well book 8 should be back from press in 2 weeks. I will have it for SDCC. Looking forward to that show and in the next week I will have my big post with everything about it. I also had to reprint issue 2. Can’t believe how well they are moving. I am also excited […]

I am a little bummed. I had to buy a new mac book pro, because my other one died. I did not loose any files, just it cost a huge chunk of what I was saving for the trade book. So I am looking at finding other funding. It put me in a funk, but […]

11Jul

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Well – we are getting gritty:) This is going to be a very busy week for us as I prepare for SDCC. Also I should have issue 8 by the end of the week, which is pretty exciting. I must say that it has been a very trying few weeks, hence no newsletter and limited […]

13Jul

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It’s getting rough…. ** SDCC update** If you are at the San Diego Comic Con next weekend come by E11 and hang out with us. That’s next week. I have other updates coming soon- I am though cranking out pages for issue 9 (page 15 will be done soon). I am really enjoying this issue […]

15Jul

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So we start to see a new side of mama- ūüôā I am really excited about how far I am into this again and in-fact I am just finishing up the script to issue 10. I added some stuff, that is really going be wild. Yet now is not the time to talk about that. […]

18Jul

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Hi All – this is the week of SDCC. I will be scarce but I wanted to share my two videos with you, that I will be using at the show. This will be showcasing the Bean, the other on the blog, showcases my art. I hope you get a chance to enjoy them both. […]

20Jul

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I am on my way to SDCC today. So I am scarce today- I will post more soon- enjoy the update. trav

22Jul

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day 3 of comic con starts today and tonight is the eisner awards. I a little anxious.:) anyways I’m checking in on my twitter and occasionally facebook. trav  

25Jul

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wow- it’s a been a long, exciting five days. Full SDCC report later today. Right now I need to rest a little and recover. Enjoy- trav

27Jul

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Well, I am home and I thought I would have some time to put together a review of sdcc, but life is in the way. Family has been sick and there has been other obligations which I haven’t finished. In fact I haven’t even unpacked. Yet even though I am tired, I want everyone to […]

29Jul

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Finishing up the video for my kickstarter project for the graphic novel version of the bean. I will post more on monday. Keep creating trav

It is about time- I am pushing to take Bean to the next level in book format. No I am not redoing it. I just think it is time to start putting the individual comics together as trades. So Books 1-4 will make The Bean vol 1: Riddles and Shrooms.¬† Now to do this I […]

Nothing like a little Barbeque. Also this is really exciting in 4 days we have raised $2000 dollars to print the trades of the Bean at Kickstarter. This is huge and we need 3 grand more. We have 62 backers and I am very touched at their support.¬† All we need is 140 more at […]

  Sorry about the late update- i just noticed all my dates are off… Here is the inkwork to the back of the new Bean graphic novel. It is full production and watching the support and pledges to the kickstarter project has gotten me excited. As you might of guessed I am going to be […]

I am jazzed to announce that we are $70 away from the $3000 mark. In 9 no less. We have 51 days to go to raise another 2000 and then the project will be funded. I am really excited about this and I am so grateful for all the support so far. Yet we still […]

Time for the next update. First off a big thanks to all those that have pledged so far on the kickstarter¬† project.¬† We are 65% funded and I appreciate all the support so far. Keep up the great work and continue to help us make our goal. The next book is also moving along fantastically. […]

12Aug

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WE ARE 75% FUNDED. I am so amazed by the support. The kickstarter project needs about $1300 to meet the goal. Anything else that comes in after that will go to Vol 2. If you want to help support the project just go here Bean Vol 1 Kickstarter project. I will be posting more later. […]

14Aug

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There is a lot going on – we have less than $900 to go and are 82% funded on the kickstarter project. Everything that goes over will go to the printing of vol 2- I will post more on that later. I am truly humbled by the power of kickstarter and how it allows artists […]

16Aug

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Today’s update. Well all heck is about break loose at the inn, yet even in the roughest of moments, one needs a drink:) Kickstarter update :89% funded Funding is at 90%. We are a about $450 shy of raising the $5000 grand for the graphic novel. I cannot believe how fast this happening. We have […]

18Aug

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We made the $5000 goal yesterday! I very grateful for all  the support. If you want to see the whole post just look below. Well I need to get back to work. trav

23Aug

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Hi all- well work and book production is in full swing. I am really excited about how the next chapter of the story is panning out. I have about 8 pages left to pencil and ink and then text. The Kickstarter Project Well things are moving smoothing with the graphic novel. I wanted to say […]

25Aug

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Well, one of the cool things about the eisners is dinner. We were privileged to sit with a young man and his sweet wife. Paul Roman Martinez is the creator and illustrator of the web/print comic – the adventures of the 19XX. He has been nominated for a few awards, including the Eisner Award for […]

28Aug

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To all those wondering where gort was, well here he is and doing what he does best. Also we are at $5800 on the pledges…. The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before […]

30Aug

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Chapter(book 9) update….I have 2 1/2 pages left on this book. I am hoping to have all the text in and put into edits on monday. Still much to do- trav The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So […]

Page and a half left to draw. The last 5 pages completely differed from the original script and made so much more sense. In fact I am really jazzed how it came out and it made this part of the story so much more realistic. Also we hit the $6000 mark. Really excited about the […]

Have an incredible labor day weekend- see ya in a few days The Kickstarter Project   $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before they become a available to the public in Nov and your name […]

A lot of good things have been happening. I finished all the art for the next chapter of the story and I am now laying in the text. I am really excited about it and should be starting chapter/book 10 soon. Also I have been pretty slammed with commissions and will start to put those […]

Just love the look on those guys faces. Well I should be working right now, but i have several home projects to do right now. A fence is the big one this weekend. Yet I am still on track meaning all the text layout is all but done. I have some tweaking to do and […]

11Sep

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Well it’s all winding down. I spent this weekend doing a lot of manual labor, so artwork took a back seat – sometimes other things just take over. Well I am beat so tomorrow – we’ll get back into book work Keep creating – trav The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the […]

13Sep

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There are 14 days left on the kickstarter project. If you still want to help please just click below.¬† Ok bean updates- Chapter/book 9 is done and edits are in progress. I am happy. so I started chapter/book 10 and it’s gonna be good, well I hope. Well back to work trav The Kickstarter Project […]

15Sep

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There are 11 days left on the kickstarter project. If you still want to help please just click below.¬† so much going on- I am working on all sorts of projects. As for replying I will be on tonight to go over all the comments. I am still around though. Keep creating. trav The Kickstarter […]

18Sep

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There are times when I dread posting. Today is one of them. Yet there is a much bigger story at work here and the goal is to write a compelling emotional story. I hope I am doing so. I also know and have known that there are elements in a story that are crucial to […]

20Sep

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More to come soon.   The Kickstarter Project $15 gets you a copy of the book and FREE Shipping, plus your name printed in the book as well. So if you want a copy before they become a available to the public in Nov and your name in the book… just put in a pledge. […]

22Sep

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Sorry if you notice some changes in the site. it is not my fault- I am having a few tech glitches. Hi all- been pretty sick the last few days… sucks, no drawing and a lot of sleep. This will be a short post. there are 4 days left on the kickstarter campaign if you […]

25Sep

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I am feeling a lot better, still stuffed though-¬† thank you for the well wishes – though I have a feeling I am going to have to have a tooth pulled, but oh well, it happens. I also apologize that I have remained silent, I have read all the comments, but I just do not […]

27Sep

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THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP! WE RAISED OVER $8000 TO FUND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL! I am so amazed on how much overwhelming support has been¬† on “the Bean”. Thank you again for making the dream possible. -now back to the story- Also now would the time to go back and read through and see […]

29Sep

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Well the next few days will be APE. If you are up in the San Francisco are and want to stop by the Alternative Press Expo- come by for a free sketch and say hi. trav

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