Comics Archive

More Original Art

As promised before, here’s another batch (002) of original art for your consideration.The range is similar the the previous batch (001). From tiny (2 x 2 inch) paintings like this one: to full color painted comics pages like this one (Ransom Strange from Swindle Magazine #12. 10 x 12 inches): To hand drawn typography

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Skyway Sleepless + Signed Books

Ho ho ho! I recently released a new mini-comic: Skyway Sleepless. It originally appeared in Twin Cities Noir. You can buy it on the Uncivilized Books site… OR if you’ve always wanted a signed copy of Beta Testing The Apocalypse but couldn’t get one, I’m offering them now for a limited time here. All copies

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Brooklyn Book Festival

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be a guest at the Brooklyn Book Festival on September 22nd. I’ll be on the The Real: Comics Nonfiction panel. Here’s a description: 3:00 P.M. The Real: Comics Nonfiction. Three artists represent the diverse spectrum of topics taken on by nonfiction comics-Ed Piskor’sHip-Hop Family Tree offers an encyclopedic comics history

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Beta Testing Cover Process Part 6

So, I’m continuing the cover process for the Beta Testing the Apocalypse cover. Previous parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. In the last post, I was showing the evolution of the color. This time I’m focusing on the type design. This was the first iteration. I wanted to typographically mirror the ‘beta testing’ concept by having some

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Beta Testing Cover Process Part 5

The next task was color. I started out by blocking out areas that were closer to the viewer… more in focus. I ended up subdividing the line art into three ‘layers’ apparent below. Initially I wanted a limited 2-3 color palette… but it quickly became obvious that the detail demanded something else… I eventually

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