Monday, May 04, 2009
Hey kids Comics! Intro
Like a ton of other comic book artists, I put a lot into my work. Some noticed, some not so much. Seldom do I, or any other comic book artist, get to explain in detail what they do. So, over the next three weeks I'll be posting three comic book projects explaining what and why I did things, panel by panel. That is what this blog is about after all, the what and the why.
The projects are;
A five page adaptation of the famous parable of the falling beam from Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon, "The Flitcraft Parable" for City Arts magazine,
A four page visual liner note for Camper Van Beethoven reunion album, "That Gum You Like" done for No Depression magazine,
A 9-11 page done for Dark Horse Comics. I haven't looked at this in years myself!
An advertising five pager,"BTS Master" for Pullen Advertising, the client was Anritsu.
And a special surprise, the job I got because Mike Richardson, me and my editor at Dark Horse got mixed up, my eight page Western Fairy Tale, "Out in the West"!
Tell all your friends (and a few enemies)
I have been fortunate enough to be able to experiment on just about every comic book project I've done. Maybe posting about these dissimilar experiments will help me better understand what I'm doing and point to some creative experiments for my next comic book work.
Live fast, draw hard.