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Bestselling author. Cartoonist. Vulgarian. Motormouth. Gifted & Talented. Runs @ironcircuscomix, Chicago's largest comix publisher. Shares plenty, owes nothing.

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The WaniKani folks strongly suggest mastering level 10 of WK before moving on the Bunpro, ideally even level 20; I'm still only level 4.Oh, I'm almost exclusively on WaniKani and Bunpro, these days! Although I'm focusing way more on my vocab before ta… https://t.co/fzNUTw2s6A @kcgreenn Same, dude.“Shut. It. Down!” chant a massive procession of protestors marching away from 59th and 5th. Group now moving South… https://t.co/tol4ZwqUh0
Retweeted by Iron SpikeI'll sometimes wonder "Am I actually making any progress learning Japanese," and then literally an hour later not o… https://t.co/ewKVz35D8rHundreds are gathering tonight at Minnesota's capitol in St. Paul after the #BreonnaTaylor ruling was announced in… https://t.co/PJki3qb4h3
Retweeted by Iron Spike @iscoppie Ur famous now @FatRatKisser ... :3 @FatBoyExercises Ha ha, naaah, @Matt_Sheridan is a plain old Bostonian.To be Black in America is to walk in the valley of the shadow of pain and death. The fact that Black people still m… https://t.co/RQlGBGWlPm
Retweeted by Iron SpikeHundreds are gathered in downtown Louisville, chanting. #BreonnaTaylor https://t.co/Y5B2JX2E5Z
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9/24
2020
@Coelasquid TFW when you're drawing a friend from life on the subway/in class/in a queue, your subject notices, and… https://t.co/f2Cc6HsMTlDon't get me wrong, my life is here, and you fuckers aren't getting rid of me THAT easy. But Plan B is a thing.Real talk, I *probably* qualify for a Jamaican passport, and have several relatives in Canada, and would be lying i… https://t.co/GYTkhNhoRdOh, yeah. It'll come up in the next chapter, so SPOILER WARNING, I guess, but. Maybe. Don't put your fucking ridi… https://t.co/youHztmWnZYou ever just declare a state of emergency and pre emptively close down your city because you know you're about to… https://t.co/OVw5ZQR75R
Retweeted by Iron SpikeHe is the Gish Gallop of shitty fetishists and I am proud of him but also would be 100% cool with it if he was hit by a bus.He checks off so many boxes. - Assuming she's submissive. - 0-to-60 in One Goddamn Conversation. - Waiting for "he… https://t.co/2hxOyffQqxTO be perfectly honest, @amandagaffeaday draws Iris WAY too adorable for me to believe she could get through any ki… https://t.co/LMsf1poq5O(And you'd think that approach wouldn't work, but WOW would you be wrong.)I think there's an assumption ppl have that folks in formal kink circles are on-average more progressive, which is… https://t.co/jtrTlgBXacYuuuuup. I genuinely felt obligated to include a guy like Sebastian in any "The Gang Goes To A Kink Party" chapter.… https://t.co/BT7w24dz2sA HISTORY OF US POLICING: A THREAD The modern system of policing is rotten to its core. Here’s how we got here. ⬇️
Retweeted by Iron Spike65 years ago today. This is the system. #AbolitionNow https://t.co/uYOXZMfahO
Retweeted by Iron Spikecharging one of Breonna Taylor's killers with, essentially, damaging property while ignoring the fact that they kil… https://t.co/tqQjX774j8
Retweeted by Iron SpikeEvery brand account that said Justice For Breonna suddenly reeeeal quiet right now
Retweeted by Iron SpikeAll we have is US. I didn't expect justice to be served for Breonna Taylor, but it still doesn't take the hurt away… https://t.co/L4E6IB5me1
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThis, but it goes for all that “red state versus blue state“ talk. A lot of those “red states“ are only red because… https://t.co/rjS1B8wKFkI refuse to accept this https://t.co/o3h1yRKYxrhttps://t.co/elYdTKdSkM
Retweeted by Iron SpikeIf you're protesting tonight, know how to better protect your privacy. https://t.co/HrdIC4My88
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThey indicted him basically with property damage. Say that part. https://t.co/Tz3ouGfgEG
Retweeted by Iron SpikeWE DEMAND #Justice4BreonnaTaylor! This decision is UNACCEPTABLE! Join us TONIGHT at 6pm @ 35th and Michigan… https://t.co/FE74dBUFCp
Retweeted by Iron SpikeI just want to make it clear that I, the author of Iris & Angel, also fucking hate Sebastian and hope a bear eats h… https://t.co/pVB4KPuItTI drew this! It's funny! And sexy! And cute! And... Kind of uncomfortable, concerning even! https://t.co/50msUQMoZz
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThis is what they do when the world is watching. Imagine what they did before people were paying attention.BREAKING: No officers charged directly in Breonna Taylor's death; 1 faces 3 counts over shooting into neighboring a… https://t.co/PMZpYtV0ZL
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThis system can't be reformed. https://t.co/dCRXsPgJj1(also always remember 30 Under 30 lists are total bullshit, kthnx)The bit about "So what do I have to do to get people to pay attention, write a slave musical?" Ha ha ha YUUUUP. Th… https://t.co/LC9A2HPTWgOoo, yes please. https://t.co/Gvxpg9zk8RShoulda unfollowed this BS image-scraper account long ago, but this was the post that finally got me to press the b… https://t.co/b5TaiwuWx1LOL, I can't believe @amandagaffeaday and I have done 120+ pages of "Iris & Angel." And yet, it really doesn't feel… https://t.co/4C4sOA74XEHappy #BiVisibilityDay! Please check out my book about a bi Edwardian maid named Patience, it features an assortmen… https://t.co/QHW52SRjiZ
Retweeted by Iron SpikeIT'S FINALLY HERE. IRIS & ANGEL, CHAPTER 4. https://t.co/cqYcO3HmE9 https://t.co/JnHZbYAjGt
Retweeted by Iron SpikeAn Armenian bride in Constantinople (1873) by Pascal Sebah, one of the many brilliant Armenian photographers who pl… https://t.co/PMkgKWRh2Y
Retweeted by Iron SpikeStop pretending it can't happen here. We're not special. We're not exceptional.Thread. https://t.co/fjEp8SSyPFAnyway, "Vissarion" is a powermonger, misogynist, and con man who can absolutely lick my ass cheeks. But Russian… https://t.co/n0nGSixI9IAnd the members of cults, until very recently of course, had a lot to say about how "the cops around here know bett… https://t.co/wJBzClUjEiVisitors to the cult compound have their passports confiscated (always a good sign), marriages are creepily early,… https://t.co/bfeuWeGbuiEven in the most regressive of churches, you'd probably get an eyebrow or two raised if you claimed "Women who atte… https://t.co/2cemcEjP7pI mean, disregarding that you should absolutely never trust ANYONE who claims to be a reincarnation of a powerful f… https://t.co/gvF6FQogsjIn case you don't know: "Vissarion," AKA "The Teacher," AKA Segei Torop, former cop, is the leader of The Church o… https://t.co/aB4bwYXcctHooooo BOY the epitome of "mixed feelings." https://t.co/7okOQA0MlCHeadcanon dictates this is a memorial to my first copy of Photoshop.New keychain to add to the bundle. I’m old enough that this is actually, literally nostalgic. https://t.co/GZQyovv8D4
9/23
2020
TOMORROW. "Iris & Angel: Four" drops in the Iron Circus store. The wait is almost over! https://t.co/5pe9eZLWVt
Retweeted by Iron SpikeCreators for Creators is five years old, now! I kind feel like I don't talk about it enough, honestly, ha ha. But… https://t.co/UySZHhcb39Congratulations to Nicolette Bocalan aka @skelehime for being the 2020 @Creators4C recipient and 30K prize to finis… https://t.co/AjXqIkSdSl
Retweeted by Iron SpikeWe're running the Kickstarter for "Patience & Esther" for LESS THAN TWO WEEKS. You don't have a lot of time to back… https://t.co/cjRKcX9qYv
Retweeted by Iron SpikeCongratulations to the 2020 Creators for Creators Grant recipient Nicolette Bocalan (also known as skelehime) for T… https://t.co/GAQnYdCaiy
Retweeted by Iron Spikeconservative media now has all these doofuses believing that fucking WASHINGTON & OREGON are crime infested hell ho… https://t.co/usyTGzGut4
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThey have to be doing this on purpose at this point. https://t.co/i4o4IyYIR0
Retweeted by Iron SpikeHonestly tho, so much credit goes to @hermanos for all the cat-wrangling and email required to set this up, and… https://t.co/yXYD01KAx6Once a year, a $30,000 grant is awarded to a single cartoonist or writer/artist duo by Creators for Creators, which… https://t.co/mXxoxVqyAhReginald de Freestone had his head caved in 1322 by William de “Grymesby” for drunkenly loitering outside his shop at night w 11 companions.
Retweeted by Iron Spike24 hours post-launch, and "Patience & Esther: An Edwardian Romance" is dang near ⭐️200% FUNDED⭐️ on Kickstarter! H… https://t.co/AztQ0LVoq2
Retweeted by Iron SpikeIn an open letter, one sorority said it would disband if nationals hadn’t met its demands by today. https://t.co/rxaMyVNFZW
Retweeted by Iron SpikeBleeding Kansas. Cuz a lot of you folks out there clearly have NO idea. https://t.co/QgwCnu1dbGHere’s a little bit about the experience of drawing Patience & Esther (new title for the collected edition of Spark… https://t.co/JjRVZxysRW
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThis month, Joe Kennedy III became the first Kennedy ever to lose an election in Massachusetts. In light of the occ… https://t.co/TT9k576L2d
Retweeted by Iron Spike1004 backers, and just a hair's breadth away from 200% funded. We're not even 24 hour in, yet! https://t.co/MIa0MjZJi8We are just SIX BACKERS AWAY from an even 1,000! Aaah, let's totally get there! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron Spike @MagsVisaggs Oh hey well shoot, happy birthday!Disband ICE. https://t.co/RU1Xfc3HroGood morning, world! Will the Sapphic, period love story we're currently funding on Kickstarter see its 1,000th bac… https://t.co/c7jFlOWzp2
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9/22
2020
$19,400! We're just $600 AWAY from an even $20,000 on our FIRST DAY of finding! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron Spike150% FUNDED! Let's do out best to get to $20,000, tonight! I KNOW WE CAN DO IT! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron SpikeThis is how the system is intended to work. It can't be reformed. Cities big and small, it's the same story. Every… https://t.co/GtCpFC3VUQ
Retweeted by Iron Spike @ghostgreeen ♥♥♥.Wow. I seriously think we can hit $20,000 on our first DAY. https://t.co/MIa0MjZJi8700 BACKERS! Oh wow, let's keep this energy going, thank you so much, everyone! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron Spike...we need 10 more backers, plz https://t.co/MIa0MjZJi8$14,000 and RISING! Backing us on Kickstarter directly helps the creator of our books, so please, don't hesitate! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron Spikecongrats to portland, seattle and nyc the anarchist cities. everyone else, do better
Retweeted by Iron SpikeAnnnnd fewer than two hours in, "Patience & Esther: An Edwardian Romance" is FULLY FUNDED on KICKSTARTER! Thank y… https://t.co/GpV17ioIhh
Retweeted by Iron SpikeI currently LIVE for that shocked silence when someone who, like, has the original Spelunky mechanics committed to… https://t.co/8ff6hw3wy2... Anyway, Spelunky 2 is out and everyone should buy it and stream it so I can watch you all get your asses kicked :VThey've already normalized paying full price for a triple-A game, then having day-one in-game purchases critical to… https://t.co/vr8lIRj9fpOh, I agree, it's a shitty, stupid idea. But normalizing games-as-a-service would unarguably make them more money t… https://t.co/HpIwYOrRMjAgain, no psychic, but I'm reading the room, and room is full of slavering executives 1) Angry that people are stil… https://t.co/7OYCgUP49kWell, I mean, XCloud is is development, and they're gonna put SOMETHING on it. And anyone from shaving kit clubs to… https://t.co/04rEULWsaqWe are ⭐️99% FUNDED!⭐️ Just ONE MORE BACKER could get us over the line! Who wants to be The One??? https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron SpikeLOL, y'wanna know what some have said when asked about this? When asked "What about potential game customers who ha… https://t.co/CVjPFnmxV8 @kcgreenn @olivebrinker ... Oh my god I only JUST NOW got the joke re: their namesWe are just $650 AWAY from being FULLY FUNDED on Kickstarter!! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron Spike90% FUNDED! Holy HECK, we are SO CLOSE! https://t.co/2k7zJcx5bQ
Retweeted by Iron SpikeIf I were a gambler? I'd bet the next few years will be spent normalizing ALL triple-A games as a service instead o… https://t.co/3vkzUToiH3So, like. No, I own no crystal balls, I cannot predict what's coming out of all of this. But I still feel like I… https://t.co/H5PULzOtEl
9/21
2020

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