Spinnerette — NSFW bonus!

Later today, my Patreon backers are getting a special bonus reward — a 14-page Spinnerette story! Believe me when I tell you there’s a lot to love about this comic. A lot…

Super MILF (maiden name, MacKenzie) is a super heroine formerly known as “Ms. Venus“. Her super powers come from come from a Venusian biological reactor which implanted itself inside her chest. In this scorching-hot story, her biggest fan, a young man named — ahem — Marty Soo, is injured chronicling the heroics of his favorite heroine. To save him, SuperMILF must transport his consciousness into her body — and vice versa. The sparks fly when he — er — she wakes up.

Spinnerette, like Evil Inc, is a superhero-themed comic that has a NSFW counterpart powered by Patreon. The public-facing webcomic is free to read anytime, and it’s a fantastic story about a spider-powered superheroine. I’m a big fan. With allies like SuperMILF and villains like Greta Gravity (right), how can you go wrong?

The comic itself is fantastic, but the NSFW offshoot is where this creative team truly sparkles, in my opinion. My Patreon backers are currently experiencing that right now, and it’s available to you the moment you pledge.

If you want to see more Spinnerette (much more), here’s their Patreon portal.

Eighteen years…

Tomorrow marks eighteen years of continuous comics for me. My cartooning career is old enough to legally get a tattoo. I launched my first comic, Greystone Inn, on February 14, 2000.

On April 16, 2001, it began running in the Philadelphia Daily News. Several other newspaper would pick up the comic, but only the Daily News ran it from its first strip to the last.

fond memories

Greystone Inn ran online Monday-through-Saturday until the end of June 2005. The next day, Evil Inc was launched.

At the beginning of 2016, the comic-strip format was retired in favor of a comic-book approach and the site began updating twice a week in half-page chunks.

The past 18 years have also seen the rise of some other projects I’m very proud of. Courting Disaster, a single-panel strip about sex and relationships, was launched on Jan 12, 2005. It was originally created to accompany a sex-advice column that ran in the Philadelphia Daily News.

It ended in 2012, when I left that newspaper, but it was reinvented as Courting Disaster Uncensored, a NSFW feature available only to Patreon backers and in printed collections

Phables was a full-page comic about life in Philadelphia which started on Feb. 20, 2006. It was nominated for an Eisner Award for best webcomic the following year. It lost to an advertisement for a video game. I’m not making that up.

And, of course, Evil Inc After Dark, my first NSFW series, was launched officially in April 2015.

Along the way, there have been dozens of other projects I’ve been proud of — Webcomics.com, Arch Bros, Webcomics Weekly, Surviving Creativity, ComicLab, How to Make Webcomics, The Webcomics Handbook, The Everything Cartooning Book, Hey Comics — Kids!, teaching classes in both sequential art and entrepreneurship at Hussian College School of Art, winning the award for Comic Book Artist of the Year at the Philadelphia Geek Awards in 2012… whew! It’s been a busy 18 years.

And none of it would have been possible without your support — on my sites, at comic-convention appearances and here on Patreon. You folks have been with me every step of the way, and I couldn’t be more grateful.

Thanks for the last 18.

And here’s to the next 18.

Surviving Creativity

Surviving Creativity welcomes our lawyer and good friend, Katie Lane! She’s here to help us break all the taboos surrounding our pocketbooks. Why we don’t we talk about our paychecks, why we should, and how we could!

Find more from Katie, including her amazing workshops, classes, and legal resources for creators on her blog at workmadeforhire.net