Comics

Dragon and Goat

Beyond Paper Walls

The Panopticorn

Cloud Arcadia

Attachment Complex

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Dragon and Goat

Dragon and Goat is the flagship series of Adam’s work in comic.  The series is now a full color, full-page comic, but it began in the daily newspaper as a four-panel comic.  Visit dragonandgoat.com to find out more.

Sparktacular SParticles

Sparktacular SParticles

Rebooting the Dragon and Goat series as a full-page comic, The S’Parktacular S’Particles picks up with Dragon and Goat now living in Chicago. Bored between free-lance dragooning gigs, Dragon tags along with Goat to Argonne National Laboratory where Goat is a Research Intern, but when Dragon goes off exploring on his own the universe nearly unfolds and out pop the S’Parktacular S’Particles. Printed: 48 pages, 8″ x 10″ Perfect-bound, full-color interior ink.

Pi-Rat Island

Pi-Rat Island

Dragon and Goat seek treasure on the high seas and discover a dark and powerful totem that is the key to Mathemagic©! Fotopia Press 2010. 48 pages, 8 x 10in Perfect-bound, full-color interior ink.

Snowball\'s Chance

Snowball\'s Chance

Take a stroll into the Underworld with Snowball’s Chance as Dragon and Goat get dragged into the bowels of hell by a sinister spongi-form demon. Fotopia Press 2009. 80 pages, 7.4 x 9.7in Perfect-bound. Full-color interior ink.

Dragon and Goat Goes to Washington

Dragon and Goat Goes to Washington

On the heels of the 2008 presidential campaign, Dragon and Goat venture to the nation’s capitol to defeat any evil nemesis and a deranged lame-duck. Fotopia Press 2009. Printed: 56 pages, 7.4” × 9.7” Saddle-stitch binding. Full-color interior ink.

Journey East

Journey East

Dragon and Goat head to China where Goat competes on Team USA’s shuffleboard squad and Dragon learns a new trick of his own. Fotopia Press 2008. 68 pages, 7.4 x 9.7in, perfect-bound binding, full-color interior ink.

An Utter Dimension

An Utter Dimension

As the second Dragon and Goat anthology, An Utter Dimension compiles the daily comic strips that first appeared in the Fall 2006 until Summer 2007. Fotopia Press 2007. 76 pages, 7.4 x 9.7in, perfect binding, full-color interior ink.

Into the Jelly

Into the Jelly

From the arrival of a mini-Chairman Mao to Dragon’s battle with the bird flu, Into the Jelly anthologizes all the strips from China and the first year run in the Daily Illini. Fotopia Press 2006. 72 pages, 6 x 9in, perfect binding, full-color interior ink.

Beyond Paper Walls

Beyond Paper Walls is an autobiographical comic that investigates Western perceptions of Japan as a sign of wonder yet also as a real place, while Adam and his wife take a journey up the Fushimi Inari Mountain.

Beyond Paper Walls

Beyond Paper Walls

Exploring the borders between an imagined and a real Japan, Beyond Paper Walls is an autobiographical comic about Adam’s experiences in the Kyoto in 2013. The book uses the comics language of words and pictures to investigate Western perceptions of Japan as a sign of wonder yet also as a real place, while he and his wife take a journey up the Fushimi Inari Mountain.

The Panopticorn

The graphic novel The Panopticorn tells the story of a farmer in Southern Illinois who discovers a new seed that may save his small farm or plot a sinister harvest of its own.

The Panopticorn

The Panopticorn

In Feldspar County Illinois, a small town is overrun by drought and a new megafarm, but before Mort lets his family\'s farm get gobbled he plants one last crop of corn- that grows into something unexpected.

Cloud Arcadia

Cloud Arcadia was a weekly(-ish) web-comic that ran for 2 years following Jack B. Nimbus, an earthling who finds himself in a kingdom in the sky amidst a menagerie of characters from knock-off video games and moral-less folk tales.

Cloud Arcadia: Infinite Lives

Cloud Arcadia: Infinite Lives

Anthologizing comics from 2010 to 2012, Infinite Lives, is the newest book about the world in the stratosphere. Cloud Arcadia is a weekly(-ish) web-comic following Jack B. Nimbus, an earthling who finds himself in a skyward kingdom amidst a menagerie of characters from knock-off video games and moral-less folk tales. Fotopia Press 2013. 58 pages, 8.5 x 8.5in, perfect binding, full-color interior ink.

Cloud Kingdom: Level-Up

Cloud Kingdom: Level-Up

This is an anthology of the first iteration of Cloud Arcadia, then known as Cloud Kingdom. Chronicling a vast menagerie of characters emanating from video games, comics, and other cartoons (though, clearly avoiding any intellectual property infringement), Cloud Kingdom: Level-Up will take you to the stratosphere and beyond. Fotopia Press 2008. 40 pages, 8.5 x 8.5in, perfect binding, full-color interior ink.

Attachment Complex

Attachmaent Complex

Attachmaent Complex

Attachment Complex is a series of autobiographical comics exploring the borders between the self and objects- particularly my own relationship and attachment to various things from backpacks to small pickup trucks.

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