This piece was originally done as an intro page for the Archie 1 stories being reprinted in the Archie digests. Archie 1 were a series of stories featuring the ancestors of the Riverdale gang back in the Stone Age. Most of them seemed to have been done by one of my all-time favorite Archie artists,
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The cover to BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #213 remains one of my most popular covers ever. I offer it as a print and display it at conventions where it often draws attention and stops traffic. The original art is in the impressive private collection of my friend, fellow Kubert School instructor and Archie artist,
Here’s a piece I did for a sketch book I never finished putting together. Yes. That’s my face on the Iron Ghost’s screen. The colors and textures were all done by the talented Anwar Hanano!
This was the opening splash page for RIVAL, a ten page independent comic book story I was commissioned to draw.
From Star Wars, here’s Snaggletooth, one of those familiar background faces in the notorious Cantina scene. I’ve loved this guy since I got his action figure as a kid!
Batman here was drawn as a sketch card at one of my convention appearances! Of all the sketch cards that I draw, Batman of course is among the most popular. Every time I draw a Batman, I’m not hanging on to him for long.
Yoda here was started as a demonstration with gouache in one of my classes. He was bought by one of my former students a few years ago at New York Comic Con.
I drew this dinosaur to be used as a logo on an earlier business card. My former student and friend, Fabio Redivo added the colors and designed the entire card.
This marker sketch was done at the request of Archie Comics’ Chief Creative Officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa who was producing a theatrical play based on the pop classic film, AMERICAN PSYCHO. Here is the Archie gang as the characters of the film. Roberto used this piece to help promote the opening of the play in London.