By SPX this year, District Comics will be out.
An anthology put together by Matt Dembicki, District Comics is filled with stories all about Washington, DC by a variety of creators. I tossed my hat in the ring (of course) and got paired up with Scott Brown.
Now! What makes this interesting for you, my lovely readers, is that Scott Brown published all my early comics work (Overtime, The Passenger, some shorts, other things you will never see again cause oh-my-god the art) from about 2000 to 2005.
He was a huge supporter of my comics work and always pushed me to do better. We fell out of touch after a bit, but cue seven years later and we’re together again.
The story is Burn, Washington, Burn, a telling of the British’s march on Washington during the War of 1812. There will be more art when I’m allowed to show it, but there are some thumbnails in the meantime.
Did you know that there was a massive Potomac River tributary that used to cut right through downtown over by the Mall? This city was basically a giant, gross, swamp pit… I guess that much hasn’t changed.
I love history.