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April 30th, 2011 – Swampy’s Florida: Trilby

by on Apr.30, 2011, under Cartooning, Swampy's Florida

Here’s a small sample from the Trilby, the baby alligator, mini-comic book that will be available next week at THE GENERAL STORE (May 6th) and Coliseum of Comics (May 7th) in Lakeland, Florida, for Free Comic Book Day.
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November 14, 2009 – Yellow Ribbon Event!

by on Nov.19, 2009, under Friends

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Above is a caricature I drew of this Army hero, Jesse. I have Jesse as a hobbit trying to use his computer skills to defeat the dragon as Gandalf loses his patience with the slowness of the digital world.

Cartoonists gathered at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra, Florida, to welcome home 500 Army soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. We were part of a Yellow Ribbon event put on by The Florida National Guard. The cartoonists attending were Michael Jantze, of the comic strip ‘The Norm’ and teacher at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Don Perlin, co-creator of Ghost Rider and at one time or other has drawn most of the Marvel superheroes, and Aaron Olson, National Guardsman himself and student at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Above artists Aaron Olson, Michael Jantze and Don Perlin draw for soldiers. Don’s wife, Becky is at the the end.

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After the soldiers had gone Dana, Aaron’s wife, and Aaron Olson speak to Major Sarah McLevy, who did a great job organizing the huge event. Seated is Michael Jantze, drawing a Hulk cartoon for the Major.

2009-1114-yellrib-groupMe, Michael Jantze, Arron and Dana Olson.

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October 3, 2009 – Suncoast Inkslingers!

by on Oct.03, 2009, under Cartooning, Friends, Other Travels, Various

2009-1003-sicWe had our first Suncoast Inkslinger meeting in a few months. We gathered at Bay Coast Coffee Market in Clearwater. Below is a photo of the gathering. To the right is a sketch I made during a discussion with Ron Johnson and Jim Fern about the possibility of Ben Franklin being a mad scientist.

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