at New York for Saturday and Sunday this year. Please drop by Artist Alley and say hello. I'll be haning out with my pals, Joe Caramagna, Andrew Edge and Dennis Budd.
Wow! What a great weekend! Comiconn was a success and I look forward to doing it next year. I also added my web comic to Comic Rocket so you all can read it easier! You're welcome!! Drop by www.jimmycakes.com to read more blogs and see photos of Comiconn. You can also read Robotic Madness there. You can also click the image on the left here to add Robotic Madness to your Comic Rocket pull list!
I recently did the interior illustrations for a Scholastic book called, LEGO City Save This Christmas. It's a fun little story for young readers that follows a bunch of goofy LEGO Crooks through LEGO City as they try and take all the presents from the local LEGO people. The book will be available on September 1st according to Amazon. Here's the listing. Feel free to bring it to any of the conventions I am attending. I'd be happy to sign the book. See the home page for my calendar of appearances. Thanks!
Come one come all!! This Saturday, the Titans of Cartoonitude, Jason May and Chris Gugliotti, are invading Comiconn in Trumbull, CT. We we will have original art, books, prints and delightful conversations! Guaranteed to delight people of all ages!*
Just a few more days left. While you're waiting for this fabulous even to arrive please drop by my web comic Robotic Madness and Chris' web comic Playing Dead. If you like them please share them with friends and family. These are free comics we are creating for you folks. Make them last by making them popular! We'll see you there!!
Chris has a special comic which he launched on Facebook just now. You can only view it there at the moment. Click here to check it out. It will be available on www.playingdeadthecomic.com on Wednesday. But why wait?
*I can't promise we'll delight, but it sounds real good!
So I headed to Worcester, Mass to meet up with horror writer, and brother, T.J. May at the New England Horror Writers booth. From what I hear, there will be a larger presence for NEHW in the Rock and Shocks to come. You may even see me drop in to do a panel on illustrating for the twisted minds of horror. Wouldn't that be great? I also ran into quite a few celebrities.
My brother decided to prepare for Halloween by purchasing some special effects contacts and custom fit fangs. I posted a youtube video showing how difficult it was for him to install his contacts. It's pretty funny, because you can watch William Katt and Doug Bradley walk by and wash their hands. Here is a quick slideshow for you folks. I'm not sure what my next convention will be, but I'm sure I'll have some more stories for you!