June 22nd I turn 25. With that in mind, I wanted to make a comic focusing on aging. At first I had a hard time with this, and I’m not sure why. I was having a hard time reflecting without it sounding cliche or forced. So then I had this idea to put the lyrics to David Bowie’s “Changes” to a comic with the images being me throughout my life. I originally thought it might be too simple. Well, on the same night I had thought of this, then decided it might be too simple, I was driving home and heard Changes on the radio. I’m a guy who believes in signs, so I took it and ran. I decided to make it a very striped down comic, because I just wanted it to be a reflection of self. Sadly, the images below are accurate. I really did have a baby mullet, a terrible bowl cut, spiked hair, and yes, even mutton chops throughout my life. Drawing these different versions of myself really let me stroll down memory lane, and accomplish what I set out to do: reflect on aging. Here’s to 25.

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