FROM THE AUTHOR The following essay written by a grown-ass man with the mind of a 12-year-old. I was already a budding superhero nerd on October 9th, 2002, when Birds of Prey premiered on the WB network. Cut to: 17 years later, where Marvel Studios dominates at the box office, the CW network (a direct … Continue reading BIRDS OF PREY, A HISTORY: Conception and ‘Pilot’
"Girl Reporter" Acrylic on canvas Superman works best as a love story. At least, that's what a steady lifetime diet of Lois & Clark has led me to believe. She's an essential part of what keeps Clark human and what keeps Superman in the sky. Naturally, I wanted to paint her, but I was struggling with … Continue reading Lois Lane Painting
"Manhunter From Mars" Acrylic on canvas Another one from my Ramos phase, this time based on the cover of House of Mystery #143, original art by Dick Dillin.
“Alien” Acrylic on board Painted this for a show at Carter Sexton's caricature art show in April, 2018. I’m not someone who’s naturally good at caricature, but I thought it would be interesting to take this icon I love and highlight something about him I feel people ignore... He’s. An. Alien. An illegal alien! A … Continue reading “Alien” – Superman Painting
For a very brief time I thought I would make a monthly podcast about a forgot Batman spinoff series that no one remembers. Believe it or not, the project was short-lived, but led to some great experiences and experience. I was 12-years-old when Birds of Prey premiered on The WB in 2002. Though a … Continue reading Broken Wings Birds of Prey Podcast Archive
"By The Helm of Nabu" I was on a roll with these Ramos-y paintings for a few months! Fate here is based on the famous cover of More Fun Comics #61, by Bernard Baily. I was really nervous about how this one would turn out, but I think it's one of the better early pieces … Continue reading Dr. Fate Painting
"Still Another Crime By The Black Canary" Another piece I did in the Mel Ramos style. Honestly, I was surprised he never painted her since she's right up his Crime Alley. Acrylic on canvas based on the character's second appearance in Flash Comics issue 87, 1947. The story was called "The Package of Peril" referring … Continue reading Black Canary