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Goodbye, Batman. Thank you, Adam West.

*sigh* Goodbye, Batman. I was ecstatic when it was announced that Adam West and Burt Ward (Robin) would be guests at this year’s Silicon Valley Comic-Con, then equally disheartened when I never found them. I wish I could have met both, especially now. Adam West and his show literally influenced the rest of my life from the time I was three years old. (Yeah, I know it’s deemed goofy and silly by today’s standards, but…

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BERNIE WRIGHTSON: ANOTHER MASTER TO MISS

©2017 By Mike Pascale Bernie Wrightson, one of the greatest fantasy artists, comic-book artists, ink artists and creature creators in history (and one of my favorite artists of all time) left the world today to join the ranks of his influences like Frank Frazetta, Graham Ingels and Franklin Booth. More than just a “Master of the Macabre,” he was a master artist.

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FIRST SILICON VALLEY COMIC CON IS A WONDERFUL WRAP! Part 2: Cosplay and Everything Else

  Second part of the Steve Wozniak/Stan Lee Silicon Valley Comic Con wrap up. Last one was about the artists and my experience. This one is about everything else! I saw Woz himself on the floor Friday, chatting with people (I didn’t get to meet him). My wife attended a few panels (those for Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Renner and the writers of THE BIG BANG THEORY) and while crowded, she enjoyed them all and found…

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SNIKT! SNIKT! SINNOTT INKING CHALLENGE TAKES ON WOLVERINE!

Written by and ©2015 Mike Pascale   As mentioned in last week’s post, it’s the time of year of the Joe Sinnott Inking Challenge to help raise needed funds for the non-profit Inkwell Awards (on which I serve as a committee member). This final week’s auctions include all the interpretations and embellishments of Joe’s rough sketch of Wolverine. As with Spidey, we had more participants than ever, both seasoned pros and

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JOE SINNOTT INKING CHALLENGE #3 ART BOOK!

Written content ©2014 Mike Pascale; Characters are ™ and property of Marvel Entertainment   As regular readers know, I proudly serve on the committee of the Inkwell Awards, a non-profit organization devoted to recognizing the best ink artists in comics and promoting the craft of inking and educating the general public. The Inkwells also have a wonderful annual exercise/fundraiser called The Joe Sinnott Challenge, named after the living legend and namesake of their Hall Of…

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BEHIND THE COVER: COMIC BOOK BABYLON

  Written by and ©2014 Mike Pascale     I was honored to be chosen to pen the covers for Clifford Meth’s delightful, fascinating, frustrating, entertaining, educational, biographical and autobiographical COMIC BOOK BABYLON published by Aardwolf Publishing. Here’s more than you’d ever want to know about how it came together.

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