Monthly Archives: October 2012

drawing of the day bonus: iowa’s halloween costume

What better way to add to holiday fun than to waylay Jack’s (and everyone’s) Best Girl on her way to the Spookytown Ball? She’s Zatanna, of course.  Iowa always goes as Zatanna.  At the last minute, she couldn’t find her … Continue reading

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happy hallowe’en (a tumblr holiday)

Here’s wishing a happy Hallowe’en to all our readers out there in the cobwebs of the internet.  Eat lots of candy and beware of all the scary stuff out there, like batsand ghosts! (The nice bat (he has such a … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2: post 32 (page 14 pencils)

The pencils for Moab are finally finished!  I like a lot of things about page 14, particularly the moa action poses. I am not sure that even I am gutsy enough to actually letter the words “Heigh ho, Moab, away!” … Continue reading

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“ocelot trainers” (radio, radio)

This is my studio radio:I like a radio with an analog tuning knob, since I live a long way from the stations I like best and I have to be able to finesse the tuning as atmospheric conditions change.  That … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday- loving those Japanese matchbox labels

This Japanese matchbox label makes me outrageously happy: the stag is utterly focused and dedicated to his task of walking on stilts, while the cherubs are all “everybody dance, now”.  And the whole thing is gloriously nonsensical, at least to … Continue reading

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the end of the season

There are some existential crises even a brand new pair of Doc Martens can’t cure.  And one of them is the crisis of having to put them on. Socks.  And boots. Granted, they’re genuine Doc Martens work boots in black … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 28: the crowd, head on

This was a drawing of the day designed as an exercise.  It’s pretty much a total failure, in the sense of meeting the challenge, but it’s still an interesting drawing. The challenge was to draw a group of people, head … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 31 (page 13, panel 2 revised pencils)

I don’t usually post a really large image, particularly of a pretty loose pencil drawing, but I thought this one was interesting.  This is more or less my point of view from the drawing board, so you’re looking at this … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2 — post 30 (page 13 pencils)

The scanner is not dead!  After being left strictly alone for about 18 hours and allowed to get completely cold, it seems to have reset itself.  Disaster averted, at least for now.Here’s page 13– one more left.  This one is … Continue reading

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of scanners and stub pens

Well, this is a pretty kettle of fish.  (And I am not a huge fan of cooked fish*, except for fish and chips, and the kind of fish soup you would cook in a kettle is probably not great to … Continue reading

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