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

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!

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

Animal Sketchbook 7/16/11

Stefano Gaudiano's Animal

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

Animal Sketchbook 7/9/11

THIS WEEK: Two drawings from Emerald City Comic Con 2010. The first is by Duncan Rouleau, artist of the phenomenal mini Metal Men for DC and the rarely published Image 5-issue mini The Great Unknown, among others. Also, a wonderful brush drawing by Steve Lieber, artist of Whiteout and Underground. Next Week: Pete Woods and … Continue reading