Author Archives: juliawertz

RIP Pizza Island

Hello Gentle Reader, It is with much sorrow and regret that I, intrepid reporter and investigator Penelope C. Boner, am writing to report that Pizza Island, a famously exclusive all male studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is closing down after two years … Continue reading

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holiday gifts from Pizza Island

Hey everyone! I hope you waited until the last minute to buy Christmas gifts because we waited until the last minute to post about what wares we’re peddling for the holidays. Sarah Glidden is selling a pack of prints of six … Continue reading

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PI on IP

Mike Dawson and Alex Robinson of our favorite podcast, Ink Panthers, interviewed (most) of Pizza Island on their last episode, seeking our advice for a dad who wants to connect with his teenage daughter over comics. I hope we helped! … Continue reading

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greenpoint sketches

In my ongoing quest to squander time, here’s some sketches from various areas of Greenpoint, the neighborhood 4/6 of us live in and where Pizza Island is located. A lot of these stores have pretty cool, old signs that drawing … Continue reading

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the Great Pretenders

Hey pals! Just a quick note to let y’all know that I have a new mini comic for sale. It’s a 32 page collection of five childhood stories about imaginary siblings, death, sex, killing Jesus, nintendo, Chuck E Cheese, and … Continue reading

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From the Desk of #6: Julia Wertz

I’m the last one to post my workspace, so I feel a lot of pressure to be fancy. I should have dressed my desk up like I was gonna take it to prom and get it pregnant. But fance ain’t … Continue reading

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International PI Day!

Today is international PI day, you know, for math and stuff because it’s 3.14. But we’re reapproriating it to mean Pizza Island day. We’ll celebrate it on Saturday, with a live reading of comics and stories, followed by music by … Continue reading

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