“Where’s Workman?”

Hey gang-

Sorry for such a long time between updates. It’s been a busy and crazy summer!

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Between doing a few shows (Little Rock, Birmingham, Huntsville, Memphis), getting new floors installed in our entire house, painting rooms, building new shelves and display cases, doing a Harry Potter display at our local library, being diagnosed with diabetes and high blood pressure, and a crap-ton of overtime at my day job several months of neglecting my website flew by!

I also have neglected my Have Geek Will Travel website…bad, Lin. 🙁

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The good news is the floors are done, the painting is almost done, shelves are almost done, display has been taken down, my heart is good and health has improved in the past few weeks after some new meds, exercise, a diet change, and a very supportive wife- plus the fall weather is here (which means more time to paint in the garage).

Bad news is the OT at work continues…ugh!

Lots of things coming up in the next month or two, including a new Star Wars sketchcard set I’m working on for Topps, a couple trips planned, and hockey season finally being here!

Will be posting pics of the new and improved Batcave and Fangirl Room, the new Star Wars sketchcards, some new paintings, and another Orpheum chair, as well as pics from the cons we’ve attended over the summer.

Hope you’ve had a good summer.

Type at ya later- and promise it won’t be as long of a wait!

Lin

Lin

Lin has been an artist and screen printer in the t-shirt industry for over 25 years and was a graphic artist designing monuments for 5 years. Lin is the creator of the web-comic Scared Silly and was co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales (with Pencil Neck Studios partner Dave Beaty). He currently runs a geek travel blog and cartoon site- HaveGeekWillTravel.com. Lin has also done his fair share of freelance art for clients such as Coca-Cola, the Memphis Riverkings (CHL), Topps, Kevin Paige (CD cover art), 96X, and Rock103.. Lin has done mural work for Pancho’s, McDonald’s and Fitzgerald’s Casino, and his artwork has also appeared in The Memphis Flyer, Commercial Appeal, Airbrush Action Magazine, Amazing Figure Modeler, Stargodz (comic book with Conquest Studios), on Rock103 (Wake Up Crew web comic) and The Outdoor Channel’s websites, the MSCA (Mid-South Cartoonists Association) comics It Came From Beneath The Drawing Board and Overdrawn and Underwritten, in author Christa Michael’s first book – Ramblings With Redde: Why Does My Life Seem Like A Bad “B” Flick?, and Comic Geek Speak’s CGS:The End comic. Lin was a volunteer for the Memphis Ronald McDonald House, and an artist and scare-crew member for the Haunted Web Of Horrors charity haunted house (which benefited Youth Villages). He was named the Memphis Ronald McDonald House’s Special Events Volunteer of the Year in 2001, and again with RMH ‘A-Team’ and Nightmarez/HauntedWeb.com co-horts Patrick French and Todd Patton in 2002. He was awarded the “Superman Of Metropolis” award as a guest artist at the 2005 Metropolis Superman Celebration, and was the Artist Guest Of Honor at ShadowconXIII in 2009 and in 2012. He has also won two M.A.R.S. (Memphis Area Radio Stations) awards for writing and voicing radio commercials, and was awarded a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award by Volunteer Northwest Mississippi, a volunteer center of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, in conjunction with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Lin served as the President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) for 4 years and 9 years, respectively. He is currently a member of the MSCA and DeSoto Arts Council in North Mississippi. He is married to Nicki Workman, and has 3 cats- Jarael, Harley Quinn, and Lex.

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