In celebration of what would be Jack Kirby’s 95th birthday, Kirby-Vision asked for portrait submissions. Mike gladly obliged. 8×12.5 – colored pencil on black paper 100% of purchase price will be donated to The HERO Initiative.
This is getting morbid. No sooner did I write about Jerry Robinson’s passing as an “alarming trend of late”, did I learn about the passing of yet another great, Joe Simon (as well as Eduardo Baretto, with whose work I’m sadly unfamiliar. I hope to rectify that next year). Just like Jerry, Joe had a … Continue reading
Among a half-myriad other things (I’m trying not to hyperbolize unless it’s necessary), I’m a fan of lists. And judging by the massive success of David Letterman’s “Top Ten” lists and all the imitations/off-shoots/spin-offs for the last 20 or 30 years, many others are as well. Therefore, I’ve made up two for this week’s blog. … Continue reading
Y’now, sometimes life just throws comedic fodder right in your lap. While searching online for USPS Captain America postage stamp art, I came across this on the Home Shopping Network’s site: If you attend the Comic-Con in San Diego, or other shows and galleries, you’ve probably seen this. It’s a beautiful, large piece on … Continue reading
My favorite this week just turned 30 years old: Marvel’s CREATURES ON THE LOOSE #13 (Sept/1971). I picked this up as a back issue somewhere (probably an “indoor flea market” at the local mall) as a kid. What grabbed me immediately was the cover! I devoured all the monster reprint titles of the era (such … Continue reading
Special Comic-Con “A Picture’s Worth”: “When Captain America Shows His Mighty Film” (NO spoilers!)
11×14 vellum bristol board, white ink, colored pencils, copic markers, and inkwash. *SOLD*
This is not going to be like your typical movie reviews. First, NO SPOILERS. If you haven’t yet seen the flick, I won’t spoil it for ya.
This is what you get when you commission me to do my favorite character, in color, and I have a year to complete it. And pay me, of course. I’ll have this one at my table @ Heroes Con 2011 if anyone wants to stop by and see it before the owner swipes it up. Captain … Continue reading