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joequinones:

Ok, last teaser, I swear.

joequinones:

Ok, last teaser, I swear.

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ryallsfiles:

On behalf of IDW and Harrah’s, welcome to San Diego, #SDCC arrivals. Drive safe on your way to the show.

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boxbrowncomics:

I designed some OFFICIAL Andre the Giant T-shirts get them here!!

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Comic-Con Panels

I’m moderating two panels at Comic-Con this weekend, one on Friday and one on Sunday:

Comic Book Entrepreneurs: The Business of Comics

A rare behind-the-scenes look as leading pop culture entrepreneurs share the secrets of building successful pop culture businesses! J. K. Parkin from Comic Book Resources and Robot 6 moderates an inspirational talk with comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger, the Harvey Award-nominated cartoonist behind Nimona and Lumberjanes co-creator Noelle Stevenson, Dark Horse president and founder Mike Richardson, and Valiant CEO & chief creative officer Dinesh Shamdasani. It’s an inside look at the business side of pop culture no future comics entrepreneur can miss!
Friday July 25, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 9

Fund My Comic

Want to get in on the self-publishing revolution and looking for advice on making your new comic a smash success? From crowdfunding your own comic on Kickstarter to self-publishing with comiXology Submit, this panel is for you! John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder and director of comiXology Submit), Jimmy Palmiotti (superstar creator and multiple-Kickstarter success story), Jamal Igle (creator of the exciting Kickstarted GVN comic Molly Danger), Kel McDonald (creator of the webcomic Sorcery 101 and the successfully Kickstarted Cautionary Fables and Fairytales), and moderator J. K. Parkin (Comic Book Resources) contribute to this nose-to-tail discussion that will show you the tricks of the trade to successfully create, fund, and promote your own comic!
Sunday July 27, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 29A
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francavillarts:

SO LONG, JIM…Thanks for everything.
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francavillarts:

SO LONG, JIM…
Thanks for everything.

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dshalv:

VIKING piece coloured by Kelly Fitzpatrick

dshalv:

VIKING piece coloured by Kelly Fitzpatrick

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pizza-party:

Books I’m working on from October 2014 solicitations

Brain Boy Vol. 2: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. Cover by Freddie Williams II and Dan Scott.

#1 for $1: Action Philosophers featuring AN EXCLUSIVE PEEK AT RESURRECTIONISTS! Cover by Ryan Dunlavey. 

The Strain: The Night Eternal #3. Cover by E.M. Gist. 

Dark Horse Presents Vol. 3 #3. Cover by Brendan McCarthy.

Captain Midnight #16. Cover by Dustin Nguyen.

Deep Gravity #4. Cover by Gabriel Hardman. 

More info on all these titles over at CBR!

That McCarthy cover is awesome.

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Anonymous said: Female Thor? Seriously? What's next, are you going to create a black Iron Man or reveal that Rogue's mother is transgender?

kurtbusiek:

brevoortformspring:

Yeah, because those ideas would be horrible! Can’t we go back to the days when everybody in comics was a white dude (except for a few girls who swooned and fell over a lot)?

Also, black Iron Man? 1982.

…and before that, even, in 1969!

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Hawkguy #22 cover by David Aja. Hurray! 

(via David Aja: And Hawkeye #22 Cover)

Hawkguy #22 cover by David Aja. Hurray!

(via David Aja: And Hawkeye #22 Cover)

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amyreeder:

Here’s a little window into the colors as they develop!  Sadly I didn’t save any WIP versions of the rendering process.  I’ll try to remember that next time.

Because this piece was so unobvious I decided to flat out the overall shapes before I sent it out to my flatter Chris Canibano, so he could refine it all.  So the first image is me, the second is him.  I had him color hold a few things too…very important that the linework could be separated.  The third is what I did to adjust the flats to the color scheme I had in my head.

The fourth image is a huuuge jump, but yeah, I did my rendering, which involves a shading layer, some gradients, and some dodge tool highlights.  And I also, as you see, changed the background scheme a lot.  I wanted the background to look like the sun’s rays, but it needed to be dark enough for all the bright things to pop!  When I play around with color scheme, I select a few of the colors and mess with hue/saturation and slide the hue around to see if I get any ideas.  I also use the color mixer to sort of unify the colors…group them together, so to speak.  Picking colors is probably the most time-consuming part of coloring, and I don’t think I’m alone in this.

The last image is the final one; Here you can see what a difference all those effects make!  We’ve got glowing effects as well as a texture applied.  I don’t normally use textures on Rocket Girl…but again, I wanted this to seem like a depiction of buildings, not real buildings, so it was important to group and flatten everything to give it that effect.  I made the texture in Painter 9 with their watercolor brushes—I used this technique waaaaaay back when with that very first Madame Xanadu cover.  (I’ve tried the new Painter’s watercolors and it’s not nearly as good.  Thank goodness I still have an old computer with the program on it!)