Category Archives: minicomics live 2

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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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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minicomics live 2–post 29 (page 15 pencils)

Finally, back to work on Moab.  The rest of the pencils should be posted tomorrow, but here is page 15 to tide you over.  The Professor, or more properly the Mighty Moondog, is at his snarky best here, managing to … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 28 (page 16 pencils)

  If you are a writer, you know what I mean when I say that I have spent hours over the last two weeks agonizing over the two line exchange of dialog that is the reason for the single panel … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 27 (inking notes)

Thought of this note when I was revising page 12.  Parts of “Moab” take place in a hedge maze, right?  And some panels in that part of the story have either hedge leaf panel borders or (will have) full dark … Continue reading

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minicomics2– post 26 (page 12 revised)

I have three of the last four pages started, but of course that means that none of them are finished yet.  But here is the revised version of page 12.  As you see, I made the changes to the lower … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 25 (page 12 pencils)

You’ve noticed, I think, a gap between this post and the previous one.  If a page of comics never gives me more trouble than this one did, I will be a happy camper. As you see, I ended up using … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 24 (page 11 pencils)

This is a page where I had to completely revise a large part of the original layout.  Go back and take a look at it, and ask yourself just what exactly I was thinking when I reversed the angle in … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2– post 23 (page 10 pencils)

This page is the emotional payoff for me– the restoration of Moab and the touching reunion of the cowboy and his beloved partner.  When I designed this page, I failed to take into account the sheer bulk of the “real” … Continue reading

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