Friday, November 05, 2010
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Every now and then a job comes along that you would never imagine yourself doing. Not to say that it's not a fun job, just totally unexpected. The Discovery channel came to me (okay, strictly speaking, they came to my agent) and asked if I would like to do designs for the MythBusters bobbleheads. Yup, bobbleheads! I'm actually a big fan of the show, so of course I jumped at the opportunity. The red and white checkered pattern on the rocket that Adam is tied to is a nod to my favorite Herge Tintin story when I was a kid, Destination Moon! Unfortunately, they changed the colors on the final painted sculpture to yellow and black, probably to save money on paint. Oh well!
Friday, October 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
I grew up on Archie comics and I love the characters, so I wracked my brain to come up with an appropriate cover concept that would do the event justice. I drew a couple of sketches in my style, then in the Archie style and nothing really seemed to click. Then it hit me: what if Jack Kirby, The King of Comics himself had drawn Archie? That would have been great! Kirby is so distinctive, he would have made the characters his own.
The more I thought about it, the more I liked it! After all, Jack drew Jimmy Olsen for DC. And his take on Archie might have been close to that. So I attempted to pull off a reasonable facsimile thereof. Dunno how successful I was, but it was fun paying tribute to The King for a great cause.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Some more villains, Force, Boomerang and Doctor Spectrum! That's right, Doctor Spectrum! With the crystal and the Rainbow Brite rainbow waves! The Mandarin is my favorite Iron Man villain so I did the Acts of Vengeance armored version, the I'm Too Sexy For my Shirt version, The GQ Jim Lee version, a couple of the emperor looks and classic original flavor!Hawkeye, Doctor Doom, The Ghost, Grey, Red and Green Hulks and a whole lotta Hank Pym! Ant Man, Yellow Jacket (loved that goofy costume!) and Giant Man.
Saturday, January 09, 2010
ED HANNIGAN: COVERED
Artist: Ed Hannigan
Contributors: Mark Millar, Mike Oeming, Jim Valentino, Herb Trimpe, and more
Cover: Ed Hannigan
Publisher: Marvel/Hero Initiative
Cover Price: $5.99
Release date: Wed, January 13, 2010
Master artist Ed Hannigan did many of Marvel's cover layouts of the late '70s and early '80s. Over that time, Ed created some of the most innovative cover designs ever. His covers for The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man still stand today as some of the finest of all time!
Today, Ed is 58 years old and has multiple sclerosis. Through special arrangement with the Hero Initiative, Marvel is offering Ed Hannigan: Covered, a massive 48-page collection of Ed's covers, designs he created for other artists, and even rare glimpses at licensing and merchandising art Ed did. Best of all, proceeds benefit Ed Hannigan directly!
This volume also features a new cover by Ed, and new tribute pieces from Michael Avon Oeming, Jim Valentino, and more!
NOTE: There will be ONLY ONE PRINTING OF THIS BOOK EVER! Get it now so you don't blow your chance!
48 pages full-color $5.99 UPC: 5960607056-00111