I am really digging the new Batgirl design from Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr. I mean, gosh, it’s a lot of fun with it’s Doc Martens, detachable cape, Bat-helmet, etc. It’s also a much needed kick up the arse for the utterly gross New 52 line, which for the most part has made me shake my head continuously for the past three years.

So I hope the book is a huge success, I hope that “D.C Entertainment” look at this and think “oh cool we don’t have to make everything look like a shitty video game” and start putting some money behind some more interesting looking books.

Anyway, get a blog guy, am I right? Jeez. I well prefer my sketches here, especially the one with Barbs scoffing the burger. Will I ever be able to reenact this spontaneity in my finals? WHO KNOWS.

I bought SUNNY at TCAF the other weekend and loved it so much I drew the three lads from it.
I’m not sure if anyone can touch Taiyo Matsumoto when it comes to drawing kids, I love the way he styles his characters, gives them all personalities in how they act on the page, makes them a little bratty but relatable and gives them an enormous amount of heart. SUNNY seems to be a perfect book for him to work on, and in a lot of ways is like he’s utilising what made his past works so great, like using fantasy to show a character’s longing and imagination but keeping it all down to earth. It tug on my heart more than once and I was so wrapped up in this world he had created in such a short amount of pages. My only complaint is that it wasn’t long enough, I could have easily sat and read 500 pages about these lads, but hopefully Viz won’t cancel this series after a couple of volumes and give Taiyo a chance to be seen outside of the small clique that seem to know who he is.

I bought SUNNY at TCAF the other weekend and loved it so much I drew the three lads from it.

I’m not sure if anyone can touch Taiyo Matsumoto when it comes to drawing kids, I love the way he styles his characters, gives them all personalities in how they act on the page, makes them a little bratty but relatable and gives them an enormous amount of heart. SUNNY seems to be a perfect book for him to work on, and in a lot of ways is like he’s utilising what made his past works so great, like using fantasy to show a character’s longing and imagination but keeping it all down to earth. It tug on my heart more than once and I was so wrapped up in this world he had created in such a short amount of pages. My only complaint is that it wasn’t long enough, I could have easily sat and read 500 pages about these lads, but hopefully Viz won’t cancel this series after a couple of volumes and give Taiyo a chance to be seen outside of the small clique that seem to know who he is.

I drew this last year in a homage to Ron Gilbert’s timeless point and click adventure game The Secret of Monkey Island. The original box art was of course painted by Steve Purcell who is also famous for being the creator of Sam & Max: Freelance Police.
I think I’ve posted this before but that link is dead due to my website going down and Tim Schafer (the co-writer) is all over the place at the moment so reminded me of this.
You can buy this image as a £2.50 print if you feel like it - http://marcellerby.bigcartel.com/product/chloe-noonan-scumm-print

I drew this last year in a homage to Ron Gilbert’s timeless point and click adventure game The Secret of Monkey Island. The original box art was of course painted by Steve Purcell who is also famous for being the creator of Sam & Max: Freelance Police.

I think I’ve posted this before but that link is dead due to my website going down and Tim Schafer (the co-writer) is all over the place at the moment so reminded me of this.

You can buy this image as a £2.50 print if you feel like it - http://marcellerby.bigcartel.com/product/chloe-noonan-scumm-print