Red Kelp (dryad)

Harvest Feast

Autumn held the entire Netherworld in its clutches, and on this day, feasts of gratitude for harvests, for friends, for loved ones were being held across the lands, seas, mountains, and below, in graves, in magma.

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Icy Drink Dates sketch

Icy Drink Dates sketch

I love comics. I love drawing. I love monsters.

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Prospecting Trick or Treat Bounties

The mermaid finished carving October’s first jack-o-lantern and beamed happily as she turned it around, showing her wife. “Kelpie!” she cried out happily, her expression matching the pumpkin’s grin.

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Goatrude the Witch

Goatrude the Witch

While many creatures in the Netherworld can use a wide variety of magic natively, the study and practice of witchcraft – a specific discipline – is rare. Goatrude, a self-titled biography about a goat who does just this, is the selection of the week for the Peyroux Public Phantasmal Library Book Club.

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The Sandwich Thief

The Sandwich Thief

Morning sunlight crept through the window, finding Red Kelp, a dryad named after a sea frond, in the kitchen. Add hungry mermaid — to the kitchen, not the sandwich — and brunch would be ready.

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Happy Birthday to My Partner in Crime greeting card

Happy Birthday to My Partner in Crime greeting card ($1.50)

For the person or ghost that is always there for you, for the witch or monster that always helps.
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Kissing Girls with Horns

Kissing Girls with Horns

“M-may I?” the mermaid asked, biting her lip. In the years that would follow, Red would become overwhelmingly enchanted with this simple idiosyncrasy, adopting it often herself.

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Inktober #16 2017: Fat

Inktober #16 2017: Fat

Fat raindrops pound against the window. I drift to sleep in my tiny library.

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Happy Anniversary Strawberry and Red Kelp

The mermaid drew herself into a formal posture, imitating an especially prim character. In some private joke, she attempted to “hoot,” causing Red Kelp to double over with laughter.

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Sleepy Wives Club

“Ten more minutes of sleep, tell me about roots, then I’ll get up,” the mermaid promised hollowly.

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Halloween Masquerade

Halloween Masquerade

Penny P. Post, vampire, dressed as a bar of Ecto Bones chocolate, entered the hall on the arm of Zelda K. Arcadia, witch, dressed as Lemon Peel, the famed tiny yellow dragon.

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