Gods and Monsters and More!

Hey, folks! Long-time readers may remember me talking eons ago about a book called “The Emerald Sword.” I’m still working on it, but NOW I have come up with a plan to have the final draft done in just ten short weeks. Ok, ten regular-length weeks, but you get the idea. The novel is about […]

Defending Escapism

I’ve posted on this topic in the past, on my old blog. My feelings haven’t changed. Escapism is often decried as immature or irresponsible. As if to say someone locked in a basement filled with spiders, frantically trying to find another way out, is somehow guilty of sloth. Escapism is a perfectly rational response to […]

Real Talk

Gonna talk feminism for a second. Feel free to check out. Was just thinking about something. In 3rd grade, my friend K wanted me to hold her medication bottle for her because she didn’t want a bulge showing in her jeans on class picture day. That’s messed up, right? She was freaking 8. Who told […]

The Road Ahead

Hiya, kids! Well, Bubblegum-Man #3 is currently updating. We’ll be putting up a page a week until the end of December. That should keep y’all slimy and satisfied. After issue 3 ends, I’ll start putting up issue 4 and 5 as soon as I can. Hopefully, we won’t have as much of a break as […]

Bubblegum-Man #3!!

Sneak peek at the cover. It’s gonna rock, y’all. If you’ve never read my comic before, START HERE! Issue 3 drops September 1. Be ready. (That’s September. Not August. Just in time for Labor Day. Plus, more time to get Issue 4 up here!)

News – 6/24/17

Hey, kids. Here are some quick updates to what I’ve been doing. Final (?!) revisions to Emerald Sword are underway. Still rethinking that title. At current pace, my fantasy novel will be ready for agents around July 15 or so. Finished inking/coloring Bubblegum-Man #3 on the big paper. Working on #4 right now. Issue 4 […]

Welcome back! – UPDATE

Hey folks. As you can see, we’ve gone through a couple cosmetic changes: TheOptimistsUmbrella.com is now conqcomix.net. The content hasn’t really changed that much. We’ll still be putting up Bubblegum-Man comics (issue 3 on the way, promise), as well as posting updates on my creative works and for the site as a whole under the […]