Archive for June, 2008

Murakami exhibit = excellent!

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

I finally got down to the Murakami exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum . It was really great, right up my alley. He’s done some amazing things with bright colors and flat cartoony art, it really blew my mind. My favorite part is called ” So Many Flowers” which apparently (according to the description on the wall) also translates to “Cuteness! Summer vacation.”

It consists of a huge room wallpapered with brightly colored flower designs, in the middle of which is a flower sculpture and several flower paintings on the wall. It was very busy, bright, and beautiful. Almost psychedelic. Some visitors were heard to say that the room made them dizzy. ^_^ Of course I ended buying a cute flower pin that was in the gift shop on the way out.


Linked at Pop Candy!

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Dolltopia was name-dropped on Pop Candy, Whitney Matheson’s fun pop culture blog for USA Today. Cool!

Cartoon Network Block Party #46!

Friday, June 27th, 2008

It’s been a while, but I have a new Powerpuff Girls story in Cartoon Network Block Party #46! On the stands now!


New Comic in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet # 22

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

I’m privileged to once again have a story in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, the excellent speculative fiction ‘zine published by Small Beer Press. It’s a comic about snakes! Order it at this link!

Pick up tomorrow’s L Magazine for The City Sweet Tooth!

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

If you’re in NYC remember to pick up tomorrow’s new issue of The L Magazine! The Levain installment of The City Sweet Tooth will be in there! You can find it for free in orange stands all over the City!

New paintings at destination show this week!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Time for another fun art show and I’ve got two new paintings in it!

SHOW & SELL: The $99 Art Fair @ destination
Thu 6/19 – Sat 7/19 (11AM) @ destination
32-36 Little West 12th Street Ground Floor New York, NY 10014 Opening Wine Reception:
Thursday, June 19, 6-8pm



Latest City Sweet Tooth -Levain Bakery!

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Levain Bakery has HUGE cookies!


Check out the latest City Sweet Tooth at The L Magazine!

Linked at Cupcakes take the Cake!

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Rachel from Cupcakes take the Cake, a very cool cupcake blog, posted about me and The City Sweet Tooth, yay! I will be covering cupcakes soon, I promise!

Short MOCCA Report

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

MOCCA Art Fest was fun as usual, I debuted Dolltopia 2 and it had a very good response! I also presented the Lulu of the Year Award (congrats to winner Martina Fugazzotto) at the Lulu Awards which was fun and well attended. Great job Marion! I have a few pics from the event here:


Modeling my glam outfit! (written up in ComicMix here)


With the lovely ladies Rachel Nabors and Heather Bradley of

Sorry, not too many photos were taken (by me anyay) but I got some cool new books! Goddess of War, Freddie and Me, and Chiggers were the big purchases I made and Ivy and The Hookah Girl are among the cool zines I got. Also, meeting Cecil Castellucci was a highlight. Also got to meet Rachel from Cupcakes Take the Cake and Whitney Matheson of Pop Candy fame, lots of cool bloggers about! I have a huge pile to read now!

The City Sweet Tooth – Tazza

Thursday, June 5th, 2008


You can also click here for The City Sweet Tooth, featuring Tazza in Brooklyn Heights on The L Magazine’s site!

Update: Tazza no longer carries the mocha sandwich T_T but they do still have a LOT of yummy desserts including a giant oreo which is quite similar. They also just opened a second location (also in Brooklyn Heights)  at 72 Clark St. Congrats to them!