Upbeat Man™, World’s Most Upbeat Superhero, Gets Out of Bed

Buy this image on clothing and stuff. Need motivation? Take it one step at a time. Focus on the positive. Be like…Upbeat Man, World’s Most…

“Happy New Year”: A True Walt Story, In Progress.

First two pages of a autobiographical story. Script and lettering: me. Pencils and inks: comics master Rick Burchett of Webster Groves. This needs completing. Kickstarter…

Squirrel Squad™ Cheers on the Cardinals

St. Louis comics artist Lorenzo Lizana and I created The Squirrel Squad™ a fews years ago for a pitch to a cartoon network. They didn’t…

Top Comics Experts Answer an Eternal Comics Question

Left to right: Walt Jaschek, Don Secrease, Rick Burchett, Jeff Weigel, Samuel Maronie

Is Paul Blart based on Mel Cool: Mall Cop?™

Mel Cool: Mall Cop.™ Copy and layouts: Walt Jaschek. Art: Don Secrease. Is Paul Blart based on Mel Cool: Mall Cop? The short answer: not…

My letter to the editor in Daredevil #69 (1970)

October, 1970. I open Daredevil #69, Marvel Comics. I flip to the letters column. And there I am, in all my 9th-grade fanboy glory. That’s…

Take a Chillaxative and Chillax! | Funny Art for Poster, Merch

When I approached artist Bill Lux with the concept of a “Take a Chillaxative and Chillax” line of merchandise, he created this incredible image, exceeding my…

Happy Comic New Year from Don Secrease, Sam Maronie and me

That’s me, left, with two great, St. Louis comic friends and collaborators from Auld Lang Syne: Don Secrease, co-creator and artist of The Herobots™, Ned…

Fellow Collectors! Don’t not donate comics!

Comic friends!! Donate unwanted back issues to hospitalized kids! That’s what I did at Star Clipper in August, 2013, thanks to a new, worthy initiative of…

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