Hold Close (Tsunami Essay)

In the midst of the initial batch of headlines coming out of Japan, I found myself viscerally compelled to respond in some way. Perhaps on the second or third night after the tsunami hit, I had jotted down some notes about an initial idea for this piece, before going to sleep. I couldn’t sleep, and…

Show of Hands

This was created for “Defending the Tree of Liberty,” part two of the exhibition at Detroit’s Zeitgeist gallery – which was post-Presidential Election 2004. Along with the piece for part one “Security”, i credit these pieces as getting me back into making comics after a rather lengthy hiatus. – N


This was created for an art show “Defending the Tree of Liberty” at Zeitgeist Gallery in Detroit immediately preceding the 2004 Presidential Election. Participating in this project (with very short notice), helped get me back into making comics in a very real way again. – N