Posted in video on July 11th, 2019 by Jin Wicked – Comments Off on [VIDEO BLOG] EAT THE LEMONS

When life gives you lemons, eat them.

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Life has been a struggle lately. I am attempting to have MnDOT reimburse me at least partially for almost $300 that I had to spend to replace a nearly-new tire and one rim, after striking a large pothole at night. The $20-$50 copays for my therapist, psychiatrist, and prescriptions have taken a huge bite out of my personal budget. Since I have started producing more work (eye strain), I have been plagued with frequent headaches. I found a couple of my old (like 10-20 years) pairs of glasses, but I need an eye exam. And to purchase new lenses and/or frames. And to see a dentist. It is costly even with insurance.

I am doing my best to balance all this with reinvesting into my business, and bringing my work to new conventions and venues in the Midwest and around the country. I am also seeking an affordable civil attorney — if you are, or you can recommend one — to consult regarding intellectual property issues.

August will be a difficult month. I have picked up about 40 additional hours at my day job, and will be returning to my commission waiting list soon. I did not come so far, or work so hard, to give up or be discouraged. If you have been considering signing up for my Patreon, making a one-time gift/contribution, or purchasing some artwork, now is an extremely helpful time to do so.

[VIDEO BLOG] Tablet Scribblin’

Posted in video on June 26th, 2019 by Jin Wicked – Comments Off on [VIDEO BLOG] Tablet Scribblin’

Fall book release, commission and Patreon updates, 2020 event planning.

Minnesota Pocket Pet Rescue

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[VIDEO BLOG] The Autobiographer

Posted in video on June 13th, 2019 by Jin Wicked – Comments Off on [VIDEO BLOG] The Autobiographer

Continuing to make progress and finish new work.

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Posted in video on May 28th, 2019 by Jin Wicked – Comments Off on [VIDEO BLOG] ALL OF THE BOOKS

The first volume of Have Tablet Will Scribble is in the works with a target to be printed in September or October of this year. Books! Comics! Comic books!

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I ran over a series of deep potholes coming home one night last week, in an unlit area, and ruined one of my brand-new tires. Thankfully, I made it home safely without a blow-out, losing control of my car, or worse. One wheel was damaged, and I may replace it soon, but I did have to purchase another new tire. I had never seen a “tire bubble” before. I drove back to the area during the daytime to see what I hit. Apparently I can file a claim with MnDOT.

Searching out ways to resolve the scheduling issue, I am making plans to get my CNA after my final convention of this year in the fall. Doing so would open up positions with more flexibility to me. I am also researching the feasibility of earning an LPN while juggling a job and my personal business. (Wrapping up a few almost-finished projects would help, significantly.) I would like to evolve into hospice care, someday, as I feel a spiritual call to care for the dying. I am comfortable with death and loss in a way that many people are not.

This essay about “hunger” I read on Sunday resonated with me.

[VIDEO BLOG] MSP Springcon 2019

Posted in video on May 18th, 2019 by Jin Wicked – Comments Off on [VIDEO BLOG] MSP Springcon 2019

Meet me Saturday, May 18th (10A – 6PM) or Sunday, May 19th (10AM – 5PM) at the MN State Fair Grandstand for MSP Springcon 2019!

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Find more information and the full guest list at!

MCBA MSP Springcon 2019

Bid on the original comic artwork below at the “Charity Art Auction,” located in the Guest Panel Room on the second floor, Sunday, 2:30PM. Proceeds benefit the Hero Initiative and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.


Happy bidding, and I hope to see you soon!