Monday, June 28, 2010

catching up (and yet another hellboy sketch)

well, things seem to be slowing down a bit after finishing up her-oes 4 the other day (good thing, too... it's scheduled to be on the stands in a few weeks)... plenty left on my plate (first up - my 6 page mouse guard story for david petersen - been itching to get drawing it! also, just a few long outstanding commissions... and the next 2 convention exclusive perhapanauts prints for baltimore and mid ohio), not to mention finishing the pages for the first issue of the next haps arc and getting to work on the second issue)... and just got word about my next all ages gig for marvel... pretty excited!

hope to take the time and get to the stack of dvds here (got halfway through inglorious basterds on the flight from charlotte and never got back to it - big fan, and on numerous recommendations, the first season of breaking bad), comics (months worth of comics to be sifted through and read ... and a few on the ipad as well) and magazines...

been listening to the great new devo album... and on a michel giacchino kick on itunes, getting the soundtracks for fringe and land of the lost.

oh yeah, here's a hellboy sketch i traded a while back for a cool comic con breda 2010 exclusive hellboy comic (3 stories reprinted with a sweet new cover) - thanks again, kees!


Monday, June 7, 2010

quick heroes con wrap up... and the darkness

sounding like a broken record year after year, but i had a GREAT time in charlotte at heorescon this year (even without my creative better half and a few others - rod and leanne, nick, to name a few - i still had the great company of matt and squeeze, brian and kelly) and got to next to rick leonardi and watch him do sketch after amazing sketch. saw plenty of friends, old and new. did quite a few canson paper color sketches at the show (sadly, didn't take any pictures, so i figure i'd post the last commission i did before heading out) and can't wait for next year (but luckily, baltimore comic-con is right around the corner, right?)

working on getting her-oes 4 all wrapped up and then jumping onto my mouse guard story and haps stuff...


justified season finale already? damn.... good thing true blood starts up in a few days.... and another fantastic friday night lights this week.

listening to the castle book tie-in heat wave on audio book while working - solid and entertaining, but nothing ground-breaking (which is how i pictured castle's books, so it's all good)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

clea and some strange

okay, another of the long awaited commissions that i had a chance to get through recently...

(plenty of times i'll draw something and see a little bit of a style from an artist i really dig, and this time it's 'ringo... dunno if it was thinking about how charlotte's right around the corner or maybe it's just how much i love the way he drew women)

so, her-oes 2 is out on shelves, issue 3 is in the can and 4 is well underway... after that, not quite sure what's next at marvel, but i'll be working on my tales of the mouseguard story and trying to getting some more haps done, too...

had a good holiday weekend (plenty of grilled/smoked meat and good company of friends and family), but really need to get cracking before heading to charlotte in a few days.

hope to see some of you folks down at heroes con! (i will be doing ink b/w and color canson pieces at the show, so stop by the table or drop me a line beforehand)


absolutely LOVED the finale of lost, 24 ended on a solid note (a bit corny at the very end, but still a pretty good season to end with)... but friday night lights just might be my all-time favorite show (the whole upheaval of dillon football this season has been great)