Like every comics fan ever, I have always wanted to make comics.
Like a giant portion of them, I had a million and one reasons why I couldn't.
I can't draw for crap, I hardly ever write anymore, my sense of humor could charitably be called esoteric, etc.
But you ask any comics creator, amateur or professional, how you get started making comics and the answer is always the same: you make comics.
All of which is to say that I got to the other side of 40 and decided I wanted to make comics, if only for myself. I got one of those tiny Comic Note Books from the Unemployed Philosophers Guild and just started doodling around to make myself laugh. I shared one on Instagram and a few of my friends laughed, so I've been sharing more.
The art is terrible, the lettering is worse, and honestly I'm probably only making myself laugh, but I figured what the hell, I'd keep sharing them as they come along. And rather than make a whole new place for them, I figured they'd make a fine addition to the Trusty Plinko Stick family of products™ since this blog has been lying fallow too long and I've been wanting to give it a kick in the pants with a variety of new projects anyway.
With any luck, someday they'll at least be legible. Maybe I'll even learn to ink eventually.
So, anyway... Literally Anyone Can Make Comics #1 - Aliens!