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Creator of COPRA (Image Comics) • ZEGAS (Fantagraphics Books) • PANORAMA (Dark Horse) He/Him⚡️🇨🇺⚡️

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@egypturnash I don't recall any either, but I'm hardly an authority; I've only come across very little Savage Henry… https://t.co/b9s54k7XLh @jkaylub Lots of stunning examples -- thanks for the write up @MartGray It's more than a fine example, it's a turning point for Sienkiewicz. That's huge @KevFComicArtist Looks like you integrated the tabs, which is better than just having it rest there (unless that's… https://t.co/C47oFDmOevU know me 2 well https://t.co/ihHAB2B0Ek @zacksoto @MatthewGAllison You painin me, Joanie @calamityjon So excellent @erikmissio Drawing drummers always betrays the artists (these are perfect, of course) @MatthewGAllison I’m into this approach @MatthewGAllison Incredible, that guy @zacksoto @studygroup12 Oh, man — this is a perfect example of how a single tweak can give a totally different feel… https://t.co/AgtARTXqRS @episodio_piloto @ArchiePGH @mars_eve @EntreeHumain @rcall7 Go for it. Show don’t tell @paulakaskip Dammit, Skippy C https://t.co/W9GHsjLVMh @pistolerosa Crepax is killer. @chisholmdave These are all great! Love the trumpet pages @AlexanderJMoser Blutch is one of the best #factI wanna see more examples! Please share some. BTW, sheet music in comics doesn’t do much for me (like the musical n… https://t.co/U9RKhVQ8FMIn the first issue of one of my favorite comic series on the planet, Rubber Necker, Nick Bertozzi drew the actual i… https://t.co/XPG3mPAJp2The masterful (duh) Xaime Hernandez shows music many different ways in Love & Rockets. From issues 17, 28, 39: vani… https://t.co/GN9pS6K3taIn another Zegas page, I used color, symbols, and SFX to create the illusion of music/beats. The panel grid also pl… https://t.co/ZRm2WAt3qeSOUND IN COMICS! Not just sound effects, that's been well covered -- but *music* 🎼 what are some ways to represent… https://t.co/eK9U8go1Pw
2/26
2020
After Simonson split, I dropped FF but would check in occasionally @JamesQPurcell @PTOSMMH I simply never came acro… https://t.co/3y0pO2ZDwo @davidwynne Looking back, I noticed that Batman was the common thread. The marketing worked! @LeeByronCarver1 I couldn’t give them my $1.95 fast enough @LawLibrarianLou Tate’s is amazing, I try to make it out there whenever I’m in town. South Miami still has A&M and… https://t.co/bjqmPpSZfS @deLisleAndrew Never had the pleasure.Thinking about my old LCS (A&M in Miami) and the beginning of my lifelong back issue fever. This was the first mont… https://t.co/WcSAacsVsf @DocShaner Oh right, it's all digital now, yeah? (Zooming in, I can see a little bit of it.) I was about to throw a… https://t.co/sL2J3p0V5r @DocShaner Are those, uh... wait, that can’t be the pencils... CAN’T @LawLibrarianLou A&M was my first shop ever, Coral was just easier to get to. It was run by 3 college students alwa… https://t.co/QkRH5RPJvbI bought that Brigade at Coral Comics on Red Road (off US-1) Miami, FL. It was a beautiful Saturday. https://t.co/bRBRwHdcDZ
2/25
2020
@andykhouri Sounds like a job for @BaileysPodcasts @jeremylottdiary It varies. I’m on the color pencil stage @gamesbookstore Forbidden Planet, Midtown Comics, and JHU are all strong COPRA supportersColoring Week is HERE #OchizonSaga #CopraComic https://t.co/vW6rRLRgvghttps://t.co/UeSF8kDCap
2/24
2020
@FirestormFan @FWPodcasts @aquamanshrine Oh, you meant recast the Outsiders? (I thought you meant the JLA) Well, then... 🤔 @FirestormFan @FWPodcasts @aquamanshrine I would pluck the Crime Syndicate from where Conway last left them and hav… https://t.co/qhJHZISXYD
2/23
2020
Oh hey, big thanks to @FirestormFan of the @FWPodcasts Network for putting out the call. I can do this comics fantasy football all dayPleasantly surprised by all this Stalker love. Always down to spread the Ditko gospel https://t.co/BJnS4jcMcr HELL… https://t.co/qywEDgAMAm @CharlesForsman Us as we take over mainstream comics https://t.co/llbeTIhe2t
Retweeted by Michel Fiffe @MatthewGAllison https://t.co/RULVFEWTdc @CoolComicArt Good heavens @FotoCub @douglaswolk Blue Devil almost made my cut! Good call on Batgirl — she might’ve been in a few back-ups only around this timeCan’t stop thinking about this fantasy roll call I made for Justice League Detroit. The conceit was to recruit thos… https://t.co/O9m5GkwDtqKevin “Never Made a Bad Drawing in His Life, Not Even Close” Nowlan https://t.co/Y8iaqZiEYyReally like this Superman cover from an old Spanish comic: https://t.co/geNM3IJKnM
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2/22
2020
Can’t breathe Zack I’m dying https://t.co/cibcpITjAJ @zacksoto @Jacq_Cohen @jameslucasjones @RamonVillalobos @hermanos https://t.co/a7X7yQyagh @MattBors Had no idea Adam Kubert was IG! Thanks for the heads up, I love his work. Always pushing, full of life @chrisarrant David Mazzucchelli, Tony Salmons, Mark Badger, and George Freeman come to mindTETSUO 🧠💥🌪🦾 https://t.co/f94Nr4PrN2 @J_David_Clarke Can’t believe I missed Byrne; he always did that, usually with some measure of restraint. @matiasbergara Like I mentioned in the thread, it organically morphed from traditional to a more abstruse applicati… https://t.co/k3W53kUmvD @badgetoon That’s never gonna print. Someone, quick, get Akin & Garvey on the phone @MaxiBarba @MikeMorrocco Started around here... https://t.co/XPrsc52VKY @MattBors That's why new over-rendered coloring clashes with ink-heavy art, generally found in reprint collections.… https://t.co/866BBcpYe2 @MikeMorrocco Mignola's an interesting point of influence; there were a few Uncanny issues where Silvestri was stra… https://t.co/w24jnnX3zB @nick_lowe_ Always comes back to GoldenFull context @zyblonius @freejamius @kuro_kamikaze https://t.co/LpFptO8CfG @danmcdaid @TimCallahan I think that was Portacio's first inking job, too! Look at all that background marker work,… https://t.co/SYlbhb7LOA @MattBors I recall Clowes saying (back in the late 90s?) how ALL political cartooning had a specific style. Re: mod… https://t.co/IHfbiXYbsZ @kharyrandolph @pmaybury Definitely Shirow & Hara in terms of costume, tech, and gear designs. As for BWS, I loved… https://t.co/V8XdpG7adQPaolo Serpieri is a beast @mars_eve @EntreeHumain and Moebius is peerless @episodio_piloto @rcall7 but that's more… https://t.co/I2q1htErDR
2/21
2020
Here's another one of my stabs at it. Who else is a forebearer of the big crosshatch? Someone mentioned Simonson's… https://t.co/wCTVC69rH4This crosshatching style was further abstracted and it naturally grew to represent something else entirely. It was… https://t.co/URMU7TSM6cY’know, out of the Image crew, I noticed that Todd didn’t really use this method, not in the sense we’ve been seein… https://t.co/sTT2kblFj1Hints of it on the X-cover (left) which Lee inked himself. When next we see it full blown, Scott Williams is on boa… https://t.co/1rNzFbWAigSmith’s inking is lush, controlled but expressive. Maybe his work with paint shaped his inking approach? (He’s a ma… https://t.co/9c0tp6CR062nd source of influence: Barry Windsor-Smith, particularly his return to mainstream comics during the mid-80s. Tho… https://t.co/Tvjdb8iImcFirst up: RONIN in ‘83. Not the thinner lines to denote movement/speed (ala Lone Wolf) but the chunkier lines on fi… https://t.co/nP8hm4PfPuLet’s talk about crosshatching, particularly the 90s variety. Never has an *inking decision* defined a comics era s… https://t.co/BJeJBCOwBbCan’t stop thinking about the comic book ads in this amazing thread https://t.co/yZF9SCnDnN
2/20
2020
Thanks for participating in this, everybody! I appreciate you letting me know. These details matter. Shout out to t… https://t.co/e5zwlkWAGyDr. DOOM: Kirby vs Capcom Edition https://t.co/BWlvWoiy3C @vrs_nsmv Do they not offer a pull list subscription upon request? @wcillustration @floating_world Aw, man — Stumptown was a blast (as was LineWork). Would love to make it out to Portland again one day @popbombdenis That will get collected down the line, for sure (with the standalone #25) @JahFurry Practically identical, zero modification in content @CleofisRtP @ae2501maeth Hey, that’s still early adapter territory @BaybleCuber Oh! Thanks for the heads up @wcillustration @floating_world Floating World deserves a medal for everything they do 🏅 @stevensauro Big thanks in both cases! @Gormlessgeorge Deeply appreciated!
2/19
2020
@thomas8176 Same here — I’ll see what I can do... @neerwon2CS Florida shops are getting more difficult to come by, sad to say. The few I know of are awesome, tho @Alex_Chung You rock, Alex @jomomma75 Awesome — glad the earlier stuff was made available! @patchworkearth You never say the wrong thing @yung_scorch This one goes out to Bergen Street ComicsArgh, I forgot these options, my badWith a collection coming soon and the single issues still rolling out, I’m super curious how you all engage w/COPRA… https://t.co/YbcaFMXc2R @davidrubin CoñoCOPRA PSA https://t.co/M64p4PSYGx @conanriquelme @SonofNimrod Absolutely is Golden. Calimee just drew the issue itself @SonofNimrod Don’t know him too well, only through his brief Nexus work. Loose and cartoony are odd criticisms to a… https://t.co/Bo48oCjFv0 @Andrew_MacLean Murderers’ row
2/18
2020
@ryandaly01 Do it! The Deathwish issues are *grim* @Doctor_Hue Maybe it’s all that gear!Milestone's HARDWARE and STATIC (Icon and Blood Syndicate can't be far behind...) https://t.co/ivfBOi3R7P
2/17
2020

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