Episode 181 – Provinces

My Chinese geography is pretty bad, I used Google Maps and Google translate so...

…And that is the Forbidden Move.  Forbidden mostly because it murders a LOT of people in the process of smashing your opponent with a state (or in this case province.  I think.).

Did you see Axe Cop on FOX last Saturday?  This is my favorite episode so far.  Book Cop.  It’s packed with secret attacks and is extremely epic.  The amazing voice performances of Jonathan Banks and Jared Harris also make it quite spectacular.  Here it is:



For reference, check out Ask Axe Cop #39 and #40.  We involved Malachai in choreographing that final fight.  He gave us a list of possible secret attacks, including the book eclipse.

We’ve been slowly putting the site back together (Or should I say, Doug has.  You will recognize Doug as the guy on our Facebook page who marks all his posts “DS”.  Thanks Doug!).  The downloads page is back with all sorts of wallpapers, icons and other stuff.  Also, the Store page is back up and running with plenty of options.

Well, I have a lot of drawing to do.  Thanks for reading Axe Cop, and if you came here because you saw the show and wanted to check out the original, thank you!




Page 180 – The Forbidden Move


Continuing one of my favorite scenes in Axe Cop history, Axe Cop is always ready to one-up his opponent.  Of course, you don’t get to find out how until next Tuesday.  It was fun listening to Malachai describe this scene to me, how the whole restaurant watched, and they could see Axe Cop going into a specific stance that made them all freak out and run away because they knew he was about to do “the forbidden move”.

Malachai and I did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday and it was quite eventful.  We both answered just about every question sent to us within the timeframe (and a little bit beyond).  The definite highlight was when Snoop Dogg (or is it Snoop Lion?) made an apparent appearance and asked who he had to “smoke out” to get on the TV show.  I asked Malachai if he had ever heard of Snoop Dogg and he had not, so I explained he is this rapper guy who is asking who he can give drugs to get on the Axe Cop TV show.  I asked what Axe Cop’s response would be and it was “No drugs.  I hate drugs.  I’m Axe Cop.”  Regardless of his run in with Axe Cop, Snoop Dogg would be a pretty funny cameo on the show, so hopefully it still works out.  I’m sure someone over at ADHD will take him up on his offer.  Malachai and I just aren’t into being smoked out.  Malachai would be more persuaded by video games and me, well maybe a nice cigar or a first edition G.K. Chesterton book or something.   You can read the entire AMA here, or check out some highlights on Bubble Blabber.

Saturday night a new episode of Axe Cop will air on FOX.  This time it’s Book Cop, and for a lot of us, this was our favorite episode to write.  It turned out so awesome and it features the voice of Jonathan Banks (Mike from Breaking Bad) as Book Cop.  If you want to do your research, read the original set of Ask Axe Cop’s (#39 and #40)about the 4th of July, which will be the source material for the show.

I think that is all I have for now.  Seems like so much is going on.  If you ordered a print or sketchbook or other stuff for the wedding campaign, I am in the middle of packing all that up while I simultaneously try to meet a deadline for Dark Horse on the next book.  This may be my last mailing spree for a while!  It is so much work.  Thanks for reading, and commenting!  I love your feedback.



Episode 179 – Gong-Jo!

Axe Cop has a hairy back. We never knew that until this page.

Sorry for the later-than-usual-in-the-day post, but we ran out to the beach this morning, then spent the day with the Cramp family, who we love.  Cliff Cramp, aka the guy who did the cover art for the Star Wars Blu Ray set, is one of the best men I know and has an amazing family.


It’s been quite a week!  The new Axe Cop TV show on FOX has been received very well, and episode 2: Zombie Island… In Space! aired Saturday.


Well, at the moment the kids are waiting for me to read their bed time story, but check in at tomorrow at 2pm Eastern time to catch an “Ask Me Anything” session with Malachai and me.