Last week at Dean Haspiel's Trip City Salon, I met Arlen Schumer - a truly amazing artist! And today I started working for him as his "Social Media Maven," meaning I'll be helping him relaunch into the social media realms of facebook, twitter, tumblr, etc. Even if you don't know him by name, you've probably seen Arlen Schumer's work. His career is colossal - from illustrating for major magazines like Rolling Stone (among many others), to creating "The Inner Superhero" (illustrating people as a super hero/heroine like a real comic book cover), to teaching around the country for his "VisuaLectures" (covering topics such as Jewish influence on comic art). Today is Arlen's birthday too, so it's a brand new start to relaunching his already phenomenal artwork into new environments.
And now, The Daily Misfortune: