Thursday, 26 August 2010

The finishing touches...

I have just finished doing all the lettering on the Wolfmen book this week, forgotten how long and dull it is (letterers have my greatest admiration, surely the most overlooked part of comic creating) and I'm probably not very good at it, but the control freak part of me demands that I do it... so do it I have to.

Dave has sent some revisions... and I'm now doing the special limited edition cover for the book that will only feature on just 100 copies of the book. These are purely for cons and signings and an attempt to make those events a little more special by having this available. I know it's only a cover but it's the thought that counts.

The launch signing at Whatever Comics in Canterbury has been agreed for Saturday October 2... if any of you live near there please pop in and say hello so me and Dave don't look like billy no mates. Then it's off to BICS for both days and I'm really looking forward to that. Going to get a new display banner done for the show too, about time after 3 years with the last one :-)

Back soon!!

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

'Fall of the Wolfmen' final cover art

After much deliberation, and advice from family and friends, the above is the final cover art for the regular edition of 'Fall of the Wolfmen'. Both Dave and I liked this one the best and we hope you do too.

Monday, 9 August 2010

Lettering woes...

Well, last week I sent Dave the final pages that I've spent god-knows-how-long-of-my-life-working-on these last few years and sadly he didn't like them. 'Rubbish!' he said, 're-draw them all or I'll replace you with another artist!!'

So it's back to the drawing board to do it all over again... see you in another 3 years :-(

I'm kidding of course, well at least I hope I am. Truth be told he quite liked them so we're on to the next stage of completing the book which entails Dave re-working his script to fit in with my pages. I love this bit as it finally makes the book come together as a whole and it does seem like I'm reading it for the first time. The only downside is the lettering... which I hate doing. And I've got quite a few pages to do of it this time as well.

We've picked the final cover, the interior design is sorted, all the pinups are done (bar one but I don't think I'll get that one for this book) so just the scripting, lettering and final proofing to do... and the special limited edition cover :-)

Lots to do... best get started!!