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Crackpot Comics

A world of silliness, non sequiturs, and oh yeah, there's art!
Jul 23 '14
I swear I’ve been doing more productive art things than just these endless “Anime Club” scribbles, but since I can’t post any of those yet, you’re just going to have to take my word for it

I swear I’ve been doing more productive art things than just these endless “Anime Club” scribbles, but since I can’t post any of those yet, you’re just going to have to take my word for it

Jul 22 '14

Whenever I go a long time without drawing a proper comic page, the mere idea of doing one feels like “it’ll take sooooo much effort and uuuuuunh I don’t wanna doooooo one right now”, but then as soon as an opportunity presents itself, I’ll pounce on it like a starving person on food.

Jul 21 '14
"I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good."
Roald Dahl (via beatboxgoesthump)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege)

Jul 20 '14
Tiny little grumpy butt

Tiny little grumpy butt

Jul 20 '14
Alien coworker problems

Alien coworker problems

Jul 20 '14

I asked sagecoffey to proofread an UPCOMING THING for me, and in addition to some mad editorial skills she drew the most adorable doodles in the margins.

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Jul 18 '14

My favorite thing is reading a story that’s somehow offbeat or unconventional in either content or structure, and it’s so clear that the author was just doing whatever they wanted and enjoying themselves. I’ve been reading a lot of those kinds of stories lately, and it’s been making me very happy.

Jul 17 '14
I have an Etsy shop!  Tell your friends!  Tell your enemies!
Everything listed has free domestic U.S. shipping, and you can get $5 off any order of $30 or more using the coupon code 5OFF30.
If you want to buy something but don’t have/want an Etsy account, I still take orders directly through my website.
Thanks for browsing!

I have an Etsy shop!  Tell your friends!  Tell your enemies!

Everything listed has free domestic U.S. shipping, and you can get $5 off any order of $30 or more using the coupon code 5OFF30.

If you want to buy something but don’t have/want an Etsy account, I still take orders directly through my website.

Thanks for browsing!

Jul 15 '14
I took a break from coloring something to…color something…?  I don’t think I’ve digitally colored a pencil sketch since high school, so this was a bit of a trip.
Also, while trying to figure out a classy way to do the focus lines, I accidentally gave Mort a Medieval-style angelic halo, which is so hilariously inappropriate that I had to share.

I took a break from coloring something to…color something…?  I don’t think I’ve digitally colored a pencil sketch since high school, so this was a bit of a trip.

Also, while trying to figure out a classy way to do the focus lines, I accidentally gave Mort a Medieval-style angelic halo, which is so hilariously inappropriate that I had to share.

Jul 14 '14
I was looking through some old comics of mine, and I can’t stop laughing at this panel

I was looking through some old comics of mine, and I can’t stop laughing at this panel

Jul 12 '14

jorgesantiagojr:

Why hello! I didn’t see you there. Since the drawing of me at the top has me with button eyes. I don’t know if I ever announced it publicly on here, but in May I finished up my MFA in comics from SCAD. Hooray! Since May I’ve been looking for jobs to keep me living where I am and funding my mad comics experiments. I didn’t get to print up “The Caverns” because I couldn’t afford to, and that made me sad.

The good news is: I found a job! And a good one for me, leaving me with plenty of time to comic up the nights and weekends and still be able to eat food regularly! The catch is, the job won’t begin for another 2 weeks, and even then, I probably won’t get my first paycheck for another 2 weeks after that, leaving me in a dicey situation. Hence my $5 sketch promotion…

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Jorge is a really cool guy and this price is an INSANE BARGAIN.  Please consider it!

Jul 12 '14

I’ve tried several times to verbalize what exactly is so compelling about the character of Mort from KC Green’s comic "The Anime Club", and have generally just descended into muttering gibberish.  But basically, I’m impressed that a dramatic series (it is hilarious, but at its heart it’s a drama) can hold together when the protagonist is practically unlikable.  The story essentially opens with Mort bullying his friends into watching porn in a public space, and the plot is driven by Mort’s staunch refusal to get along with anybody, even his own club.  While reading it, I’m constantly seized by an overwhelming urge to punch Mort in the face.

But I still care about him, and that’s the most impressive part.  I feel indignant when he’s humiliated and empathetic when he’s vulnerable, in spite of my desire to knock the teeth out of his mouth.  And that’s truly the mark of great writing, and an incredibly multi-faceted, believable character.  Which, in turn, inspires me to work harder on my own character writing…as soon as I’m done drawing Mort.

(I have a whole other rant about how great it is that his favorite series tend to have female protagonists, instead of just going with the fanboy stereotype and making him misogynistic or purely lustful, but I’ve blathered on enough already.)