John Parrish Jr.

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Today would have been my father’s 62nd birthday. Unfortunately, he passed away from a sudden heart attack while I was in Japan. It made me sad for the obvious reasons but also because he never got to see this comic. Mostly because he was the inspiration for it in more ways than one. When my father was a kid, he was a massive comic book fan. His favorite comic was Daredevil and his hero was Jack Kirby. He idolized the man and wanted very much to be just like him. While my father was in high school, he drew all the time and at one point had even made his… Read More »John Parrish Jr.

March 11th: Three Years Later

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Today is the third year anniversary of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami that hit the eastern coast of Japan. Many people who know me already know about my experience, but anyone who is curious can take a look here. But I think it’s crazy how much time has passed. I’ve even been told that one of my co-workers and his wife will be doing a special with Dateline to talk about their experience. That’s surreal. I just remember thinking that I went to Japan and ended up experiencing something historic that very few people can say they witnessed first hand. I don’t talk much about my experience now (mostly… Read More »March 11th: Three Years Later

Welcome

Come in and make yourself at home. I believe an introduction is in order. Years ago when I was in my final semester of college, I decided that I was going to buckle down and seriously create a comic. I’d written scripts before, but they never made it past the writing phase. I told myself that I would make a full comic and got to work on writing what would become Secrets & Shadows. Secrets & Shadows is a story that takes place in Haven City, a city filled with cape wearing, crime fighting heroes. The story focuses on Joseph Shaw, the son of the hero Black Sun. Joseph has struggled… Read More »Welcome