January 12, 2016

Archie #5 Easter Eggs

Here are some hidden bits in issue #5

My pal and fellow artist Jonathan Adrian (venusjaw) is the bouncer at the end

My sister Alexa

 My other sister Audra

My buddies Philip Seastrom of Mowgli Surfwear and Jake Berendes of Mother's News 

I tried to slip in "GO YORKIES!" as if Yorkies were the new Riverdale Mascot but the official one is a bulldog so that'll be changed later on.

You can see my dog Allie Oop (who is a Yorkie) up there on the poster.

And the goth kid is wearing a jacket that has KC-130 on the back from my + JJ Kahr's book Pirates of Mars!

You can see JJ's patch on the girl's jacket sleeve, the same one that makes a tiny appearance in Howard the Duck issue #2.

Speaking of Howard the Duck...

a little something for Chip Zdarsky

Here are some of my favorite panels:

January 11, 2016

Over the Garden Wall cover art

A recently completed cover for the new comic series based on the animated show "Over the Garden Wall" released by KaBOOM! Studios!

I looked at this piece of vintage print for inspiration:

If they ask me to do another, I'd love to do a similar one but with autumnal leaves and more vegetables, to make is seasonal.  Then maybe a winter and summer one!

January 6, 2016

Archie 5 out today

Archie #5 hits stands today - and I'd be lying if I said I didn't have butterflies in my stomach!