Tag Archives: webcomics

Because The Internet Is Asking For Someone To Do This Bun Toons! YAY

And no one is going to do it, but me.

And no one is going to do it, but me.

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You remember, years ago, when America was the home of the brave and the land of the free?

Sigh.

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The comics industry saw three major creators retire this week, and it’s worth noting their passing.

Legendary creator Jack Davis is retiring his pencil this week.  At ninety years old, he says it's time to go fishing.

Legendary artist Jack Davis is officially putting down his pencil. At ninety years old, he says it’s time to go fishing.  Considering his astounding body of work, and the personal inspiration he’s always been to me, he’s already caught the big one.

Creator of Tek Jansen and Alpha Force Seven. Stephen Colbert, is also retiring this week.  Though Tek Jansen wasn't a top selling series, there was a lot to recommend it, and I doubt that Mr. Colbert will stay retired long.

Creator of Tek Jansen and Alpha Squad Seven. Stephen Colbert, is also retiring this week. Though Tek Jansen wasn’t a top selling series for ONI Press, there was a lot to recommend it, and I doubt that Mr. Colbert will stay retired long.

Craig Ferguson, the actor who played Aquaman on CBS's Late Night TV show has left CBS for wetter pastures somewhere.  We wish him luck, and have our fingers crossed that he gets the nod should there ever be a big budget Aquaman movie.

Craig Ferguson, the actor who played Aquaman on CBS’s Late Late Show (shown above with Tim Gunn) has left the series for wetter pastures elsewhere. We wish him luck, and have our fingers crossed that he gets the nod should there ever be a big budget Aquaman movie.


For last week's sweet and charming look at Christmas, click here.

For last week’s sweet and charming look at Christmas, click here.

For the Bun Toons archive, click here.

For the Bun Toons archive, click here.

Christmas Season Bun Toons! YAY!

Hurry up with the kissing, I ain't waiting all day.

Hurry up with the kissing, I ain’t waiting all day.

This is a Christmas story my father told me when I was young.

the christmas the elves forget

You can see where I get my spirit of the holiday from…

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Here are a couple of the Christmas Covers I’ve done over the years…

Because it's the Phantom Stranger, it's possible those decorations are the living souls of the Justice League.  AAAAAHHHH!!

Because it’s the Phantom Stranger, it’s possible those decorations are the living souls of the Justice League. AAAAAHHHH!!

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My cover for the DC Christmas anthology from a couple of years ago.  This is the unpublished version of the cover…points for anyone who has the published version, who can tell the difference!

A cover I laid out, drawn by Stephen DeStephano I believe...

A cover I laid out, drawn by Stephen DeStephano I believe…

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For last week's bun toon, click here.

For last week’s bun toon, click here.

For the Bun Toon Archive, click here

For the Bun Toon Archive, click here

Chain Smoking Bisexual Bun Toons! YAY!

Not the rabbit...he's wholesome

Not the rabbit…he’s wholesome.

There’s so many Comic Book related TV shows on the air this season that a dedicated fan cannot keep up.

But worry not, I am here to make sure there’s nothing you’re not privy to…here is…

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It’s actually a hell of a show, pun intended….and but for the empty vessel of an actress playing Zed, they’ve won over the viewing audience at casa Templeton-Smith.

Who says this isn’t the DC age of odd TV?

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Your bonus moment today is completely unrelated to Constantine or sorcery in general, except the kind of sorcery you get with cleverness.  I recently came across some of my artwork being used on one of the most wonderfully fun websites on the internet called SUPER-TEAM FAMILY: THE LOST ISSUES!  Here’s the image…

batman samurai jackThat’s my cover from Batman and Robin Adventures #20 being used, only the original DID NOT have Samurai Jack on it…that was added by the fun team at SUPER-TEAM FAMILY: THE LOST ISSUES.

Here’s another one they did, using artwork I drew from the famously pulped Elseworld’s Annual some years back…

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Holy cow!  That’s a Jack Kirby Namor added to the artwork!  That’s too much fun.

Here’s one using a Superboy figure I inked over some Kevin Maguire pencils…

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There are HUNDREDS of these covers over at the LOST ISSUES website (only a dozen or so use images from comics I worked on, though), and every one of them is a grand hoot.

Go, check ‘em out if you haven’t already!

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For last week's webcomic review of a DC TV show, click here

For last week’s webcomic review of a DC TV show, click here

For the Bun Toons Archive, click here

For the Bun Toons Archive, click here

 

 

So Sorry To Disappoint Bun Toons! Woah!

 

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I’m in the middle of the most crazy deadline pressures of my adult life this last week as I wrap up Batman-Green Hornet and gear up for a quick, but fun visit with Spider-Man.   I’m so, so, so close to the bone with the deadlines that any waking moment not devoted to drawing Adam West and the gang is immoral and cruel to my editor (and colourist and letterer), so I’m afraid I have to run some RE-RUN TOONS this weekend.  (Only the second time I’ve done this in over four years of Bun Tooning! I’m NOT a failure.  I’m NOT!)

Since it’s Batman (and eventually Spider-Man) that are knocking my calendar days around, I figure it’s only fair to re-run some Bun Toons that feature ‘em.

batman at noon

 

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Bonus Comics on a Deadline Moment featuring my two favourite cartoonists:

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Good Man Sept 2014

For last week’s Bun Toon, drawn in a timely manner, click here

For the Bun Toon archive (where you could go find your own re-run toons) click here.

For the Bun Toon archive (where you could go find your own re-run toons) click here.

 

Sticky Bun Toons?

Ooh, look at the big shot, so BUSY with work.

Ooh, look at the big shot, so BUSY with work.

I’m in the “so-late-with-my-latest-Marvel-project” zone that the clocks do nothing but terrify me, and have to spend the weekend catching up….(I want to have a job next month, you know.)

So…the Bun Toon had to be drawn in Stick Figure form this week, just to save time.

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Of course, with the idea being that this was supposed to SAVE me time, the Jack Kirby and Frank Miller mock-ups took me EXACTLY as long as most Bun Toons do….sigh.

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Of course, your Bonus Moment is the greatest Stick Figure Comic of all time:

Larry Marder's Beanworld has been flying the Stick Figure Freak Flag since the 80s!

Larry Marder’s Beanworld has been flying the Stick Figure Freak Flag since the 80s!

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For last week's Bun Toon,  click the plump, fully rendered family of rabbits above. (PS:  It involves a free cartoon I wrote!!!)

For last week’s Bun Toon, click the plump, fully rendered family of rabbits above. (PS: It involves a free animated cartoon I wrote that you can watch here at Bun Toons Central!!!)

For The Bun Toon Archive, click the happy singing pastry.

For The Bun Toon Archive, click the happy singing pastry.

Happy Healthy Bun Toons! YAY!

Follow my advice, and like me, you'll live forever!

Follow my advice, and like me, you’ll live forever!

I’m nothing if not generous with helpful tips on how to make it as a big shot funny book artist such as myself.   Over the years I’ve shared the behind-the- scenes down low on who to pay off, who to give back rubs to, and who to smear with pudding.  I’ve taught you how to clean your brush, how to use your brush, and how to prepare your brush with a nice cheese sauce when the publisher never pays you.

Come with me once more, as the Bun Toons reveal…

healthy secrets of the pros

I’d have more to say on the subject, but I need to pee, and it’s up a flight of stairs.

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Now, here’s your BONUS:

strength and fitness marvel style

Not a hoax.  Not an imaginary tale.  Marvel published this in the late Seventies (I think, don’t make me get my copy and read the indicia).  Anyone want to see a mid-Seventies Luke Cage do squat thrusts?  Show of hands…?

luke cage squats

Ah, I showed you anyway, and now you’re stuck with the image.

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For last week's long-past-the-freshness-date San Diego Bun Toon, click the cheerful rabbit above

For last week’s long-past-the-freshness-date San Diego Bun Toon, click the cheerful rabbit above

for the Bun Toon archive, click the equally pleased bunny up there

for the Bun Toon archive, click the equally pleased bunny up there

Quantum and Woody, behind the scenes DVD extra!

I’ve been having a blast working on the Quantum and Woody webcomic microseries. Two week’s ago, I got to indulge myself in making up silly Hollywood blockbusters we could imagine that the guys had starred in. They were only a small part of the page, not the focus of the script, and teeny tiny to see on the digital version, so I thought I’d post them here as I was pretty pleased with them.

The cast lists, the producers names, etc….I obviously grabbed from existing movie posters to make ‘em look authentic (they’re too small to read in the printed versions, thus we’re safe from litigious shysters), so don’t go expecting Jerry Seinfeld to be playing Woody any time soon…but I think Ryan Gosling has signed on.  He’s having a bad year.

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asteroid broncos*

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Today’s Bonus is a tricky one:  Click HERE to get it.