My friend Kevin Mutch often posts interesting gifs, displaying his process. I thought I’d follow suit and show a little of the work “behind the scenes” for “Jetpack Jr.”. It … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Process!
Wow-it’s been awhile since my last post. I’ve been trying to catch up on Jetpack Jr.-trying to give myself a little lead time so that deadlines( self-imposed) aren’t breathing down … Continue reading Too Long Away!
My birthday passed by a few weeks ago, and one of the nicest presents was Peanuts Every Sunday by Charles Schulz; vol.2: 1956-1960, from Fantagraphics. A confessed Peanuts freak, I … Continue reading The Gift That Keeps on Giving
I’ve always found an artist’s process interesting; several years ago there was a great book out on various cartoonists called In the Studio(Todd Hignite; Yale University Press; ©2006). It featured … Continue reading Behind the Curtain
Deb and I just picked up Gerry Anderson’s “Stingray”. If you love Gerry Anderson’s “Thunderbirds” but don’t know “Stingray, you’re in for a treat. I love “Thunderbirds”, and sure, … Continue reading Stingray
I’ve been watching a lot of the original UPA cartoons lately–over and over again. It’s driving my wife bananas. (You may know UPA for Mr. Magoo. While Magoo remains their … Continue reading UPA
Okay–so this blog is all things “Jetpack Jr.”–and will feature whatever little bits of backstage info on the comic strip that might be of interest,etc. (to whom, I don’t know! … Continue reading This Blog
Jetpack Jr. ©GeoffGrogan Let’s face it, the title sucked. More than one person told me “Plastic Babyheads from Outer Space” turned them off before they ever read the comic, and … Continue reading New Beginnings
NEXT TUESDAY! at lookoutmonsters.com! Aha! Yes-after much ado about great fanfare for common men everywhere-the much anticipated-Plastic Baby Heads from Outer Space will finally land upon your browser’s shores! Imagine … Continue reading plastic babyheads in your pumpkin
Today-a recap! A sample of some of my favorite cover versions included in the past month’s marathon. All freehand, no pencil and using prismacolor markers, both color and the premier … Continue reading 28 covers, 28 days
Hey Hey Hey! I know, I know! I don’t write, I never call! Sorry, Mom! I’ll be better , I promise. Well, yeh— I’ve been away from “Pulp Ink” for … Continue reading Copying from the Masters
Hey Monster Fan! Ever since Kevin Mutch of Blurred Books and I startedpissing people off with our new blog of comics criticism , Next Issue! this past summer, I’ve been … Continue reading SPX , LoM news and simply shameless self-promotion!