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 gang at Gentleman & Scholar Comics had a pretty good showing at the MASSive Comic Con down in Worcester last weekend – we broke double digits for items sold!
In addition, I should have a big announcement on The Punchin’ Bag coming soon (hint: think ‘x’)
And right now a quick preview of the next Punchin’ Bag comic:
See ya soon -Jim
In the upcoming Tales to Admonish II I’ll have a one-pager on the ruminations of Spidercide. Here’s a first look:
Here’s some catchup for the next few Punchin’ Bags over on thepunchinbag.tumblr.com:
Sadly, I don’t think my take on Bob and Mr. Fischoeder (Fishoder? Fish Odor?) got chosen for their “Fan Art Episode”. So let me share them with you, in my “cartoony but grounded” style, with sad eyes and wrinkly faces.
I’m working on a little short featuring Etienne, an anthropomorphic Canadian goose. Here’s a sneak peek.
As cliche as the title is, it at least has double meaning, as Punchy quits the Elite Team and I try out a few new stylistic flourishes for the “season 2” of Punchin’ Bag (to be collected in the second print edition at a later date).
Because sometimes people on your team aren’t actually your teammates.