Check-In

The art of Float continues with this new page from the graphic memoir. David is checked into the luxury resort Destino. They’re treating him like a king and making sure he feels comfortable. Should he trust them? If you missed out on supporting the Float Kickstarter, you can now order the book, its amazing soundtrack […]

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And now a word from Anxiety
A now a word from anxiety

A note from Howie: Today I let Anxiety write his own blog post. I’m feeling down and under the weather so he volunteered. I sincerely apologize if he offends you. Sometimes I can’t control him at all. I’m sorry but Howie couldn’t write you today. He’s busy curled up like a fetus on his art […]

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Float 2017 Book Tour & New York Comic Con Wrap-Up

Here’s our first 2018 report of some of the amazing things that happened over Float’s fall and winter touring schedule. New York Comic Con Our New York Comic Con book debut went great! People were so receptive to the personal work and my efforts through this book to help open up communication about anxiety, depression […]

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World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day so I felt it’s very important to add to the conversation this week. I have generalized anxiety disorder. With anxiety, talk therapy is one of the best ways of treatment. This is why talking to friends or your loved ones is so important. It can help you realize that […]

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Float debuts at New York Comic Con Thursday
Howie Noel NYCC Float

Float, my new graphic memoir about anxiety, will make its debut at New York Comic Con this Thursday October 5. I will have a limited amount of copies with me at my table H7 in Artist Alley. I will also have copies of all of my other graphic novels including Tara Normal, Mr. Scootles and […]

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Creating a soundtrack to Anxiety
Victor Guest Float CD

This past weekend we traveled to upstate New York to visit musician Victor Guest so he could see the CDs of his soundtrack to Float for the first time. Thanks to everyone who backed our Float Kickstarter back in May, we were able to professionally produce Victor’s work as a CD for backers and anyone […]

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News Release: Float To Debut At New York Comic Con
float world mental health day

NEWS RELEASE: NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL REVEALS THE TRUTHS ABOUT ANXIETY New York, September 1, 2017 — In support of World Mental Health Day, award-winning illustrator Howie Noel will release his latest graphic novel, Float, detailing his personal battle with anxiety at New York Comic Con. Float, a semi-autobiographical graphic memoir with accompanying concept album by musician […]

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An Update on the Float Kickstarter Project
The Worm Feature Art

Hello friends! Here’s an update from our Float Kickstarter on its progress. The Float Album is printed! Yesterday Shelley and I picked up the Float Soundtrack CDs from the printers! They look and sound amazing. For the backers who chose rewards with the soundtrack, these CDs will ship with the book. Here’s a look at […]

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Welcome to Destino
Destino Feature Image

I’m happy to present a new page of Float for you to enjoy. I hope everyone here in the US has a happy July 4th. Stay safe when setting off the fireworks! Work on the Float graphic memoir continues and I have under 10 pages left to illustrate. Thanks to our successful Kickstarter campaign we’ll […]

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