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Monster Mash part five

Monster Mash part five

Frankenstein in a nightclub! What could go wrong? Besides double-dating with his long-lost Bride? And his best friend getting stoned? […]

Oct 31, 2013     Comments Off on Monster Mash part five
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Monster Mash part four

Monster Mash part four

Part one: Monsters in a nightclub! Part two: Awkward silence! Part three: A piercing scream from behind a dark curtain! […]

Oct 30, 2013     Comments Off on Monster Mash part four
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Monster Mash part three

Monster Mash part three

Frankenstein’s grumpiest creation gets dragged to a nightclub by a vampire–then finds himself on a double date with The Bride. […]

Oct 29, 2013     Comments Off on Monster Mash part three
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Monster Mash part two

Monster Mash part two

Frank’s best buddy, a vampire dressed like Harry Potter, drags him on a blind double-date at some nightclub’s Halloween party—and […]

Oct 28, 2013     Comments Off on Monster Mash part two
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Monster Mash part one

Monster Mash part one

On this October 31st, humans and monsters will celebrate All Hallows Eve at a dance club called The Boiler Room. […]

Oct 27, 2013     Comments Off on Monster Mash part one
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The Crying Sky

The Crying Sky

Even at the end of the world, my brother is still an asshole. Fireballs scream down from a blood-red sky, […]

Jul 29, 2013     Comments Off on The Crying Sky
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Contraband, 2053

Contraband, 2053

I probably won’t go to jail, but the data will end up on my permanent record. The algorithms see everything. […]

Jul 16, 2013     Comments Off on Contraband, 2053
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Escape From Agua Venenosa

Escape From Agua Venenosa

Followup to the recent five-part “Thursday, Agua Venenosa.”  Because I had more story in me, and Adam  had more art. […]

Feb 25, 2013     Comments Off on Escape From Agua Venenosa
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part five

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part five

In which we reach the pulse-pounding conclusion of our futuristic adventure, flouting traffic laws and putting schoolchildren into harm’s way.  […]

Feb 15, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part five
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part four

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part four

In which the plot hits the fan.  Sides are chosen, identities are revealed, and violence finally drowns out the innuendo.  […]

Feb 13, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part four
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part three

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part three

In which we are given a tour of the high-tech lab, meet more robots, and things begin to go wrong.  […]

Feb 11, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part three
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part two

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part two

In which we learn the mad scientist’s secret origin over scrambled eggs and mimosas, amid key bursts of plot exposition.  […]

Feb 9, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part two
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one

Juarez, Mexico, 2034: A flourishing independent narcostate, where evil scientists set up corporations and industrial spies steal their dark secrets.  […]

Feb 7, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one
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Vampire Tarot

Vampire Tarot

Adam again milks inspiration from my tale of romantic desperation. He reframed “She Creates Her Vampire” as a tarot spread.  […]

Jan 31, 2013     Comments Off on Vampire Tarot
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She Creates Her Vampire

She Creates Her Vampire

“Why would you even want to make a vampire?” I ask her. “They’re not cuddly, mopey kittens, you know.” Madalina […]

Jan 24, 2013     Comments Off on She Creates Her Vampire
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A Good Set …

A Good Set …

I wrote this quick story, inspired by this cartoon I did, which came from a calendar that’s a gag gift […]

Jan 17, 2013     Comments Off on A Good Set …
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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

“For a full year of tinkering in the garage, all Lora’s mom had asked was, “Don’t touch the time machine.” […]

Dec 17, 2012     Comments Off on Scavenger Hunt
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Verisimilitude

Verisimilitude

“Julia loved her husband, but she knew he wasn’t a talented writer.  She praised where she could, and enjoyed when […]

Dec 10, 2012     Comments Off on Verisimilitude
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Firstborn

Firstborn

“Hanael plummeted into the darkness, the absence of the Divine Presence. As the notion of feathers burned from the inspiration […]

Nov 29, 2012     Comments Off on Firstborn
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Fogbound (part two)

Fogbound (part two)

Continued from Part One, with another fine sketch from Adam. It’s interesting to get his very immediate take on something […]

Oct 29, 2012     Comments Off on Fogbound (part two)
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Fogbound (part one)

Fogbound (part one)

A short story in two parts, with illustrations from Adam. Something with just enough weirdness to be suitable for Halloween […]

Oct 25, 2012     Comments Off on Fogbound (part one)
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Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut

Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut

Two games Adam and I hope to play regularly: In one, I write something, then he illustrates.  That’s not this.  […]

Oct 22, 2012     Comments Off on Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut
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Ouija

Ouija

In the fourteenth hour, my arms ached so much I couldn’t stop crying. In the twenty-first, I’m too dehydrated to […]

Oct 29, 2011     Comments Off on Ouija
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Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery

Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery

After Steig Larsson’s deliberate thrillers, the more organic and emotional writing of fellow Swede Henning Mankell is a marked contrast. […]

Oct 13, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery
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Dislocated

Dislocated

My girlfriend recently observed that nearly all my stories take place in bars. Maybe I have a fictional drinking problem. […]

Oct 11, 2011     Comments Off on Dislocated
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Long Walk to the Big City

Long Walk to the Big City

Brian:  Here’s a monologue I did while working out larger ideas. It came out indebted to a Neil Gaiman comic, […]

Aug 25, 2011     2 Comments
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