Archive for the art Category

05.12.2010

Art Adams Days – Homo Superior

For the rest of this week we’re going to be celebrating ART ADAMS DAYS!  Why you ask?  Because it’s my blog and I say so!  And because Arthur Adams is an amazingly, friggin’ly great artist!!!  Today we’ll be looking at some of his X-Men work.  This is by no means a complete collection of his […]

03.15.2010

Green Slime! Don’t Touch It! It is Certain Death! Look Out! It’s Dripping!

Here is a Dungeons & Dragons advertisement that ran in comic books in mid-1981.  The lack of color, amateur artwork, inconsistent lettering, and ridiculous scripting is appalling.  This ad is simply terrible. With that said.. I LOVE IT!  This pathetic little ad inspired me to try roleplaying and seek out further comic adventures of these […]

02.18.2010

Golden Age Green Lantern drawing by creator Marty Nodell

Here is an original drawing of Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern, by his creator Martin Nodell.  Marty created the Green Lantern in 1940 for All-American Comics #16.  I was fortunate enough to meet Marty in 1994 at Cosmic Cat Comics & Games when he came to do a signing.  I was managing the […]

02.3.2010

Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes, gives first interview since 1989

Bill Watterson gave an interview this week to Plain Dealer reporter John Campanelli.  This was Watterson’s first interview since 1989.  Below is an excerpt: JC: Because your work touched so many people, fans feel a connection to you, like they know you. They want more of your work, more Calvin, another strip, anything. It really […]

10.16.2009

Walt Simonson on Doctor Who

Believe it or not, the legendary Walt Simonson drew some Doctor Who illustrations back in 1980.  These were published in Marvel Premiere issues #57 and #60.  The feature stories in these issues were colorized reprints of the British Doctor Who Weekly comic strips (eventually retitled Doctor Who Magazine).  Simonson’s drawings were used for covers and […]

10.15.2009

Dear Mr. Watterson… A Thank You to the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes

Dear Mr. Watterson is a film project spearheaded by Joel Allen Schroeder.  According to their website,  “Dear Mr. Watterson is a film that will look to the readers and fans of Calvin & Hobbes to tell the story of the strip and its creator. As we follow the life and career of Bill Watterson through […]

10.14.2009

Batman Drawing I Did Twenty Years Ago

Below you’ll find a drawing of Batman I did back in 1988 that I recently unearthed.  I drew it free hand, but based it upon a Brian Bolland panel in Batman: The Killing Joke (see further below for that original panel).  My drawing measures 13 inches by 17 inches, whereas the original panel measures a […]

10.7.2009

Artist Competition for New Frank Cho Comic

There is a new contest on the Image Comics forum hosted by Frank Cho and Doug Murray. This purpose of this contest is to find an artist for the upcoming book 50-GIRLS-50.  There are about 150 contestants at this point, with Cho and Murray selecting their favorites at the Baltimore Comic Con this weekend.  To […]

09.15.2009

DragonCon 2009 Recap Day Two – Celebrities, Parade, Costumes, and All-Night Film Fest

Coverage of Dragon*Con 2009 continues here!  To read about Friday, click here.  If you’d like to see over 600 pictures I took at the event, you can view them on Flickr and THE UNIQUE GEEK photo gallery. Saturday After the WAR OF THE SNORE the night before, Choco Taco and I decided to grab some […]

09.4.2009

Out of Office AutoReply: Dragon*Con At Last!

Assuming all is well with air travel, I should be in Atlanta this morning!!! Me and 30,000 of my closest friends all weekend long! Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.  It’s the 6th largest convention in the […]

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