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Interview on Joy Economics

One of the authors of The Jekyll Island Chronicles, Steve Nedvidek, had the opportunity to be interviewed by the host of Joy Economics, Shani Godwin. Upbeat, inspiring and light hearted, Shani’s guests on Joy Economics are dynamic business leaders, sought after employees and everyday people from all aspects of business, community and life who want to redefine success on their own terms so that they can produce more wealth, happiness and success in their day-to-day lives. You can read the transcript and listen to the interview below: Making Space: Featuring Steve Nedvidek from Communiqué-USA ...


Interview on Téssera Guild

One of the authors of The Jekyll Island Chronicles, Steve Nedvidek, had the opportunity to be interviewed by John McGuire of Téssera Guild. Téssera is a guild with all kinds of downloadable content, art, interesting blogs, and other comic book or art related freebies. Read the interview below: John: How long have you been creating/working in comics? Steve: There are three of us in this endeavor and we all have been either reading or making comics since we were kids. I (Steve) used to sit in my room and draw my own versions of Spider-man and the Fantastic Four. Our actual jobs are all doing d...


The Jekyll Island Chronicles Being Used In Education

One of the reasons why The Jekyll Island Chronicles is such a unique graphic novel series is how well it incorporates U.S. and World History into its plot. While it is fiction, there is so much historical fact in the story arc taking place between WWI and WWII. Not only is it jam-packed with action, adventure and superheroes but also provides an educational experience for readers that focuses on an era that seems to get less and less appreciation and recognition. The authors of The Jekyll Island Chronicles always envisioned the book to be a prime candidate for creative teachers to use in the c...


Thank You For Your Service

At the end of 2017, the authors of the Steampunk comic book series The Jekyll Island Chronicles (Steve Nedvidek, Ed Crowell, and Jack Lowe) teamed up with Don Barden, CEO of 3Ci, and Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks for an extraordinary collaboration. In this partnership, 140 of The Jekyll Island Chronicles: A Machine Age War books were given to Army Rangers for Christmas. It all started in middle school when author Jack Lowe and Don Barden became friends. They were passionate about comics growing up – they loved talking, drawing and even writing them for fun. This friendship made its ...

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Now Ready for the Classroom

We are so happy to be able to report that The Jekyll Island Chronicles now has all the educational materials to take this new graphic novel series into classrooms and libraries everywhere. The target audience: students at least in late middle school through high school. Even some college classes will find this content an interesting study. If you are a teacher with a bent for creative learning, we encourage you to give it a try. In fact, our website is your portal to all the educational materials you will need. From a robust 40-page teacher's guide to the blackline copies for students, o...


The Award-Winning Jekyll Island Chronicles!

Awards can be good things, especially to help you build a following. And now we have won our second one! Admittedly, our first one was a small one given to us at last year’s ComicCon (but still meaningful to us—thank you San Diego Starburners!). The second one is pretty significant and we are very grateful for it. Our book was on the list from the Georgia Center for the Book as being one of the 2017 Top 10 Books Every Young Georgian Should Read!! What a tremendous honor! Moms and Dads, be aware. Our book isn’t for young kids. But since it’s a graphic novel, it goes into the younger ca...


JIC: The Video Interview

We had a great opportunity recently to be on camera together with Titania Jordan with 3Ci’s program Connect. She was a great host and spent a lot of time with us, asking a lot of smart questions about The Jekyll Island Chronicles. We give you more interesting perspectives in this interview, as we delve into some of the “why” issues that we worked on this book. If you wanted to see Jack, Ed and Steve live on video telling the tale, this was the first time we did something like this. It’s kinda like our version of an interview in Hall H at ComicCon. But without Hall H. And without ComicCo...

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Legacy Effects: Awesome Cosplay from some wonderful friends

Sometimes in life, you run across the coolest people. And the older you get, the more chances you have to find them. Steve ran into Alan Scott many years ago working on a project for his fulltime job. They stayed in contact over the years and developed a friendship. Alan works for Legacy Effects, creators of classic cinema creatures like the Terminator, Predator, the Jurassic Park dinosaurs, Edward Scissorhands, and even the walkers from Avatar and the armor and costumes for Iron Man and the Marvel films. When our book debuted at the 2016 ComicCon, Legacy provided the walking mechanical ...


JIC: The Fast Company Interview

During the 2016 ComicCon, Susan Karlin from Fast Company did a lengthy interview with us. This one was a iittle different for us, since we talked not only about the book, but we also talked about what lessons three middle-aged guys learned from being business and how it helped them prepare to be graphic novel creators. Susan asked good business questions and dug into our careers, so you will find some interesting stuff in here that you may not find other places. Guess when you get older, you have more life experiences that can help you along the way. So, that’s a plus…


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