We’re extremely happy to say that our artist Nabil Nezzar is now part of the finalists in the Straffe Hendrick competition, with the ceremony taking place on the 4th October!
Jim Olsen submitted this painful story about summer camp. Jim, this made me cringe! :O While working as a counselor at a summer camp in Maine, I took my 8th grade campers to the challenge course. Pretty simple by most challenge course standards, it consisted of a 12 foot high … →
I want to preface this with the fact that I am a huge fan of Milo Manara’s work and his Human History was one of the greatest things I came across in Strand bookstore, back when I was living in NYC years ago. Frankly, I love him as an erotica artist as well as a comic artist. Personally I think Manara had some insane deadline for this particular cover and didn’t get to give it his usual all.
But for Marvel, there was an art director somewhere that got those sketches in and they sat there and approved it with a bunch of other people for the franchise to make this a cover. So Spider-Woman gets the Hawkeye Initiative treatment. →
Explorations on a theme. Sometimes I look at unused sketch ideas from projects and rework them because I still like them.
We’ll leave you this week with a rather impressive collection of Ricardo Bessa’s pencil #illustrations:
Check out this bit of loveliness by Lauri Meyers. Lauri chose to use my illustration as a prompt to write her all-limerick picture book story, “Allergic to Fun.” Congratulations, Lauri! Allergic to Fun By Lauri Meyers Annabelle hated the summer. Maintaining her cool was a chore- In a velveteen gown, … →
Windies. A fantastic retro #illustration by David Juniper on our Boutique Shop: