Ouch, That Burns Archive

  • Download The Future

    For many of us, going digital with our comic books is not something we’re looking forward to.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Dec 3, 2009

  • You're the Stories in My Life, You're the Inspiration

    You + Brain + ? = Creative Bliss. It's a simple formula, and Jason believes it's ot there for everyone. You just have to find it.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Oct 22, 2009

  • Destroyer of Dreams

    Jason has an artist friend in the industry who calls his The Destroyer of Dreams, and after giving some thought to his part time nickname, he figured it may be a good a column as well as a good moniker.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Oct 1, 2009

  • It's Always Sunny in Boston Too

    Jason's doing something a little bit different with this week's column, dubbing it Ouch That Tickles as he reminisces his days as an entertainment journalist.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Sep 17, 2009

  • I Heart Corporate Books

    Does it really make a difference if Captain America is now owned by the same company that gave us Mary Poppins?

    Written by Jason M Burns on Sep 11, 2009

  • Son of a Pitch

    Informative columns discussing the ins and outs of pitching are more common than a crowded bar at Comic Con, but the suggestions being made aren’t being absorbed into the brains of would-be writers and creators.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Sep 4, 2009

  • Making CONtact - Part 2

    Once you travel across country in one direction, you have to travel back in the opposite direction in order to return home, which is precisely what Jason did following SDCC.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Aug 7, 2009

  • Making CONtact - Part 1

    Everyone who attends San Diego Comic Con returns home with their share of con war stories. Bet you won't believe this one!

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jul 30, 2009

  • R.I.P.: Rest in Panels

    Has reading comic books given us an unhealthy view on death? So much talk of Michael Jackson’s passing has Jason M. Burns wondering the answer to that question.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jul 9, 2009

  • Celluloid Footprint

    For years we’ve been bombarded by environmentalists, vote-seeking politicians, and PR-hungry celebrities to do whatever we can to limit our carbon footprint on Mother Earth.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jul 2, 2009

  • Pros and CONS

    What do you get when you take a cramped ballroom, stuff it with a few thousand people (half of which are there whoring themselves out), and then blend it all together with an overwhelming stench of Italian meat perspiration?

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jun 25, 2009

  • Company For Dinner

    For the past year, Jason's been working day and night on a new publishing endeavor called Outlaw Entertainment. He fills you in on the road traveled thus far.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jun 18, 2009

  • Opinions Are Like Me

    Creators who say they don’t read reviews of their own books are full of shit.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jun 10, 2009

  • The Letter K

    Jason exclusively reveals the secret allure of the eleventh letter of the alphabet...

    Written by Jason M Burns on Apr 17, 2008

  • Write On!

    Jason returns to his column after a hectic couple of months which he mostly spent... writing. What else?

    Written by Jason Burns on Apr 10, 2008

  • Lyrical Content: Mainstream Edition

    Before he started writing comics, Jason would hours at a time jotting down song lyrics in a spiral notebook and blending them with melodies.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Feb 20, 2008

  • Remake Me Baby, One More Time

    Hollywood loves rehashing anything that was once a success in hopes of having lightening strike twice, so Jason put together a list of films he\\'d like to see rema

    Written by Jason M Burns on Feb 12, 2008

  • Raptor Your Head Around This

    Not to sound like Jerry Seinfeld, but what is the deal with raptors? Who are these prehistoric creatures and why have they infiltrated our pop culture lexicon?

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jan 29, 2008

  • 30 Going on Not Quite Sure

    As of March 17, 2008, yours truly will be making that monumental, unstoppable leap forward in life. Jason's turning 30!

    Written by Jason M Burns on Jan 15, 2008

  • Brace Yourselves for the Fall - Part 2

    Last week, Jason discussed what he believes to be the looming downfall of the industry as we now know it. Now, he adds his own experiences as a creator and writer.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Dec 19, 2007

  • Brace Yourselves For the Fall - Part 1

    There's a crash coming... No, Jason isn't talking about the stock market.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Dec 13, 2007

  • Exploding under the Christmas Tree

    The holiday season is rapidly approaching once again. If you?re anything like Jason, you want to limit the amount of crap you receive.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Dec 4, 2007

  • Reunited And It Feel So Good

    Jason recently attended his ten year high school reunion. What he found both eased and nauseated his butterfly-ridden stomach at the same time.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Nov 27, 2007

  • Total Violence For Peace

    Jason's decided that the world needed it?s own real life super team to help bring about peace. Find out inside who made the roster...

    Written by Jason M Burns on Nov 20, 2007

  • Whoreoween Isn?t Just for Girls Anymore

    Jason?s sure he isn?t the only warm-blooded American dude to notice that Halloween has become a great time of year to see women embrace their inner sexy.

    Written by Jason M Burns on Oct 30, 2007

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