Marc Basile – ‘NUFF SAID!
Gorgon, Karnak, Medusa, Triton and Black Bolt courtesy of Layron DeJarnette.
Layron writes: “The illustration is of “The Inhumans” which is based on a sketch card I did for Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier trading card series. I gave it a retro look by adding dot screens, textured paper and color tints in Photoshop”.
Oliver Hudson shares two recent commissions based on well-known Kirby covers.
Renato Stevanato pays tribute to the ‘King of Comics’ on the anniversary of his death 21 years ago today.
The Thing rocks in clay courtesy of John Catania. John writes:
“The Thing has always been my favorite comic book hero and I decided I wanted to try to sculpt him. Here is the finished product. I used hanger wire and some tape to create a pose then some aluminum foil to add bulk and then I used Sculpy clay over that. This is the first sculpt I’ve ever done and I thought it came out pretty well”.
All Hallows Eve is upon us and Marc Basile has an imaginary tale to share…
“It was back in 1959, in Tales Too Suspenseful #31 that “Beware, Gordoom the Living Pumpkin” appeared. Two teen age pranksters build a scarecrow that they hope will frighten the younger kids on their way to Farmer Brown’s annual Halloween party. The only thing is they picked a pumpkin from a field into which a meteorite had fallen, spewing cosmic radiation all over the pumpkins. And as fate would have a well placed lightening bolt strikes their creation, bringing it to life. It’s then up to Timmy and Tommy Horton to stop the monster by… well you read the ending yourself.”