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After accidentally buying a house (don't ask, unless you like long-winded babbling), I was forced to put all of my projects on hiatus for about eight months. I always find it hard to get projects restarted after such a long lapse, so I was looking for something to kick-start my enthusiasm.

I'm now settled into my new basement studio, dubbed "The Speakeasy" by everyone who sees it. There is a full wet bar in the same room as my drafting table. Oh, and also, a very classy WC complete with a urinal. I have the best stereo setup I've had in ages, with my vinyl collection actually in the same room as my turntable. I could not be happier with my work space, but that is not enough to bring my enthusiasm back to the level it was pre-house.

That's where SPX comes in. A full weekend surrounded by very personable independent cartoonists and comics fans helped me remember that the world wasn't so bad after all. It certainly wasn't all leaky plumbing and busted chimney linings. There are stories to tell and people to tell them to. Sometimes when I am holed up in my isolated studio, I forget that. I would like to thank everybody I talked to at the Expo, you were all so enthusiastic about comics, and that enthusiasm is just the medicine I needed.

I will be restarting updates on Kitty's Cats on October 31st.

I will start uploading more of my vintage MadCurry comics as soon as possible.
  • Listening to: Boomtown Rats - Tonic For The Troops
  • Reading: Too many great comics to list!
  • Watching: Space Pirate Captain Harlock
  • Playing: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Shin Megami Tensei IV
  • Eating: Szechuan pepper corns
  • Drinking: Gin & Tonic

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Robert Wertz
Artist | Film & Animation
United States
I am a Philadelphia based cartoonist. I am currently story boarding a short film starring Anonimous Rat. I am also developing comics and animation series about cats living in a boarding house during the second great depression. Someday I may return to human characters, but right now it is all about Cats and rats!
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ThoughtCriminal320 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the watch and thank you for visiting me and Shmorky's table at SPX!
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madcurry Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Filmographer
It was a pleasure meeting you both. I wish I had more time to chat!
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AlphaCMT Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hey Robert, How you been? Thanks for watching!
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madcurry Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Filmographer
Hi, Chris! I've been doing well, and am very busy getting back into comics. Just had a blast at SPX 2014. How have you been?
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William6208 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student Filmographer
Happy birthday!
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madcurry Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   Filmographer
Thanks! Sorry I missed this at the time. Happy new year!
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PlummyPress Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Student Filmographer
Hey Mad! I tracked you down here from the Funny Animals Comic Group on Facebook. The world needs more funny animal comics!
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madcurry Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013   Filmographer
Thanks for the watch! I am busy trying to keep my funny animal comics going! I's a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. I think the world needs a lot of things that older style comics and cartoons have to offer. Not just in reprints of old stuff, but in new cartoons as well.
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PlummyPress Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student Filmographer
I wholeheartedly agree. I don't think funny animal comics will ever take over the industry, but it sure would be nice to at least have the option of reading some. The closest thing we have now is Usagi Yojimbo, My Little Pony, and it's even more of a stretch but Spongebob.
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LostonWallace Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Thanks for the watch, madcurry! I hope you continue to enjoy my gallery! I also added you to my watch list. Really appreciate your support!
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