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By | July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Congratulations to Leila of Washington, Dawn of Wisconsin, and Elizabeth of Alberta for winning my June giveaway!  Each of them will receive a signed copy of all three of my Free Comic Book Day 2015 books: Dark Horse's Avatar: The Last Airbender, DC Comics' Divergence, and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund book. Periodically, I run [...]

Congratulations to November’s Email List Giveaway Winners!

By | November 8th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

I had a couple extra copies of this year's Avatar: The Last Airbender Free Comic Book Day comic, so I ran a giveaway for folks on my email list! Congratulations to Alex K. of San Diego, CA and Mari Ann G. of El Paso, TX! I'm planning to do giveaways about once a month.  I have [...]

Ten Reasons Toph Beifong Should Be Your Hero

By | March 4th, 2014|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Rift Part 1 will be available at your local comic shop tomorrow!  (It'll be out in bookstores on March 18.)  The Rift is arguably the most Toph-ilicious comic book ever -- the entire story focuses on our favorite Metalbender's friendship with the Avatar. In celebration, I present to you ten [...]

Pics from WonderCon 2013

By | April 10th, 2013|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

Even though I'm still kinda mad that Anaheim stole WonderCon from San Francisco, WonderCon 2013 was a BLAST. I met many amazing Avatar: The Last Airbender fans there.  Here are some pics! Korra and Mako were waiting to get into Dark Horse's A:TLA panel. Good looking couple! Not as good looking as Korra would [...]

Why Grey DeLisle is Awesome

By | January 29th, 2013|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

Grey DeLisle is all of the following: 1.  The voice of Azula from Avatar: the Last Airbender 2.  The voice of Daphne Blake in a bunch of Scooby Doo Movies 3.  Awesome Here's proof of #1 and #3:

Another Twitter Contest!

By | September 20th, 2012|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

I did this once when Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise Part 1 came out.  I'm doing it again for Part 3, available in comic shops on Wed 9/26 and in bookstores on Tue 10/9! (I missed Part 2 because I was craaaaazy busy.)  I’m giving away a prize pack that features: 1. A Lego [...]

Twitter Contest!

By | January 11th, 2012|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , |

Are you an Avatar: The Last Airbender fan AND a comic book geek AND a Lego Maniac?  Well, have I got a prize for you. In an effort to get the word out about the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise Part 1 graphic novel, I’m giving away a prize pack that features: 1.  [...]

A:TLA Behind the Scenes

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Here's a short video of some behind the scenes stuff from Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise: Since I already had the slides assembled I thought it'd take me 10 minutes to put this video together, but it took me FOREVER and a day. And I don't think it turned out all that great. I'm [...]

ATLA: Interview with AARisings

By | September 23rd, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

AARisings talked to me about cartooning, teaching, and the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender comic from Dark Horse. I started reading comics in the fifth grade. I've been reading ever since, except for a short break in junior high. A popular friend of mine told me to give up comics so I could get a girlfriend, [...]

ATLA: Interview with Racebending.com

By | September 20th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Recently, Racebending.com interviewed me about the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender comic book from Dark Horse.  Here are my thoughts about the original series: The original Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series is essentially an American coming-of age-story set in an Asian fantasy environment. Aang learns skills, but he also learns how to shoulder responsibility. Katara learns [...]