Tag Archives: superheroes

at the movies: x-men: days of future past

(Yes, yes, so many colons.  It is not my fault that people who make movies insist on putting colons on the title.) I actually saw this flick a week or so ago, when I was in the middle of posting … Continue reading

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accidental hero

Oops.  I seem to have drawn Captain America.  Wasn’t on purpose, though.  This drawing started out as one of the little figure sketches (Little Figure #whatever: Hipster Boy) but as I was finishing the pencils I was as surprised as … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus– free comic book day

It was Free Comic Book Day today, and I went to the comic book store for the first time in a long time.  Afterwards enjoyed a good old fashioned geekfest talk, and was inspired to do another little figure,  this … Continue reading

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at the movies: the amazing spider-man 2

Well, it was a movie, and it did have Spider-Man in it.  (It was the new Andrew Garfield One, not the big eyed Young Tobey Maguire One, so that’s about a half point in its favor.)  It was the second … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 107– dark star

The Little Figure Project has begun in the Drawing of the Day sketchbook.  The goal is do 100 of these little figure drawings by the end of the year or so, each a different character that has never been seen … Continue reading

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the kid

This little guy has been trotting around Kekionga for the last few days.   Just for fun, I edited and colored the drawing of the day sketch I did to get his character design down on paper.  He’s one of those … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– the many faces of superman

Curt Swan for the win– this is a gorgeous set of Superman heads from a first class comics artist.  We all would be better off if we made model sheets like this for our own characters, but I never seem … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 100– random team, with snake

This time there’s a superhero, a chunky tough person, and a snake with the head of a Lalique hood ornament (or “motor mascot”) from the 1920s, all arranged in a classic triangle cover shot, ready for the latest issue of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 95– costume to match

One of the major problems faced by any superhero is the whole issue of costume design.  You may have nifty powers, you may have a great name, but without the right costume, you may end up compromised, a laughingstock, or … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 92– a scene from “hero boots”

This is the drawing that you saw bits of, in penciled form, in yesterday’s post.  Scroll down and click on the images to see more of the art.  This panel sketch is from my new long (30+ pages!) minicomic, Hero … Continue reading

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