Friday, November 20, 2015

Mr. Jingeling and Me

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I've just got to tell everyone the exciting news.  You see, I wrote a small children's book on Mr. Jingeling (and all Northeast Ohioans know who that is) years ago and for the first time since, I'll be at a book signing WITH Mr. Jingeling.  That will be a big honor for me.

     So stop by Barnes and Noble in Mentor tomorrow, Saturday, November 21st.  I'll be there around noon, but Jingeling and I will be talking and signing copies of the book from 1pm to 3pm.  Hope you can stop by, get some free keys, free sketches and say hello and maybe pick up a copy of "How Mr. Jingeling Saved Christmas."  See you then.

     Take care and adopt a (Mr. Jingeling) book today!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Cleveland TV Tales 2

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I just ran across a great new book that would make a GREAT Christmas present.  It is the second edition of Cleveland TV Tales and believe me it is just as good as the first.  I'll be talking about this more over the next few weeks, but maybe you should stop by Mentor Barnes and Noble this Friday (check their website for exact times) and meet the authors, Mike and Janice Olszewski and their new book, "Cleveland TV Tales Vol. 2"

     What does that have to do with comics you might ask?  Al Roker, once a Cleveland weatherman, is a cartoonist!

     Take care and adopt a (Cleveland ) comic today

Monday, November 9, 2015

Comics and Pizza

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  Tomorrow I'll be hosting a Marvel Comics trivia night at Tony Saccos Pizza place at the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor.  Comics and comic related paperbacks will be given out as prizes.

     Stop by at 6pm and test your Marvel comic book knowledge.  I'll be eating pizza, drinking iced tea and directing loads of fun throughout the event.  Don't forget to dress up as a Marvel hero (if you'd like).

     Take care and adopt a (pizza) comic today!

Monday, October 26, 2015

Cosplay is a Go!

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I've been very busy lately performing multiple Orson Welles shows on my fall tour of the great director, but I stopped long enough to be a guest at the annual NE Ohio GeekFest in Ashtabula Saturday.  It was also the debut of a Cosplay adventure book, "Gamer and Cassplay."  The adventure novel went over well with the crowd and I had a great time meeting new and old fans of mine.  Even my Liz got into a costume and had fun as a cartoon character.

     Take care and adopt a (cosplay) comic book today!  

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

A Land of Peace

     Hello everyone, I hope all is well.  The other day I ran into aliens, furry monsters, weird looking heroes and lots of diverse and different types of people.  I ran into these strangers in a country I had never visited before, a particular country called...Nyancon, a land of Anime whose capital city last Saturday was Lakeland Community College.

     Another country I've been to has been the land of Geekfest, a land of Cosplay which I'm re-visiting later this month whose capital is the Spire building in Geneva.

     My point in declaring these places "countries" is that very large amounts of people gather together in these places.  Almost all are different from one another, yet all I see are smiles and friendly conversations and pleasant harmony and interaction. There are no drive-by shootings in these lands, no deaths, no hatred, no politics, no children, teens or adults dying...only having fun with their hobbies.

     So I plan to visit one of these lands again very soon, lands filled with joy, and costumes, friends and comic books.  For so many enthusiasts, a land of peace, a land I call...conventions.

     Take care and adopt a comic (promoting peace) book today!

Friday, October 2, 2015

A Captain with Colors

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  Well speaking of colors that I mentioned in the title of this blog, I have to advise that all of you comic readers out there pick up on Marvel's, Captain America White.  It's a new series by great writer, Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale has some dynamic layouts.  The second issue is out this week and number one should not be hard to get.

     Take care and adopt a (Captain America) comic book today!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Goodbye, Jimmy Olsen.

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  Just the other day it was reported that actor Jack Larson, the actor who played Jimmy Olsen on the old, "Adventures of Superman," has passed away.  He was 87 years old.  Jimmy had his own comic book for over 150 issues from the 1950s to the 1970s.  But actor Larson found himself almost typecast and it was rare to see him on T.V.

     I enjoyed the show in reruns (I wasn't old enough to see it on first run) and have met most of the actors making up the secondary roles.  But with the passing of this fine actor (who appeared some years ago on Law and Order) all I can say is..."Jeepers, Mr. Larson!"

     Take care and adopt a (Jimmy Olsen) comic book today!