Sunday, April 26, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
Shipyard first began in 1992 at Federal Jack's Restaurant and Brew Pub in Kennebunk, which is one of Maine's original brew pubs and working breweries. Within two years, demand for Shipyard beer outpaced the small operation and, in April 1994, founders Fred Forsley and Alan Pugsley opened the Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland. Stop by and visit us when you're in Maine and see first hand why Shipyard is excellence in brewing.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Monday, April 20, 2009
The first one is The Inn on Peaks Island.
Discover The Inn on Peaks Island - in the heart of Portland's Casco Bay! Just 15 minutes by boat, it's the perfect spot to take in an evening sunset or escape for the weekend, or a week. The Inn's 6 Maine cottage-style luxury rooms feature: Jacuzzi tubs, private decks, and skyline views of Portland. The Pub features fresh Maine seafood, crisp salads, and creative pub fare. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Proudly serving hand-crafted beer from Shipyard Brewing Company.
There is a nice review of Gabrielle Bell's new book on the Comics Reporter. Read the review here.
Gabrielle is just one of over 70 guests appearing at the festival. It is just four weeks away!!!!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Corey “Fake Rockstar” Pandolph has been trying to be funny for 25 years. After several failed attempts at many different comedic genres, he found comfort and success in the tedious and deadline riddled world of comics and comic strips.
In 2001, Corey’s comic “
In 2007, Corey got his syndication wish via Universal Press Syndicate, where he took over artistic duties for the comic “The Elderberries” by an ailing Phil Frank. Sadly, in September of that same year, Mr. Frank passed on and Corey took over both the writing and drawing of the strip permanently. The Elderberries is syndicated in over 100 papers worldwide.
Finally, in an effort to completely eliminate any extra time in his day, Corey created the strip “TOBY, Robot Satan” for the
In addition, Mr. Pandolph contributes to the pages of Mad Magazine, writes regularly for the afore-mentioned Drink at Work.com (for which he and his fellow bloggers were nominated for a ECNY award in 2009), As well as contributing to the pages of The Bollard and The Bollard.com of Portland, Maine.
The many websites of the Fake Rockstar universe:
Corey, his wife Kristen and their three dogs split their time between Gritty McDuff’s in Portland, the mountains of the Adirondacks and the streets of NYC.
Norm Feuti is a syndicated cartoonist and author living in
His syndicated comic strip, Retail
His first book, Pretending You Care: The Retail Employee Handbook
His web comic, Gill
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Anne Sibley O'Brien is the creator of the award-winning graphic novel, The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea. Raised in Korea, Anne always wanted to bring the classic Korean hero legend to US audiences. Awarded "Booklist’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth" the book has an extensive website http://www.KoreanRobinHood.com, that pulls readers deeper into the world of 17th Century Korea.
John Klossner is a Maine-based cartoonist and illustrator whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, TIME magazine, Down East, Computerworld, and a variety of other print and electronic publications. Hs comic strip "Mason Darrow, non-profit lawyer" ran in the Boston Metro for several years at the turn of the century. John's website is http://www.jklossner.com/
John can often be found in his barn, separating the #1 plastic recyclables from the #2's.
Juana was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. She is a student at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). In 2008 she received the first Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the National Cartoonists Society and was the recipient of a NEA Challenge Grant awarded through RISD.
She is currently finishing a BFA in Graphic Design. Collaborating in some projects with different artists in the US and contributing work to publications in Latin America.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Thursday, April 2, 2009
The third hotel that we have is the Hilton Garden Hotel.