Category: Behind the Scenes

A Big PIX Update (with some history, too)

I’ve covered some of this over at PixComic.com, but in an effort to make this page about something more than Tom Cruise podcast episodes, I thought it worth putting some words down here. In late 2014 I finally took Hatter

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Anatomy of a Convention Sketch: Spider-Man v. Batman

This past weekend at the Emerald City Comic-Con I had a bit of foresight and did what I could to document a sketch-in-progress. Admittedly, this started more as a bit of show-off-ery after a conversation with Jason Howard the night

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The Hypothetical Avengers

Many years ago, during my time at Marvel Comics, assistant editors (of which I was one) attended semi-weekly “Assistant Editors’ Classes”, something that happened throughout Marvel’s history from time to time. This round of classes were taught alternately by Chris

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SpongeBob SquarePants & Me: A Love Story

I have been drawing SpongeBob SquarePants professionally, with varying degrees of success, for ten years now as of today. February 14, 2000 was my very first day working for Nickelodeon as part of Nickelodeon Creative Resources (AKA: NCR). And it

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Ten Years Ago, Today.

January 28, 2000 marked my last day working as an assistant editor at Marvel Comics. I started there, first as an intern in the summer of 1996…followed by my first work as a freelance penciler a year later on WHAT

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X-BABIES: While You Wait…

X-BABIES #4, the final issue of the the X-Babies mini-series I’ve gone on and on about lo these past many months, won’t be out yet for another 30 days, on 1/27/2010. That’s 30 days on top of the past three

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Hanley’s Signing: 10/7/2009

For the release of X-BABIES #1, I was invited, along with artist Jacob Chabot, to appear at Jim Hanley’s Universe at their Manahttan location. The good news was we had a great time, met a lot of people interested in

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Process

In the event you haven’t been paying attention (and shame on you for that), G-MAN: CAPE CRISIS #2 came out on September 9th, featuring Part 2 of the 5-part Pix: Teenage American Fairy story, “The Most Dangerous Donut”. Did you

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From the Reject Pile: STARFOX’S SWINGIN’ SPRING BREAK SUPER SPECIAL

And now, to make up for a nearly month of absence, here’s a nice long one for ya: In 1999, as an assistant editor at Marvel Comics, I had, aside from my duties as an assistant editor, drawn a few

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Coville’s Clubhouse

One of the little joys of conventions is putting faces to names and meeting people who you until then only knew over the phone or e-mail, etc. At this past Comic-Con in San Diego, I finally put a face to

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