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Marifran O’Neil

When I was working at Jeopardy!, in 1999 we did our first road-trip to New York City, to tape a series of games at Madison Square Garden. At that time, I had been writing a number of letters of comment … Continue reading

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Saturday at San Diego Comic Con 2017

Once again, my budget limited my ability to attend the San Diego Comic Con. Since I couldn’t afford lodgings in San Diego, it was going to have to be a single day trip. That meant rising early and making the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Comic Con International 2015

My plan had been to leave Pacoima early – by 5:30, ideally. That would have meant reaching San Diego before 8, and taking the trolley to the convention center, picking up my badge quickly and being on the spot when … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Excursion

Once again I’ve had to settle for a single day at Comic Con. But, even for a short excursion, I enjoy the trip. Of course, for a day-trip, it meant getting up very early in the day to make the … Continue reading

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The Books Have Arrived!

After a lot of work in writing, correcting galleys, working at promoting the book, my author copies have finally arrived! The Creature took the time to examine the book, checking out how the landscape format works. He decided he was … Continue reading

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WonderCon 2014

The convention fell on Easter weekend this year, which led to me deciding to skip the Sunday activities. There didn’t seem much on the schedule for that day that I was willing to make the trek down to Anaheim for, … Continue reading

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CAPS Banquet Honoring Floyd Norman

I’ve been a member of CAPS (the Comic Art Professional Society) for about three years now, and have missed the last two annual banquets, much to my regret. So last month, when some unanticipated funds came to me just before … Continue reading

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Final Cover for CREATING GRAPHIC NOVELS

Got word from my publisher late last week that the final cover design for my book (formerly known as Paper Movies)┬áhas now been approved — and I can start showing it off to folks. The actual publication date hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Finishing the Book

Well, at long last, on the day I contracted to do so, I delivered to my editor the manuscript of my book Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting and Marketing Stories for a Multi-Million Dollar Industry (formerly known as Paper Movies: Adapting … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with Paper Movies

After a lot of work in revising the nature of my sample chapter of Paper Movies, I finally got news from a publisher last week that they are interested in the non-fiction project and want to publish it. Yay! All … Continue reading

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