Posts Tagged art

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 […]

12.23.2009

Brilliant Marvel/Disney Mash-up

Here is a really fun Marvel/Disney mash-up entitled, “Epic Misney”.  It was created by T. Campbell and John Waltrip. I was gonna name some of my favorite bits in the image below, but then I realized I was listing nearly everything.  I love this entire drawing!  Click the image to enlarge. It was originally posted […]

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 […]

10.14.2009

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 […]

08.6.2009

Blue Devil #1 Original Thumbnails from Creator

We’ve got an incredibly rare opportunity today to show a never-before-published Blue Devil piece, and witness behind-the-scenes in the development of a comic book.  Gary Cohn, co-creator and co-writer of DC’s Blue Devil, recently unearthed his original sketched thumbnails for Blue Devil #1 (June 1984).  These were thumbnails he drew himself as they plotted the […]

01.14.2009

REVIEW… P-Brane: The Green Man

P-Brane: The Green Man Written by Chris X Ring; Directed by Jesse Heffring; art by Angus P Byers and Jesse Heffring; produced by Quietus Films. I know what you are thinking… “Huh?  A graphic novel called ‘P-Brane’?  What is that, Vertigo or something?”  To answer your question, no.  P-Brane: The Green Man is a very […]

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