ODD SCHNOZZ is chosen for the Texas Library Association’s 2017 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List!

Odd Schnozz & the Odd Squad was chosen for the Texas Library Association’s 2017 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List!

The Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List is an annual list of recommended graphic novels for middle school and high school students. Odd Schnozz & the Odd Squad is listed as recommended for grades 9 – 12.

To see the full list click here: http://txla.org/groups/Maverick

To read more about the Texas Library Association click here: http://txla.org/about

Congratulations to my co-creators Dennis Culver and Ramon Villalobos!

Love Is Love

I am very proud to have written a story for the Eisner-award-winning Love Is Love anthology, which debuted at Number 1 on the New York Times Bestseller List, illustrated by Sean Von Gorman, with color art by Paul Mounts. Our story, “Love Rock Love,” features Rainbow Boy, and takes place at Rockbar, a very real New York City venue located in Manhattan’s West Village.

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All proceeds for this book go to the victims, survivors and families of those killed in Orlando this past June. The book was released on 12/28/16, and you can grab it at your local comic shop, directly from from IDW or Amazon. Also, there is a digital version with exclusive content available via ComiXology.

Per CBR, creators include Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming, Gail Simone, Scott Snyder, Tom King, Cecil Castellucci, Mirka Adolfo, Paul Dini, Mark Millar, Cat Staggs, Amanda Diebert, Brad Meltzer, Sina Grace, Ed Luce, Jason Aaron, Jason Latour, Kieron Gillen, Olivier Coipel, Phil Jimenez, Patton Oswalt and Damon Lindelof, plus an introduction from “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins; with Marc Andreyko, the project’s organizer, writing a story and the afterword.

DC Comics has since released the full creator list which includes creators like J. K. Rowling, Jim Lee, Grant Morrison, George Perez, Taran Killam and so many more!

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“Love Rock Love” preview

Finally, here is a description of the book from IDW’s website:

The comic industry comes together in honor of those killed in Orlando. Co-published by two of the premiere publishers in comics—DC and IDW, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talent in comics, mourning the victims, supporting the survivors, celebrating the LGBTQ community, and examining love in today’s world. All material has been kindly donated by the writers, artists, and editors with all proceeds going to victims, survivors, and their families. Be a part of an historic comics event! It doesn’t matter who you love. All that matters is you love.

PATIENT 7 – Baltimore Comic-Con Exclusive – Ashcan Edition

P7_ashcan_cover_socialLimited to 50, numbered copies, the Patient 7 – Ashcan Preview Edition will be available only at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016. 16 b+w pages, with wrap-around self-cover, illustrated by Donal DeLay, lettering and logo design by Jeff Powell, and written by Jeffrey Burandt. $5 at the con. Retailers can contact jburandt@gmail.com to purchase multiple copies.

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Patient 7 is fast-paced, sci-fi horror. A sentient, inter-dimensional virus travels across the bubble universes to infect humans and grant them great powers at great costs. But when the Visitor’s siblings learn of its extended vacation in our reality, the Visitor must protect Earth from their reality-warping and flesh-rending rampages! Patient 7 is Doctor Who for perverts.