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Penny for Your Thinker

Posted in "Midville High" Comics by mvblair on January 8, 2017
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Fun Fact: Most of Rodin’s statues, including “The Thinker,” can be found on multiple continents. There are dozens of castings of “The Thinker,” which was originally a part of another work, “The Gates of Hell.”

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Midville High #1

Posted in "Midville High" Comics, Older "Midville High" and "Kyle & Barry" by mvblair on January 4, 2017

midville-high-1-previewWhen I started this site a number of years ago, I could not find a copy of Midville High #1. I finally found it and scanned it! While most people couldn’t care less, I am very excited.

The story holds up well and I like the pacing. The art is Michaelangeloesque, as always. Right, guys? Along with all the other comics you can check it out on the Books page or download it right here: Midville High #1. All the comics are in PDF format and can be downloaded to tablets and most e-readers.

I’ve got two more Midville High comics that I made about ten years ago but haven’t published. I suppose I should just put them up digitally. I certainly pine for the days when I would go to small press comic conventions and trade my comics with strangers and acquaintances. Somewhere along the way, a job and a family happily got in the way, but seeing this now twenty-year-old comic brings back good memories.

“Naturally Leathery Soles”

Posted in "Midville High" Comics, Older "Midville High" and "Kyle & Barry" by mvblair on January 3, 2017
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From 1999

For use with the Atari video gaming system

Posted in "Midville High" Comics by mvblair on March 21, 2015
My art has entered the realm of photo-realism.

My works have entered the realm of photo-realism.

My Heart Might Go On…

Posted in "Midville High" Comics by mvblair on March 17, 2015

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Midville High: Digital Edition

Posted in "Midville High" Comics by mvblair on March 6, 2015

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Renting Movies Was Hard

Posted in "Midville High" Comics, Older "Midville High" and "Kyle & Barry" by mvblair on December 5, 2012
A page from 1999

A page from 1999
Bruce Li was a real actor. He played Bruce Lee in several movies.

Kyles and Barries of School Years Past

Posted in "Midville High" Comics, Older "Midville High" and "Kyle & Barry" by mvblair on September 6, 2012

As the school year begins anew, I wanted to share a picture of Kyle and Barry from days of yore. At times during my long-ago adolescence, such as during Mr. Brown’s science class, I had penchant to doodle in the margins of my studiously-taken notes. That is to say, I filled entire notebooks with comics…