Wednesday, December 29, 2010


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Friday, December 24, 2010

Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Bats and Plas ...

Here's on old illo. Let me know what you think.


Tuesday, December 14, 2010

new comic strip

This one makes no sense. I just found myself singing this to my cats one afternoon... and it inspired this strip. ~K

Thursday, December 2, 2010

new art

Here's a new unlettered page from Near Mint Press' upcoming series, "Tales of the Emerald Yeti," by Kenn Minter and Clarence Pruitt.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Plotting a comic book page

Here is a sketchbook page of the plotting/thumbnailing for page 9 of "Fierce Company." Sometimes, even I don't understand what I've done.


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Near Mint Press Price Reductions

With new books on the horizon, Near Mint Press has slashed the cover prices of it's popular books, "The Experts" and "I'm not from here."

"The Experts" was $14.99... now it's only $10.99!

Also, "I'm not from here" was $10.99... now it's only $7.99!

The holidays are looming, so rush to get your copies now!

"The Experts."

"I'm not from here."

Thursday, November 11, 2010

For Sale on eBay!

*1983, Kenner, Star Wars, 9.5-inch Jabba the Hut from "Return of the Jedi." This figure is in pristine condition. This would make the perfect addition to your Star Wars collection. Yer kids would love this!


*1978, Kenner, Star Wars, 12-inch Stormtrooper with laser rifle. Great shape! Figure has been used and has minor yellowing due to age. This would be a great addition to any Star Wars aficionado's collection. It would make a perfect Holiday gift!


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

And lo, the Experts ...

I'm sorry to report that Near Mint Press has cancelled their purchase order with Diamond for "The Experts" graphic novel.

"The Experts" is still always available from's online store:


Thank you,

Kenn Minter
Near Mint Press

Friday, October 1, 2010

Order up!

"The Experts" trade paperback graphic novel is now available in Diamond's Previews October 2010 Catalog on page 293 under "Near Mint Press." Order code: OCT101081, Experts GN Vol. 01. Please have your favorite book/comic book retailer order some copies!



If you have a blog or website or would just like to spread the word, please snag either or both of these images and slap it on your site. Near Mint Press is just a two-person operation with limited promotional funds ... and we could use all the help we can get. Thanks again.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Near Mint Press at the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Hi! Near Mint Press will be set up at the Cincinnati Comic Expo this weekend! We'll be selling books, drawing sketches and more! Come by our table!

Check out the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The PullBox reviews "The Experts" ...

"Harkening back to the days of Mystery Men and The Specials, The Experts are a team of freaks, geeks, underdogs, and has-beens that decide to take a run at being super-heroes. Unfortunately, they spend more time tripping over each other to get much done. Just because you have powers, doesn’t mean you know how to use them." ...

Read more here.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

"The Experts" graphic novel is coming ...

... to your comic shop/bookstore soon. Bug your shop owner to order many copies from the October 2010 Diamond Previews catalog! It's filed under "Near Mint Press." Make sure your shop gets a bunch of copies! :o)


Monday, September 6, 2010

Fore SALE this Week on ebay!!

See here.

Catwoman action figure from "The Batman" animated TV series. This figure is an EXCLUSIVE item from Chicago's 2005 Wizard World Comic Convention. This is a UNIQUE and DISTINCTIVE figure of CATWOMAN based on designs from "The Batman" animated TV series. She comes packaged in her own diorama including a fuzzy, flocked, pink, lion sculpture for her to steal (see inset photo). This figure is produced by MATTEL. Bid now! Great deal!