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 […]

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 […]

Welcome to Battleworld!

Warning: Today’s post uses a lot of comic book geek fan-speak. There will be very little definitions given. Please keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times and step away from the doors. I’ve fallen away from Marvel since DC’s reboot. There’s just been so many good books in the New 52 […]

So…Non-Fiction?

Wow! Looks like you guys have really been enjoying my more politically-oriented, social commentary posts. Thanks for all the follows and likes the last few weeks. While so far I worry Bubblegum-Man hasn’t been well-received, my hopes is that more folks will jump on the Sticky Bus as new story arcs/issues are published! Don’t worry. […]