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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 #Official Birth, 1938: "Lazy Writing..."

May 4, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

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

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Journal Entry #First Appeared in '47: "Constant Trouble..."

April 27, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Victimology in Fiction - the most helpless and annoying sidekicks ever created!” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #Created in '27: "Pfeffermintz..."

April 20, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Pez Dispensers we need to see!” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #First Uttered in 1600's: "Modern Golems..."

April 13, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “The Automaton Awards! Recognizing the best from the field of robotics!” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.  

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Journal Entry #48.6 Thoughts Per Minute: "Cogitabund..."

April 6, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Even MORE Random Thoughts or ‘Arbitrary musings that continuously flit through my cranium!’” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #Between 3/22 and 4/25: "Happy Easter!..."

March 30, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Overlooked Rabbits AKA ‘Other bunnies to celebrate during Easter...’” 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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