Here’s another update on new stuff. In keeping with Halloween, let’s talk about ZOMBIES!!
Been awhile…Sometimes life and blogs do not mix well. Time to get back on schedule. How ya been? Same here. Hey, is that a new shirt? Nice. Did you get a haircut? Looks good. How’s the better half doing? The job? I hear ya. Anyway, here’s what I been working’ on lately:
Hey, it’s that time of year again! The fanboys’/art collectors’ Super Bowl, Oscars, Grammys and World Cup all rolled into one heaping, overpriced, overcrowded, smelly mess. I’m talking, of course, about Comic-Con International in San Diego, taking place from July 24 through the 27th. (Though it will seem like a month long by the time […]
The last couple months have not been kind to the world of comics and artists. We’ve lost Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Dick Giordano, Steven Perry, Vic Dowd and Rik Levins (if not others). Some have been within the same week. And this week was a different kind of loss, that of a Great Woman “behind” […]
All this talk about art-collecting “grails” (see previous two Blogs) prompted me to think of the other side of the coin: Bad Stuff We Like. Or call it Guilty Pleasures.
Images of several of the con sketches I completed at heroes Con 2010 have started creeping in. Here’s the first batch:
In the comic book art collecting world, people often talk about their “grails” (as in “Holy Grail”). Depending on whom you ask, this refers to:
I wanted to be sure that it would actually arrive in time for Heroes before I announced it, and look at what arrived in the mail today.
Heroes have announced some table locations for the Con, and I’ve been lucky enough to be placed in Artists Alley, at AA-334.
[IMPORTANT NOTE FROM MIKE: As I was writing this, I found out about the passing of one of my artistic idols and personal heroes, the great Frank Frazetta. In order to do justice to his influence (and because I’m too upset now) I’m going to wait till next time to do a proper tribute. Thank […]