Who is Ticking Boy?

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Apparently, one is supposed to update these things regularly, we shall see. Anyway, who is Ticking Boy? The short answer is me. In 2004 I underwent surgery to replace the defective aortic valve in my heart. My new carbon mechanical valve makes a noise like a loud watch and its constant ticking is a reminder of my own mortality. In… Read more »

Harvey Pekar R.I.P

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Well, I might have wanted to start my blog on a cheerier note but in a way it is fitting that the first post is a commemoration of the one and only Harvey Pekar, who died on July 12th. Fitting in that, partly through his influence, I am now working on my own autobio comics under the title Ticking Boy…. Read more »