new pop gun war in island magazine for a new year

issue 5 of the new image comics anthology ISLAND is on the stands this week with a cover by the remarkable amy clare :

this issue continues stories that began in previous issues including the next chapter of farel dalrymple’s pop gun war :CHAIN LETTER from #4:





















the next chapter of simon roy‘s heartfelt space cannibal Habitat from #2,


and the next chapter of malachi ward and mathew sheean‘s brilliant speculative fiction Ancestor from #3,

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i also began work on a new cover for the new Image comics published edition of too long out of print pop gun war trade, pop gun war :gift , due out this fall. here is a sketch of what i have so far.


Palefire at short run seattle on halloween and floating world comics in november.

Palefire is out now and available from secret acres. here is a review of the book on slate. please ask about it at your local bookstore such as Powell’s or your local comic book store, or obtain a copy via secret acres , or even amazon if you so desire.
my first 53-page installment of pop gun war :chain letter in island#4 hits the streets next week. here’s the lovely cover by Gael Bertrand

Fourth issue of the OVERSIZED COMICS MAGAZINE with art and stories by:

Brandon Graham
Gael Bertrand
Farel Dalrymple
Robin McConnell
Roque Romero
Addison Duke

112 pages. $7.99






please take a look at at some preview art via image comics and the island insights tumblr .

you might see stuff like this brandon graham designed contents page for island 4:


i have a flikr portfolio with sketches and process stuff. this is a spread from my story:pgwchainletter028small

i am pretty much just dedicating myself to drawing my own comic books from now on. so thank you for asking but i am not taking on any other new projects now or anytime in the next couple years AT LEAST.
if you want to try and catch me in person here are the rest of my travel plans for this year and a tour poster:

**Saturday, October 31st, 2015 Holloween, 11-6pm**
Short Run –Seattle Comix & Arts Festival
with MK Reed at Tugboat Press table #G:33
Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center

**November 5th 2015, 6:00pm to 9:00pm**
 Floating World Comics -first thursday art show + Palefire & Island #4 release party and exhibit
with Farel Dalrymple, MK Reed, Brandon Graham, Simon Roy, Amy Clare, Tessa Black, Robin Bougie and Robin McConnell.
Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch St
facebook event page

**Friday, November 13h 2015, 5-7pm **
Gosh Comics London signing with Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña
gosh comics – 1, Berwick St, London W1F 0DR, United Kingdom +44 20 7636 1011

**November 14th and 15th 2015**
Thought Bubble UK- Leeds Comic Art festival

**December 5th and 6th, 2015**
CALA-Comic Art Los Angeles – free admission, two-day show
Think Tank Gallery – 939 Maple Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90015


and just so i don’t feel like i have left anything undone last month at spx there were 4 brand new books out with my art on them or in them.

Prometheus Eternal Cover frontPROMETHEUS ETERNAL
24 pages, Locust Moon Press & Philadelphia Museum of Art (September 12, 2015)
ISBN: 9780989907675
Price: $5.99

Grant Morrison. Paul Pope. Dave McKean. Bill Sienkiewicz. Farel Dalrymple. Yuko Shimizu. David Mack. Legendary artists through the ages have interpreted the timeless tale of Prometheus’ gift of fire, creating a powerful visual tapestry that spans centuries. In this landmark collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Eisner-winning minds behind Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, the torch has been passed to these visionary creators, who together explore the gift of creation and price of defiance.

132 pages, Locust Moon Press (October 15, 2015)
ISBN: 9780989907682
Price: $17.99
Made by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo
cover by Farel Dalrymple
additional art by:
J.G. Jones, Alice Meichi Li, Rob Woods, James Comey, Jim Rugg



Island_03-1_362_558_s_c1ISLAND #3
Image Comics
This issue introduces MATT SHEEAN and MALACHI WARD’s sci-fi series ANCESTOR!
–September 16, 2015




by mk reed and farel dalrymple
Secret Acres
black and white
68 pages

Palefire by MK Reed and Farel Dalrymple – Small Press eXpo – Secret Acres (L3-4)


Palefire, a black and white comic book i made with MK Reed has just arrived and is ready for your eyeballs, and this weekend we will both be at one of my favorite comic book festivals,

The Small Press eXpo  in Bethesda Maryland. (5701 Marinelli Rd, North Bethesda, MD 20852 Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center)


**Friday night, September 18th 2015**

Pre-SPX Hangout at Fantom Comics from 7:00pm-11:00pm

–2010 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036


**Saturday, September 19th 2015**-SPX!!! 

*11:00am-4:00pm Secret Acres  (L3-4)

*4:30-7:00pm Study Group Comics (J8-9)


**Sunday, September 20th 2015 **-SPX!!! 

*12:00pm-4:00pm Secret Acres  (L3-4)

*4:00-5:00pm-Royalboiler Redux PanelWhite Oak Room (WOR)

*5:00-6:00 pm Study Group Comics (J8-9)


also out this week is ISLAND #3 Published by Image Comics:

I just painted the cover for this issue but starting with issue 4  i will be serializing my pop gun war: chain letter comic.

here is a panel from (also out this month) the Grant Morrison prometheus story i drew for
locust moon and phila art museums new book, PROMETHEUS ETERNAL:

i’ll have those pages at spx as well as my back cover for island (12″ x 8.5″ mixed media on masonite)


and here are some 6″x 9″ ink and watercolors i will have for sale at the show.

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and here is the rest of my tour schedule for the year:

**Saturday, October 31st, 2015 Holloween, 11-6pm**
Short Run –Seattle Comix & Arts Festival
Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center

**November 5th 2015, 6:00pm to 9:00pm**
first thursday art show and signing at floating world comics
400 NW Couch St, Portland, OR 97209 (503) 241-0227

**Friday, November 13h 2015, 5-7pm **
Gosh Comics London signing

**November 14th and 15th 2015**
Thought Bubble UK- Leeds Comic Art festival

**December 5th and 6th, 2015**
CALA-Comic Art Los Angeles
-Think Tank Gallery – 939 Maple Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Boise Library Comic Con, Boulder’s Time Warp Comics, and Bethesda’s Small Press eX-po


This is the cover i made for issue #3 of the Image comics anthology, Island:
and here’s the book info via
image comics:
ISLAND #3 Published by Image Comics
September 16, 2015
Diamond ID: JUL150591
Featuring art and stories by Ludroe, Emma Ríos, Brandon Graham,  Amy Clare,
and introduces Matt Sheean & Malachi Ward‘s incredible new sci-fi series ANCESTOR!
i am not in this issue but starting with issues 4 and 5 i will be serializing my pop gun war: chain letter comic.

**This Saturday, August 29—10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ** 
I will be in Boise Idaho for the Library Comic Con 2015. the artists alley is at
762 RIVER STREET, Boise, ID (ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE LIBRARY), and where i will mostly be all day signing the wrenchies, it will all hurt, etc.
i will have some original art there as 3:15 p.m i will be on a Creating Worlds panel with one of my favorite cartoonists, theo ellsworth.
show poster by Adam Rosenlund
LCC15 Friends Poster

**Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015–1pm to 7pm**
new comics wednesday, following the show in  Boise i will be rolling over to Boulder Colorado and Time Warp Comics boulder for an instore signing. I intended to stop by last year during my Wrenchies tour but due to weather and tour exhaustion i had to reschedule.
please come by if you are in the Boulder/ Denver area. here is the facebook event page and time warp comics fb page and store event page.
time warp comics–3105 28th Street Boulder, CO 80301, ph:(303) 443-4500 or 1-800-552-9108



more on SPX and Palefire in the next few weeks, just a quick heads up:

**Friday night,September 18th – 20th 2015**

Pre-SPX Hangout with Brandon Graham & Hang Dai signing at

Fantom Comics –2010 P St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

**September 19th – 20th 2015**

SPX!!! my new book with MK Reed, Palefire is debuting from secret Acres at the The small Press expo in Bethesda, MD.

now here are a couple cat comics. the first one will appear soon in the locust moon periodical quarter moon, and the second appeared in tugboat press’ runner runner .