Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: September, 2015

A rerun about anxiety.

I have a few things drawn, but a friend was having trouble with anxiety last night and I suggested playing with LEGOs or jigsaw puzzles as a thing I find … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is it! The day of twee!

As always, click to embiggen. Memory is weird.  You know how, sometimes, a childhood incident gets turned into a story, and then after a while you’re not sure if it’s … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tomorrow is for twee. Today is for NOPE.

The logic chain as I recall it:  Chatting with friends about the children’s opera I’m working on (one guess which one), and how disconcerting rehearsal was because the ‘Boy’ had … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Comics for no reason!

There may or may not be posts coming for the rest of this week; I’ve started drawing a sort of mini-comic book about the time a giraffe stole my lunchbox, … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Snow Queen (the other one)

 I asked this on Facebook already, but who’s read Joan D. Vinge’s ‘The Snow Queen’?  It’s a big juicy sci-fi novel based on the fairytale, and it’s pretty splendid.  I … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nipple warning? And I swear a lot, too.

 Anyone who thinks the Little Mermaid isn’t a hard-core bitch hasn’t read the original story.  First, she doesn’t do it all for some dude, she basically uses the dude to … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Snow Queen! The original one, not the sci-if one. She’ll happen soon enough.

 Oh, so many things to say about this fairytale.  Genda is fantastic and perseveres gamely through everything to save her childhood friend, even though the last time she saw him, … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment