I’m about to go to the TCAF con in Toronto. It should be fun.
I’m doing a talk with Sam Hiti and paul Pope at 1 on saturday. I’ve been reading a bunch of their comics and getting hyped about it. I like talks.
Here’s some sketchbook stuff I did this week. Some Dirrttyy pair: Kei with a power to the people harlock tattoo
Here’s the Warheads panel I’m working on tonight.
Lately my favorite shit is to ink while listening to Doctor who audio books. Most of them are like sub par episodes but I’m really enjoying this The doctor trap. about an organization of super space hunters tracking the Doctor on an alien world.
Here’s some comics I read this week.
The Shirow book is just a chunk of the Ghost in the shell: human error processor, but I hadn’t seen that cover before.
CODENAME: DANGER is the best kind of batshit crazy quarter bin book.
So it’s about ex CIA dude, Paul Makor recruiting a team to save a kid from a Nazi war criminal pedophile.
I like this 2 page spread of the guys they’re choosing for the mission.
james bond and woman on fire, good, good, but couldn’t they get a better photo of the guy deactivating a bomb in a scuba suit. Although that would be a banging drivers licence photo.
Makor picks a team. American Nina and an ex hooker who can learn any skill as long as she keeps her pants on. on some creepy saint/whore shit.
and a loose cannon psychic clearly named after that producer who works with Talib kweli.
The ex nazi normally just gets adult lady hookers but he got bored of consensual adult sex YAWWWWWNN and so he hired someone in NYC to kidnap a kid who is the son of a CIA employe from a school in Harlem to ship to Brazil. Fool proof plan.
Here’s the villans spider sense going off after he just had his way with the Osmonds.
And here’s a hooker outfit from the NYC scene.
Anyway the mission goes down and our hero and the mentally unstable dude with mental powers have the villan and the kid trapped in a bedroom. Then our hero throws out this shit.
By the way crazy dude who keeps killing people with his mind, a nazi has been rapeing your kid brother. Makor is a dick.
all goes as expected.
And then Makor takes the olympic gold in being a dick.
I really like his take on the reader being in the story is really cool. “if this get’s too weird close the book” and how you’re addressed as ____________ *your name
I’m reading it slow because it’s giving me so many ideas as I go.
I like this scene where you go inside his brain cloud and get offered tea.
and a tea gnome, nice!
Last night my big brother showed up fresh from Argentina with a stack of comics.
Here’s some Marcos Adan panels I like.
And the inner workings of dude.
For the past while I’ve been talking to Jesse Mead as his thesis advisor for CCS comic book school. I’ve been enjoying the shit out of what he’s been up to.
Here’s a couple pages out of his Lincoln Franklin: Ghost Hunters 2070
You can read the first chapter here:
and my pal Mr Stokoe put up an insanely good movie poster he did.
It’s the thing he’s drawing here:
Here’s the trailer for the movie:
And here’s an 80’s Appleseed video, that might be the only thing of Shirows on film that I love.
and some fucking Elfquest fan movie magic up in this bitch.
Ok. Now I’m going to stay up all night drawing and hopefully fix my schedule in time for the comic show.