Archive for the art Category

07.22.2012

Get Your Own Parody Comic Book Portrait!

Artist Billy Penn (Hot Shot & Mighty Girl, Savage Dragon) is currently running a special on Parody Comic Book Portraits! Click the advertisement below to enlarge. For Father’s Day 2009, my wife commissioned Billy to draw a parody comic book cover featuring me. Billy created the brilliant homage to Flash #123 (Sept. 1961) you see […]

11.30.2011

Doctor Fate Fan Art by Thuddleston and AlexMax

Today we’re looking at some fan-created art of Doctor Fate!  In case you weren’t aware, Doctor Fate is one of my all-time favorite superheroes!  Click here to view my other Doctor Fate related posts. First up we have two fantastic images of Doctor Fate by Terry Huddleston (Thuddleston on deviantART).  I LOVE this pop-art style!  […]

03.10.2011

Star Trek vs Doctor Who

Daleks, and Klingons, and Cybermen!  Oh, my! This insanely cool Star Trek and Doctor Who mash-up was done for Wizard Magazine by Mike Mayhew and Rain Beredo.  Click the image to enlarge. So you gotta ask yourself, is this just an awesome image, or is this the beginning of some terrible fan fiction?  Assume for […]

12.28.2010

Norman Rockwell Homage by John Byrne

Long-time readers of ONCE UPON A GEEK may recall I’m a big fan of Norman Rockwell.  My good buddy Ravenface recently directed me to a wonderful Norman Rockwell tribute by John Byrne done in 2007.  This is a homage to Rockwell’s famous “Runaway” painting.  Check out the inked work below, and further down is a […]

11.17.2010

Doctor Who Artwork by Bill Mudron – Art Nouveau Amy Pond

Check out this gorgeous Doctor Who artwork by Bill Mudron!  This first Art Nouveau piece is called, “Amy Pond (by way of Alphonse Mucha)”.  Just breathtaking! Here is a fun interpretation of the fourth Doctor! 15th Century River Song! My thanks to Holly for sending these my way!  Be sure to visit Bill Mudron’s website […]

07.27.2010

REVIEW: Batman Odyssey #1 by Neal Adams

I should start off by admitting that I love Neal Adams artwork.  This guy is a MASTER!  An absolute master artist.  He helped redefine the look of comics in the 1970s and he can still draw just about anybody under the table.  Okay, with my disclaimer out of the way I can get on with […]

05.25.2010

One of the more depressing cartoons I’ve seen in a while…

Calvin saying goodbye to Hobbes at Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.  Click the image to enlarge. So sad.  Don’t ever let go of your inner-child.  I wear mine on the outside.

05.18.2010

Comic Poster Gallery – JSA, Crisis, Flash, Green Lantern, Sandman, and more

Yesterday we featured quite a few DC Comics posters. Today we’ll finish up the tour of the DC posters. The next couple days will focus on Star Wars and other geeky posters.  Please feel free to share any of your favorite posters! Below is a World War II era poster of the Justice Society of […]

05.14.2010

Art Adams Days – DC, Marvel, Star Wars, Thundercats and more

Welcome back to the final installment of ART ADAMS DAYS (at least for now)!  Today we’ll be looking at a random collection of Arthur Adams work. I should point out that Art Adams is considered a fan-favorite artist on characters like Godzilla, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Gumby.  I don’t have any drawings […]

05.13.2010

Art Adams Days – Children of the Atom

Welcome back to the second installment of ART ADAMS DAYS!  Today we’ll be looking at some of Mr. Adams work on The New Mutants! I love me some New Mutants and without a doubt Arthur Adams is my favorite artist to ever draw these heroes.  His line work is amazing and he really understood what […]

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