Nov 28, 2018

Nov 3, 2018

NO MORE FOR GODS SAKE

...even #Muse..?

Can we please be done with this art style? How many times are people going to think they've come up with a great new retro idea? So sick of seeing it. Sick of being asked to recreate it. Sick of it. And this one is so bad, it has to be parody. I really just hit my limit with seeing this, and especially from a group that's usually ahead of the curve. Really disappointed.


Jul 25, 2018

Art for SDCC 2018

Didn't get to make any custom toy packages for SDCC this year, but I did get to do some large scale posters for Hasbro's booth. Here's movie Bumblebee done in the retro 80's style:




And this here's a mock-cover for The Defenders. Didn't have time to get actor likeness approvals and all that, so we had to come up with some artsy solutions:

Jul 10, 2018

Red Skull sketch

putting a pin in this one for later...



Jun 7, 2018

Thinner Space

Revisiting an older piece. Click to embiggen.

Apr 18, 2018

Starbucks



#Starbucks. 

1. So, waiting for your whole party to show up before ordering is pretty fucking normal. The guys weren't doing anything unusual. The fact is, ordering before your whole party arrives is just rude. 

2. Once police saw that that was all that was going on, the officer's job was to take the manager in the back room and tell him: if you call us for this shit again, you'll be the one we're escorting out.

End of story. But it doesn't end, because police decide to stick around where they're clearly not needed (which feels somehow ironic, since they never bought anything).

How do we know they weren't needed? Because white people in the room were more concerned about the police than the "trespassers". 

3. And then White Ally shows up and starts yelling. White Allies never understand that that only forces everyone into a situation where the officer now has something to prove. Whether or not they're trained for it, police hate de-escalation. Why? Because they're people, and any person who knows they will win, hates de-escalation. White Ally has no experience with this, doesn't understand that he needs to STFU.

4. And now we're protesting the chain? This didn't need to escalate to the CEO of Starbucks. He doesn't want to run a racist business, he wants dollar bills from morons of every age, gender, and race. But they protest the chain, because they've protested the police till they're hoarse and police leadership doesn't care.

(...which is cancerous to a community, but let's never mention that. Leave the police alone, it's a difficult job they were inescapably born into.)

So yeah! Bring your megaphones and your hashtags and your tv cameras to the coffee shop. It'll be just like high school. Safe and you can be as absurd as you like. Perform some slam.

5. Manager wrong. Police wrong. White friend wrong. Protesters wrong. 

6. Black dudes kept their cool, went peaceably, and stayed away from the media. They're the wisest of all involved.

It'd be ironic if it wasn't predictable.

UPDATE:
The dudes talked, but weren't disruptive. Still good on them. The cops came out and admitted to being wrong. Good on them. Respect and thank you.

Mar 27, 2018

Gosh.

Two attitudes I keep seeing in the news:

• If you want to come to this country, you do it the RIGHT WAY, through LEGAL channels!!

• Why so many HASSLES when a law-abiding citizen wants to buy a gun??

It's almost as if  people want it to be easier to kill an American person than become an American person.

Mar 26, 2018

THE GREAT LEGO CHASE

I love being able to go completely nutso on a project...and these guys really dig when I make their stuff feel like a Mad Max chase. If you get LEGO Life magazine, this'll be a two page spread in the current issue. Should be in homes this week...

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