Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Happy Holidays!!!

One last sketch for 2010 to say Happy Holidays!

I'm taking the rest of the year off from work, so just wanted to say a very sincere "thank you" to all you wonderful folks who made 2010 such an amazing year for me!!! I would not be where I am without your support. I wish you all a very happy and healthy New Year! See you back here in 2011! :D

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Thor & Cap FCBD!!!

Yesterday, the silver books for Free Comic Book Day 2011 were announced. Among them is a new Thor: The Mighty Avenger & Cap story, written by Roger Langridge, drawn by me, and colored by Matt Wilson! Thought I'd go ahead and post the cover process. Hope you enjoy!

This FCBD issue has been in the works for a long time, way before it was announced that the series would be ending at issue 8. I hope it serves as a nice little coda for our run. (The first trade of which is available now, the second trade will be out in March.)

For the cover, I was asked to come up with an "iconic" type shot of Thor and Cap. The first two thumbnails were the choices I gave for that.

The third thumbnail was an extra option I sent along, for a cover with a little more personality. ;)

The powers that be ultimately chose thumbnail 2, which I still had a lot of fun with. Here are pencils.

And inks.

And Matt Wilson's beautiful colors!

Hope you get a chance to pick it up at your favorite comic shop in May!

EDIT: A lot of folks have commented on the great design of Cap in this cover. Just wanted to clarify that this Cap design was by Gurihiru for the upcoming Captain America: The Fighting Avenger with writer Brian Clevinger.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Round 2!

Hello again! I advanced to round 2 of Newsarama's Best of '10 tourney by the skin of my teeth last week! If you're so inclined you can vote for me in round 2. I am only down by 900 votes! :D

As always, your support is much appreciated! You guys have made 2010 an incredibly amazing year for me!

Thursday, December 09, 2010

I need your votes!

Newsarama has posted their first round of choices for the Best of '10 Tourney and I'm in two categories! You can vote for me in their artist tourney here and if the cover for Thor: The Mighty Avenger #4 above makes you smile, you can vote for it here!

Sorry for the lack of sketches lately, I've had some pretty hairy deadlines. Hope to be back sketching soon.