Saturday, April 22, 2006

Outta Space!



No, this isn't one of the travel sketches I mentioned earlier, but rather a sci-fi sample I drew up recently. Its based on Rick Remender and Tony Moore's excellent Fear Agent comic book, published by Image. I really like the homage to Wally Wood/EC-type sci-fi they've got going in the comic and wanted to incorporate some of that feel into this drawing...but in my own 2-colour style of course!

I want to give Special Thanks here to the Jimmy Olsen Club buddies for their crits and comments when I was trying to work this one out. Especially to Ramon Perez for the quick re-pose. My gratitude to you all, guys.

10 comments:

JohnRaygun said...

NICE!!! I love Fear Agent, good book! And seeing this makes me hope you're going to be doing one of the Tales of Fear Agent stories?!?!

Nice Tech too... every time I see this type of tech, I think of Wood and then I think of a specific panel in a Wally wood story... he had a stint on the Spirit and did what I concider to be the best comic panel ever... it's the Spirit looking out a portal and you see the moon, his reflection is stairing back at him... all in ink and zip, awesome...

Jason Chalker said...

Wow. That's really nice. I've been enjoying your blog for a while. I really like how you break things down for 2 color.

I just started a blog. Please check it out if you get time. I'd love to get your feedback on my work sometime.

p.s.- I like the Tony Stark blog too!

DW said...

That is something else! Such an amazing piece!

Dominic Bugatto said...

Damn , that's fine!

I think the trade paperback of Fear Agent should be out soon.

Diana said...

Mike,

You've been holding out on us!
http://www.imagecomics.com/blog.php

m cho said...

Thanks, everyone!

Johnraygun --Thanks! I'm a huge WW fan too, so the tech is a tribute to him. I wish I had that "Outer Space Spirit" book -- I've looked for it for years but its always been too $$$! Anyway, you have great taste in old-school, dude.

Jason -- thanks! Nice blog too -- fun art on that colour poster.

DW - thanks, Daryl.

Dominic- thanks again, dude.

Diana - thanks, D! I'm not holding out -- all I've done so far is that one sample piece. Fear Agent is a good book, though. Looking forward to seeing you at the con...

the doodlers said...

Lovely. I like the way the highlites show the undertexture. Great composition!

We were sick the night of the Speakeasy. Sorry we could not make it. Hope it was swell.

Joel Priddy said...

Beautiful work! I just came across this blog via a link on the AdHouse forums, and have spent a happy lunch hour looking through it. I'd love to see some more process pieces.

Anonymous said...

Looks awesome! Very cool atmosphere, I really like the tech, too. I never like drawing it, meh.

-anthony (some dude)

Andrew said...

There's nothing not to love about this one!