May 3, 2012

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Who reads a newspaper anymore?

The Best of Valiant – Shadowman #8

Key books – Shadowman #8 The Intro of Master Darque I plan on highlighting some of my favorite Valiant books and moments for you to enjoy in my The Best of Valiant series. So please enjoy my first offering. The are many Key books in the Valiant Universe, but one of my favorites has to […]

April 26, 2012


"Root there is is!"

X-O’s Greatest Moments: Number 7 – Aric Unburied!

Aric is revealed to have been buried in his X-O Armor for 1600 years

April 9, 2012

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Aram vs Gilad page 2

A quick follow up – Arm vs Gilly

As I listened back to the OTV podcast about the Valiant Royal Rumble I was thinking about the final bout, Arm vs. Gilly.

One of my MAIN points was that Gilly could not deliver the knock out blow while Arm could. Let’s bring in some photo evidence.

March 27, 2012

Charity Comic Art Auctions

V by David Lloyd

Be careful Evey…. It’s V!

One of my favorite sketches from SDCC 2011…… David Lloyd from V of Vendetta.

Find out how I got this sketch from David Lloyd, and how to bid on it, with all proceeds going to charity!

February 19, 2012

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Mouse Guard sketch by David Petersen

Is That the Lead Singer From Weezer?

For me, Mouse Guard is what the medium is all about. Visually telling a story. Capturing a feel, a vibe that adds to the understanding of the story.

Check out the David Petersen Mouse Guard Sketch, to be auctioned to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

October 23, 2011

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Zombie Usagi Yojimbo Sketch by Stan Sakai

A Zombie Animorph?

Zombies Animorphs? I could write tons about this guy and have in other locations on this thing that Al Gore invented. This dude, Stan Sakai.  At this time I will say the following. If you really “put a gun to my head” and made me choose who is my absolute favorite dude at SDCC…… I […]

July 24, 2011

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SDCC 2011 Poker Night

SDCC 2011 Poker Night. Ok, Poker. Blood did a great job up setting it up, getting the tables ready and setting up the rules. We had to divide the peeps into 2 tables, we at our table called ourselves the “fun table”. The Fun table included (with seating order): Me, then to my left, Fred […]

July 23, 2011

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Valiant Jeopardy 2011

I want to start with my favorite time, and now firmly entrenched as the #1 (non-family-related) day I look forward to ever year, The Thurs. night Jeopardy Poker night at my homie Blood’s casa. We got the Valiant Jeopardy game started pretty quickly. I had created 2 rounds and a tie-breaker, tie maker (What up […]

July 22, 2011

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The Most Fun Place at SDCC?

The Most Fun place at SDCC? The Bongo booth is one of the funnest places to go at SDCC. Why? The people there are all very cool. Some booths, (at times it can feel like a bunch of booths) the people there are not that friendly. They are not necessarily mean, but maybe overwhelmed (understandable), […]

July 22, 2011

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FCF Sketches SDCC 2011 Day #1 -Making the Rounds

Here we go….. So Tues. morning I head over to the show with my boy Blood. After waiting in a few lines and walking around a bit, kinda taking it all in I decide it’s time to get started. So I leave the homies, Sean had joined us at this time, and head out to […]