My friend Dan Nokes, chief artist and idea man at 21st Century Sandshark Studios, makes some pretty neat comic books. I’ve talked about them a bit here and there in this space (In fact, you can go and read Impossible Space Tales of the Last Pit Stop and The Reptile and Mr. Amazing: The Return of Kat Carson for free online right now!), because what’s a blog for if you can’t use it to talk about cool stuff like that?
Sadly, I missed checking in with Dan at this past weekend’s VA Comicon this weekend, because I’ve just got too much life going on at the moment. However, this morning, I managed to be looking at the right social networking site at the right time, and got my vote in for Dan’s nearly daily WARM UP QUICK SKETCH CHALLENGE, where fans and friends suggest ideas for his quickie warm-up sketches before he settles down to the real work of making small-press comics magic happen.
I suggested a chance meeting between a B-grade Marvel Comics vigilante and a real American hero, and Dan ran with it. I thought the results were rather cool:
That’s all, I just wanted to share.