Solid Comix is a small publishing company started by David Walker to create and release projects near and dear to his heart: limited series and original graphic novels written and co-created by him, and drawn by a host of talented artists.

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WRITING COMICS: The Return of DISCOMBOBULATED

August 15, 2019

For the last few years I have been teaching ‘Writing for Comics’ at Portland State University (often co-teaching with my dear friend, Brian Michael Bendis). For the class mid-term the students are required to create their own web comic. After years of telling students to make a web comic, I decided to create my own,…

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WRITING COMICS: FUNKYTOWN and the Dolemite Comic That Never Was

August 13, 2019

My first full-length comic book story was a 32-page, self-published story called FUNKYTOWN that appeared in the pages of my magazine, BadAzz Mofo. FUNKYTOWN was my homage to blaxploitation, mixed with comedy (at least my idea of comedy at the time), and a bit horror. It was the tale of a private detective named Brick…

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WRITING COMICS: NIGHTHAWK, Part 3: Tilda Johnson and the Art of Compromise

August 12, 2019

The best part of writing NIGHTHAWK – the part that was always fun and gratifying – was the character Tilda Johnson (a.k.a. Nightshade, a.k.a. Deadly Nightshade). For decades, Tilda has been a ridiculous character – a genius robotics expert that works with werewolves, and frequently wore a leather bikini. When it came to black women…

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WRITING COMICS: NIGHTHAWK, Part 1

August 5, 2019

NIGHTHAWK was my first series for Marvel, even though it did not come out first. As I was developing NIGHTHAWK, I also got the job writing POWER MAN & IRON FIST, which was given top priority. As a result, NIGHTHAWK went on the back-burner for a while, and came out after POWER MAN & IRON…

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WRITING COMICS: My First Work for Marvel

August 4, 2019

My first gig for Marvel was a short story for Secret Wars: Battleworld #2. Short stories like this are one of the ways Marvel tests out new writers. I was asked to pitch several ideas, and the one they picked was Blade the Vampire Slayer vs. Howard the Duck. This was actually an idea for…

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San Diego Comic Con 2019 Schedule

July 17, 2019

It’s that time of year again…San Diego Comic Con is this weekend. I hope to see some of you there. Here’s my schedule… THURSDAY, July 18th 11am – noon – Reading and Raising Our Voices: From Comics to Community Organizing. San Diego Central Library 3pm – 4pm – Giving Voice to Independent Creators. Room 28DE…

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ONE FALL Fan Art – Nicholas Orr

May 22, 2019

ONE FALL has just debuted, and we already have fan art. This piece comes to us courtesy of Nicholas Cordell Orr.

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ONE FALL Debuts at Comic Con Revolution

May 22, 2019

Just got back from Comic Con Revolution in Ontario, California. This was the officially debut of ONE FALL #1 at a convention, and the first sale to someone who was not a backer on Kickstarter. This was a really good show, with lots of positive reaction to ONE FALL.

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Comic Con Revolution: Ontario — THIS WEEKEND!!!

May 17, 2019

This weekend I’ll be in Ontario, California for Comic Con Revolution. Come see me at table G2 — I’ll have copies of ONE FALL #1, and all sorts of other comic book goodness.

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ONE FALL Update

May 13, 2019

Very happy to announce that the first issue of ONE FALL is back from the printer, and that we have put together all of Kickstarter backer kits. Look for rewards to go out in the mail later this week. Here are some of the copies of ONE FALL #1. This is the assembly line of…

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