Monthly Archives: February 2012


Just-In: R-Squared Comicz podcast #18

Hey everyone, Here’s the latest episode of the R-Squared Comicz Podcast, where I recap the comics I recommended this month, provide an update on the Lightweightz Anthology, updates on a few other things, and briefly recap my experience at the Image Expo in Oakland this past weekend (2/24-2/26). Take care and enjoy….   Duration: 29 […]

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Recommended: Abina and the Important Men (2011)

Hello everyone, Today I want to recommend the graphic novel Abina and the Important Men by Trevor R. Getz and Liz Clarke: Based on a 1876 court transcript of a West African woman named Abina, the graphic novel tells the story of how Abina, after being wrongfully enslaved, escaped to a British-controlled territory and took […]


Image Comics Expo: A Brief Recap

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. Since my interest in comics resurfaced back in 2005, I’ve been a fairly regular attendee of comic conventions in California (average about one per year). I’ve primarily been attending Wondercon and APE, and I still have plans to attend a Comic-Con at least once. Out of the comic […]

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Some Changes to the Lightweightz Anthology Scripts 3

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. In light of a recent script review I received via Comixtribe, I’ve decided to make a few changes to the scripts for the Lightweightz Anthology. Some of the changes apply to scripts that (1) have already been drawn and are in the process of being colored, (2) have […]


Recommended: Faith Land (2011-Present)

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. Today it is with great pleasure that I recommend Faith Land by Melchizedek Todd: A very different feel from Allegories of the Way (which I also recommend), Faith Land takes a more gritty, present-world look at issues of faith as they relate to superheroes and villains. If you […]

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Hydroland: Aftermath Sampler Now Available at Drive Thru Comics

Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know that the Hydroland: Aftermath Sampler is now available for free download at Drive Thru Comics. Here’s a a variant cover, and a preview page: You can download it here. If you check it out, I would appreciate it if you leave a comment with some feedback. Until […]


Recommended: Valkyrie Squadron (2011-Present)

Hello everyone, Today I want to recommend Valkyrie Squadron by Jules Rivera: Set in space, Valkyrie Squadron is about a team of four women who are part of an alliance with all of humanity to fight a war against robots. I really enjoy the different approach taken by having an all-female space-soldier crew, with each […]

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What’s Your Favorite Comic or Graphic Novel? 4

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. As I mentioned in an earlier post, my favorite comic to date is Rising Stars by J. Michael Straczynski. Thanks to the Rising Stars: Compendium, I have read the entire series as well as the short-stories of the main characters. Although it’s a ton of reading, I’ll probably […]


Recommended: Hand of the Morningstar (2007-Present)

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. Today it is with great pleasure that I recommend Hand of the Morningstar by Zondervan: A super-powered team story (e.g., think Justice League or Avengers) from a Christian worldview, HOTM tells the story of a group of superpowered individuals who are working to achieve world peace, and are […]

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Writing Comics is a Marathon, Not a Sprint 3

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. After reading over the feedback I received today on one of my four-page scripts I submitted to a comic book editor, I’ve realized two things. On the one hand, I have come a long way since jotting down my initial ideas for Lightweightz, to where I am today. […]