Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Anime Nurse In a Chinese Dress With a Phoenix Motif [UPDATED]

Chinese Dress Anime NurseThis was an odd commission to get – drawing an anime styled Nurse in a Chinese dress with a phoenix motif. This would take me completely outside my comfort zone of my more normal cartoony cuddly toy Teddy Bear zone and really did test me. Continue reading

Writing Without Fear – To Make Your Story Work Sometimes You Have To Discard Everything

Hero Ted 2.0Hero Ted has got an upgrade, with a smoother style and clean lines I have finally arrived at a character I feel that works, fits my art style and I am comfortable drawing to reboot the Hero Ted comic the second Teddy Bear Tales book that I will be creating as artist and writer. Continue reading

Concept: Mr Button the Teddy Bear The Ultimate Defense Against The Monsters Under The Bed

Mr Button The Teddy BearMeet Mr Button the Teddy Bear… Do you have a Monster under the bed infestation? Things that go bump in the night? Dealing with a Bogeyman manifestations? Meet the ultimate solution to all your night terrors, with Mr Button you no longer have a problem. Continue reading

Rethinking The Storytelling Box With Hero Ted

Hero Ted - the Superhero Teddy BearHave you met Hero Ted yet? He is a character I am working on for an early ready comic book that I want to release in the Fall of 2015. The adventures that Hero Ted goes on take place in the same world as the Teddy Bear Tales, and he was intended to be an early reader comic. Continue reading

Are We Now Picking Sides Over Superhero Movies, Seriously?

DC v MarvelI am not sure how to start this Op-Ed, I am actually kind of sad that we are getting so fractured that we are now picking sides over what Superhero characters and publishers we like, and openly mocking fans of other books. Have things got this bad we can’t even enjoy comic book characters and discussions without an open act of war upon each other? Continue reading