My friend John Stansfield asked me to do some concept art for his sitcom ‘The Golden Hawk’ in order to pitch it to some major TV channels, and because he’s a friend and the scripts are actually hilarious and sharply observed, I did. Here are a two examples that I was particularly pleased with.
My entry to the wonderful Covered blog (curated by the equally wonderful Robert Goodin) has gone up on the site today. I drew this back in late June which is an indication of the number of submissions Robert is getting. If you haven’t encountered Covered before treat yourself to a look through the archives as […]
On Monday I found out via Twitter that Harvey Pekar had died, age 70. I was stopped in my tracks. I was working on a kid’s comic and listening to the B52s but my mood could not have been more somber. I’ve said before that Pekar’s ‘American Splendor’ was my first inspiration to make a […]
I’ve had some promotional postcards printed of my Childhood Villains illustrations and they’ve arrived just in time for this weekend’s comic show, the UK Thing 2010, in Mile End, London. It’s a great show bursting with talented artists and self publishing trailblazers so if you’re in London this Saturday come along. I’ll have all my […]
“Beware the Wheelers?” It took me a while to determine which character would be the final Childhood Villain in this series. I needed six and thought Moominpapa would make a good final choice but I didn’t have six so I had to draw Moominpapa as number 4 and think more about the last two. Judge […]
“Holy smokes, he’s a Toon” Fifth in my Childhood Villains series is the sinister, screeching Judge Doom from ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ (1988) as portrayed by the fantastic Christopher Lloyd. I grew up on steady diet of old Warner and Fleischer Brothers cartoons so I loved seeing all the old cartoon characters in the same […]