Springcon is right around the corner! Next weekend, to be exact!


The con runs May 16th and 17th, from 10-5 each day. Come on out and say hello! Always sure to be an excellent show.



First full week of May has me doing a couple local shows in the greater Des Moines area! Stop by if you have a chance!


LIBCON will be at the Des Moines Downtown Library on May the 4th (be with you) in the evening.


MinICON is an annual one-day show in Altoona. Check their website for more details!


Rodcon 2015

I will be in Cedar Falls tomorrow for RodCon! Hope to see you there!



Post Planet Comicon 2015

The first of two videos about Planet Comicon:


515Comics is going to KC!

Thom and Professor Trey will be in Kansas City for Planet Comicon next Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Click the kickass image below to find more information about the con, and stop by and say hello, why don’t you?




A science fiction adventure comic set on the planet of Nextuus. A band of treasure hunters are hired to find the Ocean Shard, a legendary artifact. Many will stand in their way to keep them from their prize.

Read from the beginning

Comic archive


515 Media


Listen and learn as the members of 515Comics.com discuss various topics, interview other people from the internet, and generally waste a bunch of time in front of a live microphone.

Radio archive

Thom has a weekly vlog, with discussions ranging from comic work and convention-going to Czech language lessons.

Thomcast 2014_filler

Watch the latest episode!


Swag Shop

The Swag Shop is a store set up by Thomas Hotka and friends to house all number of random t-shirts, collections of comics and anything else they deem worthy of putting their names on and selling to the public.

The Shop is hosted on 515Comics.com and carries any and all merchandise relating to that site.

The Shop was established in September 2009.

Visit the Shop

Non-comic sites

Levi Hoffmeier
Rainarc Rhapsody
Rubber Punk Productions
Underfiend Radio
Yen Nguyen

Cool comics we’ve met

A Drop of Blood
Antares Complex
Backwood Folk
Camden Bottoms
Deverish Also
Final Fantasy 6
Go Fish
HeadMetal Comics
Ink and Drink Comics
Leth Hate
Mangled Stare
Objects of Amusement
Out At Home
Reign: Knight of Time
Sensei Yakuza
Sex, Drugs and June Cleaver
Soul Symphony
The Glass Urchin
Watusi the Talking Dog
Whispers Of The Divide

The 515

Coming Soon

About 515comics.com

515Comics.com was formed in 2005 by a handful of guys in Central Iowa. The site hosts a variety of mediums- blogs, podcasts, novels-
but mostly we have always been a home to comics.

Thomas Hotka
President & Dictator-for-life

Nextuus – Artist/Writer
Redemption – Co-writer
NQD – Artist/Writer

“I'm rich! Rich with nickels!”

Trey Petersen

Nextuus – Co-writer
The Rants – Writer

“This sh*t better be worth it…”

Pat Hawks