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About Nick

Just an Englishman lost in the USA who happens to write now and again... Anyone got a cup of tea?

Join Me At Collectors Corner Bel Air For Free Comic Book Day

Join me at Free Comic Book DayHey everybody, it is that time of the year, this Saturday May 4 it is Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), and Collectors Corner have kindly invited me to join them at their Bel-Air Outpost. And I look forward to seeing y’all there!

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Six Timelapse Breakdowns Of Upcoming Convention Prints Drawn In Procreate

Higher Further Faster - Captain Marvel Powerpuff Girl MashupYes, we were away for from the comic con scene for an entire year, but here at Altworld Studios we are thinking how we can best use the convention season and what we can bring to these shows. After the jump you can view six (yep, 6) timelapse breakdowns of of the show prints we are thinking about bringing to a comic con near you.

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Journey Into Legoville

Journey Into The New Lego City - Legoville

Over the years I have collected the odd Lego kit, usually a Fire Engine, or something fun or cool from this building block system, my wife though has always been a bit of a Legohead (or is that Brickhead?), and normally she gets a kit for her birthday, or at Christmas. Now, with space in the basement, she wanted to put her collection together and build a Lego City, I’ve always found Lego to be a great distractions… So, I said,”sure, let’s make this happen.” And Legoville was born.

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We Are The Wall – A Coast Guard Commentary On The Government Shutdown

United States Coast Guard SealDid you know the Coastguard, the United State Coast Guard (USCG) are the first armed service branch not to be paid in the history of the USA. The cause of this is the Government shutdown that has effectively shutdown the department the USCG get their funding from, the uniquely titled Department Of Homeland Security (DHS). Imagine that, you’re putting your life on the line, standing watch, and the Government, the President of the USA has effectively turned their back on you. It is time for Congress to do its job, to override the President’s veto, it is time for action to tell, the Commander-in-Chief, to live up to his responsibility and commitment to these heroes.

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