Monthly Archives: August, 2016

‘Sects Wednesday 08/31/2016



‘Sects Tuesday 08/30/2016


*So… this was not originally going to be how today’s episode developed, and the inspiration for it is a bit sad as the passing of Gene Wilder implanted this and other things in my brain yesterday… but, oddly and perhaps appropriately, I think the result is way better than my original idea for today’s dialog… and I hope it is a fitting tribute in my own inferior way to someone who has left a huge imprint on the world he left behind. As has been the case far too many times this year, I find myself inspired to work in a homage in an unanticipated way because of a sad loss… and it simultaneously makes my work a whole lot better than it would have been originally, while making me a little sad and feeling unworthy to take the full credit for the result.

‘Sects Monday 08/29/2016


‘Sects Sunday 08/28/2016

SECTS 460S*Could this be the long-awaited return (for the first time) of the legendary missing Time Flies? Or is it an elaborate misdirection? Or… is it both?! Mwahaha! 🙂

Batman Bust Convention Sketch

Convention sketches are like a box of chocolates… you never know what you’re gonna get! 🙂 With my humble apologies to Forrest Gump, begins the tale of a convention sketch from last weekend at the Raleigh Comic Book Show.

Once I was settled in and had said my hellos to fellow guests and the show organizer, I decided to begin a convention sketch on a blank 7×10 comic backing board. Admittedly, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to draw when I began, but since I had drawn a Spider-Man last December I was at least not going to do that. So, pencil to paper and at some point I decided I wanted to draw Batman.

Had I decided to draw Batman sooner, it would have started out looking less like Orion from the New Gods! I realized I had a little bit of work to do to bring it back to being a Batman drawing and not Orion. Nothing against Orion, incidentally, and I probably should draw him too… but I was going for a more immediately recognizable character for this unsolicited sketch and I figured more people would recognize Batman.

Batman Convention Sketch

I think I managed to save it… but you can be the judge!  Oh, and in case you wonder… I found myself without proper flesh-coloring markers so I improvised with a few different colors and going for the patchwork illusion of skin tone through color overload! It just didn’t look right leaving his face white once I had colored everything else. So, my least favorite part of this one is the faux flesh tone result here, even though the illusion works from a distance… it just doesn’t hold up quite as well to up-close scrutiny.

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‘Sects Friday 08/26/2016


‘Sects Thursday 08/25/2016


‘Sects Wednesday 08/24/2016


‘Sects Tuesday 08/23/2016


‘Sects Monday 08/22/2016

SECTS 456*Okay, I freely admit that I did this one mainly just to see if I could get away with it. Did I get away with it? 🙂

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