Entries from Hurm News tagged with 'Local Heroes'

Local Heroes Reviewed by The Noob News

Our new book, Local Heroes: About Time, was recently reviewed by the good folks at The Noob News. Here's the link to that review: thenoobnews.com/reviews/comics-reviews/local-heroes-about-time-review/. Forgive me as I spoil the end of the review for you: "Overall a very...

Buy Local Heroes: About Time and More

What a day! We've just added a handful of new items to the Hurm Store. First, the most special addition of the bunch: The latest Local Heroes book: Local Heroes: About Time! But, that's not all. . . ....

Come Meet Me at Staple 2011!

It's an annual tradition of mine! Once again, I'll be at the Staple! Independent Media Expo at the Marchesa Hall and Theater in Austin, Texas. Staple is two days this year—Saturday, March 5, through Sunday, March 6. I'll be there...

Staple 2010

It's that time of year again: The Staple! Independent Media Expo of Austin, Texas is on for March 6, 2010 at the Monarch Event Center. Guy Davis is the special guest! And, as is tradition, I'll be there with a...

Meet me at Staple!

If you're going to Staple! this year, look for me at my table! What's Staple!, you ask? Why, it's The Independent Media Expo of Austin, Texas, I respond! My table won't be as sweet as last year, but it will...

2009 Resolutions

For the fourth year in a row, I present my annual resolution list. As with previous years, we'll first assess how last year's resolutions held up....

Custom Character Art now in the Hurm Store!

I want to create a picture just for you! If you'd like to have me draw one of my characters for you (or maybe one of your own characters), go to the Custom Art section of the Hurm Store and...

Local Heroes late this week

I got my last wisdom tooth out this afternoon. Also, my videocard went bad yesterday, but a replacement is on the way. For these reasons, Local Heroes will be late this week....

Third Birthday for Local Heroes!

Woo-whee! Today is the third birthday for Local Heroes; three years ago today, I released the first three Local Heroes strips. We need a little something to help mark the day. What to use, what to use.... Ah, I know!...

Staple 2008 Snapshots

I posted some snapshots from Staple! 2008, which I was at to promote Local Heroes and such....

Staple 2008 Aftermath

As you know, I went to the Staple! Independent Media Expo this past Saturday. It was awesome!...

Staple 2008 and Me!

One week from today, on Saturday, March 1, I'll be at a comic book convention called Staple! The Independent Media Expo. It'll be in Austin, Texas at the Monarch Event Center. The doors open at 11:00am, and I'll be there...

Scanner Troubles Workaround

My scanner still doesn't work right. When I run the scanning software, it tries to connect but then fails. While I futz with trying to get my scanner to work (or give up and buy a new scanner), I put...

Scanner Troubles

So I pretty much took all of January off from my online comics "work," which was a couple weeks more than I originally intended. However, I haven't been completely slacking, and I wanted to let you in on what I've...

The next wave of my comics

As Graz73 points out in the comments of the latest Local Heroes posting, that strip's latest storyline has come to a close. Next up is a time travel story where we go back to the Silver Age of heroes. I'll...

2008 Resolutions

For the past two years (2006 and 2007), I've jotted down some resolutions and posted them here. I've decided to do it a third year in a row and establish it as a pattern of behavior. I kind of like...

Advertising on Hurm Sites

I just set up two new ad opportunities on Hurm sites: a banner ad on all pages of Local Heroes and a banner ad on the home page of Playtime Projects and Both types of ads are managed by Project...

Hurm.com 10 Year Celebration Wrap-up

And so we come to the end of the ten-week celebration of Hurm.com's 10 Year Anniversary. We've had special announcements, three how-to guides, and a new online comic called Playtime Projects spinning out of the festivities....

Announcing Playtime Projects

And now a very special announcement for the tenth and final week of Hurm.com's 10 Year anniversary celebration: I'm launching a new webcomic called Playtime Projects!...

Free Sketch Giveaway

UPDATE! Chi Shannon is our winner! We're entering the eighth week of the Hurm.com 10 Year anniversary celebration with something new: a giveaway! Okay, well, that's not new, but what's being given away is. The first giveaway offered up a...

Simulate a Printed Gradient Effect

Presenting another art guide to celebrate this seventh week of Hurm.com's 10 Year anniversary! In the background of the Local Heroes website, I use a dot pattern I created in Adobe Photoshop that simulates how a gradient would appear when...

Winner of Local Heroes #1 Giveaway

And we have a winner in the Local Heroes #1 Giveaway! Congratulations to Lou Graziani! Although still currently at the printer's, that signed copy will be sent to Lou as soon as possible!...

Week 6 of Hurm.com's 10 Year Celebration

In this sixth week of celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Hurm.com's creation, we take a bit of a breather. The new site design is rolling out into the news section (with a hearty tip of the hat to its...

Local Heroes #1 Giveaway

UPDATE! Lou Graziani is our winner! Welcome to the fifth week of Hurm.com's 10 Year anniversary celebration! Hot on the heels of the announcement of Local Heroes #1 comes . . . the Local Heroes #1 Giveaway!...

Announcing Local Heroes #1

Local Heroes, the online comic at www.localheroes.us about a group of super-powered adventurers, is going to print! And when better to announce news of this caliber than in the fourth week of Hurm.com's 10 Year celebration?...

No comic today

No Local Heroes comic today. I got sidetracked on a side project this weekend and didn't get to work on the comic for this week....

Happy Second Birthday, Local Heroes!

Local Heroes is two years old today! To celebrate the birthday of my online comic, I create two new t-shirt designs. The new Mystery-man and Local Heroes dark-colored t-shirts from Cafe Press are part of the same series that includes...

Hurm Network News Feeds

I've updated the way that all of the news feeds for Hurm sites get created. If you're interested in adding one or more of these feeds to your favorite feed reader, here is the short list: News and Comics for...

Local Heroes Returns From Hiatus

Annnd we're back! After taking a month off, a new Local Heroes strip is up! However, the latest strip is only one short panel, and there's some text at the bottom that may seem a little odd. Let me explain....

Playing with My Wacom Tablet

As mentioned in a recent post, I'm taking a short break from Local Heroes while I get my chops up with my Wacom tablet. Previously, sloppy sketches turned into finished pencils that were lettered and uploaded as Local Heroes strips....

Local Heroes in 2007

Just over a year ago, I outlined my plans for Local Heroes in 2006. Now, I'll do the same thing for Local Heroes in 2007....

Hurm.com in 2007

Hurm.com was registered on July 15, 1997. Which means, of course, it'll be 10 years old in the middle of next year. How will I celebrate, if at all? I'm not sure, but I do know that, to help my...

Happy Birthday to Me!

My actual birthday is tomorrow, but last night we had a "game night" gathering with a few close friends. We played several tabletop games, and then the cake came out. My girlfriend secretly had a local specialty cake maker whip...

No more cross-posting of Local Heroes

Typically, when I post a new Local Heroes strip, I mention it in both the Local Heroes and Nowheresville blogs. For Nowheresville, it's been sort of a cheap way to keep up my monthly post count. I decided I'm not...

Local Heroes is one year old!

Local Heroes, my online comic strip, is celebrating its one year anniversary today! To celebrate the event, I created an American Spirit t-shirt (available through Cafe Press) and reprinted my two-part Heroes Incorporated® story from 1995 (along with eight pages...

Happy Birthday, Local Heroes!

Welcome to the one year anniversary of Local Heroes! In celebration of this festive event, two new bits of swag are now available for your pleasure! American Spirit black t-shirts are now available. A companion piece to the Squire and...

Scanner troubles

My computer is having trouble recognizing my scanner. Recently, it has also stopped printing the color yellow. I am starting to think that it's kaput, and that I may need to buy a replacement ASAP (so I can scan and...

Tooncasting with Slide tickers

I stumbled onto a service called "Slide" (at www.slide.com) a few weeks ago. They have an image "ticker" system currently still in beta. You can upload pictures manually or by RSS feed into your preferred individual ticker and then display...

Hurm.com now at DreamHost

The Hurm.com network, which includes Hurm Studio, Local Heroes, and Nowheresville, has moved to a new hosting service. We are now proud to be be using the DreamHost service. A link to DreamHost has been added into the indicia section...

LocalHeroes.us up and running (again)!

The move to the new host that I mentioned recently is pretty much finished. As far as the Local Heroes website is concerned, the only thing that didn't make the move is the randomizer for the "cover art" at the...

Security Issues

Hurm.com (Hurm Studio, Local Heroes, Nowheresville, etc.) pages have been having some security issues for the past few days. I'm trying to keep up, but in the next few days I'll be moving all of Hurm.com to a new host....

Hurm Store Gets Dedicated Page

I've listed a "store" for a number of my ventures (Hurm, Local Heroes, Nowheresville, Freeborn, the BS&R, and Avalon) for a long time now. That store has really just been merchandise from Cafe Press, but it's my hope that, at...

Portfolio Updated

Two new creations have been added to the "Comic & Cartoon Illustrations" section of the Hurm Studio portfolio: The Sensational Squire and Silent Knight....

New Website Colors for 2006!

To help roll in the new year, I fiddled with some new website colors. Although these new colors are the new default colors for the Local Heroes site, loyal readers such as yourself will always have the option of choosing...

More Squire and Silent Knight Black T-shirts

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned "Squire and Silent Knight Black T-shirts Now Available!" The original t-shirt images mentioned in that post were smallish and located in the breast pocket area of the t-shirts. A Local Heroes fan asked...

Squire and Silent Knight Black T-shirts Now Available!

Ah, it seems like only yesterday when I was talking about the soon-to-be-created Squire and Silent Knight black t-shirts—because it was! And they're DONE! Yep, now you can go here and be the first on your block to have your...

Local Heroes in 2006

Let me tell you about a few special events being planned for Local Heroes in 2006.Storyline 1 (now with subtitle: "Storyline 1 - Enter: Squire!") is coming to a close. There's a handful of strips left before we switch to...

Praise for Local Heroes

Charlie, creator of the Johnny Miser webcomic, has some nice things to say about Local Heroes:"Local Heroes" is hilarious, well-drawn, and worth bookmarking & viewing with each new update. I have posted one of the strips above (with some character...

Searchable Transcriptions at Ohnorobot.com

Local Heroes is now participating in the Ohnorobot service. Ohnorobot.com is a special type of search engine that allows readers to search through transcriptions of online comics. Those transcriptions are typically entered by fans of those same webcomics. Here's how...

Uh oh...skip week!

I apologize for skipping on this week's Local Heroes strip. This is in a small part due to still not haven't caught up from last week's illness, but also because someone majoryly hacked the Hurm.com forums. Still, I have to...

Real Life Guest Strip into Browncoats Yearbook

Remember that Real Life guest strip that Gil and I created, based upon the Serenity movie? I mentioned it here. We've been asked by some Firefly fans, known as Browncoats, if they can use it in an unofficial yearbook album...

Webcomic Telethon book

The Webcomic Hurricane Relief Telethon has created a book with 100 strips from the telethon. It's available now from Lulu. All proceeds from the book sales will go to the Red Cross. More information about the book can be found...

Local Heroes and the Webcomic Hurricane Relief Telethon

The submissions for the Webcomic Hurricane Relief Telethon were of such volume that they extended the telethon past the original dates. The Local Heroes contribution, written by Gil and illustrated by me (Keith) was posted there earlier today. The comic...

Real Life guest strip

First, I'd like to welcome everyone who may have come here by way of Real Life comics. I hope you enjoy Local Heroes! Please feel free to join our growing community and post on our message boards. For those of...

Local Heroes site added to Hurm Studio portfolio

The web site for the Local Heroes online comic strip has been added to the Web Design subsection of the Hurm Studio portfolio....

Portfolio Updated

The web site for the Local Heroes online comic strip has been added to the Web Design subsection of the Hurm Studio portfolio....

Local Heroes site redesign

The Local Heroes storyline evolves and so does its website. Beyond simple coding improvement, there are number of enhancements as well--including a new "Community" section! Go read about the changes here....

Local Heroes site redesign

The Local Heroes storyline evolves and so does its website. Beyond simple coding improvement, there are number of enhancements as well--including a new "Community" section!...

Local Heroes site redesign on the way

I'm working on a redesign of the Local Heroes site. You can see my test page here....

More Local Heroes Merchandise

Attention Local Heroes fans: More Local Heroes merchandise is now available from Cafe Press! Joining the original Local Heroes items are the UNIONS logo and the UNIONS' motto, "Pro Officium Et Humanitas"!...

Forum avatars available again

I didn't realize the Hurm.com forum avatars weren't being listed, but everything's fixed now--plus new Local Heroes AND Hurm Studio avatars have been added!...

Local Heroes added to online comic lists

I've submitted Local Heroes for listing in several online comic list sites. You can see their buttons in the sidebar of every Local Heroes web page. Some of them even allow for voting, and the comics with the highest votes...

Local Heroes added to online comic lists

I've submitted Local Heroes for listing in several online comic list sites. You can see their buttons in the sidebar of every Local Heroes web page. Some of them even allow for voting, and the comics with the highest votes...

Local Heroes Buddy Icons

The Local Heroes AIM buddy icons have joined the Cafe Press merchandise note on the "Stuff" page....

Local Heroes

I've decided to start posting minimalist versions of "Local Heroes," an online comic strip about the misadventures of a bunch of super-powered adventurers that I've been putting off starting for well over a year. Check it out at www.LocalHeroes.us....

Local Heroes

I've had this idea for an online comic strip about the misadventures of a bunch of superheroes for well over a year, but I've been dragging my feet on actually making it happen. Rather than keep putting it off, I've...

Local Heroes merchandise

You can get your own Local Heroes stuff, courtesy of Cafe Press. T-shirts, mugs, mousepads, and more, all with the Local Heroes logo! Click here to check out the goods!...

Hurm Studio Portfolio Updated

Three more additions have made their way into the Graphic Design subsection of the Hurm Studio portfolio. Three logos have been added: Pro Oficium Et Humanitas, UNIONS, and Heroes Incorporated....

Hurm Studio portfolio updated

The Hurm Studio portfolio has been shuffled into categories, and two logos (for “Local Heroes” and “TheFourthWall.com”) have been added to the new Graphic Design subsection....

Local Heroes logo

I have this idea in mind for an online comic. It's called “Local Heroes.” I don't have much to show off at the moment, but I did set up a domain at www.localheroes.us (that's right, .us and not .com), create...

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