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A ‘charm’-ing post.

5 Mar

Get it? Eh?

…Oh man, I am on a roll with these puns this week. You know what else I’ve been on a roll with? Making some merchandise, AWW YEAH. Check it out:

Charm Designs

These are a bunch of potential designs for charms that I’m going to sell at MoCCA next month. I am the kind of person whose keys become inordinately heavy due to an ever-growing collection of keychains, and I love collecting little trinkets with my favorite characters on them, so I figured I may as well combine the two! All of the characters you see above are from books that I’ll have for sale at the show, too. Edie and her yeti friend are from Abominable and its sequel, Monsters; the purple flour-sack-like figures are from iNterruption; the obese cat is from my children’s book, Eat Up, Cat, which will be available for the first time at MoCCA. (If you simply can’t wait to get your hands on Abominable or iNterruption, you can purchase them in the store on my main site.)

Each of these charms will be 1 1/2 inches tall–perfect for keychains or cell phone charms!–and will be printed on black waterproof acrylic. I’m ordering them from a small-run print shop called Printsess. I’ve never used them before, but with customers like Threadless and Yuko Ota and Ananth Panagariya (the creators of Johnny Wander) in their repertoire I’m sure they do a good job.

With all that in mind, I’d really like to know what you guys think of these designs! If you have a minute to cast a vote, please help me choose the most appealing ones! I’d like to do an order of up to four designs, so please choose your top four and vote for them.

 

Thanks for your help! I’d like to make the order by Tuesday, so I’ll close the poll on Monday night after my update. If you’re still in a voting mood, why don’t you head on over to Paul’s blog and check out his poll? He’s also getting some charms made and has some excellent monster designs. Personally, I’m voting for the axolotl, the bat, the lounge lizard, and Quetzalcoatl. NOT THAT I AM TRYING TO SWAY YOUR VOTES OR ANYTHING

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Where’s my Terrible Tahl?

16 Oct

Holy missed updates, Batman! Sorry for the craziness here, you guys. I know I mentioned a while back that this next week was gonna be busy, but I definitely underestimated how busy I’d actually be. I’ve spent this week making copies, assembling books, and driving, driving, driving. “Sleep” and “blog posting”, unfortunately, were both at the bottom of the to-do list. But it feels like it’s all worth it, because today is the first day of PIX!  The show takes place on the top floor of the Guardian Storage Facility at 2839 Liberty Ave., so swing on by if you’re near the Steel City! Admission is totes free, and there will be tons of cool people there. I will be there tabling with the esteemed Paul Swartz, and our equally esteemed friends Canto and Max Mose will be at a nearby table as well. I’ll be bringing this:

who's the dork in this picture?

and also these:

ripe for the pickin'

so stop by and see me! I don’t know my table number yet, but I’ll post tomorrow and let you guys know.

All right, we’re off to the con…hope to see you guys there!

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