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hulk go “small press and alternative comics expo”

Big room full comics: Man in hat draw Hulk picture. Use “artistic license”. Today’s Hulk-ku (a real proper one this time) was inspired by this years SPACE show, another wonderful gathering of the small press clans presided over, as always, … Continue reading

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gale, with eraser crumbs

If you don’t hear much for me this week, it’s because I wrote an entirely new 8 page minicomic early last Thursday morning, and I hope to be folding and stapling it this Thursday for SPACE this weekend.  It’s about … Continue reading

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“happy buddha bud”, the new cover

The new cover for Happy Buddha Bud is finished, and the reprints are printed and even partway folded.  This is one of the most important stories in the Kekionga canon*, and one of my all time favorites.  I’m very excited … Continue reading

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cover pencils

The first of what I what I hope will be (and which darn well better be) a series of posts in the work-in-progress division of “around the studio”. First up are the pencils for the new cover for the reprint … Continue reading

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animal week: the african white backed vulture

Or as the Zoo’s website calls him: Vulture, African White Backed.  In this shot, he is looking right at you, which is hard to catch.  Vultures have magnificent profiles, and they always seem to give you their best side. Vultures … Continue reading

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mammoth good advice

Spent the productive part of the day at the county fair, where I saw a cartoon mammoth and read some nicely lettered good advice.   The two were not connected, but I feel the mammoth would agree with the sign’s … Continue reading

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read a complete comic! and more good stuff coming

Thank you, blogskateers, for being so patient while I got some stuff sorted out over the last few days. Now we have good news: a project completed (see below) two fun new projects in the sketchbooks I might be tempted … Continue reading

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drawings of jack, inspired by c.c. beck

This is directly relevant to the Big Fourth of July Weekend Event …  a gallery of drawings of Jack Swann/ aka Foursquare, which show his artistic descent from C.C Beck’s Captain Marvel.  The “elevator pitch” for his character design is … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: monumental

(This is the follow up to the last post with the great C.C. Beck art in it, which you really should go back and look at if you haven’t already.  It’s much better than anything an otter could draw.) Iowa, … Continue reading

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cc beck and captain marvel

The major artistic inspiration for Kekionga is the original Fawcett Captain Marvel, and especially the work of C.C. Beck.  So why not spend the weekend with a couple of beautiful Beck drawings of the big Red Cheese, both of which … Continue reading

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