What I’ve Been Up To!
Lots of people are going to write things about Darwyn. They should. Someone who gave us so many great stories deserves more than a few himself. Here’s mine. I came to Darwyn’s work through The New Frontier. It’s still one of my favorite comics ever. I had it next to me when I started LoveRead On, MacDuff…!
ABC’s Castle is one of my favorite shows. It was a show that was almost custom-built to appeal to me. It starred Nathan Fillion (like John Cusack, he exudes that “Wouldn’t you like to be me” vibe) as a cocky successful writer (more things I’d like to be) who uses his writing skills to solve murders (how cool is that?) withRead On, MacDuff…!
Rick Starr, Space Ranger was mentioned on the last episode of DC’S Legends of Tomorrow, so I thought he’d be a good morning warm up. The piece was done in Manga Studio, flatted in Photoshop with shading added in Painter. These experiments not only get my brain up to operating temperature but let me mess around with newRead On, MacDuff…!
My friends Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward do the excellent The Arkham Sessions podcast, reviewing Batman villains from a psychological point of view. They’re going to be part of the new Imzy community, a new social media platform, centered on a positive community, in beta now. To promote the site, and because I designed the header for their podcastRead On, MacDuff…!
I’ll be at Wizard World Cleveland this weekend. Sure, my commission list is open and I’ll be at my table most of them time, But if you like seeing me on a stage talking about stuff, you’ll have three separate opportunities to do that, too! FRIDAY 4:30 – 5:15PM HOW TO DRAW FUNNY! WITH THE SIMPSONS’ PHIL ORTIZ,Read On, MacDuff…!
I just got back from the Amazing Arizona Comic-Con. It’s a bit of a difference, going from walking around in shirt sleeves and writing out by the pool in Phoenix to the admittedly-pretty but very chilly Cleveland tundra. I had a great time out at the show! I hosted a My Little Pony meet upRead On, MacDuff…!