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Howtoons Informational video

We created this informational video to help explain who we are, what we do, highlighting some of our projects. Check out!

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Maker Faire 2015 is here!!!

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We are gearing up for Maker Faire this weekend and are getting excited about MAKING! We are setting up workshops at our booth throughout the day. Most projects will last for about an hour or until supplies run out.

 

 

 

Howtoons Workshop Schedule:

Saturday:

11:00am-12:00pm  Soda Bottle Goggles and Marshmallow ShootersSafety first before pelting your friends with sweet marshmallows!

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Pinewood Derby Cars!  Check out our newest Howtoon – Pinewood Derby. We will be making the derby cars and racing them on our track! Lets Roll!

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Stomp RocketsCreate flying rockets with paper and watch them soar with our soda bottle PVC launcher!

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Gami-bots! What is cooler than an origami – robotic ones! Learn how to fold and wire your very own Gami-bot!

Sunday:

11:00am – 12:00pm: Soda Bottle Goggles and Marshmallow Shooters! Safety first before pelting your friends with sweet marshmallows!

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Pinewood Derby Cars!  Check out our newest Howtoon – Pinewood Derby. We will be making the derby cars and racing them on our track! Lets Roll!

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Stomp RocketsCreate flying rockets with paper and watch them soar with our soda bottle PVC launcher!

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Gami-bots! What is cooler than an origami – robotic ones! Learn how to fold and wire your very own Gami-bot!

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Howtoons Reignition Vol. 1 hits all stores today!

We are very proud to announce that our Howtoons [Re]ignition series has been collected into a trade and is now available wherever books are sold!!!

This is Howtoons longest adventure yet, spanning over 150 pages. Featuring an all-star team Fred Van Lente, Tom Fowler, Jordie Bellaire, and Rus Wooton!

Tuck and Celine’s parents put their family in suspended animation to ride out the ecological apocalypse but when the kids wake up to find Mom & Dad are gone, they have to make their way across a brave and terrifying new world to find their parents…using only their Howtoons projects to survive! Some of the projects include, marshmallow shooter, toilet paper roll flashlight, windmill, potato batteries, Pringles can generator, stomp rocket, and more!

This book aims to help make kids, and parents more energy literate through hands on building, adventure, and fun! People don’t think about energy very often. Not many of us would know how our electricity was generated, nor whether there is more useful energy in a peanut or a drop of oil. We hear about climate change, but few of us join the dots between the things we do daily in terms of coal, solar, and gasoline, or how that might effect the world around us. We just aren’t very energy literate, in spite of how important that is.

Howtoons [Re]Ignition is available at your local comic book store, book stores, and through Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

Here is a preview of the book.

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Howtoons Issue #5 hits stores tomorrow!

The final issue of Howtoons: [RE]Ignition hits comic book stores tomorrow! The battle for the future begins now! As Tuck and Celine rally the disparate factions of the energy apocalypse against Dino-E’s onslaught, they learn how the present can be saved from itself! And so can YOU!

This has been an incredible adventure with our amazing team Fred Van Lente, Tom Fowler, Jordie Bellaire, and Rus Wooton! We are really proud of this work and we hope that you have enjoyed reading it as much as we enjoyed creating it, thank you!

Here is a preview:

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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