if you are in the area this Saturday, drop by the MenilFest! at the world famous Menil Collection in donwtown Houston.
Now in its 7th year, MenilFest! is a unique merger of literature, visual arts, spoken word and musical performances throughout the day brought to you by some of Houston’s most respected organizations and talented individuals. And I’ll be there too! You can get your ICECUBES books signed and buy original art. I look forward to seeing you!
Comicpalooza 2014 is here in just 4 days! ICECUBES will have a table and we expect to see you there starting Friday, May 23 until Monday, May 26!
This should be a giant event so come prepared to get your ICECUBES book signed, pick up some original art and meet Leroy Brown!
I was really happy to be part of the Menil Fest in Houston last week. The Menil is one of the greatest free art museums in Houston and to be part of the Indie Book Fair was great. I met a lot of new people and reconnected with friends like Jason Poland of Robby & Bobbie and Shane Patrick Boyle. I would also like to thank Stacey Kirages for including some of my cartoons in the new Zine Fest Houston Compilation!
I make funny drawings so it’s only fair that cool caricaturist Richard Muniz should make a funny drawing of me! I met Richard at a local market fair and he helped me set up my tent and was not only a great caricaturist but also a really nice guy. His drawings are great and people were loving them. I was a little jealous of how quick Richard was with the pencil. If only I could draw that quick!
If you’re ever in the Houston area looking for a great caricature artist, give Richard a shout: ajcvr2000(at)gmail.com
Well, here we are again at the beginning of a brand new year!
2014 holds some great surprises for ICECUBES fans and we’ll continue building on what we did in 2013!
A quick look back on the past year will reveal some pretty neat ICECUBES facts:
* ICECUBES is regularly syndicated in print in the Kingwood Monthly newspaper. I also created and edit a full monthly comics page featuring other guest artists including Mark Stokes of Zombie Boy, David Wilborn of Urban Jungle, Michael Hawkins with Jim Corn, Lonnie Easterling with Spudcomics and Kim Belding with PicPak.
* ICECUBES was featured at the awesome Comiculture Symposium at the University of Houston in Clear Lake. I participated in a live panel with James Barr creator of The Crow and ICECUBES comic art was displayed in the University art gallery.
* ICECUBES the book is in 5 comic book stores all across the country!
* The first ICECUBES comic book is almost completely sold out. (some artist editions left)
* I started work on a book of my earlier more ‘underground’ strips called Atomik Comix.
A zine preview was created for Houston Zine Fest and is still available for $1 + shipping.
* ICECUBES was submitted to some of the larger newspaper syndicates.
* More original art was sold at conventions and online.
There is more original art up for sale, click here!
* ICECUBES premiered 2 animated comics! Woohoo! More to come.
* Finally, a big surprise is coming in the next few weeks… so stay tuned!
Show your support for ICECUBES by purchasing one of the remaining numbered artist editions of the book. You can also become a paid subscriber for only ¢25 a month, or $2.50 for a full year! This will give you access to all the members only areas of the site where the archived comics are kept!
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Hello ICECUBES friends!
Here are some of the things ICECUBES has been involved in ‘offline’ recently. In September I participated in the ComiCulture symposium at the University of Houston Clear Lake along with artists like James O’Barr (The Crow). October was time for the Houston Zine Fest. I even published a special ‘zine’ for the occasion: Atomik Comix.This contains never before published underground stuff I’ve done over the years put together for this little zine as a prologue to a full blown Atomik Comix book I am secretly working on… More to come.
All this while going to conventions to promote the book and continuing to publish the comics page for my local news paper with contributions from Zombie Boy, Urban Jungle, Spudcomics, The Amaizing Jim Corn and PicPak! *phew!*
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