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Raised By Squirrels is published by Panel Press.


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Occasional posts from (usually) Bram and (sometimes) Monica about comics in general, this comic in particular, art, design, publishing, visual culture, and far, far too many things about actual squirrels.


Total chaos. After more than ten years in the Washington, DC area, we're packing it all up and moving out to Santa Fe, New Mexico (to put it another way, we're leaving the comfort of Big Planet and putting our faith in True Believers). The movers come next week and we're deep into the packing now. A bunch of copies of RBS 1.5 are ready to distribute on Free Comic Book Day. By then, we hope to have the site updated and the PDF available for download.


One of my favorite logos in the whole entire world: the sad frog. (Click to enlarge.)


Issue 1.5 is approaching something alarmingly close to complete. The plan is to have it available for in time for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 7. Check it out:


We gave Matt most of our free packages of RBS 1-4 to distribute this weekend at SPACE. If you can't stop by his table, make sure to visit his site to check out the wonderful Mr. Big.


Well, I consider a step in the right direction: next week, Congress will be debating extending daylight saving time.


Today, I'll be lettering the next issue of RBS, something that may come as a surprise to anybody who's had to decipher my handwriting (the PDFs use fonts from Blambot for size and searchability, but the printed ones are handlettered.) As big a fan as I am of digital typesetting, I still prefer my comics handlettered — the work of Ken Bruzenak and John Workman (neither of whom have Web sites, I discovered after deciding to post this) spring to mind from my formative years. The work of guys like them really add to the whole reading experience.


Last week, I stopped by the National Gallery of Art to check on the progress of the Andy Goldsworthy installation; didn't know that it was complete, and didn't know that it was to be viewed from above until the next day. A friend who made it back noted that watching the conservator trying to keep the rain out was the most interesting part: "It seems that the mound of stone carries the water from to the top of the window sill, and right into the building."

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