Tag: DC Comics

041 – Golden Age Starman

A redesign of the Golden Age Starman, based on my previous attempts at G.A. redesigns. But not as successful. I was kind of going for a mix of crazy mad scientist combined with the James Robinson Starman. Eh. Another one for the “retry later” pile.

037 – Clark Kent

I tried to draw Clark Kent as kind of a schlub, in the style of a Frank Quitely from All-Star Superman. But Frank Quitely is a special kind of genius, and I am a special kind of failure.

035 – B’wana Beast

Fulfilling a request by my pal Joe G. The only thing I really know about B’wana Beast is from his appearance in Grant Morrison’s Animal Man comic, and appearing on a Batman: Brave and The Bold, the Justice League cartoon (which Joe and I do a podcast about), and having more action figures than any …

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033 – Mr. Terrific

As I think I mentioned when I did The Spectre piece earlier, I was a big fan of the John Ostrander/Tom Mandrake run on the book. During the later part of their story, they introduced Michael Holt as a suicidal man that The Spectre helps out by telling Holt the life story of Terry Sloan, …

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030 – The Spectre

This did not turn out as I had hoped. I was able to channel my inner Burne Hogarth a little, though. John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake’s Spectre is one of the most underrated comics ever published, and it’s criminal that DC a) has never properly reprinted the book and b) soiled the character with Hal …

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028 – White Trash Green Arrow and Black Canary

Ok, so let’s get this out of the way, first. I love Green Arrow. I’m a huge fan of Mike Grell’s run, the legendary Denny O’Neill/Neal Adams revamp, and apparently the only person who thought Judd Winick did a great job in his short run. I even really dig Chuck Dixon’s run, especially the Connor …

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024 – Battalion

Just wanted to draw one of the most ridiculous obscure ’90s comic character I could find. In an earlier post, I mentioned that DC Comics published some of the best books they’ve ever had during this period. They also published some of the worst. Hi, Team Titans! That’s where this abomination sprung from.

020 – Supergirl

Too much black in the drawing, kind of sloppy. I’m really out of practice drawing female characters. I should try to rectify that.

017 – Joker

I have a habit of making doodles of The Joker, and trying different styles and looks when I do. This is one.

015 – Aztek

Today is my friend Joe Grunenwald’s birthday. I’ve known Joe for over 10 years or so. We worked together briefly at Maverick’s, our local comic shop. He was still in high school, and I was otherwise unemployed, recently fired from my first “career” job out of art school. I always liked Joe, but for whatever …

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