John Philip Johnson, poet and writer

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Digital Comic Book
Special Edition (28 pages + cover pages)
2 files: PDF and MOBI Panel View -- Great for tablets and phones.
Plus, includes a free PDF copy of the new Julian Peters' comic version of "There Have Come Soft Rains." 
Reg $2.99 on Kindle, on sale now only $1.99!!

Paper Comic Book
24 pages + cover pages. Full color. Standard size paper comic book. High quality paper. Boarded & bagged. Signed. Great unique gift item.
Regularly $5.00, right now only $2.49 each + $3.49 s&h (US)

Classroom Pack
You like poetry, but your students don't.
Put this comic in their hands, and, voila, they'll like poetry, too. 
Contact us for volume rates and lesson plans.

(Ages 12+ based on Comixology standards No nudity, swearing, or graphic violence. Some spookiness. Used in middle schools to college.)

International Orders Paper Comics
If you want a paper copy instead of digital, then email us at johnjohnson68510 (at) yahoo (dot) com. International postage (in US$): Canada $7; UK $12; Oz, NZ and Elsewhere $14. Sorry, that's what they charge us. Plus, your country might charge duty.

* Besides most of the 50 states, paper copies of our comic have found a home in Australia, Canada, France, Greece, India, Israel, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore, and Spain.

September 14, 2015

One of my poems, "There Have Come Soft Rains," is being distributed this week by Ted Kooser to newspapers and blogs across the country/internet! Someone I don't know has made of video out of it, here, and somebody else made a meme of it which is being passed around on Tumblr, such as here, or here. It's gratifying to reach so many people. 
July 28, 2015

Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town, our Elgin-nominated comic book of graphic poetry, has now shipped to 10 foreign countries* (paper version) and is the "best selling local comic ever" at Trade-a-Tape Comics here in Lincoln. And we haven't sent review copies out yet, or approached other markets or websites.

It features enjoyable Twilight Zone type poetry, published in such venues as Rattle, Strange Horizons and at the Poetry Foundation website, with five graphic artists, including Marvel & DC Comics legend, Bob Hall, veteran illustrator of "Spiderman" and "Batman."  Free sample at  (Endorsements here.)
Five Great Graphic Artists
Marvel Comics legend Bob Hall, Internet phenom Julian Peters, Comics and Game illustrator Nate Hamel, fine artist Mike Lawlor, and introducing Margo and Sophie Johnson