This is a blog about comic books, video games, technology, design, and life written and curated by Mike Haynes. It has existed in some form since the early 2010s.

Mike is currently a Product Designer at Bold Commerce, Shopify’s largest app developer. He also created Dialog, an Android app for

Previously, Mike worked at Canadian technology company SkipTheDishes as Product Designer for web and mobile applications, and Payworks, which provides innovative workforce management solutions to over 20k Canadian businesses, as the company's first UX/UI Designer.

He currently lives in Winnipeg, Canada with his wife Rachel and their son Henry.

Site specifications

This site is built with Jekyll and hosted by Netlify. It runs a custom theme called Outpost, based on Minima. The site is set in Inter, a beautiful typeface designed by Rasmus Andersson.

Articles and links are curated via Feedbin, Reeder, and Instapaper. Posts are then drafted and published to the web using a combination of Drafts, Apple Notes, and Visual Studio.


If you've got a comic or game you've worked on, consider getting in touch. Just have a question or are looking to connect regarding design work? That works too. The subject line is your friend.