faitherinhicks:

Artwork for the Alternative Press Expo (APE) program & poster (here it is with the words on it). I will be a special guest at APE in San Francisco on October 4-5th. Go here for more info.
Other conventions for 2014:
Word on the Street Halifax, Saturday, September 21st. Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hal-con, November 7-9th,Halifax, Nova Scotia
And that’s it! Hope to see everyone there, and thanks for making 2014 a fantastic year!

Hey guys, here’s my schedule for APE this weekend:
Spotlight on Faith Erin HicksSaturday, 3:30-4:15The Firehouse
APE special guest Faith Erin Hicks is the Eisner Award-winning cartoonist of The Adventures of Superhero Girl, Friends with Boys, The War at Ellsmere, and Zombies Calling. She is also the artist and co-writer of The Last of Us: American Dreams and the artist of theBigfoot Boy series (with J. Torres), and Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen). She started drawing comics years ago “for fun” and remains surprised that writing and drawing is her career. If you would like to know how this astonishing event occurred, Faith would be happy to talk about it at this panel.
A Little Bit SupernaturalSunday, 11:45-12:45pmThe Firehouse
Faith Erin Hicks (Demonology 101), Jason Shiga (Demon), Jason Thompson (The Stiff), C. Spike Trotman (The Sleep of Reason), and moderator Shaenon K. Garrity (Skin Horse) delve into the supernatural for this fright-filled panel discussion.
CBLDF: Libraries & Comics-A Powerful Team!Sunday, 1:30-2:15
The Firehouse
Libraries are more than just places to go pick up books — they’re community centers with calendars full of amazing programs, making them a perfect place for both comic book creators and fans. Faith Erin Hicks (Friends with Boys), Alexis Fajardo (Kid Beowulf), Eva Volin (supervising librarian, Children’s Services, Alameda Free Library, Alameda, CA), and Jessica Lee (teacher librarian, Willard Middle School, Berkeley, CA) offer a lively discussion of comic books, libraries, and partnering together to serve their community of readers! Moderated by Betsy Gomez (editorial director, CBLDF).
I also have a signing at table 1052 at 1PM, after the Supernatural panel. Unfortunately I won’t have books with me, but there will be free copies of the APE poster available, and I would be happy to sign any books you bring with you. Also happy to do quick doodles in sketchbooks if the time allows. :)
Hope to see everyone in San Francisco! :D

faitherinhicks:

Artwork for the Alternative Press Expo (APE) program & poster (here it is with the words on it). I will be a special guest at APE in San Francisco on October 4-5th. Go here for more info.

Other conventions for 2014:

Word on the Street Halifax, Saturday, September 21st. 
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hal-con, November 7-9th,
Halifax, Nova Scotia

And that’s it! Hope to see everyone there, and thanks for making 2014 a fantastic year!

Hey guys, here’s my schedule for APE this weekend:

Spotlight on Faith Erin Hicks
Saturday, 3:30-4:15
The Firehouse

APE special guest Faith Erin Hicks is the Eisner Award-winning cartoonist of The Adventures of Superhero Girl, Friends with Boys, The War at Ellsmere, and Zombies Calling. She is also the artist and co-writer of The Last of Us: American Dreams and the artist of theBigfoot Boy series (with J. Torres), and Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen). She started drawing comics years ago “for fun” and remains surprised that writing and drawing is her career. If you would like to know how this astonishing event occurred, Faith would be happy to talk about it at this panel.
A Little Bit Supernatural
Sunday, 11:45-12:45pm

The Firehouse
Faith Erin Hicks (Demonology 101), Jason Shiga (Demon), Jason Thompson (The Stiff), C. Spike Trotman (The Sleep of Reason), and moderator Shaenon K. Garrity (Skin Horse) delve into the supernatural for this fright-filled panel discussion.
CBLDF: Libraries & Comics-A Powerful Team!
Sunday, 1:30-2:15
The Firehouse
Libraries are more than just places to go pick up books — they’re community centers with calendars full of amazing programs, making them a perfect place for both comic book creators and fans. Faith Erin Hicks (Friends with Boys), Alexis Fajardo (Kid Beowulf), Eva Volin (supervising librarian, Children’s Services, Alameda Free Library, Alameda, CA), and Jessica Lee (teacher librarian, Willard Middle School, Berkeley, CA) offer a lively discussion of comic books, libraries, and partnering together to serve their community of readers! Moderated by Betsy Gomez (editorial director, CBLDF).
I also have a signing at table 1052 at 1PM, after the Supernatural panel. Unfortunately I won’t have books with me, but there will be free copies of the APE poster available, and I would be happy to sign any books you bring with you. Also happy to do quick doodles in sketchbooks if the time allows. :)
Hope to see everyone in San Francisco! :D
A doodle from the end of yesterday. My boyfriend & I were talking about the characters & stories we made up when we were kids, and this is one of mine (she’s a girl). She lives on an alien planet called Adron & saves the universe at some point. I wanted to be a writer when I was a kid so I had like 5 books planned in this story, all total ripoffs of whatever book I’d recently read and liked. :D 

A doodle from the end of yesterday. My boyfriend & I were talking about the characters & stories we made up when we were kids, and this is one of mine (she’s a girl). She lives on an alien planet called Adron & saves the universe at some point. I wanted to be a writer when I was a kid so I had like 5 books planned in this story, all total ripoffs of whatever book I’d recently read and liked. :D 

Tags: art

postcardsfromspace:

bigredrobot:

Kurt Busiek dropping the mic on the “wretched, insulting narrative that Kirby’s heirs up and sued Marvel because they smelled money.”

Definitely worth reading the whole thing cuz these screenshots are terrible.

This is so important. Read it. All of it.

*applauds*

neomonki:

the ever elusive @faitherinhicks caught in her natural habitat ….. 

It’s meeeee!

neomonki:

the ever elusive @faitherinhicks caught in her natural habitat ….. 

It’s meeeee!

Liz Sherman from BPRD (I gave her a haircut). Read that comic and you will know joy ………….. possibly in the shape of terrifying Lovecraft monsters, but whatevs.

Liz Sherman from BPRD (I gave her a haircut). Read that comic and you will know joy ………….. possibly in the shape of terrifying Lovecraft monsters, but whatevs.

FMA translation for Faith, part 3

philknall:

So, I bought a few more volumes of those Full Metal Alchemist deluxe collections. Here’s the sketch pages beneath the covers!
Previous posts: 1, 2. And of course check out Faith Erin Hicks' work, who started me on these.

from vol. 6:

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top:
Sloth, early design.
A big guy. I envisioned something close to Frankenstein [’s monster].

bottom:
Greed.
His design was almost completely fixed from the start. 
The only real difference is the Ouroboros mark’s location.

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Left
Lust:
Bad girl. 
Slasher. 

mid left:

claws extend and retract at will.
One jab into Cornello’s head and it’s over.

top right:
I scribbled some ideas for the Ouroboros mark on the back of the original pages.

Gluttony:
Fat bad guy.
Will eat anything.Even Cornello.
Trademark phrase: “Can I eat it?”

※They are artificial beings created on the base of a (pseudo) philosopher’s stone, which is made from the compressed lives of 50-ish humans. So in order for them to die, one has to kill them 50 times.
The plan is for there to be another 5 of them, named after the 7 deadly sins.(“Greed,” “Envy,” and so on.)

bottom left:
Lust and Gluttony were designed as a set.

Volume 7:

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A sketch from when I was thinking about what the surroundings of Xerxes would be like. A desert, perhaps?

bottom:
I can’t find the early designs for Mei Chan! So I was digging through old sketches, and found this page where I messed up the left and right hand.
Pretty amazing I didn’t catch this even after inking it…

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Early design for Barry the Chopper.

Looks like his design was pretty close to finalized from the start. Same goes for his real body.

bottom:
Barry’s real body.

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left:
Early design for Scar ①
Looks like he was a little more open about his emotions than the final design.

right:
Early design for Scar ②
More nuanced emotionality than ①. 
Possibly lost the cigarette because Havoc was around?
…Also, piercings??

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What is this… Maybe a failed design for a TPB cover?

That’s it, another three volumes down! I’ll keep doing these unless I get told to stop, at the pace that I get around to buying them. Which, incidentally, you should too! 
FMA collected edition volume 6 on Amazon.co.jp
FMA collected edition volume 7 on Amazon.co.jp
FMA collected edition volume 8 on Amazon.co.jp
Or get the translated editions in your language, or whatever. It’s a great book and belongs in any good manga collection.

Awesome, thanks Phil! Scar’s early designs are HILARIOUS, and the design Arakawa used for early volumes of FMA aren’t much better. I think she knew he was the weakest of the FMA character designs though. Throughout the series her designs didn’t change much with the exception of Scar, who changed radically. She completely redesigned his face, from something that looked early-Joe Madureira to a really gorgeous, slick design.

Goes to show even accomplished pros like Arakawa will look for ways to improve their work & make changes when necessary. 

rufftoon:

korranation:

BOOK 4 OFFICIAL TRAILER!!!

It’s here! The epic, amazing, and tearbending trailer for the final Legend of Korra season has arrived. Check it out and reblog with your best reaction gif.

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Next Friday!!!

And that last line Korra says…AAAAAAH!

AWWWWWWWWWWWW SNAP

timlarade:

Allison actually smiles in today’s new Mush-A-Mush page!
Enjoy!
Head on over to the site to get caught up on this chapter, as well as the first three! Mush-A-Mush!

Don’t trust her! She’s being friendly!

timlarade:

Allison actually smiles in today’s new Mush-A-Mush page!

Enjoy!

Head on over to the site to get caught up on this chapter, as well as the first three! Mush-A-Mush!

Don’t trust her! She’s being friendly!

rainbowrowell:

onebittersea:

Found this note in the book!

Is this a library book? That’s AMAZING.
(And true!)

That is totally helpful because I missed it first time reading Landline. 
So what would the Rainbow Rowell shared universe be called? Rainbowverse? God, I’m terrible at names, someone do this for me. 

rainbowrowell:

onebittersea:

Found this note in the book!

Is this a library book? That’s AMAZING.

(And true!)

That is totally helpful because I missed it first time reading Landline. 

So what would the Rainbow Rowell shared universe be called? Rainbowverse? God, I’m terrible at names, someone do this for me. 

Found another sketch. Hipster Natasha & Steve from that one scene in Winter Soldier. Drawn on a plane while watching the movie. 

Found another sketch. Hipster Natasha & Steve from that one scene in Winter Soldier. Drawn on a plane while watching the movie.