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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 #Released in '71: "Can't You Read the Sign?"

March 16, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Sign, Sign — Blocking out the scenery, breaking my mind...” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #First CT Scan, 10/1971: "Cogito, Ergo Sum..."

March 9, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Brain Scans — How we perceive each other...” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #Lesson 1,537: "There is no Wrong Answer..."

March 2, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, Again: Complete the Cartoon” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #Coined in '83: "They're All Around Us..."

Feb. 24, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

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

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Journal Entry #50 Grams is Dangerous: "Are You Sure?..."

Feb. 17, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Stuff that Sounds like B.S. (but apparently ain’t!)” Check back every weekend for subsequent entries.

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Journal Entry #2024 Gossip: "Heard it on the Grapevine..."

Feb. 10, 2024 • Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Rumors I Wish People Would Spread About Me...” 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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