Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Bat Prince: A Halloween Mini- Graphic Novel

It seems that I have become the chronicler of royalty, what with that very famous Thanksgiving classic, "The Turkey Prince" and now, with the immortal tale of "The Bat Prince"!

Friday, October 30, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown" Day 7

This is the last cartoon before actual Halloween and the epic mini-graphic novel. So I've added a few extra surprises. First, a new cartoon, for those who never grow out of the Halloween spirit:

Then these creepy Halloween decorations from around town:

 And this

And this cat in the cemetery

And trailers for two of my favorite ghost stories!"Portrait of Jennie"
and: "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir"

Thursday, October 29, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 6

I am a fan of zombie movies (28 Days, 28 Days Later) and the Walking Dead (Daryl, Michonne, Rick) and so are these little kids, in theory, anyway:

Last night, my Friend of Friends, the Enabler, and I went to the Portsmouth Music Hall to see Lon Chaney's classic Phantom of the Opera on the big screen (I own 2 copies of it, but, hey, BIG SCREEN!) 


The movie was shown with a live accompaniment by the amazing Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys. They added a whole new layer to the silent Phantom with their score. Now I want a copy of the movie with their music! Here, via the miracle of Youtube  is a video of the band:

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 5

Not everyone is comfortable chaperoning a tiny princess around the neighborhood, especially if you have a cool reputation to maintain!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 4

Some people go out of their way at Halloween to make their homes so scary you wonder if any kids are brave enough to trick-or-treat there!

Monday, October 26, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 3

It's Day 3 of the Cartoon Countdown. We all remember the best houses to Trick-or-Treat at, as kids, don't we? And the houses to avoid, too! This is one for the people out there who give out the Milky Ways and the Twix Bars and all the great candy... the stuff kids actually like!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 2

Here it is, Day 2 of the Cartoon Countdown. This is one from my archives that seemed to fit this year.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

2015 Halloween Cartoon Countdown: Day 1

Halloween is a week away and in celebration of that I am doing a Cartoon Countdown which will end with a surprise mini-graphic novel! Some of these cartoons will be brand new and a couple are from my archive, so, starting off here is a brand new one!

Monday, October 19, 2015

Long Hot Summer

It's actually cold, today. And it's the middle of October. And yet, I have not posted since the 4th of July! During that time we planted our garden:



Visited Nico and Jeremiah

I went to PhantomCon 2015 (more on that later!)

(Me and PhantomCon organizer Tracey Lynn Frame)

(Me with my FB friends: fabulous author Michelle Rodriguez,
photographer Jessica Elizabeth and Katie Shajwani)

(me with many Phantoms!)

And John built a greenhouse! On the very hottest of days with temps in the 90s!!!

Now, next blog...on to Halloween!