Heroic Girls More Than Cute


Elektra Assassin by Anya

So Anya (my nine year old) spotted the copy of Elektra #1 that I had left out and was inspired to draw Elektra on her own. She has not read any of the comics,...

T-shirt ninjas rule the kitchen

T-Shirt Ninjas

When the wife is away, the t-shirt ninjas come out to play.

Stella, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Anya

Anya & Stella Take WonderCon

There is that surreal moment when Kelly Sue Deconnick recognizes your daughter from Tumblr and calls her and her sister to the front of the line to take a photo — but I’m ahead...

Met these lovely cosplayers out front.

Anya & Stella Take Wizard World

I was asked to be on a panel at the inaugural Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con, so we took the opportunity to break out the girls’ costumes and walk the floor a little while....


Under a Brazillian Moon

I’ve been reading The Hobbit to the girls every night. It’s holding their attention but I stop every now and then to make sure they are getting some of the vocabulary. Last night, we...

Squirrels like pepperoni. It's a scientific fact.

Superheroic Pizza

Pizza Guys delivers. One pepperoni with extra cheese with Squirrel Girl, and one Hawaiian pizza with a almost-done Captain Marvel sketch. I wish they had completed the sketch, but I’m guessing the pizza was...

Two thumbs up!

Grilled Mac & Cheese

So Patti is off having lunch with a friend today, and it was up to me to make lunch for the girls. Anya suggested mac and cheese, but seemed less than thrilled with the...

Stella inducting the Sacramento Kings Dancers into the Carol Corps

Sacramento Kings Superhero Night

Better photos of costume contest winners Anya (Squirrel Girl) and Stella (Captain Marvel) at the Sacramento Kings Superhero Night. I had not seen these, and I did not know that Stella got a picture...