A Teddy Bear Tale Concept – Tristan and the Cuddly Defenders get a Retro-Future/Diesel-punk make-over

Retro-Future Cuddly Defenders Concept by Nick Davis

Retro-Future Cuddly Defenders Concept by Nick Davis

I’ve had this image in my mind for sometime, I wanted to give the Cuddly Defenders a kind of Buck Rodgers Retro make over and here it is. From left to right, Archer, Tristan and Wilma completed with fun Retro-future/Diesel-punk make-over ready to take on the Bogeyman and the Monsters under the Bed. Continue reading

Concept Art for A Teddy Bear Tale Comic Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders – Down into the darkness they walked

Into the darkness - Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders Concept Art by Dan Nokes

Into the darkness – Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders Concept Art by Dan Nokes. Words by Nick Davis

Down into the darkness Tristan walked with only this strange Teddy Bear and his golden lantern as a guide. Outside their fragile halo of light there was nothing but the pitch-black of the caverns depths. This darkness was more than just the dark of an unlit cave, it seeped around him, sucking at his steps and seethed in his wake…

Sneak Peek at a new page the Ballard of Fernando from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders

A page from The Ballard of Fernando from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders. Art by Dan Nokes, Story by Nick Davis

The Ballard of Fernando from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders. Art by Dan Nokes, Story by Nick Davis

The upcoming Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders 48 page comic is going to be a mix of comic book and illustrated tale story telling that links together to tell one epic tale. While in some ways it acts as an origin book for the Cuddly Defenders, it also will cover the first story of Tristan’s encounter with Moorlock. But also it throws light on Fernando the Mouse Lion, the technical wizard of the Defenders who has a very big secret that he knows nothing about… See if you can guess from the sneak peek page above from the Ballard of Fernando…

Sneak peek of an action packed page from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders Comic Book

A page from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders. Art by Dan Nokes, Story by Nick Davis

A page from Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders. Art by Dan Nokes. Story by Nick Davis

As the layout of the first comic strip story in the Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders is complete I thought it would be fun to offer a sneak peek at an action packed page from this upcoming book… Enjoy 🙂

Another sneak peek at the artwork from upcoming Teddy Bear adventure comic Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders

Archer vs a Jar Head art by Dan Nokes. Story by Nick Davis

Archer vs a Jar Head art by Dan Nokes. Story by Nick Davis

As the production work continues on the Teddy Bear Tale adventure comic Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders. I thought it would be cool to share another sneak peek at another piece of artwork from the book. In this piece it seems Archer is getting the better of Jar-Head, but to what end? Well, you will have to wait until the book is released to find out why…