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Superhero Elementary–Picture Day: Loki

I had to include my favorite villain. Hope to see an appearance in Age of Ultron:)

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Superhero Elementary–Picture Day: Thor

I’m counting down the days until Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters! So I’m using the next few days to launch an on-going series of prints. Superhero Elementary–Picture Day. Complete with laser and non-laser versions of all my comic book favorites. I’ll have a print shop opening in the next couple of weeks.

First up: Thor! Had to work on one of my favorite comic characters first. When I was 9 my grandparents bought me a box of old silver age comics at a garage sale. A bunch of Kirby-era Thor issues that I spent countless hours studying the art. I still have them and they are VERY well-read.

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The Last Few Months

I did it again. I fell behind on my posts and suddenly I’m playing catch-up months later. Well, I have been really busy. I went back to sketching constantly and building upon those ideas for some final illustrations. And in my phone I carry a list of ideas, projects, thoughts, etc. All of these are keeping me up at night and I am really trying to focus on what to work on first. Well, for now, here is a sample of some recent work…

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THE AVENGERS – THOR

Today’s Avengers post… THOR!!! Yep, still have a bunch of classic Stan Lee / Jack Kirby issues of Thor I found at a garage sale when I was 8. So awesome! My grandparents bought a box of comics for me when we were on a family trip to Illinois and Michigan in 1984. A bunch of old Superman, World’s Finest, horror comics, and a whole bunch of Journey Into Mystery issues guest-starring Hercules. They were my favorites of the bunch, probably because I was really into all the Norse and Greek mythology at that time.
Just a few days left for the movie, can’t believe I have to wait until Sunday:(

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Odin!

I’m starting the year by wrapping up some older projects that I never finished in 2011. Here is Odin, this was really rough and I think I became bored halfway through work on it. I sat down and powered through it last night. I’ve also added  a few of  the others from the series.

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Happy THORsday!

I kicked-off my summer movie season last night with a preview of Thor. This was one of my favorite comic characters growing up. When I was 9, I joined my grandparents on their way to a garage sale. I ended up with a big box of old Marvel, DC and Dell comic books. My favorites in the bunch were some old Stan Lee/Jack Kirby issues of Thor and the Avengers. I treated them like gold and studied the art and story continuously as a child. They are still stored away in my collection, carefully placed in poly bags with backer boards. I decided to start a few illustrations inspired by these memories. Here is the Mighty Thor and his step-brother, Loki. I’ll have a few more to post in the next few days.

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