Hi friends!  It’s been pretty quiet on the news front of this website lately, and for that I apologize, but I’m here now with an exciting announcement!

My first creator-owned comic series, Coady and the Creepies, is coming out from Boom! Studios on March 15th!  It’s written by me and illustrated by your new favorite artist (Nation of) Amanda Kirk!  It’s a 4 issue miniseries about a touring teenage punk band made up of triplet sisters with a supernatural twist!  I hope you’ll pick it up when you see it on your comic shop shelves!  Here’s a page from issue 1!


I know, you’re probably all wishing it would hurry up and be March 15th already, but if you’re planning on attending Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle next week, you can pick up the first issue a full two weeks before everyone else!  I’ll be at the Boom! booth (1002 on the skybridge) all weekend signing copies of the book.  You can also get the exclusive ECCC cover drawn by me and painted by Amanda at the show!


And as if that wasn’t reason enough to come out to the show, we’ll also have advance copies of my new comic collection from Silver Sprocket, Be Your Own Backing Band!  BYOBB collects my comics about music from If You Make It and Razorcake magazine in one handsome volume!

I’ll also being some panels during the show, so if you’d like to hear me talk about these various books show up to:


Friday, March 3, 1:45 p.m.

Location: TCC 302

Discover YOUR new favorite comic book series in the panel designed for everyone, from new fans to long time readers to anyone who loves comics! Join BOOM!’s top editors and creators as they explore the diverse imprints of BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia with exclusive previews, news, and the information you need to discover your next obsession. Moderated by BOOM! Vice President of Marketing, Arune Singh.


Sunday, March 5, 1:30 p.m.

Location: TCC 302

YA dominates film, TV, books and comics, with original stories aimed at middle-grade and young-adult audiences creating legions of devoted fans all over the world. Join Dafna Pleban (BOOM! Studios, Editor) and some of the most popular new voices in comics as they discuss the importance of YA, how to bring new readers to comic books, and the bright, diverse future of entertainment.

And for those of you that are 21+, there is a Boom! Studios party at Elysian Brewing Company on Friday, March 3rd, from 9pm-2am!  Come hang out even if you aren’t attending the convention!
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See y’all in Seattle!