|Sean Seamus McWhinny
Websites: Diary of a Catering Whore, SeanSeamus.com
Bio: Sean Seamus McWhinny is a cartoonist and writer living in San Francisco. He did a weekly webcomic called Diary of a Catering Whore, that was updated every Tuesday. It's based on his experiences as a catering waiter/bartender in high society in San Francisco. It's now been collected into one volume for the first time, including new material, published through Northwest Press available on Apple's iBook store.
Past work includes a story called Head Trip about his father's Alzheimer's.
Currently, he illustrates online games and is at work on a graphic novel about his experience as a mall Easter Bunny, called --- what else? --- Bunny Man: My Life as Mall Easter Bunny. Chapters will be posted online as they are completed: www.seanseamus.com/comics.html
Head Trip is available in print through Prism Comics.
RECENT PRISM COMICS FEATURES
DIARY OF A CATERING WHORE
[Color Commentary, Posted 5/13/11]
If you are wondering what a catering whore is, a definition can be found on the “about” page of Sean Seamus McWhinny's “Diary of a Catering Whore” webcomic. But, let's get serious, if you have ever lived in a bustling city (read:expensive) you, or certainly someone you know, has whored themselves out for a quick buck in the catering world. Mr. McWhinney spent many years doing just that, but rather than putting the whole experience completely behind him, he took a few years to catalogue…
WONDERCON 2010: WUVABLE OAF AT PRISM COMICS
[Spectrum, Posted 4/1/10]
I'll be bringing a very limited number of the brand new Wuvable Oaf: Ultimate Sacrifice / Muddy Buddy Special to Wonder Con 2010, April 2 - 4 at Moscone Center in San Francisco! Come visit me at the Prism Comics booth (#715), Friday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm and Saturday from 2:00 - 3:00 pm to score a copy before its official online and store debut this May!
STAN'S SOAPBOX: HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!
[Queer Eye on Comics, Posted 11/8/09]
Hey True Believers! It’s David “Stan”-ley here, you ever lovin’ Editor-In-Chief of “Queer Eye on Comics” with the first Spectacular LGBT Comics Holiday Gift-Giving Guide ever to come out of Prism's House of Ideas with only the latest and greatest recommendations from Yours Truly!
What, you say? You have it all and besides, only Irving Forbush shops this early? Bah-Humbug! In the past year, we’ve been clobbered with lotsa new product you haveta get!
PRISM COMICS LAUNCHES BIGGEST YEAR YET THIS WEEKEND AT SF’S WONDERCON 2009! PRISM SALUTES THE FOUNDERS OF GAY COMIX AND ANNOUNCES THE QUEER PRESS GRANT WINNER! PLUS PANELS, CREATOR SIGNINGS AND MORE!
[News, Posted 2/23/09]
Prism Comics, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization supporting LGBT comics creators and fans, unveils an exciting slate of events for WonderCon, the Bay Area's pre-eminent comics and pop-culture consumer convention. Prism will be hosting booth appearances and talent signings, announcing the winner of the 2009 Queer Press Grant, and holding three panel discussions featuring the most prominent and talented LGBT creators in comics today and in San Francisco’s rich history of…
APE, HARD HEROES AND WEHO BOOK FAIR PICTURES POSTED
[News, Posted 12/1/08]
The Prism folks have been busy over the summer and fall with bar events, book fairs and comic conventions. Pictures have finally been posted on Prism's Flickr page from HARD HEROES 2008, an annual fundraiser in Los Angeles. Super heroes and villains abounded along with creators Aman Chaudhary, Michael Derry, Scott Mullens, Brad Rader, Michael Troy and Sean-Z. Master face and body painter Bruce Collins and his team were busy turning sexy guys and gals into works of into sexy works of comic…
RECENT OFFSITE FEATURES
WONDERCON WRAP-UP: FRIDAY
[Source: Northwest Comics, Added: 4/3/10]
As always, I spent almost all of my time at the Prism Comics booth. It’s like the queer comics drop-in center at every con, so the con pretty much comes to me. Convenient!
…WEBCOMICS WE SHOULD BE READING
[Source: The Comics Reporter, Added: 3/31/09]
(Sean Seamus McWhinny's "Diary of a Catering Whore" was recommended by Jeff Kocan.)
IT’S A BIRD! IT’S A PLANE! IT’S GAY WEBCOMICS!
[Source: AfterElton.com, Added: 1/7/09]
"There is one place where the number of opportunities for gay themes to be explored in comics and for gay creators has actually grown: the Internet."
DIARY OF A CATERING WHORE
[Source: Diary of a Catering Whore, Added: 11/6/07]
"'Diary of a Catering Whore' is an on-going online comics series which debuted in May 2006. It's based on the author's experiences as a catering waiter/bartender among San Francisco's high...