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Muskrat Ramblings Army of Dorkness…welcome ALINA PEET posted by John Today’s Dork Tower? It’s not a “guest strip,” per se. It’s a teaser, perhaps. An amuse-bouche. It’s…it’s… …hum. How to explain? Because, honestly, this is important. But, um, the explanation is lengthy. Yet worth it. Sooooo worth it. Seated comfortably? OK. Here we go. As [...]
Muskrat Ramblings Twitter is my Co-Pilot posted by John I’m not entirely sure how it happened, but suddenly I find myself a month ahead on Dork Tower. Well, OK, I’m partly sure. Much of it came in a series of Tweets last week that turned out to be fine comic-strip punchlines (no, not the ones [...]
Muskrat Ramblings DORK TOWER: Now in Wrapping Paper and E-Comicbook formats! posted by John Just a couple of quick announcements before I go back to drawing Munchkins and (coincidentally) Zombies. In my never-ending quest to confuse people, I seem never to have really promoted the fact that the first six DORK TOWER collections are now [...]
Muskrat Ramblings Smells like Beam Rifle posted by John Many folks have asked for the full lyrics to Igor’s song, in Monday’s comics. Well, even though this dances dangerously on Filk territory, (a) a band asked if they could play it, and (b) a reader offered me a dollar to come up with the full [...]
Muskrat Ramblings Federico García Lorica posted by John I really, really, REALLY love my readers, you know! Tons of great mail this week about Wednesday’s cartoon, and it was all very fun to read. I think this is my favorite letter, though: Subject: Today’s strip Message: Right Kovalic, now you’re for it… I’ve been reading [...]
Muskrat Ramblings Obsession Confession posted by John I didn’t sleep well last night. OK. Partly, it was because our cat, Doozer, brought a mouse to bed. A live mouse. Which he does from time to time. He’s a very sharing cat, that way. But mostly it’s because I’m obsessing about tomorrow’s Dork Tower. It’s an [...]
Muskrat Ramblings The Original Artwork Conundrum – or, see John Feel all Awkward and Self-Conscious posted by John Many folks have asked about buying original art, and it’s something I’ve never really done before. I’m not sure why, save that it’s always struck me as a bit of a weird thing. Perhaps it still freaks [...]