About D. Bethel
D. Bethel has been writing and drawing comics for a decade. Simultaneously a comicker, a podcaster, and a professor of Composition and Rhetoric at CSU, Sacramento, he resides in Sacramento with his wife, Nicole, their two cats, and a crazy dog, Rusty.
His first webcomic, Eben07, was an espionage humor comic that he co-created, co-wrote, and illustrated for six years from 2007 to 2013. During its lifespan, over 200 pages were released on-line and seven books were published. The comic was reviewed on Ain't It Cool News, he and his co-creator, Eben Burgoon, were interviewed on many podcasts, and they were featured guests at local conventions.
Long John is his second and current webcomic, an introspective western set in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, in the Mono Basin. The third chapter recently published and started posting on the website in June 2018 with the previous two being released to critical acclaim.
He currently co-hosts the weekly nerd culture discussion podcast, A Podcast [ , ] For All Intents and Purposes. Starting in 2014, it has since gathered a small but vocal listenership across the country and even across the Atlantic. In 2016, he and his co-host launched a website where Bethel acts as the Editor in Chief, contributing articles as well as editing, managing, and scheduling others.