Monday, December 08, 2008

Never before seen

Never before seen online anyway. This is my story from the second Cloudscape anthology. Sorry I haven't updated Much lately. What can I say? I been busy. I'll be back soon though.


Tuesday, November 04, 2008

God Bless America.

Today you've made a great stride toward restoring your Nation's greatness.

As a Canadian, I'd like to welcome you back to the real world.

We missed you.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Alternative Press Expo

I'll be in San Francisco tomorrow at APE to promote the new anthology, Histrionics. There's a brand new Much story in it and lots of other great stories from Vancover based cartoonists. I'll also be selling my first Much book, and a 12 page preview of book 2 along with my new sketchbook.

Come by and see the Cloudscape Collective at booths 244, 245 and 246A

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

I really didn't have time for this.

I'm way behind in storyboarding and I'm leaving for a convention in San Francisco Friday morning. I just finished reading The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck though, so I had no choice. I'll colour the background later...

Monday, October 27, 2008

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Fantasy Comic coming soon!

Hey guys,

My friend Mr. Esty's online shared-universe anthology, 'Illyham' is getting ready to launch October 12th.

Here's the link [link]

The idea is that all the stories will surround the town of Illyham, a port town set in a generic fantasy universe. Any style of fantasy is welcome in the mix. Japanese RPG, Sword and Sorcery, 80's cartoons, D&D, whatever.

It's completely open, so anyone can contribute. There are a few simple rules posted on the site. Ultimately, we plan to collect and publish the best stories that come out of this. I hope some of you guys feel inspired to contribute.

This is the project for which I created Una the Blade. I'll be posting the first Una story in a couple of days.


Friday, October 03, 2008

Una the Blade

Hopefully this project will get under way later this month. In the meantime, here's a few pictures.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Couple other things I'm working on...

I can't talk bout these projects at the moment, but they both apparently involve a lot of arm-raising and yelling.


Monday, September 29, 2008

Pages 22 & 23

Trying to make up for lost time. Also, those of you waiting for the nudity, here you go!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Friday, August 29, 2008

Finally! Page 20!

Thanks for your patience, everybody! Here at last is the next page. Hopefully now that summer has ended, I can be a bit more consistent.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Nothing you have ever seen can prepare you...

APE IN A CAPE!!! I've been looking at too much Frazetta stuff lately. Anyway, I'm going to be at Comix and Stories at the Vancouver Art Gallery this coming Sunday. I'll have my own table where I'll be selling my new sketchbook and a preview of Much book 2. I'll also have copies of book 1 if you don't have it. There looks to be a great guest list as well, so come check out the show!

Monday, August 11, 2008

So behind!

Yikes! It's been forever since I updated. I'm still working on the strip though! I had a couple of anthologies to contribute to and some local events to attend in the last couple of months. Here are a couple of preview pages from a story appearing in Cloudscape Anthology 2 which will be available late this year. Enjoy!

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Some more sketches...

Always fun to draw some Lovecraft beasties. And people exploding. Winged gorillas are also fun.

Monday, August 04, 2008

Hi everyboday!

I know, I know. I haven't done any new Much pages in over a month. I really will get back to it, I promise. In the meantime though, I thought I'd share a few sketches from a project I'm working on for my buddy Sean (Mr. Esty) Thornton. He's creating an online 'shared universe' anthology comic. The idea is, he's drawing this fantasy-themed town as a setting for different cartoonists to tell stories. All the characters will be creator-owned, but with the hope that everyone will borrow each others' characters. I'm looking forward to it anyway, so here's some sketches. The warrior lady is Una the Blade, a barbarian wanderer who's also a single mom. I have a couple of other ideas that I'll share later.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Stuff White People Like

I just found this blog this morning. Painfully true and quite funny. I think you guys will enjoy it after the sting wears off. To quote Homer Simpson, "It's true! We're so lame!"

Sunday, July 06, 2008

So here's what happened...

Ok, so there hasn't been any new stuff for a little while, and here's why. I was on vacation in Jersey for a week with my brothers (no, not 'Joisey', the real one, in the English Channel) visiting our uncles and cousins for the first time. That was great. I was amazed at how well we all got along. It was a weird but welcoming experience of suddenly finding myself among 'my kind of people'. All my dad's family live over there so I've never had the experience of a large extended family. I've also never drunk so much in my life. So that was good. On the downside though, just before I left, I inadvertantly wiped out about a year's worth of data from my hard drive. That's bad. Along with tons of other stuff, I lost all my hi-res pages from Much book 2. I still have the lo-res versions floating around the inter-web, so I can re-scan and reconstruct the pages. It will seriously set me back however. I'm over the worst of the shock, but it still sucks to lose all that work. Oh well...

Sunday, June 08, 2008

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Page 17

Back on schedule. If you can't read Alan's lymeric, you aren't missing much. It's an old traditional verse I made up this morning in bed.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Page 15&16

Hey everybody! Sorry about the long break. I have a bunch of really good excuses, but I won't bore you. Thanks for bearing with me.

Monday, May 05, 2008

Still alive...

I owe you guys a couple of Much pages. Sorry for the delay. Here's a couple new sketchbook pages...

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

No Much this week...

Sorry guys, I'm just too busy this week. On top of the board I have to hand in on Monday, I'm doing a storyboard test for a major feature animation studio! I'm really excited about it, and I've been busting my butt to get it finished. I posted an early version of it here:
Feel free to check it out and tell me what you think.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Page 14

Another late one... But I'm still doing it right? That must count for something?

Saturday, April 12, 2008

This is important!

An alarming recent article in Animation World Magazine has been brought to my attention. It concerns the issue of Orphan Works, artwork for whom the copyright owner cannot be found.

As any artist posting on the internet is aware, copyright infringement is an ongoing risk. I have had my own artwork borrowed without my consent in the past, and normally it doesn't bother me. The problem is, under this legislation, someone else may be able to register my artwork in their own name so that I no longer have the rights to it. The same may be true of blog entries, journals and so on, unless every piece of creative work is registered correctly, and at cost, by it's owner.

The actual proposal before Congress is transcribed here: We can't afford to be caught lying down on this one.