12/3/20 Truly amazing and humbling news: a comic I drew about the Bay Area's wonderful Berkeley Hat Company is a featured editorial cartoon in this week's edition of the East Bay Express. I am speechless.
11/27/20 You can now buy your Frownland Calendar from the inimitable Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, Ca! They're available in store only, so if you've never been to this legendary, 127 year old institution, now is the time!
11/15/20 Exciting news - SF's mighty Another Hole in the Head has accepted 'Brovid19' as an official selection in the 2020 festival! More info coming soon - stay tuned!
11/13/20 They're here! Your 2021 Frownland Calendars are in stock, wrapped in plastic, and ready to help get you through the new year! Click HERE to check them out and buy!
10/9/20 This week I drew a comic about Vroman's Bookstore, a Pasadena institution that is struggling due to the pandemic. This place has played an important role in the lives of generations of book lovers, myself included, and it's impossible to fathom a world without them. Check out the full sized comic HERE, and make sure to visit Vroman's, either in person or at: www.vromansbookstore.com
8/14/20 My short video 'Bro' has a great write up by Jennifer Leigh over at PopHorror.com! Check it out by visiting: www.pophorror.com/bro-a-pandemic-short-film-review/
7/26/20 'Brovid19', the remake of my short 'Bro', has been accepted as a semi-finalist in the Burbank International Film Festival!
5/22/20 My latest cover for Beatdom Magazine is up on their website, and and you should check it out! Featuring an imagined meeting of two generations of Beat writers, this might be my favorite piece I've ever done for them (but then my drawing skills have improved since I first started). The new issue will be available June 1st, and can be purchased from Amazon.com or as a free PDF Download! Make sure to visit www.beatdom.com for more info.
5/2/20 Hey, I just finished a short film for the Roger Corman Quarantine Film Festival! Sadly, I didn't get it done in time to meet the deadline, but I've uploaded it to youtube anyway: just me, a crappy cell phone camera, and my pal Elias Santos providing some additional voice work. Enjoy!
10/3/19 Your 2020 Frownland Calendars are here! Full color, cranky, and reasonably priced! Check them out at https://www.etsy.com/shop/waylonbacon 4/18/19 Great news! Three of my best short films are now available to view on TruIndie, a new streaming site that specializes in the low budget, the weird, and the unclassifiable! It's been set up by the ever busy Heidi Moore of Wretched Productions, and is only $4.95 a month! Check out the free trial now and expand your mind. 3/1/19 My 2008 short film 'My Worst Nightmare' is back on youtube after a music rights dispute. Check out the new, shiny upload here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIjiDA-Uf18 1/16/18 Three of my older short films are part of 'Horror Hut', a new webseries highlighting independent horror films! You can view the first episode, along with 'Bob' 'My Worst Nightmare' and 'Poster Boy' by visiting Horrorhutshow.com 10/9/2018 Check out the brand new, high quality upload of my short film 'Poster Boy' over on youtube! It's over a decade old, and has never looked better. 9/26/18 Frownland Calendars can now be purchased at both Powells Books in Portland, OR and Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, CA! 9/6/2018 My annual 'Frownland' Calendar is done and ready to purchase! Click here to see pics, or just go over to my Etsy shop to purchase!
11/10/2017 The UK Film Review has written a wonderful piece on 'The Ride'. Check it out here
9/17/17 I have a piece hanging at the annual 'Altered Barbie Festival' in San Francisco, CA! Click over to the Frownland blog to read more about it. 7/24/17 The esteemed Anthony Servante has conducted a lengthy interview with me over at Servante Of Darkness - check it out! 7/13/17 My webcomic Frownland is currently trending over at Boredpanda.com! Wow. 5/31/17 'The Ride' is now available to watch on Youtube! 5/17/17 My latest cover for the inimitable Beatdom Magazine is up on the website - check it out!
3/29/17 'The Ride' is featured on the front page of 'The Daily Dead'!
3/28/17 'The Ride' has received a wonderful write up over at Indiehorror.com! Click HERE to read the full review. 3/28/17 After a year on the festival circuit, my short film 'The Ride' is now available to watch on Vimeo.com! Thank you to all of the wonderful Indiegogo backers, festival programmers, and the amazing cast and crew! To watch the full short, click HERE 3/22/17 Welcome to the new Waylonbacon.com! Although quite similar to the old site, it has been moved over to wordpress, which means it will be much less clunky, and will be updated far more often! Special thanks to the inimitable John Petersen for taking on the job of taking the old website apart and putting it back together.