Quick tour of new desk and office

December 27th, 2016 | | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

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In late 2016 I moved from my home office to a coworking office. I give a quick video tour of my new desk, and discuss my plans for 2017.

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The limitations and merits of the World War II / climate change analogy

October 9th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , | Posted in Cartoon | 2 Comments »

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I used the World War II as an analogy for responding to climate change in my comic Hitler Denial. In this essay, I discuss the merits and limitations of this comparison.

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The making of Hitler Denial: bypassing Climate Change 101

October 9th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , | Posted in Cartoon | 2 Comments »

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I describe the storytelling philosophy I employed in my comic Hitler Denial. The comic is about climate change, but I deliberately avoided getting bogged-down in ‘Climate Change 101’ debates.

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Buckminster Fuller’s Chilling Domes: the physics

August 21st, 2015 | Tags: , , | Posted in Cartoon | 5 Comments »

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I discuss the physics behind my comic about Buckminster Fuller’s Chilling Domes. Is the phenomenon real? I outline the evidence for and against.

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Patreon campaign: Postcard #1 and Video Q&A #1

August 21st, 2015 | Tags: , , | Posted in Patreon | No Comments »

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I show and tell information about my first Patreon supporter postcard, and my first Patreon video Q&A session.

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Two years of reading (2013-15)

July 28th, 2015 | Tags: , | Posted in Books | No Comments »

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Every two years I publish a list of the books which I read during that period. Here is my 2013-15 list, featuring the reasons why Feral by George Monbiot was my favourite book from that period.

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The making of Peak Oil #7: what I am most proud of

July 1st, 2015 | Tags: , , | Posted in Cartoon | 1 Comment »

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Peak Oil is the longest comic that I have published. It is 120 pages long, and took me over 12 months to create. I use this blog post to reflect upon the aspects of Peak Oil that I am most proud of.

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The making of Peak Oil #6: deliberate artistic decisions

June 17th, 2015 | Tags: , , | Posted in Cartoon | No Comments »

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I discuss the artistic decisions that I make when drawing my Peak Oil comic. I describe my philosophy about panel arrangement, page layout, and background art details. I also explain how I used the roller coaster as a way to stealthily educate readers using a ‘graph that is not a graph’.

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