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Countdown to Supertown: THREE DAYS

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Supertown is almost here, people! Three more days to go, and so to hold you over (or, conversely, whet your appetite even more) here’s another piece of promo art I did instead of drawing actual comics:

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I take a little time to think
About what is right or wrong
And that will lead me home if I remember
And I do, I know it’s true
Come find me and I’ll be there to tender

– “So Long” by Sister Hazel

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October 2, 2009 at 9:29 pm

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Supertown website is live, with bonus theme song action

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Yup, finally, the Supertown website is available for all to see!

Go here: http://supertown.chameleonmind.net/

And make sure you come back on October 5, 2009, when the Chapter One starts to unfold. In the meantime, you can listen to Supertown‘s theme song, which is performed by Lima Research Society:

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September 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm

A sample panel from Supertown #29

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…to whet your appetites.

CHAPTER ONE: “Bugs in the War Room”

29 / 50 comics. 58% done!

Time stopped
I mean it left us and went on ahead
And we spent the whole day complaining
About how we didn’t want to get out of bed

– “Do the Math!” by Kupek

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September 12, 2009 at 7:12 pm

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Supertowned myself

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Listen, people. I gotta be honest here. If there’s one thing that I’d like to achieve in this eat-sleep-work life of mine, it’s that one day someone will draw something–a picture, a comic, a sketch, anything–in my style. And people will recognize it as such. As they say, imitation is the greatest form of flattery.

I have influences, many influences, but it’d be hard to know who by specifically looking at my work. I look to Bill Amend for color, I look to Bill Watterson for minute details in the background, I look to Gary Larson for the offbeat humor, I admire the craziness that is Robert Crumb, and I can’t deny the simple prowess that is perspective in Charles Schultz’s work. These are artists that have shaped me growing up–and even if I can’t see their guidance in my work, maybe others can. I don’t know. I just draw how I draw.

Maybe Supertown will be the ball that starts rolling. Only time will tell.

You remain turned away
Turning further every day

– “The World Has Turned and Left Me Here” by Weezer

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September 9, 2009 at 10:47 pm

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Of all animals, the boy is the most unmanageable

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Coming soon…are you ready?

(Bonus points if you know who said this post’s subject line.)

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September 2, 2009 at 8:28 pm

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Chapter cover art samples for Supertown

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Yes, the forthcoming Supertown is going to be a black, white, and gray sort of comic, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any room for color. Each chapter (story arc, in essence) will be getting its own cover art, which will be used in the storyline guide section of the website. Here’s the first two for “Chapter One: Bugs in the War Room” and “Chapter Two: No Trouble Like Zoo Trouble,” respectively:

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Feel free to start spreading some hype around. I won’t mind one bit.

In a world of doubt and fear
I wake at night and reach to find you near
Lost in a dream, you caught me as I fell
I want more than just a dream to tell

– “Happy” by Bruce Springsteen

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August 18, 2009 at 10:18 pm

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Supertown header sketch

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I hope y’all don’t get tired of me talking about Supertown. It’s basically a project that’s been living in my head for at least a year or so and I’m super excited about it becoming an existence, and well…I just have to emote (for once). Eee. So here’s a sketch of what I’m hoping the comic’s header will look like:

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My inspiration for this came from the Batman: Black and White covers, #4 to be specific. You should click that. They are beyond awesome. Hopefully I don’t get sued.

Cause I am due for a miracle
I’m waiting for a sign
I’ll stare straight into the sun
And I won’t close my eyes
Until I understand or go blind

– “Stare at the Sun” by Thrice

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August 9, 2009 at 9:39 pm

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Sneak peek at the very first Supertown comic

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Here’s a sneak peek at the very first Supertown comic:

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This is the beginning of the first chapter called “Bugs in the War Room,” wherein Will and Kyle settle into their new digs and attempt to take out their very first supervillain. Spoiler alert: it’s not Eye-Boy.

The reason I’m posting this here is that I’m applying for a comic site at The Rampage Network, and they require a sample strip as part of the application process (hi, Rampagers!). So wish me luck, everybody, because it’d be a fun place to host Supertown and would feel much more like a comic website than other providers do…and it’d save me a lot of hassle as I know nothing when it comes to formatting webpages. ::crosses fingers::

I’m gonna take some time
To sift through this conflicted time
And figure out why I can’t sleep

– “Take Care of Yourself” by Owen

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July 29, 2009 at 6:58 pm

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#335 – NY Comic Con 2008, Part 1

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I have nothing to say here that isn’t said in the above comic. More to come, too…

I have, however, created a Flickr account and stolen photos from everyone else and put them up there for y’all to enjoy as if I myself am some sort of photographer extraordinare. I am not. The six photos I actually took are laughable at best. Go here to see ’em! The good photos, people, not the ones I actually snapped.

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April 23, 2008 at 12:01 am