Credentials

I’ve been publishing work since 2005, when Baylor University first gave me a shot with their campus paper. Here are some of my bonafides:

Publications:

The Magnificent Makers (My newest graphic novel series, coming to print from PowerKids Press in August 2019)

“Kids With Guns” short story in an unannounced comics anthology, coming from Comicker LLC in summer 2019.

Waking Life (Ongoing graphic novel series– being created in three volumes and published digitally and in print by Comicker LLC)

Makin’ It: A Story of Hope (Original graphic novel, written by Kirk Blackard. Bridges to Life Books, 2013)

BLEEP! Magazine (Cartoonist, 2011-2014)

“X and Why,“  short story in The Amazing Mr. X anthology (UniVerse and DC Thompson & Co Ltd, 2012)

Pine Cove Christian Camps (Various Bible study booklet illustrations, 2009-present)

CultureMap Dallas (various article illustrations, 2012)

The Baylor Lariat (Editorial Cartoonist, 2005-2008)

The Phoenix Literary Journal (cover artist, 2010 edition)

The City Review (various comics, 2009)

U Monthly Magazine (various illustrations, 2009-2010)

The Hill Country News (various illustrations, 2007-2009)

Baylor’s Focus Magazine (various illustrations, 2005-2008)

The Whitsitt Journal (“Hey Doc” editorial cartoons, 2005-2007)

Awards/Gallery Showings:

-Special Prize recipient, 2012 Dundee Comics Competition.

-Exhibited in “Drawing Power: Original Editorial Cartoons” show at Baylor’s W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Fall 2008

-Multiple Texas Intercollegiate Press Association awards, 2007 and 2008

-Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award (Region 8), 2007

-Multiple Baptist Press Excellence in Journalism awards (Cartoon/Art/Infographics), 2006 and 2008

Education:

B.A., English Literature, Baylor University, 2008

M.S. Ed, Curriculum and Instruction, Baylor University, 2011

Communications Intern, First Baptist Woodway, 2007-2008

Graphic Design Intern, Pine Cove Christian Camps, 2009

Frank Santoro’s Correspondence Course for Comics Makers, 2014

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