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Collages

THE SANDMAN

The Sandman comic book series introduced me to both Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean. Gaiman’s writing and McKean’s artwork set a high bar for what can be accomplished in comics. The story was epic. Whenever the narrative journey turned away from its title character, it always added thoughtful complexity and dimension to Morpheus’ world. McKean’s...

BAT FISHING

I made this in the late ‘90s, using a transparency I kept from a high school presentation on echolocation. I’m not sure where I found the photo, but I always loved the image. I used scotch tape to remove the ink from the plastic sheet around the bat, and then applied the tape around the...

SPIDERMAN EINSTEIN

This was an evolving collage. It started as self-portrait for a 1996 photo assignment in college. I later digitally superimposed a photo of a statue of Don Quixote over my chest. This version can be found in Bits and Pieces #1. Ultimately, I combined the original collage with a drawing I made of Spiderman in...

NIGHTCRAWLER GRILL

I painted this sketch of the X-Man Nightcrawler in the late ‘90s. The jeep grill is panel art from my 2010 comic Martian Debut. The two were collaged together in 2012.
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