Anxiety is a Glass Ceiling
GlassCeilingHeaderArt

Today’s art page from Float reveals the Glass Ceiling. It hovers above all sufferers of mental illness. It takes all forms. Whether it’s anxiety, depression, bi-polar or any other disorder one suffers from, a monstrous division exists to make us feel alone. But you’re not alone. It’s hard to realize it, but there are millions […]

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Patients Like Me Float Profile
Howie Noel Anxiety

I was honored to be featured on the Patients Like Me website. I was interviewed about Float and my history battling generalized anxiety disorder. “Noel, a comic illustrator based in New Jersey, wrote and illustrated the book and draws material from his own experience living with generalized anxiety disorder. “In Float, anxiety begins as an inner […]

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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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Before Anxiety
howie & shelley before anxiety

When I first met Howie I was 19. I was drawn to his quirky, vintage style (thrift store shopping was a shared love), his inventiveness and passion as an artist, and his humor – which in the last 16 years has never failed to make us completely crack up at least once a day. That’s […]

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The Island
Island Feature Art

Here’s the reveal of the mysterious island David is heading to for his experimental therapy. In the book Float the island holds many mysteries and it symbolized the attempts of trying various methods to battle anxiety. Will the island hold the magical remedy David is hoping for? Float is now on Kickstarter and there are […]

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Creative Anxiety: Episode 1
Creative Anxiety Episode 1 Feature Art

Creative Anxiety is a new show about people who battle anxiety. If you’re looking for anxiety medications, check out this monthly vape box. Each episode takes places at Comic Book Jones on Staten Island, NY and features store owner Socko Jones and comic creator Howie Noel talking about anxiety with guests. In this debut episode, […]

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Descent
Descent Feature Art

Today’s Float page deals with the act of Anxiety releasing its victim from its grip. When an anxiety attack finally ends, the pain continues. It feels like a war has ended and your body is the wreckage. During the plane ride, Anxiety attacked David and made him suffer for traveling to get help. It won’t be […]

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Float Podcast Interviews

With the Float Kickstarter launching in a few days on May 1 at 10 AM EST, I’ve started making the rounds for some podcast interviews. I found both of these interviews lovely to do. It was unique for me to speak about my anxiety and my comic book work. I’ve never brought up my battle […]

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