Friday, May 27, 2011

It's About The Connection

When I saw the call to visually throw down for the legendary DJ Vinroc, I jumped at the opportunity. He got the sounds that continue to inspire and move me to do what I do. Two-time ITF world champion, representin' 5th-Platoon and TripleThreatDJs, founder of ThatsThat Label... and now at the forefront of a just movement to help our SF Bay Area community of talent to evolve in the face of new struggles and realities for artists and producers, he's leading the charge to connect the talent so everyone can move forward together. That's love for the people right there. I'm truly honored to be a small part to help spread it.

In words my visitors would understand, he's Professor X putting the call out to all the X-Men to get together for the benefit of all mutant and humankind alike. He's Nick Fury enlisting all the independent Avengers to work together for the greater good of the world. Can you digs?

Peep my illo, but, most importantly, download, enjoy, and get inspired by the beats he brought together HERE. Get inspired to do the good that only you can do, no matter what it is.


Make sure to get down with more Vinroc greatness over at ThatsThat Label!

Peace.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Get A Grip

It's Dark Horse Comics Week for The Line It Is Drawn over at Comics Should Be Good! I chose the suggestion to pit Fear Agent against Aliens for my piece. I hope y'all digs the inks on this one! Check it out HERE.


Don't forget to follow then tweet CSBG your suggestions for next week's comic book character homages of famous movie posters. Thanks for the visit!

Peace.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Starrostruck

Here's a pencil drawing I did—an homage to the classic cover of The Brave and The Bold 28—for my great buddy, Edward. He has a huge, almost unhealthy fixation for Starro, but like a good friend, I feed his need.

Wait... I did the right thing, right...?

Anyway... enjoy!


Peace.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Utopian Gothic

This week, I made a Jubilee and Wolverine piece for The Line It Is Drawn over at Comics Should Be Good! Just in time for their guest appearances in X-23 #10—the last page of which was HOT, by the way! As an Asian Vampire American, it totally spoke to me.

Check out my piece and those of The Line artists HERE. There's gold to be found! They nailed the topic of comic book characters mashed-up with famous paintings! 


Don't forget to follow then tweet CSBG your suggestions for next week's Dark Horse comic book character team-ups/mash-ups! Preferably the non-licensed stuff. Thanks for the visit!

Peace.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Multiplexity

It's my favorite time of the week alongside new comic book day! The Line It Is Drawn is up over at Comics Should Be Good and we're serving mash-ups/team-ups of comic books and web comics! And the pieces are undeniably strong and hot this week!

I chose to honor Thor (I love his new movie currently in theaters) and Gordon McAlpin's brilliant web comic, Multiplex.

I'm late on the web comics thing, but I've sampled Multiplex previously and knew it was only a matter of time before I fully immerse myself into its fun vector art universe. This topic gave me the chance to finally fulfill that promise and I can honestly say... world, I am in love with Multiplex.

Hilarious hijinks; thoughtful, well-developed, and "real" characters; and movies that we hate, love, and hate to love! This one has it all.

I shits you not, I went through over 580 Multiplex strips in 3 days, over 400 in just the first day alone. I found myself seriously laughing out loud, incredibly sad, at times squirming, and many times in suspense. It brought out so many emotions and memories of people I knew throughout life. My favorite character is Jason, natch, and not just because he's Filipino (Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!), but also 'cause I see a bit of myself and my friends in him (and Kurt). Multiplex has been running 5 years strong so you're there to witness the growth in nearly every character.

I'm shocked this hasn't been developed for TV yet, but I'm thinking maybe that that's also just a matter of time.

Okay... enough gushing before I get down on one knee and propose to Multiplex, as I'm sure others have already attempted. Check out our pieces HERE.


If you still doubt how awesome Multiplex is, read Brian Cronin's review HERE on the first printed collection, which I hope to get my grubby hands on sooner than later. It's a must-own.

And if that still doesn't convince you, you can always slap yourself with a face-full of awesome by visiting MultiplexComic.com to read it and fall in love with it as I have. Tell Gordon I sent ya!

For more info on web comics, celebrate A Month of Web Comics over at CSBG.

Don't forget to follow and tweet CSBG your suggestions for next week's theme: comic book character(s) mashed-up with famous works of art!

Have a great web comics-filled month!

Peace.

Friday, Friday The 13th

Partyin', partyin'...? FUN FUN FUN FUN...?

UGH... great. Blogger lost my frickin' Multiplex post. Figures. It's Friday, Friday The 13th!

Anyway... my girl is back! As the BlackBat! When I found out, my drawing hand vomited this quickie to get the excitement out my system. I'm not a smoking dude, but I may need a stogie right about now.


UPDATE: My Multiplex post has returned! Yeee!

Peace.

Friday, May 06, 2011

Goddess vs. Amazon

It's Artemis vs. Artemis! I gave the Amazon Artie pants since pants are all the rage these days. I also rendered in a new way that I'm not accustomed to. Fun stuff! Check out my piece over at The Line It Is Drawn! I hope you digs!


Peace.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

The Walking Glenn

First and foremost, Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! I celebrate it every month, but every May, you can, too!

To set it off, here's my favorite character Glenn from The Walking Dead!


The illo was intended to be a part of The Line It Is Drawn, but I made a conscious decision to decline submitting because the challenge called for drawing in another artist's style and I feel that I failed to capture the style of the artist I chose. Can you guess who it is? If you can't, you win 'cuz you helped me prove my point! 

Catch up on The Walking Dead  comics HERE. Grab the TV show's first season HERE. Episode 2 rocks. That's all I'm sayin'.

Peace.