StewartAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 9/18/11

The Animal Sketchbook is (supposedly) updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. This week: the first of some extremely good ECCC 2011 sketches. First up is Seattle all-star Megan Kelso, whose new collection Queen of the Black Black was recently released from Fantagraphics.* And now, one of my favorite’s of the book so … Continue reading

MahfoodAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 9/10/11

The Animal Sketchbook is updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. This week, two more from Emerald City Comic Con 2011: First up is Ben Templesmith: And next: a pretty mad take by Jim Mahfood. Next Week: Cameron Stewart and Megan Kelso!

GuerraAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 8/29/11

Apologies for the late post. Wasn’t able to get scans in time for my usual Saturday update. Previously … 8/20/11, 8/13/11, 8/6/11, 7/30/11, 7/23/11, 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11. Two more from Emerald City Comic Con 2011 this week. First up is Peter Bagge: Pete’s Hate Annual #9 was just released from Fantagraphics a few months ago, and is fantastic as always.* Next is … Continue reading

SouthworthAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 8/20/11

The Animal Sketchbook is updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. Previously… 8/13/11, 8/6/11, 7/30/11, 7/23/11, 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11. This week, the first pair in a ton of Animal sketches from Emerald City Comic Con 2011. First up is Brandon Graham‘s Adventure Animal: Go read my interview with Brandon at TCJ if you’d … Continue reading

WoodringAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 8/13/11

The Animal Sketchbook is updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. Previously… 8/6/11, 7/30/11, 7/23/11, 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11. This week we have one sketch from Stumptown 2010 and another from the Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery 4th Anniversary Party. First up is R. Sikoryak, author of Masterpiece Comics (Drawn & Quarterly), as well as … Continue reading

NeelyAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 8/6/11

The Animal Sketchbook is updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. Previously… 7/30/11, 7/23/11, 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11. This week: two sketches from Stumptown 2010. First up is the lovely Shaenon K. Garrity who, so far, is the only artist to include Janice or any other characters from The Electric Mayhem. Dig the groovy … Continue reading

JohnnyRyanAnimal

Animal Sketchbook 7/30/11

The Animal Sketchbook is updated every Saturday featuring two new artists every week. Previously… 7/23/11, 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11. First up this week, Batton Lash draws Animal alongside his character Mavis, The Greatest Secretary on Earth. From Stumptown 2010: And here’s Johnny Ryan’s interpretation: Prison Pit 3 is scheduled to come out in September from Fantagraphics, … Continue reading

The good, the godly, and what we are

I watched ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ today — and I loved it.  While this post does deal with the Star-Spangled hero, it is not because of the film that I write this.  I am a comic book nerd and I have been since I was 9 years old.  I remember picking up a copy of Superman … Continue reading

Pete Woods's Animal

Animal Sketchbook 7/23/11

Previously… 7/16/11, 7/9/11, 7/2/11 This week: yet another pair of sketches from ECCC 2010. First up’s a colored pencil drawing by Jill Thompson of Beasts of Burden, Scary Godmother, The Invisibles and many more… And here’s a pen and watercolor from Pete Woods, who’s one of the many artists participating in DC’s “New 52″: Next … Continue reading

Stefano Gaudiano's Animal

Animal Sketchbook 7/16/11

Previously… 7/9/11, 7/2/11 This week: another pair from ECCC 2010. First up is a wonderful watercolor from Stefano Gaudiano. When I approached Jim Rugg for a sketch, he saw that my badge read The Comics Journal, and replied “…Uh oh.” Also, if you haven’t checked out Rugg’s Afrodisiac, get fucking to it. Next Week: Jill … Continue reading

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