April 13, 2015

a chain forged in life

Cover for a Lobster Johnson one-shot drawn by Troy Nixey -- this one stayed pretty close to the original watercolor thumbnail:




I got the go-ahead to overlap the Lobster over the title, so design plays a crucial role on this one. Here's a rough mockup of the final version:

February 20, 2015

January 28, 2015

main guy on the cover

Since Zero #14 is out, I can finally show this cover that I've been sitting on for nearly two years (click for a slightly bigger picture) --


I still like it, which is a rare case. Maybe it's my favorite, even. I remember being sick to my stomach of drawing another picture of the main guy standing, and really wanted to find any other way of including him on the cover. Luckily, the plot of the issue provided a direction. I ended up drawing a different issue, so this one was drawn by Marek Oleksicki, who did a really great job.

There were also labels for things, which didn't make it to the final cover, but they help explain some objects -- particularly the circle in the middle.



January 03, 2015

December 06, 2014

eddy 15

(click for a bigger picture)
15 years since Edvin Biukovic died. Still impossible to accept. I wouldn't be doing this if it weren't for his work, to say the least. Find any of his comics and I guarantee you will love them.
Here's all the other tribute pieces.

October 02, 2014

September 24, 2014

D3 printing

I've just put up D3 as a small print over at INPRNT. Check it out, and have in mind that they often offer free worldwide shipping, too. I'm ordering a bunch for myself to lug to future cons, so that's another option. And in case you want to carry it around with you all day, it's also available as a pretty good looking phone case: