Monday, 29 March 2010
Thursday, 25 March 2010
I also received a copy of a small press GN I contributed to last year called Life Meter 3; a fantastic video-game inspired collection of comics. The spiffing Dave Roman sent me a complimentary copy and it is such a gorgeous book!
Awesome Legend of Zelda cover.
Absolutely love the colouring in this strip by Jeff Zwirek.
Fantastic Bomberman spread by Bill Mudron.
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Monday, 22 March 2010
Milk Town library will soon be host to a whole medley of comics like this! You have to become a citizen before you can join the library though! :P
I haven't done any comics for blummin' ages and I think it shows with this! Hopefully I'll tweak the over-all look of the rest of the comics and make them a bit more friendly on the eye. It was fun to draw and colour though and it was nice to have The Mayor actually doing something rather than remain a static character. I think these would make a nice set of over sized postcards in a set when I have more.
Saturday, 20 March 2010
Thursday, 18 March 2010
Tuesday, 16 March 2010
As a bit of interactivity for The Web and Mini Comix Thing, I thought I'd do some little sketches throughout the day! When I say little, I mean teeny - they'll be 5cm x 5cm. I may change my mind about the price as I'm selling my small paintings for £7.50 each or £14 for two so paying £2.50 for a little sketch may be too much. But I guess being done on the day while I'm at my stall may justify that and people can request drawings too. Gah, I'm always told I undersell my work but I always get funny about charging too much! What do people think? I value your opinions!
Monday, 15 March 2010
Fine, Totally Fine: Teruo wants to open the world's scariest haunted house and spends most of time setting up elaborate pranks to frighten people. However, when he encounters a real ghost (actually a homeless man who pretends to be a ghost) he loses his faith in his ability to frighten people and resigns himself to working in his father's bookshop. Meanwhile, his childhood friend Hisanobu is slightly infatuated with the cute but useless Akari. The three become friends and a love triangle starts to shake up Teruo and Hisanobu's friendship.
Asako In Ruby Shoes: This Korean/Japanese co-production was bought on a whim because I had a free DVD in an offer and this was the only film in the price-range I could use. It has since become one of my favourite films! U-in is a lonely white-collar worker from Seoul who spends his time looking at dirty websites on the internet. Aya is a depressed teenager from Tokyo who dreams about committing suicide in Alaska by holding her breath. She answers an ad for a website in which she dresses up and becomes "Asako in Ruby Shoes" for paying punters, one of whom is U-in. As dodgy and depressing as this all sounds, it isn't in the slightest! It's a very funny, heart-warming film that focuses on two very different people from different countries who have met before in life without realising it and through a series of odd events, meet again.
There are about a million more films I could write about but the above are some of my personal favourites. I haven't even touched upon Asian Horror films or the wacky world of Takashi Miike yet! If you're looking for something different and a bit quirky, I would recommend any of the above.