Comics For Sale!

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So for some obvious 2020 reasons I’m not going to be doing any comic shows for the foreseeable future. With that in mind I’ve turned to you, the internet, to sell my physical books, as well as coffee mug stickers and a few “Just Like Comics” pins!

Check it out at http://gscomics.storenvy.com/

There’s some print exclusive stuff here, including:

Eight colorful pages of The Indefatigable Punchin’ Bag

Comics about a melancholic Canada goose named Etienne

A limited hand stapled ashcan of something called “Tex Arkana 2020”, made in late 2019 when I thought the only thing weird about 2020 was going to be that it was a two digit number repeating.

Plus a Punchin’ Bag trade if you’re feeling saucy.

 

Angelhair 2020 – Rear Cover

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Yesterday I posted about my digital comic, Angelhair 2020, and how it’s really the embodiment of the cliche that “hindsight is 20/20”, pun intended. That being said, I did work very hard on this rear cover as an homage to one of the very early comic books in my collection as a youth, Spider-Woman #45. It was really fun to recreate color schemes and apply analogues from my “universe” into this cover — that’s why every rear cover I do is an homage, usually to some lesser Marvel cover that’s more important to me than being instantly recognizable.

Angelhair 2020 is available on comiXology: cutt.ly/gscomix

PS: Odd synchronicity that I have such a strong connection with Spider-Woman #45 and Amazing Spider-Man #45

Angelhair 2020 on comiXology

 

January 2020 I worked on some comics when I thought the craziest thing about the year would be the repeating 2 digit numbers, and had some fun with the “sci-fi sounding year”. Little did I know it would be so much more, and a distant side effect would be not doing comic shows for the foreseeable future.

Angelhair 2020 is 12 full color pages about a woman trying to lead a team while dealing with management too hung up on how “cool” the number 2020 sounds. In hindsight, a little short sighted.

I’ll end up getting this printed for posterity, but for now it’s available digitally onĀ @comixology

cutt.ly/gscomix

The Punchin’ Bag – 29 thru 34

I’m trying to be better about posting on theslimjames. Here’s a collage of the Punchin’ Bag I’ve done in the intervening months. I’ve begun to experiment more with layout and technique. In particular, inkwashes for shadows give me a little more control over light and dark.

PS – The Punchin’ Bag’s “home” is on Tumblr.

PPS – The Punchin’ Bag #1 is on comiXology.

The Punchin’ Bag on comiXology

The Punchin' Bag #1 on comiXology

The canonical cover of PB #1

In addition to print issues for sale at cons, you, my remote reader, can read the first 24 Punchin’ Bag strips on comiXology for a scant $0.99! Check it out here!

Also, sorry I haven’t been posting for 6 months. First I was busy, then I forgot, then I found WordPress wasn’t working on Chrome, so I have to use Bing (ugh) to update. I should be in more of the swing of things going forward, or I’ll forget again. Either way, the world keeps turning.

A Punchin’ Bag Full-Color Cover

For the upcoming print edition of The Punchin’ Bag, I decided to do a full color homage to Avengers #4 (or Captain America #337 for the more frugal among us) for the back cover. It’s pretty cool to see the color schemes I have in my head when I’m doing these black and whites actually come to life. Left to right, Flag-Bear-er, Dividing Dude, Tex Arkana, Dr. Sigma, and Blaxtreme.