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My Name is Neal


Nov. 24, 2007 - July 20, 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 #43AOZ: "Eye Exam"

Jan. 12, 2008 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. Neal opens his friend's eyes to a stupid question. Check back every weekend for subsequent entries...

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Journal Entry #33X: "Not Nationality, But..."

Jan. 5, 2008 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. According to some people, Neal speaks English "really good." Check back every weekend for subsequent entries...

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Journal Entry # 01/01/2008: "Anti-Resolutions..."

Dec. 28, 2007 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, Neal makes his "anti-resolutions" for the new year. Check back every weekend for subsequent entries...

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Journal Entry # 12/25: "Toys I'd like to see..."

Dec. 23, 2007 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. Looking for a holiday gift? How about a J-A action figure? Check back every weekend for subsequent entries...

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Journal Entry #27-B: "Firsts"

Dec. 15, 2007 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. Life is a series of "firsts." Just ask Neal. Check back every weekend for subsequent entries...

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Journal Entry #15B: "I Y'am What I Y'am II"

Dec. 9, 2007 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. As Neal tells it, growing up as a Japanese American had its interesting moments. 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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