Drawing Doc Savage, The Man of Bronze

Drawing Doc Savage, The Man of Bronze

Inspired by a Bruce Timm piece from the Modern Masters series, this is my first attempt at drawing Doc Savage. I wanted to keep the simple lines of Timm's style. There were places where I began to stray from the C, S curves and straight lines that I tried to limit myself to. All in [...]

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alexander A. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican born commercial and comic-book artist, whose career lasted over 70 years. Stan Lee considered him to be the best cover artist in the Golden Age of comics. For the most part I feel that the only reason to collect comics from that era is only for the cover [...]

DC / Marvel Mashups: Ben Reilly, the Blue Beetle

   Before we had the awesome Jaime Reyes take up the mantle of the Blue Beetle, I had an idea for a Marvel / DC crossover.    In my version I had envisioned that Peter Parker’s clone, Ben Reilly, instead of dying, would have been presumed dead after an apparent self-sacrifice to save New York. [...]

WB’s Birds of Prey Revisited

WB’s Birds of Prey Revisited

   I remembered seeing some previews for this back in 2002. At that point I couldn’t get a WB channel so I never was able to watch the show. Being familiar with Chuck Dixon and Gail Simone’s comic series I know what I would like to expect but I see what I am not going [...]

The Downside of Superpowers

Jack King Kirby’s super power was to convey and evoke emotion.    While most see the upside of having powers, one just needs to read the early stories by Stan Lee, many visually scripted by Jack Kirby, to see the consequences of having those powers. If anybody has really paid attention to Peter Parker over [...]