I think we can all agree that the year 2020 was a horrible one.

As in the absolute worst.

Speaking only for myself, the possibility of a Trump reelection, the murder and terrorizing of people of color by the police, and decimation of life and livelihoods by the Covid19 pandemic…

Have Trump and the Republican Party overplayed their hand? Will Democrats’ actions meet the moment of the threat?

Donald J. Trump likes to dog whistle. Yes, you’re thinking of the dog whistling that he’s done over the years to appease the white supremacists within his base. That subsonic sound culminating…

Just before noon on Sunday August 16, the Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer sent out a barrage of tweets that spanned the entirety of the afternoon.

I feel these are the two that are most important:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney and Senator Gary Peters and I are…

This is America. Illustration by AlphaCMT

The chickens have come home to roost.

What goes around comes around.

You reap what you sow.

These are the most common colloquialisms to describe what this country is going through. Everything that is happening in this country, in this moment in time, the summer of 2020, what does it…

On November 8th, 2016 Donald J. Trump lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College. He became the 45th President of the United States. The famous Maya Angelou quote frames it best, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Trump showed us who he…

Make no mistake, the 21st century American Civil War is upon us. This is not a war of guns and ammunition; instead it is a war of ideologies. On one side, cloaked beneath the veneer of conservatism is the ideology of racism and fascism. Donald J. Trump’s regime, and the…

An illustrator’s journey from conception to finished product.

When you’re a freelance illustrator you just never know when the phone is going to ring with a potential job offer. And since I absolutely hate talking on the phone, and no one has my number… it NEVER rings. …

Twitterpated

And as a Twitter user, YOU’RE going to do it.

No, not literally.

But figuratively. And not in a way you’d expect.

Professor Robert Reich, who served in the presidential administrations of Ford and Carter, and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997, is a…

Process: From pencils to colors

Here on page five of the New Draconians, the widescreen approach is reinforced with a conscious choice in design. …

Welcome to page four of the New Draconians. As you can see, I’ve reverted back to the widescreen approach. This page illustrates an interesting transition: Letting both color and special effects do the heavy lifting and define the page visually.

I’ve been penciling and inking my own pieces for over…

Christopher Taylor

Writer, Illustrator, graphic designer. AKA AlphaCMT.

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