Erik Burnham

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Erik Burnham is a Minnesotan writer and artist that first broke into comics with a series of humorous short stories in the Shooting Star Comics Anthology. These stories featured his original creation, Nick Landime, and culminated in a one-shot: Nick Landime vs. the World Crime League, published by Shooting Star in 2005.

Off and on, in this same time period, Erik also produced a short run of an online strip, The Down Side, until technical issues wore him down. He aims to return to the strip one day.

In 2007, Erik found produced work for two other anthologies – a short humor piece for History Graphics Press’ Civil War Adventures #1, and a horror story for Gene Simmons’ House of Horror #3, produced by IDW Publishing.

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Erik Burnham If I'm stymied on project A, I switch to project B for a bit. It gets the juices flowing.
Erik Burnham There's a lot of good advice out there for writers, but the two best pieces I've heard (and will always pass along) boil down to:

1. Read. A lot. Of…more
There's a lot of good advice out there for writers, but the two best pieces I've heard (and will always pass along) boil down to:

1. Read. A lot. Of everything. It's grist for the mill, sparking ways to do things differently or the same, as well as providing ideas.

2. Finish. You can't spot what needs fixing let alone get something to a reader until it's done... and completion really does give you confidence to do more. Don't let a shiny new idea steal you away. Finish what you start!(less)
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SAN DIEGO COMIC CON SCHEDULE

Here's my schedule as it stands right now -- if anything changes, I'll update the change.

See you all in San Diego...!

THURSDAY 07/18
Transformers panel
10-11am, Room 29ABTransformers/Ghostbusters signing
6-7pm IDW Booth
SATURDAY 07/20
Ghostbusters signing
4-5pm IDW Booth
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This book (and it's recently collected sequel) are full of the kinds of bonkers storytelling that comics still does better than any other medium.
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Zoomed through in a sitting; the graphic novel format may make this telling even more effective than prose could have been.
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The Rockwell Heist by Bruce Rubenstein
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Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
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Which Lie Did I Tell? by William Goldman
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Super Soldiers by Jason Inman
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Summaries from a unique perspective.

I’ve known Jason Inman for a bit, and having finally sat down and read Super Soldiers, I’m pleased that it was exactly what I was hoping it would be.

We see the characters explained (for better and worse) through
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