Making of a cover for…The Tick

As I mentioned last week, I’ll be illustrating a new The Tick series! Today, you get to see the cover’s finished inks! and just for grins, some progress shots, and what went into the making of it. Coupon Code- spring17- is good for 20% off your total order!  So go… Continue reading

You can’t say I didn’t warn them…

“You can’t say I didn’t warn them” …which is a nice way of saying “I told you so” …which is a nice way of saying “I tried to get those idiots to understand that they were headed for disaster, but they would not listen” “Douglas…can you be more specific?  You… Continue reading

You call this a brush?! (explicit language warning)

This is the kind of inking I do (below).  It’s delicate work.  You need the right tool for the job. For this I used a Windsor Newton series 7 no.0 (for every single line). I was very specific on what brush, because I use a very specific brush.  The series… Continue reading


The big news! ***subscribers to our email updates found out about this two weeks ago…you really should sign up HERE****   Ever have good news and you have to sit on it so long that by the time you can tell everyone it feels really anti-climactic? And everyone is all… Continue reading

Just as a general rule, I don’t like helping anyone

Just as a general rule, I don’t like helping anyone… I’m talking about donating to charities here. I used to do that sort of thing, now I don’t.  I would say I had “one too many bad experiences” but it would be more accurate to say ” I had no… Continue reading

Comicdom Con 2017

This weekend is Greece’s Comic book convention. COMICDOM CON I’ve been to it, I’m not going to go over the whole thing again right now, but if you would like to know what I thought of the show and how it compares to shows in the U.S.A. that blog is… Continue reading

Pupinia Stewart comedy Alpha Predator

Pupinia Stewart comedy Alpha Predator I decided I wanted to do comedy for a living when I was about 12.  Let’s be clear on what that job is…it is too make people laugh. It is a tough job.  It is your job to produce a response that is at best… Continue reading

Iron Fist…things I haven’t heard mentioned yet.

Iron Fist came out on netflix Friday.  ***this review is spoiler free…so don’t worry, anything I mention is vague or was shown in the previews ***  I had no expectations. I didn’t care for the character much as a kid, I didn’t as an adult…The only reason I knew about… Continue reading

The TWO best Comic-cons?

Occasionally, as entertaining as it is when I complain, someone will respond by asking me to point out something good.  Why not just ask a politician to turn down money? It goes against the balance of the universe. But, I am going to make an exception “in the interest of… Continue reading

Who told you I was subtle?… and the spring Convention Schedule

“Didn’t I used to have a reputation?”  Lobo Is it just the change of the seasons, that has people screwy or a full moon maybe? Someone wanna let me in on the joke here?   Let me give you two of the most recent examples.  A comic-con heard tell that… Continue reading

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