Tyler Capps Gets American Express To Back His Passion Project

Posted by September 12, 2013 Comment

tylerYou see those American Express ads all the time for Passion Projects… and I have to say that didn’t really think they were anything more than advertising ploys. Yeah, I can be a skeptic. So then I get a link to Tyler Capps story.

Tyler was a bored cartoonist who combined his art and his burgeoning love of cooking to make a cartoon strip called 2 AM Chili seen here. After posting it on Reddit the thing exploded. Now, with American Express backing, Tyler has a book coming out called Cooking Comically and a booth at the New York Comic-Con.

Here is his story as told by Tyler himself:

http://youtu.be/86qC7ppqi_0

And for the fun of it, Tyler teaches us how to make a stick figure rock-out:

http://youtu.be/jJLm3A70dc4

You can follow Tyler’s project here or check out some of the other Passion Projects here.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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