Category Archives: Comic Illustration
Gorak — Mystic Eunuch!
Checking out recent digitals on Marvel.com, I came across this Steve Ditko classic. And, while admiring his incredible art, I noticed that our buddy Gorak the Mystic is extraordinary powerful … but not so great on aim. Ouch! That bolt on the … Continue reading
A.I.M. High – The Dreaded Job Interview … of DOOM!
Okay, so maybe it’s not really THAT bad …
Move over Cap and Sharon …
Sorry it’s been a few days. Needed to take some important family time. Enjoy.
Why I Love Marvel Comics: What If …? #29
Look at this … just look at it! The greatest action figure collection … EVA’! Come on. Be honest. You are soooo jealous of the Scarlet Centurion right now.
A.I.M. High ~ Bad Day on the Cutting Edge of Science
That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Jim McCann
So, for fans of Hawkeye and Mockingbird … it’s about to be Christmas. The new Hawkeye & Mockingbird series by Jim McCann and David Lopez debuts in June, and the Marvel PR machine is gearing up to make it a … Continue reading
He’s got the bow. She quivers.
That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Marcio Takara
I’m not the world’s foremost believer on fate, but today … I’m a convert. Several weeks ago, I interviewed Marcio Takara, a Brazilian illustrator living in Canada. He is currently penciling The Incredibles for Boom! I had found his “Tiny … Continue reading
Random Acts of Badassery! – Katie Cook
We didn’t buy nearly enough original art on our visit to C2E2 in Chicago, but two of our most favorite are these tiny sketches we picked up for just $5 apiece from the amazing Katie Cook (who drew Wonder Woman … Continue reading
A.I.M. High – Season 2 ~ Mirror, Mirror!
Last year, I had a great time with my Kirby-Inspired Komic, A.I.M. High. And, ya’ll were really kind about it. It’s been a while. So, we’ll start with a little tribute to “Star Trek.” And, in case you missed it … Continue reading
The Long, Hairy Arm of Communism
That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Dean Trippe!
If you’ve spent any time looking at fan created art on the Internet, I’m hard-pressed to believe you haven’t come across … and be struck by … the incredible work of Dean Trippe, an illustrator who lives in The O.C. … Continue reading
That’s Marvel BadAss! – Ryan Cody
Thanks to the boys at Comic TWART, I added Daily Sketchjam to my list of daily Internet meanderings, and it’s there I became enamored of the work of Ryan Cody. Every day, Ryan shares his take on a wide array … Continue reading
The tempting Tigra …
Marvel.com released New Avengers: The Reunion #2 on digital comics today. And, it reminded me of an important truth. No one should ever draw Tigra again except David Lopez … like, ever. ‘Nuff said.
Lo! There Shall Be an Interview!
So, it’s good to have goals, right? Well, I have a new one for our modest little blog here. I am bound and determined to achieve it. And, I need your help. Here it is: By hook or by crook, I … Continue reading
Unglablitch! Nightcrawler by David Lopez!
Mein gott! My daughters, Grace and Cate, and I got an awesome gift all the way from Spain … a 5 Minute Marvel sketch of Nightcrawler from Hawkeye & Mockingbird artist, David Lopez, and an invitation to draw with him. … Continue reading
Yellowjacket + Carlos Pacheco = Bad Ass
Avengers Forever is a personal favorite. And, there are many, many memorable panels. But, I always gravitate to this one. I never loved the Yellowjacket character before this series. But, after … well … I can’t wait for Hank Pym … Continue reading
Crouching Moe, Hidden Curly …
And, now … a word from Hawk and Mock …
Tony Stark Rockin’ a Casio & Tigra Grows a Tail
It’s no secret that West Coast Avengers is my favorite comic series of all time. Not the best. Not my most respected. Favorite. It was kooky and obsessed with Marvel history and not afraid to be totally bat shit crazy. … Continue reading
Why I Love Marvel Comics: Rawhide Kid #22
Why do I love Marvel Comics? Just three little words: The Terrible Totem! I have always had a soft spot for Marvel’s old Western comics. And, this week, the good folks over at Marvel.com released Rawhide Kid #22,with one of … Continue reading
Puttin’ on the Ritz! Dapper Men Teaser
Okay, we’re all in agreement … I’m an unabashed Jim McCann fan, right? Right. So why wouldn’t I be jazzed about the new teaser image that emerged this week! Yee-haw! Click here for an interview with Jim.
That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week 17 ~ Steve Downer
While cruising the ol’ Interweb! a few weeks ago looking for a great pic of Paste Pot Pete– one of my favorite and most bizarre Kirby Kreations, I found a kindred spirit in Steve Downer, an illustrator and colorist is … Continue reading
That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Sixteen ~ Marc Basile!
Several weeks ago, I featured the pop-art stylings of artist Marc Basile on That’s Marvel BadAss! Marc was kind enough to reach out for a thank you and we agreed upon an interview. I was excited as I am obviously … Continue reading