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Space Girl battling hungry aliens

WW Chicago news from Ronn Sutton & Janet Hetherington

The dates for the Wizard World Chicago 2012 comic book convention are fast approaching (August 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL), and artist Ronn Sutton is ready with an original new art print of a feisty Space Girl battling hungry aliens. Ronn pencilled the art for the 11″ x 17″ print, which was inked by fellow artist Hilary Barta (who collaborated with Ronn on Elvira, Mistress of the Dark comic stories and a dynamic Fear Agent tale).

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Swamp Thing Portrait…

Swamp Thing Portrait…

Swamp Thing portrait, oversized (12 x 12″), archival inks on Bristol board.

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Pickup Process

As I mentioned last time, many of my project go through a variety of iterations, from start to finish. Revisions are a huge part of the illustration and design process, and virtually every assignment I get goes through many stages to get the end result.

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Another Swampy Study…

Another facial study of you-know-who. Enjoy!

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Things Are Looking Up…

Swamp Thing. This sketch is 6 3/4 x 1- 1/2″ on acid-free board, drawn with marker.

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Thunderbolts/ Luke Cage pinup for Periscope’s weekly challenge

Periscope Studio has started up a weekly(?) art challenge on our tumblr site . This week is sketches of Marvel Comics’ Thunderbolts in its current mode as written by Jeff Parker. I decided to go for a big shot of the group’s leader, Luke Cage, calmly explaining something to a robot.

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Last Gasp for Gore and Shriek Original Art!

Here’s a real treasure excavated from the SpiderBaby Archives , and about to go back into the flat files unless they find a home this week: These are the first drawings ever done (circa 1988) of the horror hosts Gore & Shriek , characters conceived by FantaCo Enterprises Inc. publisher/editor Tom Skulan for FantaCo ’s horror anthology comicbook series Gore Shriek .

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Zombie. Rat.

Zombie. Rat. There’s no up side to knowing, for certain, where you are in the food chain. Save this rat. He’s not a bad fellow, and if you give this sketch a home, the swallow will never follow. 6 3/4″ x 10 1/2″, marker, pen and white-out correctional pen, a rat-lovin’ zombie, and a rat not-so-lovin’ a zombie. $75 plus shipping to the first to email me at msbissette@yahoo.com ! Artwork ©2010 Stephen R. Bissette; all rights reserved. ____________________________________

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Swamp Thing

DC Comics occasionally sends me copies of foreign editions of the Swamp Thing collections.

It’s always nice to see these, and to know our work is still getting out there in many, many languages.

This past Friday, UPS delivered two copies of this exquisitely designed Japanese edition of Alan’s, John’s, Rick’s, and my first collected Swamp Thing book.

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Zombie. Kitty. Dirt Bed.

Zombie. Kitty. Sometimes, it’s all you can do to just get halfway out of bed… and then the cat curls up on your chest and purrs. Make a bed for this pair. 6 3/4″ x 10 1/2″, marker, pen and white-out correctional pen, a cat-lovin’ zombie, and a zombie cat that loves its zombie, and a comfy bed of dirt.

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