The poster for Nick Curry, airing October 2017.
Today I did a test run for my next graphic novel. I wanted a new style for this graphic novel, so I used a new method of coloring, perhaps dragging my color palette to a dark, maybe gloomy type of feel. It's not completely finished; but it's to make sure my method works anyway, so I … Continue reading Work in Progress…
I used a lot of reference for Hostage. Take this for instance. This is at Munich Airport, nine planes lined up for boarding- at the farthest end of the photo is a United Boeing 757, then a US Airways, or United Airlines, 737, then a Lufthansa A320, an Air Canada A330, then a Lufthansa A320, a … Continue reading Hostage: From Reference to Page #2
After the glamourous days of Hostage are over, life swings back into action once more. Summer homework. Swimming Classes. Rain, some days, like this picture. But am I done with my comics industry? No, sir. Hidden under a bunch of research, math workings, and lab notes, is a secret project no one knows about. Keep … Continue reading Back to Daily Life Once More
Character Studies 1: Vincent Vincent's sketches sort of look like he is Jacques's brother. So in Hostage, I tried to tweak that a little. Character Studies 2: Olav I based Olav after some guy called Dietrich in another graphic novel. Only Olav is a little less fat and his glasses are not tinted. Character … Continue reading Hostage: Character Studies
Originally, I had the idea in my head about a layout from this graphic novel by Palle Schmidt, Stiletto: And that cover shot went this way: After a few days of sleeping on it, I thought, This so does not look right. So I found this old hitman movie on Google, Hitman: And stole it … Continue reading Hostage: Cover Anatomy
Let's dig deeper into the world of Jacques Stiletto, and beyond what we already know- money was tight, and he was wanted in seven continents. Jacques is from Austria, Europe, but this is not mentioned in Hostage. He made everyone- including hitmen- shudder in fear in his presence, like if they stared at him they would be cursed (This is mentioned … Continue reading Hostage: Dial J for Jacques