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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:

https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Happiness-Will-Follow/Mike-Hawthorne/9781684155453

Book cover image

Mike’s gumroad store

https://gumroad.com/mikehawthorne?sort=newest

 

Quotes:

"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"

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

 

https://www.amazon.com.au/Brief-Wondrous-Life-Oscar-Wao/dp/0571239730/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3EU9CJRM908I9&keywords=the+brief+and+wonderous+life+of+oscar+wao&qid=1611644262&sprefix=the+brief+and%2Caps%2C331&sr=8-2

 

Artistic Anatomy

 

https://www.amazon.com.au/Artistic-Anatomy-Paul-Richer/dp/0823002977/ref=sr_1_1?crid=UKDIHWESHBCY&dchild=1&keywords=artistic+anatomy+by+dr.+paul+richer&qid=1611644443&sprefix=artistic+ana%2Caps%2C338&sr=8-1

 

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

 

https://www.amazon.com.au/How-Draw-Comics-Marvel-Way/dp/0671530771/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1X5UZSIRH5GIU&dchild=1&keywords=drawing+the+marvel+way&qid=1611644498&sprefix=drawing+the+marve%2Caps%2C327&sr=8-1

 

Understanding Comics

 

https://www.amazon.com.au/Understanding-Comics-Invisible-Scott-McCloud/dp/006097625X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=understanding+comics&qid=1611644558&sr=8-1

 

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Art Supplies

 

Strathmore paper

https://www.strathmoreartist.com/home.html

 

Stillman & Birn

https://stillmanandbirn.com