Member Spotlight: James Stowe

CLAW No. 004 Creator of "Sidekick Quests"

Mark Monlux

Member Spotlight: Mark Monlux

CLAW No. 003 creator of "The Movie Critic" & "Return of Stickman"

RR Anderson

Member Spotlight: RR Anderson

CLAW No. 002 creator of "The Tacomic" & "Our Friend the Stove"

CLAW November November Remember November 2017

November 7th, 2017 by RR Anderson

return on pumpkin carving festival investment by CLAW

No CLAW open swim in November, Hope everyone takes this opportunity to have a lovely ThanksGiving holiday with friends and family. Let’s have a great November everybody!  Try to get some drawing time in too.  Else-while…  You can prep for our December member-only White Elephant Gift Exchange!  ARE YOU A CARTOONIST or ILLUSTRATOR? JOIN THE CLAW!

CARTOON NEWS YOU CAN USE:  Claw Cartoonist Anique Zimmer has a nice recap of the CLAW Jet City Comic book convention in Tacoma Washington here!


FRIEND OF CLAW MIKE FITZGERALD’s DESTINY CITY COMICS ZINE SYMPOSIUM! seeking applicants for DEC 2 event! 
Meet local zine/indie comic self publishers!

CLAW MEMBER Stan Brown SHOW AND TELL: Today’s Doodle sketch-blog 5 days a week via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stannex/

CLAW MEMBER RR Anderson SHOW AND TELL: I have a new DIY Tinker Zine edition titled “Board Game Design” which is now available for purchase only at Tinkertopia (1914 Pacific Ave, Tacoma WA 98402) or FREE with purchase of our new edition of the GAME DESIGNER PROTOTYPE KIT!

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Jet City Comic Show 2017

November 2nd, 2017 by Anique Zimmer

It’s that time of year again!
CLAW members have been hard at work putting together fantastic merchandise for your pleasure, we are located at booth #217 in the exhibitor section.
Members Jennevieve Schlemmer, Anique Zimmer, and Steve Garvin will be staffing the table throughout the show. Our booth features original art prints, new T shirts by Jennevieve, and other merchandise as well as CLAW’s own shirts, prints and the release of a brand new coloring book featuring a selection of member artwork.

We will also be holding a surprise raffle, come by our table and see what you could win!
A map section, for your convenience:

Individual members also have their own tables, definitely stop by  and see Mark Brill and Russell Richards in the artist alley at table AA-032, and Mark Monlux at AA-054. Everyone has wonderful new prints and merchandise, including a fantastic movie monster card deck by Mark Monlux!

We will also be holding a small meet and greet, a sister to the kickoff Drink and Draw, on Saturday, November 4th 7-10 PM at Dunagan Brewing Company. The event listing and venue information can be found on our Facebook event, feel free to RSVP and check out Dunagan Brewing’s drink and food menu.

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CLAWtober Fabreeze: um, October Update 2017

October 9th, 2017 by RR Anderson

GREETINGS TRUE BELIEVERS!  #Inktober/#Drawlloween is in the air, CLAW cartoonists are busy with their daily hashtag drawings!  Have you been haunting our respective Instagram accounts?  Check out: Jennevieve Schlemmer, Mark MonluxRR Anderson, Russ Richards, and many more!


Which reminds me CLAW Member Corey Macourek has a CARTOON exhibit in the stairwell of Artist’s & Craftsman Supply store of 80 of his daily hand drawn Lit’L Friends™; They’ll be up the entire month of October!

NEW OCTOBER 25th OPEN SWIM EVENT: CLAW Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival at Tinkertopia!   <– check link for details

MEANWHILE: 24 hour comic day 2017 at Tacoma games was a blast, with 11 cartoonists participating! ALSO: rumors of the CLAW comic book anthology project are true and it’s happening.

ALSO ALSO: Reminder that CLAW will have a booth at Tacoma’s JET CITY comic book convention in November  too!

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