I woke up at 4:00 AM this morning, put on my Unemployed Man costume in the dark, and went to the financial district for our interview with CNN.
ADVENTURES OF UNEMPLOYED MAN
The Adventures of Unemployed Man is a hilarious and brilliant dissection of our current economic meltdown. It’s a richly illustrated book done in the style of classic superhero comics. The book quickly became a national bestseller—and one of the best-reviewed graphic novels of the year. It was dubbed “the funniest economic primer ever written” (Salon) and a book that...
Goodnight Bush is a parody of the children’s classic Goodnight Moon built around the end of Bush’s presidency. The book was published in May, 2008, and quickly became a New York Times and national bestseller. The website featured the hugely popular interactive George W. Bush Presidential Librarium: The text of the book was set to four-part harmony. Here’s a video of the...
Unemployed Man in New York at Comic-Con 2010
We had a great trip to New York ComicCon—a three-day comics convention attended by around 100K people. As soon as we arrived, I found a calling booth and quickly transformed into… UNEMPLOYED MAN! We then walked down to Times Square and turned it into Good Times Square. Words and photos struggle to capture how delighted people were by Unemployed Man. Countless people asked to take...