Sep 05

A World Of Their Own – New Release – A Charity Short Story Anthology (GIVEAWAY)


Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any Old School Wednesday Reviews, Saturday Morning Cartoon Reviews, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! Today marks the end of a long journey for myself and a slurry of fellow sci-fi and fantasy authors who became friends on …

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Aug 31

My Kindergartner Brings A Book Home And It Makes Me Angry (With Pictures!)

My five year old came home from his first week of kindergarten last week ecstatic. Amongst all the new changes and new excitements in his life, he could not wait to tell me about the big room with lots of books. “And I got to take books home with me!” Now, having a fifth grader …

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Mar 16

Blowing the dust off my writer hat.

It's a dusty hat.

My blog has been neglected. My Facebook fan page has gone fallow. My twitter feed is mostly about my stay-at-home dad and geek hats. My writer hat has been sitting in a closet collecting dust since the whirlwind of 2010-2011 when I was more productive as a writer than I have ever been in my …

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May 30

Free eBooks, Paperback Goodreads Giveaway, & A Special Anniversary

I have lots to celebrate here at Toonopolis, The Blog today. I have three awesome events running at the same time. Let’s get to the meat of it! Today is the one-year anniversary of the publication of my very first title Toonopolis: Gemini. Released on 5/30/11, Gemini serves as my flagship fiction title and the introduction into my …

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May 16

Because Who Wants To Create A NEW Market? (Self-Published By Choice)


Yesterday evening, I received an email from my friend and fellow indie author Terri Giuliano Long. She asked in support helping spread the word of her new Huffington Post piece entitled “Sticks and Stones: The Changing Politics of the Self-Publishing Stigma” (link TBA when post is up). It is cross-posted to, though, so can …

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Mar 22

Of Remakes, Reboots, and Retcons. TMNT = TANT?

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It’s been a while since I properly did a blog post. I was overwhelmed by maintaining the cartoon reviews, although I still intend to get that going again. If anyone wants to guest review something (either current or classic) please give me a holler through the Contact Form! A few days ago, I was reading …

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Jan 02

Toonopolis, The Blog – Relaunch & New Format

Hello there! To those of you that were sad at Toonopolis, The Blog going on hiatus in November (yes, both of you!), fear not! I promised an update in the new year and have a plan to allow this site to build great content while not stretching myself too thin! First, you will notice that …

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Nov 26

Toonopolis, The Blog Hiatus


As I was struggling to find time to watch cartoons to finish off Super Hero Month, I came to the realization that I have been simply stretching myself too thin.  After releasing a novella and nonfiction book less than a month apart, I have realized that I am just spending far too much time with …

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Nov 23

X-Men: The Animated Series (A Review)

Not bad animation for a 90's cartoon.

Today’s Old School Wednesday Review is from Nelson. Nelson is a geek and a gamer.  Early on, he was hooked with cartoons and Intellivision, but it wasn’t long before he found the gateway drugs of comic books and the NES.  He spent most of his life just building up his geek resume with each successive …

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Nov 19

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (A Review)


In week one of Super Hero Month, I reviewed a DC show.  In week two of Super Hero Month, I reviewed a Marvel show.  This week… I review a show by Man of Action.  Who is Man of Action?  Why, the amazing team behind a show I’ve reviewed in the past (Generator Rex) and the …

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