Kickstarter Cometh!

We’re gearing up to not only finish the next Dragon and Goat book but launch the Kickstarter to fund a limited run of the first edition printing of the book, and we want you to be a part of it!

So what’s the book? Thyme Bandit is the 9th book in the all ages comic series Dragon and Goat. In this book Goat’s community garden is being burgled at night, and Dragon takes on the case to find who (or what!) is pilfering his best bud’s rutabegas. The humorous adventure comic is hand-drawn and inked with digital coloring. (each book self-contained so you don’t have to read them in order so don’t worry I this is ur first d&g book!

There’s still some work to be done (at least the pages above are finally finished!) but we’re aiming for a late November launch date. With the Kickstarter not only will you be able to get your name in the book for picking up a copy ahead of time, but there will be a few other tasty levels to pick up some D&G swag and original art.

Stay tuned to find out more about the next book: Dragon and Goat: Thyme Bandit!

Happ-E-clipse!

After Cartooning class at the College of DuPage, I zipped back to the city to make a pinhole eclipse viewer just in the nick of time! Equipment used: giant grill box, a piece of aluminum foil, duct tape, a piece of bristol board and a trusty Dragon and Goat pin from the early 2000s!

Chicago Underground Spread from the Next Dragon and Goat book: Thyme Bandits!

Here’s preview of a spread in the up-coming Dragon and Goat book Thyme Bandits.  It’s pages 14 & 15 in the book, so coloring and is almost half-way finished!

Be on the lookout for more info about the book and the Kickstarter that we’ll be launching towards the end of the year (this will then be a poster that you can get along with a copy of the book)!

Printer’s Row Lit Fest This Weekend! 

Come see us at the Fotopia Press Tent L on the East Side at Printer’s Row Lit Fest today and Sunday. We’re on Dearborn just South of Harrison. We’ve got the newest Dragon and Goat book the Curse of the RoboWerewolf along with lots of Adam’s other books! 

Plus you can pick up some great prints from our buddy Phil of Cape Horn Illustration right next door!

Summer Update-Here’s What’s Coming up Next for Dragon and Goat

Summer Update:

Adam is hard at work on the next Dragon and Goat book: Thyme Bandits. What, you’re asking, didn’t he just put out a new book? Yes, The Curse of the Robo-werewolf is out this year, but in comics there is no room for sleeping (except in the gutters, those little spaces between panels maybe).

He’s also teaching an Intro to Visual Art class at Chicago State and looking forward to a few other things on the horizon for Dragon and Goat and Fotopia Press:

  • Fotopia Press will have a tent at Printer’s Row Lit Fest June 10 & 11 in downtown Chicago. I’ll be at TENT L (on the East-side) Just South of Harrison on Dearborn- with all my usual books and the newest D&G book The Curse of the Robo-werewolf. Stop by and say hello!
  • October 15-October 21 Adam will be giving a week long workshop on Storytelling with Mixed Media Drawing at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN.
  • This Fall (maybe Winter?) be looking for a Kickstarter for Dragon and Goat’s next book Thyme Bandits. Here’s a sample image:Thanks for taking a look! Remember if you want to stay up to date on all things Dragon and Goat and other Fotopia Press titles like The Panopticorn, Beyond Paper Walls, and Cloud Arcadia be sure to follow Adam on Instagram @fotodragon on Twitter @adamfotos and on Facebook’s Dragon and Goat page.  There’s, of course, the dragonandgoat.com website as well! If you like what you see be sure to share with your friends and circles!

 

 

Glad It Wasn’t a Pandora’s Box…

Many thanks to Alex Leon for helping behind the table at C2E2.  I’ve had the pleasure of having Alex in my Cartooning and Storyboarding/ Sequential Art classes at the College of DuPage, and he was a big help on Friday.

On Saturday, I owe many thanks to Phil Thompson of Cape Horn Illustration for helping on Saturday- one of the busiest C2E2 days I’ve had.  Check out Phil’s amazing Chicago prints and Marathon Maps on his website.

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