I had a Big Birthday recently and my sweet wife asked some friends to send their regards. I received twenty pounds of revisited memories and charming drawings from the finest folks on earth in the form of an enormous memory album. It’s the gift of a lifetime, I told her. Every page makes me smile.

I hope Patrick McDonnell won’t mind me showing you his contribution. I’ll keep a fine print of it in the album, but I have a wall in my studio begging for the original.

Mutts Zits


Our second illustrated novel Zits: Shredded is between covers and flying off the shelves. If the back cover is to be believed, “Jeremy and his friends are going on a ROAD TRIP if they can squeeze enough french fries to get their newly veggie oil-powered van to Dog Tired Records.” Gotta say, you haven’t read this story before. And in case you miss the big word “NOVEL” on the cover, be forewarned that words may be encountered along the way.