Mike Lowery is a DC area artist who teaches art and design. His Argyle Academy comics are quietly hilarious and details the antics of Alexander, Matthew, Stockholm and Lionel the vampire cat; along with a few fruits.
A page from his journal
Places of interest in a small and haunted New England Town
His work is fresh and funny — I love the dialogs between his characters and his expressive linework; and his illustrations documented in his blog.
Oh, and he sells his originals drawings and tees in his shop too!