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Feb 9, 2021

Mike Hawthorne talks about his graphic novel memoir Happiness Will FollowThis is a three-part series.

Mike is a comic book artist and graphic novelist mostly known for his Marvel comics of Spider-Man, Superman and Deadpool.

Mike's graphic novel Happiness Will Follow:

Book cover image

Mike’s gumroad store



"Forgive yourself"

"Focus on getting better at drawing one specific thing, instead of everything"

"Look for incremental progress in your art. Be fair to yourself"


The Brief & Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao is a book that inspired Mike’s friend to tell him he needs to write his memoir


Artistic Anatomy


How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way


Understanding Comics




Art Supplies


Strathmore paper


Stillman & Birn