Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 75

In this, the 75th installment of Wacky Reference Wednesday, we're celebrating with some topless pics (as usual ). I hope you enjoy. Amaz...

Screen Capture Shortcut

Time for Old Man Logan, week 2! Just kidding. Moving right along, I wanted to share a screen capture tip that my girlfriend taught me: by pr...

Old Man Logan Gets Older

These pics were taken throughout the painting process and are a good representation of my typical method: pencils, followed by a sepia gouac...

Wednesday, September 23, 2009


Old Man Logan's Run

This is my inner eight-year-old unleashed. —Spoiler Alert— When I first read the Old Man Logan issues that my editor gave me, what immediate...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 74

As promised, here's Old Man Paolo. The collection of images below is the actual printout from which I painted. These boots are one of my...

Old Man Logan Studies

My first step in painting almost any cover is to produce a comprehensive sketch, in this case a digital color study. My first attempt, which...

Sunday, September 20, 2009


Old Man Logan

If you don't like this painting, then boy do I feel sorry for you, because this entire blogging week is devoted to it (yes, even Wednesd...

Thursday, September 17, 2009


Print Promotion

I've got a new promotion to go along with original art purchases: from now on, if you buy one of my black and white originals from Splas...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


Ghost of Interviews Past

Here are some interviews from a while ago... for the completist. Profile on R. Kikuo Johnson and Paolo Rivera Comic Foundry Interview Comic ...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 73

Mythos: Captain America , page 14, (2008) gouache and acrylic on bristol board performance piece with bicycle, bicycle pump, spray paint, an...

Monday, September 14, 2009


Thank You, Hanley's!

And thank you to everyone who stopped by as well! This sketch was a jam-piece we did after the signing.

Amazing Spider-Man #616

So I had a crazy idea... and I went with it. This is the second of two Sandman covers I did for the Amazing Spider-Man. Unlike the previous ...

Amazing Spider-Man #615

Here's the cover to Amazing Spider-Man #615. This one is actually painted in watercolor over inks, so what you're looking at is the...

Wednesday, September 9, 2009


Just a Reminder...

The Jim Hanley's signing has been moved from Wednesday to Thursday, September 10! Details at their blog .

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 72

Mythos: Captain America, page 12, panel 5 (2008) gouache and acrylic on bristol board Steve Rogers, his cover blown, informs Bucky of his ne...

Sunday, September 6, 2009


"D-Day" +7

Last Monday did not go as I had planned it. The news of Mickey's acquisition of Marvel , unexpected to say the least, caused me to spend...

Thursday, September 3, 2009


Signings and Showings

Updated! Next week's going to be busy: I'll be signing at Jim Hanley's on Thursday, September 10, along with Reilly Brown and C...

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


Hulk Motel

Mythos: Hulk, page 13, panel 1 grayscale study

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 71

Mythos: Captain America, page 8, panel 6 (2008) gouache and acrylic on bristol board This is the frantic moment just after Dr. Erskine, crea...

Tuesday, September 1, 2009



Roger Stern, my collaborator on Young Allies , sent this to me yesterday. I thought I ought to share. I don't know who did it, but he te...
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