Recent Apparel Designs

Recent Apparel Designs

Recent Apparel Designs Here are a select group of my recent apparel designs that are currently available on TeePublic. At the time of writing this blog post I am twelve designs short of five hundred, and I do not see any signs of slowing down. Designing and Illustration not only keeps my severe anxiety issues [...]

Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick

Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick

Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick. Batman originally met Bat-Mite, the hero-worshipping imp from another world, in Detective Comics #267  from March 1962 in a story by Bill Finger. That Bat-Mite was well represented in the Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated series. Paul Rubens nailed he role voicing Bat-Mite. Today I want to remember the Bat-Mite [...]

Bronze Age Black Lightning circa 1977

Bronze Age Black Lightning circa 1977

Black Lightning! Black Lightning, aka Jefferson Pierce, is a superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. The character, created by writer Tony Isabella and artist Trevor Von Eeden, first appeared in Black Lightning #1 (April 1977). Something that fascinated me was that his mask was connected to the "afro" hairpiece that he would don in a [...]

Man From Atlantis Symbol

Man From Atlantis Symbol

The one thing that I found visually stunning about this show from 1977, other than Patrick Duffy or his swimming style, was the spiral symbol that he bore on his trunks. I can recall drawing that symbol over and over when I was 7. This symbol is probably responsible for my affinity for spirals in [...]

The Man from Atlantis 1977

The Man from Atlantis 1977

Back in 1977 the world was an amazing place. It was probably one of the most influential years, in my lifetime that I can recall. This show, well it was a blip on the radar for that year, but it was a huge blip for me. The Man from Atlantis bucked trends of the time [...]