World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day so I felt it’s very important to add to the conversation this week. I have generalized anxiety disorder. With anxiety, talk therapy is one of the best ways of treatment. This is why talking to friends or your loved ones is so important. It can help you realize that you were letting anxiety win the fight, and that it’s…

Float NYCC 2017

Float debuts at New York Comic Con Thursday

Float, my new graphic memoir about anxiety, will make its debut at New York Comic Con this Thursday October 5. I will have a limited amount of copies with me at my table H7 in Artist Alley. I will also have copies of all of my other graphic novels including Tara Normal, Mr. Scootles and Vincent: The Painter of Death. I’ll also be drawing custom…

Victor Guest Float CD

Creating a soundtrack to Anxiety

This past weekend we traveled to upstate New York to visit musician Victor Guest so he could see the CDs of his soundtrack to Float for the first time. Thanks to everyone who backed our Float Kickstarter back in May, we were able to professionally produce Victor’s work as a CD for backers and anyone who orders from our Float store. Victor then signed all…

The Worm Feature Art

An Update on the Float Kickstarter Project

Hello friends! Here’s an update from our Float Kickstarter on its progress. The Float Album is printed! Yesterday Shelley and I picked up the Float Soundtrack CDs from the printers! They look and sound amazing. For the backers who chose rewards with the soundtrack, these CDs will ship with the book. Here’s a look at the final product: I’m so proud of Victor Guest’s hard…

Destino Feature Image

Welcome to Destino

I’m happy to present a new page of Float for you to enjoy. I hope everyone here in the US has a happy July 4th. Stay safe when setting off the fireworks! Work on the Float graphic memoir continues and I have under 10 pages left to illustrate. Thanks to our successful Kickstarter campaign we’ll have physical copies to sell on this website as well…

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The Road to Destino

As we saw on the last page, David is on route to the island of Destino to begin his new experimental treatment. What secrets does the island hold? Hello again everyone. After Float’s Kickstarter ended successfully I needed a few weeks to decompress emotionally. The campaign was wonderful and thanks to everyone’s incredible support we reached 335% funding of our goal, but it’s a lot…

Island Feature Art

The Island

Here’s the reveal of the mysterious island David is heading to for his experimental therapy. In the book Float the island holds many mysteries and it symbolized the attempts of trying various methods to battle anxiety. Will the island hold the magical remedy David is hoping for? Float is now on Kickstarter and there are only 8 days left to support it! If you pledge…

Creative Anxiety Episode 1 Feature Art

Creative Anxiety: Episode 1

Creative Anxiety is a new show about people who battle anxiety. Each episode takes places at Comic Book Jones on Staten Island, NY and features store owner Socko Jones and comic creator Howie Noel talking about anxiety with guests. In this debut episode, Howie and Socko discuss their battles with generalized anxiety disorder and Howie’s upcoming graphic memoir about anxiety, Float, which is now on…

Descent Feature Art

Descent

Today’s Float page deals with┬áthe act of Anxiety releasing its victim from its grip. When an anxiety attack finally ends, the pain continues. It feels like a war has ended and your body is the wreckage. During the plane ride, Anxiety attacked David and made him suffer for traveling to get help. It won’t be long be Anxiety attacks again. Float is now on Kickstarter!…