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 [...]

2021 Digital Art Gallery

2021 Digital Art Gallery

I've had some serious artist block since last September, then in April things started loosening up. This quarantine thing has really agreed with me. There have been a few outright flat misses but I feel that these represent some improvements in my overall style. The key has been, no matter how happy I am with a result, I can erase and do better. While there is still a ton of room for improvement, I am satisfied with where I am heading... and having just turned 50, I am happy with any progress at all.

2020 Quarantine Gallery

2020 Quarantine Gallery

I've had some serious artist block since last September, then in April things started loosening up. This quarantine thing has really agreed with me. There have been a few outright flat misses but I feel that these represent some improvements in my overall style. The key has been, no matter how happy I am with a result, I can erase and do better. While there is still a ton of room for improvement, I am satisfied with where I am heading... and having just turned 50, I am happy with any progress at all.

Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Welcome to another installment of "Side-Notes", where I just share meaningless observations. Today's observation is about people whining over things that don't really matter. I reign myself in when I want to address this directly, because internet arguments are never constructive. Have there been things that have been done to some of my favorite characters [...]