Here they are the Nominees for the 2009 Harvey Awards. The ceremony will be held at the 2009 Baltimore Comic Con this October. This year I’m going to make a better effort to check out the works of some of the nominees that I’m not familiar with. I’m glad to see All Star Superman getting […]Read more "The Harvey Awards 2009 Nominees"
August 28th is Jack Kirby’s birthday, he would’ve been 91 years old today. Jack was and is still the King. His creations are having impact on both DC and Marvel Comic universes today and you still still see his influence artwork today. DC’s Final Crisis deals heavily with Kirby’s New Gods, something that I’m enjoying […]Read more "The King’s Birthday"
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything from my sketch book. Honestly its been awhile since I just sat down and drew anything. Well tonight I had a chance here’s one character from the big page I filled tonight. I’ll try to get back into this again. Aside from my opinions and thoughts I wanted […]Read more "From the Sketchbook: Funny Animal – Giraffe"
Michael Turner, an extraordinary artist and fantastic human being passed away Friday, June 27th after losing his ongoing battle with cancer. Turner had been dealing with the disease for the past eight years, despite it all he continue to work. He even continued to attend every convention he could despite it all. I’m a fan […]Read more "Michael Turner, artist & creator, passes away at age 37"
Okay finally back into my normal routine, I picked up a healthy stack of comic books on Wed. since I hadn’t been to the shop in a couple of weeks. WOW, what a great group of books. I don’t know what is going on this month, but I loved everything I read. So get ready […]Read more "Comic Book Review: Guardians of the Galaxy #2, Capt. Britain and MI13, Plus Spider-man confession"
Stan Winston was a true wizard of special effects. On all levels of make-up, creature creation, and visual effects this guy was amazing. Without him movies such as Aliens, Batman Returns, Juraissic Park, Terminator 2, and many more wouldn’t have been even half as incredible. This was a man of true talent and who possessed […]Read more "Stan Winston, Effects Wizard and Creature Creation Genius, dead at 62"
Will Elder one of the original Mad artists, co-creator of the popular Playboy strip, Little Annie Fanny, and Comic Book Hall of Famer passed away today. He was 86. Before Mad came along Elder provided artwork for many of the EC titles including Two-Fisted Tales and Weird Fantasy. Articles Remembering Will Elder: New York Observer […]Read more "Will Elder, illustrator & comic artist, Dies at 86"