Long Time No Nothing

So, it has been awhile. As soon as I start posting regularly and start a new project, real life takes over and backs things up. It seems like the art gods are telling me it is not the time to start working on anything fun. Oh well, it pays the bills.

Some time ago I worked out a storyline years after the original comics. I decided Mig would be an ornery old man with a big grudge. Here is the first concept sketch I drew.

Hope you like.

Getting Back in the Saddle…

I joined the 30 Characters challenge, and it starts on November 1st. Here are the details:

30 Characters 30 Days Challenge

The Challenge: Create 30 new characters in 30 days- one for every day of the month of November.

Why: Because the world needs new characters.

When: Starting November 1st, 2010.

Where: On at 30Characters.com.

Stay Connected and Spread the Word: Follow the hashtag #30characters on Twitter for the latest information on the 30 Characters Challenge!

Why I joined?: This sounded like a fun experiment. I love creating new characters, and since I am working on my comic again, it would be good to expand my universe with some cool characters. Some may be used, some may not of course. I already have some ideas brewing in my head. I cannot wait for this to start.

I will let everyone know when I start seeing my characters on the site, and hopefully you will see some of them in one of my books soon.

Inspirations…

I went through an old box of comics the other day and found a bunch of comics from Joe Madureira. I spent about 2 hours when I should have been sleeping rereading about 20 comics. Some of his greatest work was on Xmen, Battle Chasers, and the most recent Ultimates mini series.

His work is just awesome. A blend of Manga and high velocity emotions really make him one of my favorite artists. I have been out of the comic loop for a few years, but I heard he is working in video games now, and may get back into comics soon. I hope he does.