Avengers EMH #1 Page 2
The first issue of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is out today, based on the Disney XD Animated TV Series! No, I haven’t bailed on Young Justice – I’m still penciling and inking that every moth, but I did find the time to pencil a 10-page story for the first issue of this new Avengers title and I had a blast doing it! The Avengers! Fin Fang Foom! The Mandarin! And it’s written by Christopher Yost– writer/producer of the TV show!
Here’s the blurb:
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #1
Written by Christopher Yost
Art by Adam Dekraker, Christopher Jones
Face front, action fans! It starts here! An all-new line of comics aimed at readers of all ages who like action, live for danger… and love heroes!! The Marvel TV animated smash is coming to comics! Written by chris yost, head writer on the hit series! This first issue features two huge tales that catch you up on all the action as Agent Coulson takes you through the drama leading up to the launch of Season Two this spring on Disney XD. Don’t tell your parents because when Earth’s deadliest villains meet Earth’s Mightiest Heroes… no one’s goin’ to bed early!
It’s in comic shops TODAY. Look for the cover below.
Avengers EMH Cover
FCBD - Young Justice
Since getting back from the Gallifrey One convention last month I’ve been ridiculously busy and haven’t had time to make any posts to this blog. I should be able to get some blog entries written up by the tail end of these week and get back in the game here. I’ve been busy with all good stuff, not the least of which has been my new inking duties on Young Justice in addition to the penciling I’ve been doing since issue #5.
There will be a Young Justice section as part of the DC Nation book DC Comics is producing for Free Comic Book Day in May. The Young Justice pages of the FCBD book are an early peek at the Young Justice #16 and feature Robin, Batman, Artemis and Green Arrow. The sequence is written by the usual team of Greg Weisman and Kevin Hopps, penciled and inked by me, and colored by Zac Atkinson.
I just saw the color art on those pages and Zac has done it again – I can’t wait for everyone to see how great these pages look! (The tiny image of Robin above is about as much as I figure I can show you without getting in trouble!) I hope the FCBD exposure encourages more people to check out the regular series.
There’s great things coming up in Young Justice. The upcoming Atlantis 2-parter features the debut of my inking on the book (not counting covers which I’ve been inking since I started on the title), and features a ton of new characters. I’ve got lots of blog entries to do on recent covers, character designs, and all kinds of stuff from Young Justice.
I even did a 10-page story for the first issue of the new Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes book, based on the current Avengers animated TV series. (NOTE TO EDITORS: Hey, I CAN do comics not based on TV shows! Really!) It looks great, and I can’t wait for you all to see it. I can’t tell you what classic Marvel monster-villain it features, but his initials are F.F.F!
Anyway, it’s back to work for me right now, but keep an eye out for new entries very, very soon!
(L to R: Nick Fury, Loki, Hawkeye, Black Widow)
Can’t wait to see how Hawkeye rails against the authority of Nick Fury and SHIELD. Will Pierce and Banner butt heads over medical opinions? Will he and Tony Stark go on a drinking binge together? Will Black Widow be safe from his lascivious advances? It’s gonna be great!
Doom's Mother - Squad Cover #24
That bit of silliness is from one of the parody covers I did for the Marvel Superhero Squad TV show. I wrote about this previously here.
Below are a few more bits of fun detail from that cover. Click on any of the images to go to the uncropped cover in my gallery.
Upside Down Heroes
More Upside Down Heroes
This cover is a parody of John Byrne
‘s cover for Avengers #187
, which you can see side-by-side with the line art for my Squad
"Mother of Doom" Cover
Hey, have you ever seen that Marvel Superhero Squad Show? The goofy one with the squat little chibi versions of all the Marvel characters? Have you ever seen the title cards for the episodes that feature a parody version of a classic Marvel cover? Did you know that I drew a bunch of those? Click the image to go to the gallery!
Marvel SHS Episode 2 Title Card