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What?? No posts in three years? What's up with that?!? The visual here tells the story of how much work it has been to finish The Jekyll Island Chronicles. The finished trilogy tells the tale of extent of the number of scenes, pages, and panels it took to make not just one book but three. When you're spending just about every free minute completing the 192-page last chapter of your trilogy, you have to focus. So that's what we've been doing versus posting on the blog. Remember, two of the three of us still have day jobs! Here's at least part of what we have done since we last posted: Secure...

Book 2: Arm Cast Podcast interview

One of the things we LOVE to do is talk with interested folks about what's coming up with The Jekyll Island Chronicles. When a book is getting ready to hit stores, it seems like that's all you do. If "location, location, location" is the mantra for real estate folks, "promote, promote, promote" is for authors with a book launching. A couple months ago we were able to sit down with our friend Armand Rosamilia with the Arm Cast Podcast and talk about the process and final product for Book Two of JIC: A Devil's Reach. You can listen to it here: http://armcast.projectentertainment.libsynpro.c...


SDCC 2018

Going to San Diego for Comic Con is a bit of an enigma. Yes, you are AT the greatest comic/entertainment convention in the country. Yes, you have a chance to see thousands of people. And, finally, yes, you have a chance to sell and sign books for fans. All of that is on the plus side. But make no mistake, this is REALLY hard work that takes a ton of coordination and logistical prep. Just getting our Jekyll crew across the country is a feat of preparation and execution. For the Nedvidek family (our grown children--and now our daughter-in-law too--are the cosplay characters from JIC), car...


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...


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