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My Name is Neal


Nov. 24, 2007 - June 29, 2024

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent.



Stories from this series

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Journal Entry #From Ancient Greece to the 20th Century: "Rawr!"

June 15, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Creatures I Have Been (my experiences in social shapeshifting)” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #More Like 80% Goes Into Storage: "Energy Units!"

June 8, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “How My Body Allocates Energy (AKA "Calories")” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #First Lost in 1987: "Are You Sure He's Here?..."

June 1, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Where's Waldo? Tracking Waldo's Whereabouts Over the Years...” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #Making People Ill Since '74: "Furious Femmes..."

May 25, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Females to be Totally Afeared of! (All Fictional, Thankfully...)” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #21 Consonants to Work With: "Canine Queries..."

May 18, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Random questions...” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #700 B.C. by Homer: "Screamin' Meemies..."

May 11, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Characters You NEVER Want Yelling at YOU!” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Author in This Series

Neal Yamamoto is a curmudgeonly freelance artist of indeterminate age whose vaguely disturbing scribblin’s and scrivenin’s have been published in a variety of books, magazines and papers. His latest drawing book (Superhero Explosion: 60 Easy Lessons For Drawing Comics) can be found at your big-chain-monolithic-mega-bookstore and his upcoming visual journal/cartoon “My Name Is Neal” can be found...well, duh, here. Post comments about the ’toon here or email Neal at nealnyamamoto@gmail.com.

Updated July 2012

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