Come Join ToteMan on his return to Baltimore Comic Con! ToteMan will be handing out copies of the "You Are Not Alone" colored Epilepsy Awareness Comic Book along with some other incredible freebies for kids and adults to enjoy. ToteMan MAY be there LIVE to greet all of his loyal fans!
Also meet the creator and author of the comic "The Bubbler" Nine year old Xavier will be at the table to introduce his book, greet fans, and sign autographs. He will be selling a sampler, buttons, sticker sets and prints of his characters. Xavier is gearing up to start his crowdfunding campaign to get "The Bubbler" printed! Bubbler should also be there LIVE to meet his fans! This will be Xavier's first time at this convention, so head out to the Baltimore Comic Con to show your support for this budding young creator and for Epilepsy Awareness.
TheMighty.com interviews John about ToteMan
TheMighty.com recently interviewed me about the book and you can see the interview here: "This Dad Created a Superhero to Explain His Epilepsy to his Kids."UPDATE 8/1/2015
TOTEMAN TO BRING EPILEPSY AWARENESS(Now also in Spanish!)
The production team of ToteMan is currently at work creating a comic book to enlighten the public about epilepsy; the dangers, the symptoms, the myths and the first aid response.
TOTEMAN TO BRING EPILEPSY AWARENESS TO KICKSTARTER
The production team of ToteMan is currently at work creating a comic book to enlighten the public about epilepsy; the dangers, the symptoms, the myths and the first aid response. I am looking to make more copies to give away at conventions and the requests I get. I would love to print this in Spanish as well. We have it translated and just need funding to do the actual printing. I would love any help with funding and/or just promoting my project. Please consider helping.
Charlotte Comic Con
Come Join ToteMan on his first trip to North Carolina! ToteMan will be handing out copies of the "You Are Not Alone" colored Epilepsy Awareness Comic Book along with some other incredible freebies for kids and adults to enjoy. ToteMan will be there LIVE to greet all of his loyal fans!
Also meet the creator and author of the comic "The Bubbler vs. Dirty DJ" Six year old Xavier will be at the table to introduce his book, greet fans, and sign autographs. This will be Xavier's first time at a convention, so head out to the Charlotte Comic Con to show your support for this budding young creator and for Epilepsy Awareness.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month
ToteMan shines his flaming screwdriver on National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Take the Epilepsy Quiz here, and bid on some awesome art and swag to benefit the production of the
full-sized full-color ToteMan Epilepsy Awareness Public Service Comic Auction here! The auction consists of original art by some of the industry's top artists and other wonderful pieces of pop culture! When the comic is produced, it will be shipped, free, to hospitals, libraries and schools around the country and the world!
And, if you can, join us on November 19 & 20, 2011 at The Great Allentown Comic Con, Lehigh Valley's largest comic and pop culture convention! See ToteMan Live and In-Person! And get some awesome, cool swag!
ToteMan goes back to 'Town'
The Great Allentown Comic Con Two-Day Mega Show takes place on November 19 & 20, 2011! The Great Allentown Comic Con is the Lehigh Valley's largest comic and pop culture convention. ToteMan will be there to promote the Epilepsy Awareness comic PSA. On Sunday there will be an auction to benefit the cause. The cause being the production and widespread distribution of the Free, Full Sized, Color Epilepsy Awareness comic book.
The auction will consist of original art by some of the industry's top artists and other wonderful pieces of pop culture!
Also, Rickman will be there. You can visit him and say something nice... maybe buy a print... that would be swell...
ToteMan at the Expo
On October 9, 2011 ToteMan and Rickman will be at the Clifton Monthly Comic Book Expo, at the Clifton Community Recreation Center, 1232 Main Ave, Clifton 07011. The longest running comic book shows in NJ! Pug Productions started monthly comic book conventions in November of 1991, and has not missed a month since. Come down and enjoy the atmosphere, the no minimum bid auctions, great deals from the comics and toy dealers, and get great art from the guest artists in attendance.
ToteMan Hits the 'Town'
ToteMan is heading to Allentown for "The Great Allentown Comic Con" on July 16th 2011. The Great Allentown Comic Con is the Lehigh Valley's largest comic and pop culture convention. ToteMan will be there to promote the Epilepsy Awareness comic and to announce an upcoming auction to benefit the cause of the production and widespread distribution of the Free, Full Sized, Color Epilepsy Awareness comic that will take place at the upcoming Allentown Two-Day Mega Show that takes place on November 19 & 20, 2011!
The auction will consist of original art by some of the industry's top artists and other wonderful pieces of pop culture! Keep checking this space for more info, and come on out to the show!
Oh, yeah, Rickman will be there, too.
UPDATE: 5/22/11 ToteMan's Great Adventure
Set out for a day of fun and festivities and meet with ToteMan creators John McLaren and Rickman at NJComicBookShows.com's "The Great Comic Book Adventure" at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ on May 29, 2011. Other guest include: Neal Adams, Sean Chen, Daxion, Lee Weeks, Irwin Hasen, Fred Hembeck and more (but we know you'll be there for ToteMan!).
So grab the family and head down for a day of rollercoasters and rides, ice ream and popcorn, and COMICS!
UPDATE: 5/14/11 ToteMan KARE's in Philly
Please Join ToteMan at the Philadelphia Zoo for the KARE: Kyle and Rose Epilepsy Foundation 5K Run & Walk, Saturday, June 4, 2011. ToteMan will be signing autographs and giving away free copies of the Color PSA comic book "ToteMan: You Are NOT Alone." There will also be photographers on hand for photos with ToteMan.
For more information go to: Eraceepilepsy.com
KARE: Kyle and Rose Epilepsy Foundation
Saturday June 4, 2011
5K Run & Walk
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, May 7 2011
Writer John McLaren and Artist Rickman will be at COMIC EXPLOSION in North Jersey for Free Comic Book Day. We will have the color version of the ToteMan Epilepsy PSA on hand and signing copies as well as Free ToteMan posters and other ToteMan swag.
86 CENTRE STREET
And for all of you South Jersey folks, STORMWATCH Comics in West Berlin, NJ is handing out copies of the new color ToteMan PSA on free comic book day.
449 ROUTE 73 NORTH
WEST BERLIN, NJ
See our FaceBook Page So... if your not busy and around either area on Saturday, May 7th, stop by one of these fine retailers and pick up the new and improved version of the book. Tell 'em ToteMan sent ya!
Also, many thanks to Stormwatch Comics and Comic Explosion for keeping a spot on the comics table for Ol' ToteMan.
ToteMan speaks to Kids Speak Up! in Alexandria VA
ToteMan will be speaking to children and their families about his comic book on epilepsy awareness. He will be on hand to sign the book and talk with the children about why he created the book and his hurdles with epilepsy.
TOTEMAN WALKS FOR AWARENESS!
ToteMan will be participating in the 5th annual National Walk for Epilepsy on March 27, 2011 and we hope you’ll join us in any way you can.
The Walk takes place in Washington, D.C. where thousands will gather to support people living with epilepsy, their family and caregivers. If you visit the National Walk for Epilepsy Website www.walkforepilepsy.org you can see how the Walk supports all the things the Epilepsy Foundation does … funding research and ending discrimination against people with epilepsy ... bringing awareness to seizure disorders ... and educating the public about how to identify seizures and how to respond.
Artist Rickman and writer John McLaren will be on hand trying to bring about Epilepsy Awareness and participate in this great event. We will be handing out EXCLUSIVE editions of the Comic Book, along with special edition ToteMan buttons. Please think about stopping by and/or donating to this great cause. Anyone who donates will get an exclusive button, just be sure to email me with your shipping address or stop by and say “I donated!” Click Here
ToteMan’s donation page: Click Here To Donate
TOTEMAN AND RICKMAN IN EAST HANOVER
John McLaren and Rickman will be attending the East Hanover Pug Productions Comic Book Show Sunday Decmeber 19, 2010. We will have lots of ToteMan swag and Rickman will be there to draw for the masses and showcase his new line of Superhero posters.
Come on down and partake in the festivities! And a Happy Holidays to us, everyone!
TOTEMAN AND CREW TAKE IT TO BALTIMORE
The ToteMan crew will be heading down to Baltimore Comic Con for the weekend of August 28 & 29. We will be there with updated versions of our ToteMan Epilepsy Awareness Comic, free buttons and other swag. John McLaren, creator of ToteMan, will be there to sign all of your Tote-Swag and Rickman will be there with original art, comics, prints, buttons sketch cards and a nice pad of bristol to draw commissions for the asking.
So come on down, hang out with us and pick up some cool stuff!
TOTEMAN GOES TO RIVERDALE!
ToteMan will make an appearance at the NJ Comic Expo this weekend, June 19, 2010 at the Riverdale Armory, 107 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457. That's where Archie's from! Come by and visit John McLaren and Rickman and pick up some of the free swag like a button or an ash can copy of the Epilepsy Awareness issue.
Rickman will also have many prints and original pieces on hand for sale, or maybe you'd like a commission of your favorite character. Come on by and have a great time with us and all the other artists and dealers.
And look for us at the Great Allentown Comic Con on July 17, 2010 from 10am - 5pm, at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA 18103. ToteMan and the guys will be waiting for you!
TOTEMAN TEAMS UP WITH THE CAMDEN RIVERSHARKS
ToteMan is partnering with the Camden Riversharks Baseball team on June 5, 2010 to help bring about Epilepsy Awareness. Please join us at this game! For each ticket purchased a portion will be donated to our comic book promoting Epilepsy Awareness. Purchase tickets (only $11!) using group code "toteman" after clicking on "Riversharks Fundraising Program Log-In." Use this LINK.
Bring the kids and meet ToteMan IN PERSON! The first 1000 kids get a FREE ToteMan comic book promoting Epilepsy Awareness. After the game the kids get to come down to the field and Join ToteMan and artist Rickman to have thier ToteMan comics signed and run the bases! It will be a great time for the whole family!!
John McLaren and Rickman will be at the Clifton Monthly Comic Book Expo, at the Clifton Community Recreation Center, 1232 Main Ave, Clifton 07011. Come down and enjoy the atmosphere, the no minimum bid auctions, great deals from the comics and toy dealers, and get great art from the guest artists in attendance.
Baltimore was AWESOME! We gave out hundreds of copies of the Special Baltimore Comic-Con Ash Can as well as made lots of new friends! We were even mentioned in the Comic Widows blog and on the Art Geek Zoo webcomic site! Very cool!
We have also made the PDF available for anyone to download! So if you think you know someone who would like a copy or somewhere you'd like to place a copy, please feel free to download the PDF and print out as many as you'd like!
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We're heading to Baltimore! Writer and ToteMan creator John McLaren and Artist Rickman will be guests at the Baltimore Comic Con in the Artists Alley. Come on down and get your FREE special Baltimore Comic Con edition of the ToteMan Epilepsy Awareness Ash Can as well as other artwork and comics available from Rickman. Click here to see more artwork by Rickman. Click the icon below for the Balitimore Comic Con site.
The San Diego Comic Con 2009 Ash Can edition of the book is available as a PDF! Click here or the link at the top of the page to download. This edition is purely black and white as we intend to do a full color version in the near future. Hopefully we can aquire the funding to produce a full color, full size comic to realize our vision of having a stack of this comic in many Doctor's offices, hospitals, libraries and schools accross the nation and even the world. So go ahead and check it out! Let us know what you think!
As you can see, all the inking is now done! It's on to the lettering process. Rickman is working diligently to get a black and white "ash can" version of the book done asap so it can be printed in time for John to go to the San Diego Comicon in July, where he will hand it to all who will accept one.