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Thursday, July 28, 2011

people seem to like The Wolf...

some reviews...
Sean T. Collins reviews it over at his personal blog:
You can tease an emotional narrative out of the proceedings easily enough — past callousness, cruelty, and self-destruction in the context of a relationship are overcome, atoned for, and healed through sexual connection, and a transcendent future is discovered, a natural world untouched by the taint of the bitter past. But it’s the way each individual stage of that journey is depicted with symbols, colors, and creatures that capture and embody it perfectly

This one from Graphic Eye reviews The Wolf alongside Dave McKean's Celluloid:
For all the pell-mell of the mindbending plots, the creation of altered states and surreal fantasies would be for nothing, if it were not for the sheer virtuoso talent of both creators. McKean has long been established as a master of multimedia imagery and Celluloid represents possibly his finest work.... It’s all the moreso with The Wolf, though, as Neely deliberately breaks the connection to reality with his visual quirks. When the skinless creature first emerges, he wears the mime-gloves of old Disney cartoons as a telling sign that the rules of reality no longer apply, and we are in the realm of elastic physics. This allows Neely’s expressiveness to play and amplify the world of the story
Be sure to read the whole article. To be reviewed alongside Dave McKean is... well... i dunno... doesn't seem like long ago I was just a kid in Texas eagerly awaiting each new issue of The Sandman, not for the comics so much as for Dave McKean's amazing covers... whodathunk this would happen?


Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Stress Free San Diego!

This week is the San Diego Movie Marketing Convention. I'm sitting here drinking my morning tea and reading all the blogs about what's happening at SDCC, and I'm so happy to not have a table this year, it's amazing! (If you wanna read more about why, you can read my post-comicon blog entry from last year.)

HOWEVER, even though I will not have a booth this year, I will be there, and I will have The Wolf with me! Here's how to find me:

I will be signing copies of The Wolf
Thursday, June 21 - 4:30 - 5 pm
Friday, June 22 - 4:30 - 5 pm
at booth #114

I'm not sure where that is or how it's listed in the program, but it's the Nuclear Blast Records/Decibel Magazine booth - look for me under a giant poster of my Decibel cover:

If you can't make it to one of the signings, you may find me wandering about with a camera and a backpack full of Wolves. I'll probably be mostly hanging out around friends' tables like Grass Hut Gallery (booth 4739) or Patrick Morgan's, or Ed Luce's tables, browsing the indie publishers like Fantagraphics, Drawn & Quarterly and the small press area, digging through longboxes of old horror comics... or maybe even watching the melee tournaments outside.

Good luck. Godspeed. And I hope to see you there.


Saturday, July 09, 2011

The Wolf is loose!

The Wolf is unleashed and running amok in the world!
Here are a couple of interviews with me about The Wolf:

The Wolf release party at SHQ was a lot of fun!

Thanks to everyone who came out to
the book release party last night!

And The Wolf is shipping to these stores this week!
Secret Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA
House of Secrets in Burbank, CA
Bergen Street Comics in Brooklyn, NY
Forbidden Planet in NYC
Escapist Comic Bookstore in Berkeley, CA
Titan Comics in Dallas, TX
Comic Swap Inc in State College, PA
Floating World Comics in Portland, OR
Cosmic Monkey Comics in Portland, OR
Herbivore Clothing Store in Portland, OR
Quimby's Bookstore in Chicago, IL
DOMY in Austin, TX
Coast City Comics in Portland, ME

Tell your local comic shop or independent book stores to
keep The Wolf (and all of my other books) in stock!
They can order through Tony Shenton
or contact me directly for wholesale prices.


Goteblüd Rules!

GOTEBLÜD fan art by Tom Neely.

Some of you may already know Ed Luce. Others may know him from his brilliant contributions to the Henry & Glenn Gang Bang art show back in February. The rest of you should get to know him. I'm a big fan of Ed Luce's Wuvable Oaf comics! And especially his character Goteblüd. I love wrestling and I love Satanic characters, so, I had to do some fan-art. And Ed is including mine (and many other great artists) in the "pin-up" section of his brand new Wuvable Oaf #3, which will be debuting in San Diego on June 23rd, followed by a short West Coast Tour. Check out Ed's site for more details and get out to one of his tour dates.


Tuesday, July 05, 2011

The Wolf is unleashed this Friday!

(Makes a nice coffee table book!)


at The Secret Headquarters Comic Book Shop
3817 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

FRIDAY, July 8th, 2011
8-10 pm

See some of the original art!
Get your books signed!
Come celebrate with me!