After considering multiple approaches to an essay with far too many topics, I finally settled on this:
as first seen on The New Sincerity.
art by Carl Thompson of http://www.carlthompsonart.com and http://carlthompson.tumblr.com/
Just as I finished The New American Splendor Anthology, a copy of Eddie Campbell’s Alec: The Years Have Pants omnibus arrived at my door. I had no choice but make a sketchy autobio comic between reads.