Author Archives: Nick C. Piers

About Nick C. Piers

Writer and creator of the Armadillo Mysteries, I've had a passion for the creative arts all his life. I'm an avid comic book fan, a DDP yoga practitioner , and urban cyclist.

Why I’ve Almost Given up Writing

Believe me, I’m aware of the staggering irony in that headline. Here’s Nick, writing about not writing. Here’s Nick, intending to post it on his blog intended to promote his writing. Here’s Nick, writing this on his 6+ year old … Continue reading

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The Death of Superman (Video Essay) – Series Consideration

I finally finished and published the next video essay in my series, Series Consideration. I just realized that when I had my friend take that photo, I was still rocking the bald for the summer. Anyway, as usual, here’s the written essay … Continue reading

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I Am Here – Of Depression, Yoga, Meditation, and Profound Epiphanies

I’ve made it no secret on here, on social media, or privately among friends, that I’ve struggled with depression most of my life. I was diagnosed with situational depression when I was 18, then re-diagnosed with bi-polar II and ADD … Continue reading

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Locke & Key – Series Consideration

I’ve greatly neglected this blog. I can’t guarantee that’ll change, but I’ll try. In the meantime, I released the second installment of my video essay series, Series Consideration. This time, I’m covering LOCKE & KEY, by Joe Hill and Gabriel … Continue reading

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The Sculptor – Series Consideration

Welp, here we go! The debut episode of Series Consideration, a video essay series where I study and discuss graphic novels and completed comic book runs. This episode, I look at Scott McCloud’s THE SCULPTOR. And don’t forget to see … Continue reading

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Why I Attempted Suicide

This past New Years, I had the first major mental breakdown in a long time. I’d certainly struggled many times throughout my life. Most certainly in the recent years. But something about that night really struck me. Why? It stemmed … Continue reading

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10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics

Welp, I’m branching out a little, kiddies. The Casual Geekery invited me to write articles for them. For my first article, it’s a 2-parter called 10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics. Here’s Part One. And … Continue reading

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