Web Store Updated (And Functional)

The wonderful thing about using WordPress for your website is that there are several thousand plugins that will help you build or extend just about any function you can imagine. The downside is that there are about eleven pages of documentation and best practices, total, for all of those plugins. After a bit of tweaking […]

Amphibimen Comics Store is Open

We are open for business. As of about an hour ago, the offiicial Amphibimen Comics Store is stocked with five different t-shirt designs featuring Amphibiman himself, Tad, Dr. Buzzar and Rana Girl, Evil Dr. Toad and Thanatoad. Characters are available on black shirts (with thoroughly cool, washing machine safe silver ink) or green with black […]

Amphibimen Trading Cards Set One

Erik put together a set of 12 trading cards in full color, wonderfully detailed, and delightfully hinting at what’s to come. You can see the first set here or click on the “Trading Cards” link to the right. Tell us: who’s your favorite frog, friend or foe? Who would you want to see on a […]

Finding A Voice

Erik related our text and email conversations about “learning to draw” and my retort that he’s always known how to draw. Drawing, like writing, is as much muscle memory and mechanical as it is creative, expressive and personal. Anyone with a keyboard (or pen) can write words; anyone can turn those words into a story. […]

Tag Lines and Eyebrows

I’ve always enjoyed creative tag lines – those catchy, literal one-liners that try to bottle your intent in a single phrase. Atlantic City had a great one – “America’s Playground” – and there’s always “You loved it as a kid, you’ll trust it as a mother.” I don’t remember what the latter was about, but […]

Introducing Amphibimen Comics

Short form: My friend Erik and I both have day jobs, but have talked for years about starting our own comics business. He’s the artistic one, the creative spirit, and knows his way around the watercolor aisle. I’m the nerd, the sci-fi hound, the content and distribution planner, the business guy, and the annoying manager […]