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    This is a loosely chronological survey of my work from my teenage fanzine artwork to screenshots of The Matrix Online, for which I wrote story continuity over the first few years of its existence. SF illustration, movie storyboards, advertising art and plenty of Concrete and other comics work included. It was part of my talk with Mark Verheiden, then a Battlestar Galactica writer/producer, to Vidfest 2007 in Vancouver BC.

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March 03, 2008



Huzzah! Thanks for clearing that up, and for working on something new - we really appreciate it.


Heh, nice remark back to the guy. Good to see you paying attention to the comments. :)

Estanislau Gonçalves

Hello Chadwick!,

Here, in Brazil, are no longer published the comics of Concrete ... : (
And my English is terrible, as you can see (I am using Google, then, I believe that the fault is more him than me ...: D) then, I am here, reading, again, the only 3 editions published in my country .
You could learn Portuguese, does not agree?
: D

Olá Chadwick!

Aqui, no Brasil, não são mais publicados os quadrinhos do Concreto... :(
E meu inglês é horrível, como pode perceber (estou usando o Google, então, acredito que a culpa seja mais dele do que minha...:D ) então, fico aqui, lendo, novamente, as únicas 3 edições publicadas em meu país.
Você poderia aprender português, não concorda??

Brian Spence

It's a sad world we live in that your brilliant comics work isn't as well paid as your gaming stuff. That said, it's always good to hear that you have more Concrete stories floating in your head. Will the movie EVER get made?

I'm not totally psyched to see the movie, because the book truly is fulfilling enough. There's a lot of internal dialogue in Concrete that drives the book, and I know a movie would have to compromise a lot for that.

Well, at any rate, keep up the great work as always.


Estanislau Gonçalves,

apesar de voce ter usado o google para traduzir, ficou .. posso dizer legivel.. nao se preocupe com isso.

( meu teclado tem problemas e nao posso usar acentos >< )


Hey Paul, I see you're now finished with MxO. Thanks for everything you put into the game, and I wish you luck.


Should I find it funny that he had it right, though? I mean, really, man, it's a bit shallow when you refute claims of "being done with that POS game" less than three weeks before an official announcement of your departure from it.

I'm not going to lie and tell you that I appreciated what you did with the Matrix storyline, because I really did not. But I can say that of the other works you have completed that I have read and/or seen, they have had something to them, and I wish you well in those endeavors.


Thank you for helping to craft and create the Matrix Online's story. MXO has been a big part of my life, and I appreciate all that you did to make it the way it was.


Sorry to hear that you've left MxO. It would be cool if you did another Matrix-related project at some point, even if it's a small one. Good luck in the future!

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Sorry we didn't get to see you while you were in Arizona - but I hope the trip was a good one.


Any chance of us seeing the return of Concrete? I have been reading your work for a few years and I hunger for more of your stories. You inspire me everyday with your vivid illustrations and witty prose. :)

Brian Spence

Hope to hear from you again soon!


I just had to say something here even though I'm late in doing so. I expressed my concern about the Matrix Online to Paul Chadwick quite some time ago and got a response which was a relief.

In spite of all the disappointments MxO and its subscribers (past, present and future) one constant remained...Paul Chadwick. I still haven't left Paul :). I still say out of all hte MMORPG's out there MxO has the most potential. You Sir, are one of the reasons for that.

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I agree with James. The return of concrete would be an event of epic proportions. Haha maybe even add a side kick like Brick and Mortar man or a villain ready mix monster.

On second thought, i'll leave the writing to you.


Haha as a follow up I searched for ready mix monster and came up with a website Maybe a website that becomes a monster.

Alright I'm done making a fool of myself.

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I just had to say something here even though I'm late in doing so. I expressed my concern about the Matrix Online to Paul Chadwick quite some time ago and got a response which was a relief.


God help me, I put aside a whole atrfneoon to figure this out.


- Doyle is a design geiuns and a joy to work with. I was incredibly honored when he called to ask us to help execute his amazing design ideas for the Platinum Weddings television episode last month. I would do it again and again and again and just for the experience of working with him and learning from him. A great guy and wonderful artist. I hope he becomes unforgivably successful and remains the humble good person that he is.VirginiaAmazing Blooms Studios


, there are some ominous shtfis going on in the industry. The folks you mention have done some great thinking on the topic. I'd add to that list Census Director Robert Groves POV on the history of survey research and the predicates of an accessible public as well as an agreeable public (one that trusts unknown callers). My own POV is that the macro shtfis can be boiled down to the emergence of big data (and the resultant cannibilization of some primary research), data collection commoditization (i.e. DIY through firms like Decipher; not to mention Google's recent move into the space and the inherent advantages such a platform provides to companies), and the shift in cognitive science (i.e. your point of moving to behavioral models and more experimental designs). The technological shtfis such as mobile, RFID, etc. have their own implications that are certainly revolutionary in their own right, but I believe they are more tactical in nature when considered from a macro market research perspective (i.e. they are data collection oriented and more akin to the move from phone/F2F to on-line at the turn of our century. Ultimately, such changes reoriented research, but did not completely disrupt the field).We of course talk about the changes in the research field, but it’s really a renaissance in marketing that is most interesting and the driver of research changes. These are marketing through the use of predictive analytics, propensity to purchase models, next likely purchases, discount thresholds, campaign analytics, keyword/phrase optimization, portfolio/price optimization, churn/attrition models, and the list goes on. Whereas, many marketing decisions and modeling used to be episodic and in need of episodic research, it is now ongoing and in need of consistent streams of data (again, this moves us back to our behavioral models discussion and the proliferation of experimental designs). This opens up another discussion with respect to the implications for market research departmental and research supplier alignment (one I won't delve into here.)All the best.Tony


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Joey (Danny),Excited about the new site. Writing about custserv, one of the areas I was going to focus on in 2012 was the soical side.Congrats on the launch! I look forward to some great posts and discussions in the New Year!

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