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#631: Reading Between the Lines

October 6, 2011

Notes from the Manager

In case you're not familiar with some or all of these movies, they all deal with a teacher making some profound impact on some kids.

October Sky is about science teacher (Laura Dern) inspiring some kids to play with rockets, Freedom Writers is basically a remake of Dangerous Minds without Coolio (and with Hilary Swank as Michelle Pfeiffer), and Stand and Deliver is about Commander Adama and the crew of his spaceship leading a small fleet of survivors in search of a fabled refuge known as Earth. Or something like that. I haven't seen it since I was a kid, so my memory of it could be a little fuzzy.


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Mae Volume One is now available… and I have a comic in it!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Heads up, completists. I have a three page story in the new Mae Volume One TPB from Dark Horse Comics. This is the same one I co-wrote (with Mae creator Gene Ha) and as a thank-you for backers of its original Kickstarter edition — and Dark Horse’s editors decided to include the story in the back matter of this new collection, along with a bunch of other short stories by other great creators.

BUT… I have a story in a Dark Horse-published book! That’s cool!

If you’re not familiar with Mae, it’s an all-ages adventure comic by Gene Ha (Top Ten and a billion other comics). Here’s the official Dark Horse synopsis:

When she was just a girl, Abbie discovered a portal to a fantasy world and has since had great adventures there: defeating horrible monsters, power-mad scientists, and evil nobles. But when she turned twenty-one it all came apart and she decided to return home. Her sister, Mae, had no idea what happened to Abbie all this time, and Abbie’s tales are too hard to believe—that is, until the monsters and other terrible creatures start to cross over to our world . . . Collects issues #1–#6.

I highly recommend it. It is a lot of fun. You can learn more about Mae Volume One on Amazon.

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