Wednesday, August 17, 2011
In the Gutters... # 177 that is.
I pencilled and inked 'The Gutters' #177, and it can be found HERE.
What is the Gutters? For those that dont know...In brief, Gutters is a series of standalone pages that parody the comic book industry and the heroes and characters that dwell within. Think of it as an editorial cartoon targeting comic books, and you'll be on the right track. Gutters is written by Ryan Sohmer, with Lar deSouza as Art Director and Ed Ryzowski serving as colorist. As for who will be doing the actual art, well, that's where things get interesting (and slightly different). Rather than have one artist pencil each page, we elected to have a rotating roster of professional artists, among them some giants in the comic book industry alongside new and emerging talent.
I met the Gutter folks at the last con. The editor liked my art, and plied me with a copy of the Gutter Omnibus. It CRACKED me up, and by the 5th page, I knew I'd be doing one. (or more!) If you know the comic industry, and dont laugh out loud at least 3 times by the end of that book... you might be legally dead!
As you can see I went a little extra cartoony with this one...check it out and see what you think.