Hi, there.

My name is Mike Suchcicki (soo-chick-ee), known as Sooch to my closest friends as well as to anyone who cannot pronounce Suchcicki. I live in Pensacola, Florida, and I'm a writer, editor, graphic artist, web producer and game designer/publisher.

Somewhat facetiously I call myself a "Multimedia Handyman," but the reality is I can put my more-than-30-years experience in print and digital publications to work for you. If you have a print and/or digital project that needs some professional help, let's have a conversation.

For you I can:

  • Build a website, even set you up in a nice, safe, friendly hosting environment.
  • Create graphics for your print or digital projects, anything from logos to caricatures.
  • Proofread your documents, or even give them the full copyeditor treatment.
  • Design and layout your print materials — books, brochures, newsletters, etc.
  • Write copy for your print and/or online project, from a paragraph or two to an entire book.

Use the contact form below to tell me a little bit about your project and I'll let you know how I can help.

Some of my creations

  • Cooperative Ink Logo
    Cooperative Ink Logo
  • Cooperative Ink Logo
    Cooperative Ink Logo
    I created the logo for Cooperative Ink, the creative cooperative of which I am a member. The group provides various creative services -- editing, copy writing, graphics, etc.
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  • Digital Illustration - Doctor Who
    Digital Illustration - Doctor Who
  • Digital Illustration - Doctor Who
    Digital Illustration - Doctor Who
    A digital illustration I created for an entry on a no-longer-existent pop culture blog, featuring David Tennant, the Tenth Doctor on the BBC's "Doctor Who," and the TARDIS.
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  • Digital Illustration - Doctor Strange
    Digital Illustration - Doctor Strange
  • Digital Illustration - Doctor Strange
    Digital Illustration - Doctor Strange
    Another digital illustration I created for the same pop culture blog, featuring Marvel Comics' Doctor Strange.
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  • SEC Fanatics Guide Cover Illustration
    SEC Fanatics Guide Cover Illustration
  • SEC Fanatics Guide Cover Illustration
    SEC Fanatics Guide Cover Illustration
    Cover illustration I created for the book "The Fanatic's Guide to SEC Football" by Frank Wenzel and Rita Cantrell Wenzel. (Colored by another artist.)
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  • Food Dork Digital Logo Illustration
    Food Dork Digital Logo Illustration
  • Food Dork Digital Logo Illustration
    Food Dork Digital Logo Illustration
    Digital logo illustration I created for the no-longer-existent Food Dork foodie blog.
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  • Foley at 100 Book Layout
    Foley at 100 Book Layout
  • Foley at 100 Book Layout
    Foley at 100 Book Layout
    I did the layout and some editing on the book "Foley at 100" by Kent Cockson, a centennial history and celebration of the Alabama town.
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  • GHOULASH Game Design
    GHOULASH Game Design
  • GHOULASH Game Design
    GHOULASH Game Design
    I'm the creator and publisher of the game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth, which began in 1982 as my attempt to create a two-player RPG, a mini-dungeon crawl. The paper version of the game has been downloaded and played by gamers around the world and has been translated into six languages. The version shown here is the latest iteration of the original paper game. Cover illustration by Shawn Surface.
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  • GHOULASH Card Game Design
    GHOULASH Card Game Design
  • GHOULASH Card Game Design
    GHOULASH Card Game Design
    This is the card game version of GHOULASH, for which I did all the graphics, illustrations and design. The game, designed by my son Joe, translates the original paper game into an exciting card game for 2-4 players.
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  • Editorial Cartoon
    Editorial Cartoon
  • Editorial Cartoon
    Editorial Cartoon
    An editorial cartoon I created on commission by a local activist group in Ypsilanti, Mich.
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  • Sense of Humor Doll
    Sense of Humor Doll
  • Sense of Humor Doll
    Sense of Humor Doll
    In the '90s I created the Sense of Humor Doll, a novelty item designed to display to the world that you haven't lost your sense of humor (or to be given to someone who might have lost theirs).
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  • The Signatures Book Cover Design
    The Signatures Book Cover Design
  • The Signatures Book Cover Design
    The Signatures Book Cover Design
    I designed the cover for Molly Haven's erotic comedy novel "The Signatures," the tale of a beautiful young lawyer who has a wild day when she attempts to gather eight signatures vital to The Big Case.
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  • Balloon Artist/Magician Logo
    Balloon Artist/Magician Logo
  • Balloon Artist/Magician Logo
    Balloon Artist/Magician Logo
    A hand-drawn logo I created for balloon artist and magician Jon Stayton.
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Two videos written, directed and edited by Mike.

Proficiencies

Testimonials

Mike is incredibly talented and has an uncanny ability to turn ideas into high-impact visual statements. His service is excellent - he delivers on time and flexibly accommodates customer needs.

Steve Pierce, 
cartooning client

The artwork Mike did for me is awesome. Everyone that sees my new logo loves it!!! Mike took my ideas and made them better. Thank you!!!

Jon Stayton, 
magician and balloon artist

You won't find too many people who -- like Mike Suchcicki -- will work diligently, who aim to please, and who will bend over backward not only to facilitate but also to improve upon your thoughts and ideas without leaving a single footprint on the final result.

Kent Cockson, 
author of "Foley at 100"

Mike's creativity and talent know no bounds. I had him design custom instructional sheets using characters that he originated for the project. He consistently has provided top-notch work on time and at or under budget.

Jody Braxton, 
freelance client

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March 22, 2017

Just purchased a new electric pencil sharpener.   From the directions:   “How to insert batteries: Use your fingers to slide the battery cover off.”   As opposed to your … ? Never mind, let’s move on.   Then this:   “How to sharpen pencils: By inserting a pencil in the sharpening hole, sharpening will[…]

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February 8, 2017

My son Joe and I have a small, boutique, self-publishing game company, Ghoulash Games, through which we make and market the two versions of our game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth. (You can pick it up on the Store page.) There’s the original Paper Game (like a fancy version of Battleship, with each player[…]

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December 24, 2016

This entry is a modification of a comment I made recently on a social media post about the classic 1988 action movie “Die Hard.” Specifically the post was a link to a Buzzfeed sort-of article that sought to end the debate, once and for all, over whether “Die Hard” is a “Christmas movie.” The headline,[…]

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December 7, 2016

Back in the ’90s I had the idea for a little visual pun that, if I do say so myself, is still quite clever to this day. The idea was to create a small, physical representation of someone’s sense of humor, so that when someone felt down and gloomy and odds were stacked against them,[…]

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November 9, 2016

Yes, the sun rose on a new day, and will continue to rise as it always has. Life will go on. We will persevere. We will survive. Yes, we must unite as a country, find our common goals, work together, learn to love and not fight. Yes, we must get over it, dry our tears,[…]

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October 17, 2016

Seeing the recent announcement of the LEGO Beatles’ Yellow Submarine Kit, complete with mini Beatles and mini Jeremy Hillary Boob, compelled me to tell my “Yellow Submarine” story: Years ago, when my kids were pre-school age, we took them to a daycare center based in a downtown church. Kids were allowed to bring VHS movies[…]

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Copyright 2016 Mike Suchcicki

March 22, 2017

Just purchased a new electric pencil sharpener.   From the directions:   “How to insert batteries: Use your fingers to slide the battery cover off.”   As opposed to your … ? Never mind, let’s move on.   Then this:   “How to sharpen pencils: By inserting a pencil in the sharpening hole, sharpening will[…]

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February 8, 2017

My son Joe and I have a small, boutique, self-publishing game company, Ghoulash Games, through which we make and market the two versions of our game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth. (You can pick it up on the Store page.) There’s the original Paper Game (like a fancy version of Battleship, with each player[…]

Read More

December 24, 2016

This entry is a modification of a comment I made recently on a social media post about the classic 1988 action movie “Die Hard.” Specifically the post was a link to a Buzzfeed sort-of article that sought to end the debate, once and for all, over whether “Die Hard” is a “Christmas movie.” The headline,[…]

Read More

December 7, 2016

Back in the ’90s I had the idea for a little visual pun that, if I do say so myself, is still quite clever to this day. The idea was to create a small, physical representation of someone’s sense of humor, so that when someone felt down and gloomy and odds were stacked against them,[…]

Read More

November 9, 2016

Yes, the sun rose on a new day, and will continue to rise as it always has. Life will go on. We will persevere. We will survive. Yes, we must unite as a country, find our common goals, work together, learn to love and not fight. Yes, we must get over it, dry our tears,[…]

Read More

October 17, 2016

Seeing the recent announcement of the LEGO Beatles’ Yellow Submarine Kit, complete with mini Beatles and mini Jeremy Hillary Boob, compelled me to tell my “Yellow Submarine” story: Years ago, when my kids were pre-school age, we took them to a daycare center based in a downtown church. Kids were allowed to bring VHS movies[…]

Read More

March 22, 2017

Just purchased a new electric pencil sharpener.   From the directions:   “How to insert batteries: Use your fingers to slide the battery cover off.”   As opposed to your … ? Never mind, let’s move on.   Then this:   “How to sharpen pencils: By inserting a pencil in the sharpening hole, sharpening will[…]

Read More

February 8, 2017

My son Joe and I have a small, boutique, self-publishing game company, Ghoulash Games, through which we make and market the two versions of our game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth. (You can pick it up on the Store page.) There’s the original Paper Game (like a fancy version of Battleship, with each player[…]

Read More

December 24, 2016

This entry is a modification of a comment I made recently on a social media post about the classic 1988 action movie “Die Hard.” Specifically the post was a link to a Buzzfeed sort-of article that sought to end the debate, once and for all, over whether “Die Hard” is a “Christmas movie.” The headline,[…]

Read More

December 7, 2016

Back in the ’90s I had the idea for a little visual pun that, if I do say so myself, is still quite clever to this day. The idea was to create a small, physical representation of someone’s sense of humor, so that when someone felt down and gloomy and odds were stacked against them,[…]

Read More

November 9, 2016

Yes, the sun rose on a new day, and will continue to rise as it always has. Life will go on. We will persevere. We will survive. Yes, we must unite as a country, find our common goals, work together, learn to love and not fight. Yes, we must get over it, dry our tears,[…]

Read More

October 17, 2016

Seeing the recent announcement of the LEGO Beatles’ Yellow Submarine Kit, complete with mini Beatles and mini Jeremy Hillary Boob, compelled me to tell my “Yellow Submarine” story: Years ago, when my kids were pre-school age, we took them to a daycare center based in a downtown church. Kids were allowed to bring VHS movies[…]

Read More

March 22, 2017

Just purchased a new electric pencil sharpener.   From the directions:   “How to insert batteries: Use your fingers to slide the battery cover off.”   As opposed to your … ? Never mind, let’s move on.   Then this:   “How to sharpen pencils: By inserting a pencil in the sharpening hole, sharpening will[…]

Read More

February 8, 2017

My son Joe and I have a small, boutique, self-publishing game company, Ghoulash Games, through which we make and market the two versions of our game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth. (You can pick it up on the Store page.) There’s the original Paper Game (like a fancy version of Battleship, with each player[…]

Read More

December 24, 2016

This entry is a modification of a comment I made recently on a social media post about the classic 1988 action movie “Die Hard.” Specifically the post was a link to a Buzzfeed sort-of article that sought to end the debate, once and for all, over whether “Die Hard” is a “Christmas movie.” The headline,[…]

Read More

December 7, 2016

Back in the ’90s I had the idea for a little visual pun that, if I do say so myself, is still quite clever to this day. The idea was to create a small, physical representation of someone’s sense of humor, so that when someone felt down and gloomy and odds were stacked against them,[…]

Read More

March 22, 2017

Just purchased a new electric pencil sharpener.   From the directions:   “How to insert batteries: Use your fingers to slide the battery cover off.”   As opposed to your … ? Never mind, let’s move on.   Then this:   “How to sharpen pencils: By inserting a pencil in the sharpening hole, sharpening will[…]

Read More

February 8, 2017

My son Joe and I have a small, boutique, self-publishing game company, Ghoulash Games, through which we make and market the two versions of our game GHOULASH: The Last Game on Earth. (You can pick it up on the Store page.) There’s the original Paper Game (like a fancy version of Battleship, with each player[…]

Read More

December 24, 2016

This entry is a modification of a comment I made recently on a social media post about the classic 1988 action movie “Die Hard.” Specifically the post was a link to a Buzzfeed sort-of article that sought to end the debate, once and for all, over whether “Die Hard” is a “Christmas movie.” The headline,[…]

Read More

December 7, 2016

Back in the ’90s I had the idea for a little visual pun that, if I do say so myself, is still quite clever to this day. The idea was to create a small, physical representation of someone’s sense of humor, so that when someone felt down and gloomy and odds were stacked against them,[…]

Read More

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