Category: Extras

The Pix Summer Scavenger Hunt – Answers Revealed!

The Pix Super Summer Scavenger Hunt began on August 1, 2017. Readers were asked to explore the art and dialogue in PIX, Vol 2: TOO SUPER FOR SCHOOL and find as many of the intentional references/Easter eggs on the provided

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PixPlus…Graphic Novel Girls!

A couple years back I did a series of #PixPlus drawings in the run-up to the initial self-published release of PIX: ONE WEIRDEST WEEKEND. For this year’s ALA (American Library Association) Annual conference, I debuted this image, Pix plus a

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Previewing PIX Vol. 2: TOO SUPER FOR SCHOOL!

You can now read the entire first chapter of PIX Vol. 2: TOO SUPER FOR SCHOOL (available May 3, 2017, in better comic shops everywhere)! But while you wait until May, you can read 28 pages for free! And when

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Pix Plus El Deafo…The Video!

Back when I did the #PixPlus series in the run-up to PIX: ONE WEIRDEST WEEKEND’s release, I recorded the drawing process for one off them, the El Deafo piece. Now, over a year later, here’s that video: Thanks to Paul

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THE MIGHTY SKULLBOY ARMY is a fantastic comic/graphic novel by Jacob Chabot, who puts so much work and craft into his pages and panels you can get lost and almost miss the jokes…except you won’t, because it’s funny stuff. Skullboy

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Pix Plus…Chance Falconer (from LEAVE IT TO CHANCE)!

Chance Falconer is the star of a comics series from the late ’90s called LEAVE IT TO CHANCE, by Paul Smith and James Robinson, and it was one of my favorite comics at the time, and, obvious in a way

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Pix Plus…El Deafo!

EL DEAFO was a book I heard a lot about before I got to reading it. And yes, I recognize the…irony of hearing about a book which tells the story of a girl (Cece Bell, the author/illustrator) and her experiences

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Pix Plus…The Intrepid EscapeGoat!

  Brian Smith is one of those people who’s more creative than folks might ever know. His downright common name doesn’t help, but his work is far from common. He’s maybe best known for the NY Times best-selling graphic novel

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Pix Plus…Missile Mouse!

MISSILE MOUSE is the creation of Jake Parker, who’s done work in animation, picture books, and comics/graphic novels. He’s an illustrating/cartooning powerhouse, working in different styles and genres…it’s impressive, and each thing he does looks better than the last. MISSILE

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Pix Plus…Barbara Thorson (from I KILL GIANTS)

      I KILL GIANTS, by Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura is a tremendous graphic novel…compelling, intense, dramatic and emotional…and it builds to that, starting as a story about a weird girl, Barbara Thorson, in school obsessed with

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