Wednesday, March 27, 2013

NORMAN REEDUS -- NOT DEAD!

This blogsite has more than a couple pictures of zombies among the posts but despite that, I have to admit I do not watch THE WALKING DEAD.  That doesn't mean I am unaware of the phenomenon it's become or how one of the characters played by Norman Reedus has risen to the top and that the actor has become a really big star.  I drew this of NR during the shooting of the 13 GRAVES pilot.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

REASON TO QUIT SMOKING #37

Back when I read ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, well, weekly, it invariably had a cigarette ad on the back of the magazine.  And this one just asked for a redux.  For the life of me, I can't imagine what the ad guys were thinking, having studly Bruce Campbell -esque guy blow a PAPER party favor into the girl's face -- with a LIT CIGARETTE IN HER LIPS.  The only doctoring I did was to add the flames... and making the guy's mouth screaming in agony.  

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

WALT KELLY: The Greatest Cartoonist Ever?

There are greats and then there are great greats and Walt Kelly, creator of the comic character POGO still, in my opinion, rules.    On top of the exquisite artwork, the strips were incredibly witty and satirical and to think Kelly's stuff used to run in big ol' Sunday color strips every week.
 
The above is a book I've kept since childhood (note the one dollar cover price...)