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We’re on a Hallway to Hell…

My drawing board is under there somewhere.

In response to the comment left on last week’s post:

I am trying to finish the last chapter of “smile of the absent cat”, but it seems that every time I start to work on it again, life gets in the way.

The latest interruption was suddenly having only two weeks notice to pack up, renovate and move. We are still in the middle of moving and painting.
All of my drawing stuff is buried under a mountain of other stuff in the upstairs hallway. As soon as I can get back to drawing again, my number one priority is to finish that last chapter.

There were 4 previous chapters published in Heavy Metal Magazine as they were completed. Chapter 5 is coming out soon in issue #296. I am hoping that chapter 6 will be in issue #298.

The whole 48 page story will be collected into a book and published by Heavy Metal. Hopefully some time early next year.
I have no idea why they have already solicited for the book saying it will be released Oct 2019.

That clearly isn’t the case.

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Getting ready for Baltimore

Working on a couple of commissions for the show but I can’t post those yet. Nor can I post, just yet, my contribution to the Baltimore Yearbook featuring “Blacksad“. So here’s a drawing I did of the house in which we rent our tiny, little “tree fort” apartment. (It’s the window at the upper left)…

… and I haven’t posted a “Smile of the Absent Cat” page for a while… so:

Click below for show info:

October 18 – 20
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Edmonton Fan Expo

Whoa! This one snuck up on me fast!! It’s only, like, a week away!!!

Click or tap above to go their website.

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…and just to remind you that, yes, I’m still working on the ‘Smile of the Absent Cat’ pages:

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Gone sailing…

Managed to get a little sailing in but have cats and Louis Wain on the brain:

Starting on the sixth and final chapter of Grant Morrison’s ‘The Smile of the Absent Cat.’ As of right now, I’m still in the, “How the heck am I gonna pull this off?” stage. But that’s half the fun.

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And let’s not forget:

When I know where my table is, I will post it here.

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chapter 5 complete!

I’ve finally finished chapter 5 of Grant Morrison’s ‘The Smile of the Absent Cat.” Here’s a couple of the pages:

Without the word balloons, of course.
You’ll have to buy the book to read it.

I have the script in hand for the sixth and final chapter. I’m going to start plugging away at that now. It’ll be nice to finally put this thing to bed.

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And comin’ up in three weeks:

Now, with added John Travolta! (Shelley’s very excited.)