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Day 16: 1-16-12

Day 16: 1-16-12

Day 16 of the New Era

I’ve been really busy lately. This was supposed to be about changes. But I’ve barely had a minute to breathe. Time to fix that. Decided to read a novel this weekend. One I had been meaning to read anyway. So I downloaded the Hunger Games to my iPad. This is the first book I’ve read entirely digitally (i have several that I read part on iPad and part in paperback). It’s actually kinda nice. Really looking forward to books two and three. But they’ll have to wait. Lots of work to do.

8-2-09

Day 1087 of 365 Again. Heads up Poozers! I’ve been meaning to read the latest storyline of Green Lantern for some time now, but I haven’t gotten to it. This apparently bothered Jameel who claims its the best thing since the best thing since the best thing since sliced bread. So he’s let me borrow…

7-15-09

Day 1069 of 365 Again. I love comics. So much so that I even write my own. So it’s no wonder that like many other comics fans, Wednesdays are sacred to me. You see, Wednesday is New Comics Day. All over America, Wednesday is New Comic Day. There’s only one national distributor of comics in…

5-28-08

5-28-08

Day 656 of 365 More.

First of all, I want to wish a very special happy birthday to one of my most favorite models in the whole wide world, Sarah. I love you, babe. Remind me to take you out for a drink when you get back from vacation. I decided to celebrate Sarah’s birthday by posting the last of her photoshoot with Starr earlier this evening, so all the rest of you can celebrate too.

Speaking of Sarah, I spent the rest of the evening getting the most recent episode of Cosmic Hellcats. Pretty happy with this one, as it is the first time all four girls have appeared in the webcomic together. I also added fan art from Stephen yesterday, and I have one to add from ☼ Helder that I’ll probably put up tomorrow, so check back often. And if you have Hellcats fan art, we’d love to post it as well, so send it to us at feedback@cosmichellcats.com.

And now about this picture. I’m still not happy with my own current drawing skills, so I’ve been brushing up on Manga techniques. My natural style was never really Manga influenced, although I am a fan. Hopefully reading a bunch of technique books will help me brush up to where I feel confident drawing an issue. We’ll see.

Only I didn’t get around to actually drawing anything tonight because I was too busy coloring and lettering the comic, editting the Sarah and Starr pics and watching the Penguins finally win a Stanley Cup game. Series is now 1-2, with the Pens having scored 3 points. 3 more straight wins with only 8 points, and I win the office pool.

Go Pens!

365 days

5-15-08

5-15-08

Day 643 of 365 More.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. At least I hope.

This is Omaha the Cat Dancer. Maybe the single biggest influence on me for Cosmic Hellcats. My friend Jenn had bought me all the trade paperbacks except for one years ago. They’ve all been out of print for a while. One of them, volume 5, Jenn was never able to get me. I have the individual comics, but the collected volume was amazingly rare, not because of the story (which is a briiliant exploration of human sexuality and modern feminism through the metaphor of anthromorphic animals by Reed Waller and Kate Worley), but because it happens to have a two page foreword by Neil Gaiman and fanboys are idiots.

But it came back into print this week. And now at long last I have it. What’s more, soon I will have previously unpublished volumes 7 and 8, thus completing the Omaha story, after all these years (it originally started in 1986, and it ceased publication mid story in 1992). But now I will finally know the end.

I can’t wait.

Probably, even among you that are comic book fans, what I am talking about is way too obscure for anyone to care about. I don’t care. Just trust me, this is awesome.

365 days

Chaste School Girl 6

Chaste School Girl 6

So now that I’m done with the main Hellcats comic, I’ve started working on the "Prestige Format" edition. The same comic, in bookshelf format, but with extra features. Namely, modeling shots of the real girls.

Obviously all of my Hellcats had modeled for me before, but you can probably see that I have fewer pictures of Chaste than any of the others. Well, we had a photoshoot a few weeks ago, and I never got around to processing a lot of the pics. Time to start fixing that now.

Chaste School Girl 1

Chaste School Girl 1

So now that I’m done with the main Hellcats comic, I’ve started working on the "Prestige Format" edition. The same comic, in bookshelf format, but with extra features. Namely, modeling shots of the real girls.

Obviously all of my Hellcats had modeled for me before, but you can probably see that I have fewer pictures of Chaste than any of the others. Well, we had a photoshoot a few weeks ago, and I never got around to processing a lot of the pics. Time to start fixing that now.

1-11-08

Day 518 of 365 More. One of my professors back in school used to tell me that the secret to good writing was to kill your darlings. It’s a good lesson, but its one of the hardest things to do. The same seems to be true for art. With yesterdays’s posts, I’m halfway through the…

7-22-07

Day 345 of 365 days. I love how my 365 pic views skyrocket every time I post a pic of a half naked girl. I haven’t been online much today, and as such haven’t even really looked at flickr. Sorry about that. Basically I had a choice of things to do today. I could work…

5-28-07

Day 290 of 365 days. Today was tarot card processing day. That’s pretty much what I did all day. I now have 20 cards done in the Maverick Tarot set. I wanted to see what the cards will ultimately look like so I printed them out on my inkjet. Now I need to buy more…