Thursday, September 9, 2010


Just a taste, to whet your appetite! I wrote 'em, Norm Breyfogle penciled 'em, Andrew Pepoy and Joe Rubinstein inked 'em, and Archie Comics copyrighted 'em...!

What's Black & White And Uses Crayons?

While I usually use this space to flog more high-profile projects, like Life With Archie: The Married Life, Scooby Doo, or kids books from Stone Arch, I do write other stuff that wouldn't, for the most part, be of interest to readers of this space...both of you!...Scorpions, Spiders, Centipedes and Millipedes, anybody?

One of my regular accounts is Dalmatian Press, for which I write coloring books (and things like Scorpions, Spiders, Centipedes and Millipedes)...lots of coloring books, based on DreamWorks animated properties such as Penguins of Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and Megamind (DreamWorks' Will Ferrel-voiced winter release). While I don't normally haunt the coloring book aisle, I happened to be in Toys 'R Us the other day (where I do haunt the action figure aisle) and saw this:

So if you're of a mind to do some coloring, head on over to your local toy store and look for The Penguins of Madagascar: Penguins on the Job and The Penguins of Madagascar: Team Penguin...Team Penguin coming, I should mention, with its own crayons...and, no, it hasn't escaped my attention that two of the three properties I write these coloring books for feature penguins and a panda, critters that are black & white.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Guest Blogging

In either a burst of generosity or a fit of laziness, writer Keith R.A. DeCandido has offered the use of his blog, KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life to his friends and fellow writers this Labor Day Weekend to promote their various projects.

I've taken him up on his kind offer and my contribution, 'Everything's Archie!', is now up along with those of fellow guest-bloggers Steve Savile, Steve Paul Lavia, Aaron Rosenberg, Joan Marie Verba, Robert Greenberger, Dayton Ward, and others. Fine folks all, involved in some projects you might find of interest!

Much thanks to Keith for the use of his space (with his very kind introduction!) and for kick-starting our little experiment in cross-bloginazation.

A happy Labor Day to all...and don't forget: the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon is tonight! Watch Jerry! Give a little, it wouldn't kill you!