Sunday, January 25, 2009
Adamantium Meets Spider Silk
So Spider-Man and Wolverine walk into a bar... hilarity ensues. This Wednesday, The Amazing Spider-Man: Extra! #2 will hit comic book shelves across the country. Zeb Wells and I have an 18 page back-up story that I hope you'll enjoy. It's my first crack at coloring interiors and, hopefully, not my last.
Here's the same panel without the blessing of Phather Photoshop:
I feel like I haven't gotten much artwork done since this issue... a whole lotta writing lectures, doing sketches, and running errands. I'm still getting the Red Sonja Step by Step feature organized as well. The good news is I'm focusing on painting for the next month or so, about 6 covers in all, a couple of which are my new favorites. And a couple that may garner some publicity. We shall see. I'll show as soon as Marvel will let me.
Later this week, I'll be heading back to RISD as a visiting critic. My colleague (and roommate), R. Kikuo Johnson, is teaching a comics class this wintersession and invited me to join him. I can't wait.
And finally, to stick with tradition, here's another panel of Spider-Man being cold: