Saturday, April 28, 2012
THE ONLY POWER IN THE WORLD
826CHI, the non-profit writing and tutoring center. Each postcard features text written by one of the students who's participated in programs at 826CHI, which are then illustrated by various artists. When I was in elementary school I had the opportunity to attend a few writing workshops (including one where the guest speaker was author/artist Tomie dePaola. It had a big impact on me, and is part of why I write and draw books now. You'll be able to buy the postcards to support 826CHI soon, but if you're really ambitious (and in Chicago) you can pick up tickets to the upcoming People Eating & Giving fundraiser, or PEG.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
This week, the newest Threadless Comics-on tees went on sale, featuring a story I wrote about a fictional science-fiction property called Space-Time!. I drew the first shirt and managed to recruit Paul Hornschemeier, Jeff Lemire and Anders Nilsen to each draw one of the other shirts. It's the first time I've scripted comics for someone else to draw, and they all made amazing work. Here's my initial character designs.
Also, Darth Vader and son has started to find its way into stores, and if you don't see it at your local shop you can always order it...
Friday, April 6, 2012
Darth Vader and son: The Trailer
Less than a month away, something to watch while you wait for the book. Thanks to Matt Saunders for making my drawings move...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Save The Date, Now Playing Somewhere Near You*
After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January, Save The Date - the movie I co-wrote and created artwork for - has started playing at various film festivals, including tomorrow in Kansas City. Here's some of the first sketches I made for the film.
*Relatively speaking - on the grand scale of the entire universe, the movie will essentially be playing inside of your head tomorrow
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