I would never ask anyone to walk any distance in my shoes. For one, that's just weird. Asking someone to put their feet into your shoes. They probably wouldn't even fit very well. Then to get up and wander around in alien footwear. I wouldn't do it and I would never ask it of anyone. … Continue reading This is my road. There are many like it but this one is mine.
You may not be able to control all of the things that life throws at you, all the slings and arrows, the sticks and stones, the haves and the have nots, but you can control how you react to them. How you allow them to change you. You may not be able to stop yourself … Continue reading November. Positive Mental Attitude.
For my latest installment of Imitating Order, I had a chat with author Mark Allan Gunnells about the nature of stories; what they mean, why we tell them, and the journeys that they can take us on. Matt: We humans are storytelling creatures. It’s in our nature, it’s what we do. We tell stories all … Continue reading Imitating Order – An Interview with Mark Allan Gunnells
Matt: Your style is so lush, and so distinct. How did you develop it? Who are the artists that inspired you while you were coming into your own as an artist? Morgan: Thank you. I was inspired by so many different people: Albrecht Durer, José Guadalupe Posada, Francisco de Goya. Illustrators like Florian Bertmer, Godmachine, … Continue reading Imitating Order – An Interview with Morgan Robles
Title: H.P. Lovecraft's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS; The First Volume, adaptation and artwork by Gou Tanabe Author: H.P. Lovecraft, artwork and adaptation by Gou Tanabe Translation: Zack Davisson Publisher: DarkHorse There are dozens of adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft's work, so much so you could consider Lovecraftian its own sub-genre at this point. … Continue reading Flash Review – H.P. Lovecraft’s AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS; The First Volume, adaptation and artwork by Gou Tanabe
Hello from the Other Side. I find it hard to believe that we are already on the back half of the year. It's all downhill from here. I was prepared to make this entry something of a lamenting of my fate over recent events, but, sitting down to do it I've decided against it. Someone … Continue reading July State of Affairs – The Art of Falling Apart
It's one week past the anniversary of Robert E Howard's death. For someone I never knew, someone I never could have known, I've always felt inexplicably attached to the man. Not just his stories, although his words and his many characters are very dear to me, but to the late Mister Howard himself. He was … Continue reading Two-Gun Bob and the House of Caesar