Tag Archives: the creative process

mr rock in sketchbook world

No one was more surprised than I was to discover that Mr. Rock was my first character who pretty much demands to appear in color.  The others don’t mind it, but Mr. Rock doesn’t feel like himself without his turquoise … Continue reading

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minicomics live: giant space worm

Minicomics Live continues.  This is the page with the giant space worm on it.  I really, really like the giant space worm. Also, we need a page number and an engine nacelle on the falling Shoebox Spacecraft. Also, also, so … Continue reading

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minicomics live: about a bleach bottle spaceship

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minicomics live: finished script

If any minicomics script is ever finished.  This is as finished as it is probably going to get before it makes contact with the page.  There is definitely one place I will have to make a major decision on the … Continue reading

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minicomics live: the script, sort of

The first draft, such as it is, of the script.  I used 8 of the 10 random words in the seed, or 8 of 12 if you count all the possiblities.  Either way, that’s pretty good.  I think I am … Continue reading

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minicomics live: the random words seed

As mentioned before, I am going to base my script for this minicomic on a list of words chosen at random from an actual paper dictionary in book form.  (I thought I was going to use my own late 70’s … Continue reading

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minicomics live at space online! this weekend!

It’s been a long time since the last Minicomics Live, but I’ve been inspired to try it again as part of SPACE On-Line this weekend.  Yes, the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, one of our very favorite cons, has … Continue reading

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mr. rock and the giant bug, etc.

Not everybody knew at the beginning that Mr. Rock really is a plastic action figure, about a foot tall, the size of a Barbie doll or an original GI Joe.  It was part of his original concept in my head, … Continue reading

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the mister rock files, too

Sorry to be so absent.  This shelter in place time is really taking it out of me.  Oddly, now that we approach the traditional 40 days (the source of the word “quarantine”, after all) I find myself  feeling a little … Continue reading

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the mister rock files

What am I doing in these troubled times?  Loafing around on social media, glomming on to a random image that calls to be in a strange way, and spending way too much time turning the central figure into a character … Continue reading

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