Posts Tagged ‘Jason Young’

Happy Birthday, Jack!

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Today is Jack “King” Kirby’s 99th birthday! Even though he died back in 1994, his creations are loved today as much as ever. I dare say I couldn’t go an entire day without seeing his artwork or one of his creations, even if I didn’t have one tattooed on my body.

He changed the world of comics, and he certainly changed the world.

So here’s my Kirby version of a self portrait. Happy birthday, Jack!

Read More Comics!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

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Everyone should read more comics, it’s true. And if you’re looking for one to try out I highly recommend Dark Horse’s Black Hammer written by Jeff Lemire and drawn by Dean Ormston (with incredible colors by Dave Stewart and the best letters in the business by the one and only Todd Klein)!

Black Hammer has an amazingly diverse cast of characters including Talky-Walky and Colonel Weird (featured in the artwork above).

As of this post there are only two issues out so you should be able to track them down pretty easily.

Now turn off your computer and go read some comics already!

Nightmask

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

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Here’s another homage to Al Milgrom. I’m feeling creative again, by the way… so my next post should be more something more “me”.

Defenders

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

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I haven’t been feeling very creative lately. But since I still like to draw I tried to faithfully recreate some old Marvel Comics covers. Here’s my version of Defenders #50 (drawn while watching episodes of Quantum Leap on Netflix) originally drawn by Al Milgrom. Al Milgrom deserves more love, by the way.

Paper Girls

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

This is a drawing of Mac from Image’s Paper Girls that I did last night in celebration of the book’s return this week. Issue six hit the stands on Wednesday after a four month break in production and picks up where the cliffhanger at the end of the previous issue (or the very affordable trade paperback!) left us.

Paper Girls is a great comic written by Brian K. Vaughan and drawn by Cliff Chiang. It also has wonderful colors by Matt Wilson and top notch lettering and design by Jared K. Fletcher (I usually only take note of the writer and artist of a comic book but everyone involved in this project deserves credit for creating a truly great reading experience).

It’s about a troupe of newspaper delivery girls… and so, so much more.

Do yourself a favor and check it out if you haven’t yet!
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