Braeburn is a species of alien I made up in high school. I had a young super hero girl character of the same species. It's fun pulling from past creations. Also, Braeburn's name was inspired by the apple... Zigzag's name is inspired by a dog I met...
I am super good at blogging, guys! How many blogs have I blogged this past week? Like 3 or something? I am blogging it up! I know you are all on Facebook and Twitter acting like stupid idiots, but look at me, blogging it up old school. This is where it's at, man. So, before you go back to tweeting your fool head off, why don't you relax and enjoy the blog.
The New Avengers #18 and 19 have conjoined covers, and you guessed it, they were drawn by me. (Am I becoming a go-to conjoined cover guy? Do not pigeon hole me, comics industry!)
Wanna see my sketch and the colored version? Well here.
Here we go, Amnia Cycle Chapter 3 has begun. Tara has landed. She'll get to stretch her legs after being in that cockpit for a chapter and a half. And I've got some fun ideas about this planet that I'm looking forward to revealing.
I've been thinking about how long AC will end up being and I'm thinking it will be ether 8 or 10 chapters. So that's roughly 176-220 pages. I'm aiming for the 8 rather than 10 chapters.
I was just updating my About Page. Have you guys ever checked out my About Page? If you haven't, you should. I have listed every single thing that I have ever worked on on there, and beside each thing I have provided a link to every blog entry having to do with that thing. It's the ultimate guid to my work and this blog.
So anyway, I was just updating it and I realized that I never did a blog entry about my variant cover to AVENGERS AI #1, which I did back in March of 2013. Like a year ago! So, here I am fixing that oversight. I may be a year late but, guys, check it out. I did a variant cover for AVENGERS AI #1.
Here's my sketch for this cover. As is the case most of the time, I think the sketch is the best version of the cover.
So the idea with Avengers AI is probably obvious. They are robotic artificial intelligences. It's a team of super androids. So I decided to create some kind of circuit board/inside a robot brain thing.
Here's a look at Marte Gracia's colors.
As far as I know this was the final color version of this cover, but I think they ended up using an earlier, less final, version when they printed it. I have no idea why, it was probably a mistake or a miscommunication. It's a shame because I like this version better than what was printed.
At any rate, here it is just for you, my readers.
Blogged and blogged
(now I can go update my About Page)
Next week I will have some new AMNIA CYCLE pages for you guys. Until then, check out this nifty recap of chapters 1&2.
For the layout of these pages I completely and shamelessly ripped off the recap layout for the Epic Comics AKIRA issues. Not because it's such a great layout, but because I love those old AKIRA issues so much and have such a strong reaction to the look and feel of them. To make this recap look this way gives me a great amount of pleasure, and it makes this little story of mine feel legit and cool.
So yeah, my full on AKIRA style recap of Chapters 1&2.