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An original painting by me, (acrylic, vine charcoal and colored ink, 18" by 24" on watercolor paper) will be raffled off this Saturday night at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA. I'm a part of a group show called Rock n Roll Reflection. Opening reception is Feb 22 at 7pm. I'll be showing original pages from The Fifth Beatle as well as a new 5th Beatle inspired painting. Gallery Nucleus 210 E Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801
I'll be at the LBCC this weekend with my good pal Greg DiGenti at table #1605. Greg will have his new art book for sale and I will have all three editions of The Fifth Beatle GN for sale. Plus I'll have prints, artbooks, original art and prelims and might do some sketching as well.
I'll be at NYCC this weekend in artist's alley table J3. I've got books, prints, original art as well as taking on inked and painted commissions. 
To get on my commission lis please contact Jason at www.essentialsequential.com

Thursday night I'll be a featured guest at....
Nuyorican Poets Cafe 7pm-till Late October 10th
236 E. 3rd St.New York, New York 10009
Depth Of Field Magazine is proud, humble, excited, and a maybe even a little giddy to bring you VANISHING POINTS -- two nights of panel discussions, signings, and revelry with an incredible array of artists, publishers, musicians, and other folks who love and are influenced by comics.

I'll be signing 5th Beatle Ashcans at the...
Fifth Beatle signing at the Dark Horse booth (#1636).
Friday, October 11th  Noon - 1 p.m

Friday night
Spotlight on The Fifth Beatle: The Story of Brian Epstein
Date: 10/11/2013
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: 1A01

"The Fifth Beatle" is one of the most highly anticipated projects of the year—a graphic novel and feature film revealing the untold true
story of Brian Epstein, the man who discovered the Beatles and led them from obscurity to stardom. We invite you for a first look at this unprecedented project—approved by the major historical players—and a discussion of the challenges faced by creators in realizing projects based on celebrity subjects like the Beatles.

Join writer Vivek J. Tiwary, artist Andrew C. Robinson, top record producer David Kahne (Paul McCartney, Fishbone, Sublime), Academy Award-winning producer Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, The Fifth Beatle), and moderator Dave Marsh (founding editor of Creem Magazine) for a discussion of the genesis of The Fifth Beatle, the influence of Brian Epstein and the Beatles in comics and films—and the challenges faced by creators in realizing these sorts of projects. Expect exclusive news on the film, the graphic novel (Dark Horse, November 19), and maybe even a few surprise guests...

Just a few weeks away and I'll be in Charlotte for Heroes Con. I'll be set up with the Essential Sequential crew in artist's alley. I'm taking on painted and inked commissions. If you want to get on my pre-list please contact Jason at essentialsequential.com. I'll have Beatles prints, Dusty Star Mini Comics, Art Hog, and other art books and prints for sale. I'll also have some 5th Beatle shwag to promote The 5th Beatle GN which will hit the stands in the fall of this year.

I'll be on a few panels as well.

STARMAN 20th Anniversary
Saturday 12:30pm

MEGA MUSIC PANEL with Fischer and Towles
Saturday 3:00pm

5th Beatle
Sunday 11:30am

For the Mega Music Panel and The 5th Beatle Panel, I'll be discussing the 5th Beatle GN along with Vivek Tiwary who is the author of the book.

On Saturday I'll be painting live for the Art Auction.

Should be a fun and busy weekend.
I'll be at the Dallas Comic Con May 17-19 with the Essential Sequential gang. Taking on a few commissions, penciled, inked and painted. To get on my commission pre-list contact Jason at www.essentialsequential.com. I'll also have art books, prints, prelims and original art for sale.
I'll be in Orlando,FL next weekend for Mega Con. I'll be set up with the Essential Sequential crew in AA. We've got books, prints and original art for sale. I'm also taking on commissions painted and inked.
I'll be in artist's alley this weekend at LBCC with the Essential Sequential crew. I'm taking on painted as well as inked commissions. Also I've got Beatles prints, new Dusty Star comics as well as new issues of the Ride that I produced covers for as well as interiors.
"A Celebration Of Pop Music Comics" at Jim Hanley's Universe in Manhattan on October 10th Depth Of Field Magazine brings together comic creators, fans, and press for round-table panel discussion, signings, and pre-NYCC revelry On Wednesday, October 10th, at 7pm, Depth Of Field Magazine is proud to present A Celebration of Pop Music Comics at Jim Hanley's Universe in Manhattan.  Taking place on the eve of New York Comic-Con, the East Coast's largest media convention, this event serves as a kick-off party for an exciting weekend of revelry and pop-culture mayhem.
I'll be talking with other guests about music, comics, the world and other topics over some cold brews.
For more info about this event check out
www.facebook.com/events/287193…
depthoffieldmagazine.com
I'll be located in Artists' Alley A7 with the Essential Sequential Crew. Taking commissions, selling Art Hogs and Dusty Star Comics.
Also I'll be promoting the 5th Beatle, a painted GN which I've been working on for 3 years and will be released next year. Check it out at my table and at the Dark Horse Booth.
A new self published Dusty Star comic will be available at SDCC at booth #5557. Features 9 new pages of sequential art that continues the story from 2007's "Ain't Got No Friends" issue#1. It also has sketches and character designs for upcoming pages. If you don't have issue #1 it can be read in it's entirety on my website, www.nextexitcomics.com
There will also be some Dusty Star pages for sale at SDCC.
I'm taking commissions for SDCC. Painted and Inked. Contact Jason Schachter at jason@essentialsequential.com to get on the list.
I'll be at Heroes Con this weekend signing and painting and drawing and then painting some more. I'll be in the Essential Sequential Block.
I was just interviewed recently by Funeral Parade Magazine. To see the article check out issuu.com/funeralparade/docs/t…
Art Hog books will be available this weekend at Wonder Con. I'll be set up all weekend with the Essential Sequential guys and gals.
My newest art book, called Art Hog is on sale now at Kickstarter. It's 50 pages and in color.
www.kickstarter.com/projects/1…
The second issue of King Conan The Phoenix on the Sword is out this week, featuring another painted cover by me.
My first painted King Conan Cover is out today. It's for the 4 issue series called King Conan, Phoenix on the Sword from Dark Horse Comics.
I'll be at the Long Beach comic con this weekend at booth 1702.
Here's the link for a music video by my friend Suki. I wrote the lyrics and she wrote the music, performs, directs and edits the video. And notice someone's art book pops up in the video. Hmmm interesting.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMRgIt…
J.J. Tores aka Tragic Antihero has created this blog with all the pencil commissions I've been creating for him. It also includes a lot of fyi about each character. Check it out at www.dustysstar.blogspot.com/