kybearfuzz: (Grizzly 3)
This issue took a LONG time to get done. I was writing the issue back in February, but family and work stuff got busy and I finally had the time to put the issue together. I drew the villain for this issue a long time back, but finally got around to using the character. I already have the idea for the next issue, so hopefully the next issue won't take so long to put together. Issue Notes are at the bottom as usual. Enjoy :)

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Issue #22 - Shadows & Light )

Issue Notes - May Contain Spoilers )

Comments, questions, criticisms?
kybearfuzz: (Default)
After several weeks, I finally got Issue #21 finished. While I enjoy working on the comic book, I do realize that it turns me into a temporary hermit. Needless to say, winter is a good time to work on the comic as the weather usually isn't conducive to outside activities.

I can't believe that I've cranked out 21 of these. Anyway, the full pages are behind the cut below. Enjoy!

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Issue Notes:

  • This issue is slightly shorter than regular. While I enjoyed the last issue, I needed a bit of a break after a 30-page wedding issue. I hadn't planned for it to take five months, but the holidays tend to get in the way. So, I planned a shorter issue to get it out a bit faster.


  • I've really wanting to do another origin story. I almost did this issue as a three-story issue, with each mini-story giving an abbreviated origin story of a Bear Patrol member. Once I started writing, I decided to stick to one hero and leave the others for future issues.


  • The costume that Red Beard dons in the flashback story is modeled after the original costume I designed for Red Beard (see page 20). Originally, Red Beard was going to have acrobatic powers and a flaming sword (insert joke here). I decided that it really didn't work and did a re-design that you see in the stories.


  • This is the first issue where none of the heroes are in their costume (minus the flashback story).


  • This issue probably has more panels and backgrounds per page than any I have done to date.


Questions, comments, criticisms... I welcome them all. :)
kybearfuzz: (Default)
I have only one more page to color and the interiors of Issue #21 are done. I really need to work on my shading techniques, but since I'm self-taught, I guess they don't look too bad.

As per my usual drawing/inking/coloring routine, I've been pouring through the horror movies. This week, I've watched:

  • Flight 7500 (2014)
  • Burnt Offerings (1976)
  • Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
  • Anarchy Parlor (2015)
  • SSSSSSS (1973)
  • The Sentinel (1977)
  • The Car (1977)
  • Chopping Mall (1986)
  • Motel Hell (1980)
  • Bloody Birthday (1981)
  • The Rezort (2016)


I'm sure I've left a few off the list that I've forgotten, but you can see I do love the scary stuff from the 70s and 80s for the most part. They do keep me entertained while I'm working on things.

I posted the pencils of this page a few days back. I finished the colors tonight and thought I'd post it too since it doesn't give any of the plot away.

Grizzly Awakens
kybearfuzz: (Opus Flying)
I was skimming through Facebook this weekend and came across an entry made by one of my online friends about a handsome bear who had apparently passed away.

Randall McCormick I never met Randall in person. I think he was on LJ years ago, but I don't recall his handle on here. We would chat on Bear411 on occasion, but I get the impression that he wasn't interested in chatting with me. We had a lot of friends in common, so I would see his photo pop up on my LJ and FB feeds every so often.

I remember seeing him on other sites too. He was always happy and smiling, usually surrounded by friends. He was a young guy, so I am not sure what happened. I'm not even sure why that is important, but there is always some innate curiosity when someone dies so young. I saw several comments from friends of his on this post talking about his "internal struggle" and the words "prevention" and "awareness" were used, which paints a particular picture in my mind.

When I was drawing the first issue of my comic, I was looking for various bears to put in for background characters. I used Randall as one of them. Being a friend of Miguel's in real life, I thought they would find it funny.

GBP Panel with Randall


I have no idea if he ever saw it. He never commented on it, and neither did Miguel.

I don't know how to close this entry other than to say I feel for his friends and family.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly Growl)
I had planned on having this issue done back in June, but work, life, and other odds & ends caused a bit of a delay. I managed to get all the pieces done during the week and I got the cover done last night.

The rest of the pages are behind the cut below, along with some issue notes.

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The issue notes are below.


  • This is the longest issue I've produced with 31 pages and a cover. I thought about slapping a big "Extra-Sized Issue" thing on the cover, but decided that I liked the cover the way it was.

  • Speaking of the cover, I think this is definitely one of my favorites. I recycled the engagement photo from last issue to make the invitation card for the cover. It is a simple cover, and it conveys the story inside without a lot of fuss.

  • In readying the issue, I realized that a lot of fans will fill in a story-hole or two, but new readers might have questions. I should have been a bit more descriptive in how Grizzly can erase memories using his telepathic power.

  • This is the first issue where Echo has used Grizzly's Sonic Growl in battle.

  • This issue has a lot of our ancillary heroes in attendance at the wedding (and the bachelor party), including [livejournal.com profile] mikiedoggie, Focus, Universal Jack, Ricochet, Dynamo, Cloak, and Arctica. I wish I had been able to incorporate them into the fight, but I didn't feel that Stormy LaQueef was a villain that would require a dozen heroes or more to defeat.

  • The wedding and aftermath literally takes place during a 12-hour period, with a morning wedding, an early afternoon reception, a late afternoon battle with the villain, and the evening resolution. I've not heard of early morning weddings, but I can imagine a summer morning, outdoor wedding would be rather pretty.

  • I ended the issue with Gabe and Jerry getting into bed on their wedding night, but not rushing to have sex. I read an article some time back that a lot of married couples are so wiped out from the festivities that they forgo the usual wedding night activities. After the day they had, I just thought it was a fun way to end the issue. I'm sure the next morning is quite the love fest.




Any questions, comments, or criticisms? I welcome any and all of them. Thanks!
kybearfuzz: (Movie Buff)
I'm three pages away from having the interior pages of my next comic book issue done. I've spent a lot of time on them today, getting eight pages colored today, as well as getting some laundry and house cleaning done. My desire to have the pages done has to slow down a bit, as I worry that my coloring gets sloppy if I push myself. I'll have it done this week.

While I've been coloring away, I've been watching some of the best (or worst, depending on your point of view) horror movies. Today's list includes:

  • "My Bloody Valentine" -- the 2009 version. It's very well-written, containing a bit of humor in some places, along with some inventive scares. There is a scene where a young lady, after having sex with a hunky bald dude and realizing the dude had videotaped their rendezvous, goes after him to get the video tape while wearing nothing but a pair of high heels. The credits actually thanks the wife of Todd Farmer (the bald dude, who wrote the film) for allowing them to film him naked.

  • "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" - A 1972 zombie flick about a group of theater players who go to an island cemetery to invoke the devil to raise the dead with some deadly results. It's poorly acted with some really bad early 70's fashions, which means I love it!

  • "Deathdream" -- A 1974 horror gem, written and directed by the same guys who did the "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" movie. This movie deals with a soldier who returns home to his family who believed him dead. The problem is that he is dead and must kill to keep from rotting. It's an interesting flick, because the mother overlooks the obvious problems with him while the father can't help but notice that things are wrong. Side fact: The aforementioned director is Bob Clark, who directed 1974's "Black Christmas" (my favorite), "Porky's," and, most famously, "A Christmas Story."

  • "R.I.P.D." -- The 2013 box office bomb starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges as two supernatural police officers who must arrest and capture the dead who roam the world. It's not a perfect movie, obviously, but it has some fun bits and I'm always a fan of Reynolds.


Ugh... Monday is tomorrow. I am so not ready to go back to work, but I'm like that most Sunday nights.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
It's been a recovery weekend from too much socialization. I went into hermit mode, but managed to get all 31 pages of the next issue of my comic penciled. Now I get to ink them!

With the Bear Patrol heroes in mind, I took a bit of time tonight to do a quick toon of Center for July 4th! I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend.

Happy July 4th
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
Here it is, late March, and I am finally getting my first issue of the year out. Holidays, work, and the like often get into the way of creating these. And putting these issues together do take time. I think if I won the lottery, I'd travel around for a bit, then settle in and do comic book stuff full-time. If I didn't need my day job, I probably could get out 8-10 issues a year.

Issue #19 is below. The bulk of the 25 pages are behind the cut to save space. Enjoy!

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And as always, here are some comic notes behind the spoiler cut.



  • This is the first issue of the comic where I inserted a double-paged spread. It messes up the centering in LJ, but it actually turned out well for the most part, comic-book-wise. Fortunately, I got the numbering right so it wasn't on front-to-back pages, as it wasn't something I'd considered until long after it was drawn, inked, and colored.


  • I've reintroduced Monolith as a possible new member of the team. Usually comic book teams have added new members long before issue #19. I think I'm going to rotate him in slowly. Drawing a hero cast of six is rough enough, but I like Monolith and his powers.


  • The Clone was a fun villain to create. I've always loved the 1970's clone look that gay men had -- the leather, the mustache, the sunglasses. It was definitely a look and an attractive one, I think.


  • This is the first issue I've colored with Manga Studios 5. Ever since a tragic system update back in October, I can no longer use my old version of Photoshop to color the pages. MS5 was a cheaper alternative and geared more toward use in comic books than Photoshop. However, it has taken me a lot of time to build up my proficiency in using it. The average coloring time with Photoshop was an hour/page. Using Manga, it's taken me about 90 minutes/page. Hopefully, I'll get faster, but there is still a lot to learn about the software.


Any questions, comments, or criticism? I welcome any and all of them.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly 3)
My last issue was out back in May. Sadly, because of a very busy summer, I had to put my comic book work on the back burner for a while. Once things got back to normal for me, I started working on the next issue of the comic. It's taken quite a bit, but I finally got Issue #18 done.

The rest of the comic book are behind the cut below. There are issue notes for the comic below as well.

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  • This book marks the return of The Gaymer, a villain based on LJ'er [livejournal.com profile] martini_tim. This marks the second time so far that I've re-used a comic book villain I created. I usually like to create new villain, but sometimes there is more to tell of an established one.

  • The original idea I had for the cover was the Bear Patrolers being bound to chess pieces and attacked by a holographic knight. As I was drawing the issue, I inserted the knight, but found that robots were a much larger part of the story, so I redrew the cover.

  • Inking took much longer this time around than usual for some reason. Each page was about 90 minutes when they usually took me an hour. Not sure why.

  • Polar Bear's daughter Anna appears in this issue again, out of costume this round. It hit me on my car ride home from work on Friday that I have a character named Anna with ice powers, pieces of which sound like they are from the Disney movie "Frozen." Luckily, my Anna appeared long before the movie. :)

  • In this issue, we learned a bit more about Polar Bear's work. He works for Aurora Communications. In the Grizzlyverse, I think of him as having a lot of technical and computer skills (which is not uncommon, bears are rampant in the IT industry).

  • We also get a bit of a look at Gabe and Jerry planning their wedding. I love vanilla bean and chocolate mocha flavors. The wedding issue is looming soon.


Any questions, comments, or criticism? Please let me know.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
Last Saturday, I did an interview with the Brazilian bear-centric web page Bear Nerd. It was odd to do a web interview like that. They asked questions about "The Crime Fighter Inquiry," the Kickstarter for the possible publishing of the comic, and then asked me about "Grizzly and the Bear Patrol." Both of the interviewers, James Figueiredo and Marco ByM Veloso, are big fans of my comic. Marco especially enjoys the Grizzly costume (or lack of it).

So as a thank you, I drew a Grizzly toon for them. My toon is below:

278 - Grizzly Chest
Grizzly Caresses the Chest


This morning, Marco posted this fan art pic of Grizzly and it is FANTASTIC! Grizzly looks FIERCE and the backdrop has the faces of the major villains of the comic. What impressed me the most was the facial expressions on the villains, as he captured the personalities of them perfectly! It's the first piece of fan art I've received. I'm very flattered that they like it that much.

Fan Art MarcoBymVeloso
Grizzly by Marco ByM Veloso


I still have eight pages to color for Issue #18 of "Grizzly and the Bear Patrol." I should have it done next week.
kybearfuzz: (Canada)
Sorry for another "bulleted" entry. I was out of town for a large chunk of the week, so I didn't have a chance to write up anything.

  • I spent a lot of Monday and Tuesday nights inking pages for the next issue of "Grizzly & The Bear Patrol." Inking usually doesn't take as long as penciling pages, but I end up doing a lot of correcting and adding details on the way.

  • Wednesday, I flew out to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to hang out for a few days with [livejournal.com profile] brownbearon. He was a great host and tour guide. He took me around to many of the Ottawa sights and a couple of jaunts to Quebec which is across the Ottawa River. Many photos were taken. I'll be fixing them up to post soon. I also chatted a bit with Ken (former LJ-User "Ottawacub") on Friday night, who said he would have come out to meet us but he was a bit tipsy after a glassblowing class he is in.

  • Saturday, I flew home and it took FOREVER! After clearing security and customs, the first flight ran late. So I had to race through the Washington-Dulles airport to meet my connection. I arrived at the gate to find it was delayed by a 1/2 hour. A group of Canadian students heading to New Orleans were not so lucky, as their boarding time started before they even got off the Ottawa flight. I had a few minutes, so I ran to their gate and told the gate agent that the students were getting their bags and were on their way. She said they'd wait for them and I hope she meant that. I finally got home at 8 PM. I was beat.

  • Sunday, I skipped my workout (I counted the run through the airport Saturday as a "workout"). I ate lunch and went to see matinee of "The Green Inferno". A young (and stupid) girl crushes on a guy who runs a group that wants to protect a Peruvian tribe from deforestation. He's a douche, has a bitch girlfriend, and treats the group like they are stupid. And yet, they all fall under his spell, sign up to travel to Peru, and chain themselves to the bulldozers while posting their activities to the web. Patting themselves on the back for their efforts, they try to fly back to the city and crash in the South American rain forest. There, the survivors are captured by the very tribe they went to protect and bad things begin to happen. Yeah, it's very gross. The plot is predictable. And the acting for some of the cast was questionable (I'm being kind). However, there were a couple of very handsome bears and cubs in the group of survivors, so at least the eye candy was good. My favorite is a bearded Chilean actor Nicolas Martinez. And it's set up for a sequel I think.

    Nicolas Martinez
    Nicolás Martínez in "Aftershock"

    I spent the rest of the day doing laundry, inking comic pages, and watching TV. I was still beat from the day before. I decided to bail on work on Monday. I have a lot of vacation time to burn still, so I figured why not.

  • Today was a relaxing kind of day. I got a chest and back workout in, showered, had lunch, and sat at Barnes & Noble with an iced coffee and inked more comic pages. I finished them up tonight while catching up on my Netflix. It's been a good day.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly Growl)
I took this week off. I have weeks of vacation that need to be burned through before the end of the year. The summer's acting branch director job didn't lend itself to taking vacation. One of the things I've been doing this week is *finally* drawing issue #18 of "Grizzly and The Bear Patrol."

At this point, I'm about half-way through the penciling of the issue, which is further than I had expected. Between penciling the pages, I have taken a few moments to draw some extra cartoons.

Here's a few of them. I put them behind the spoiler cut to save space.


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Page 4 pencils - Center, Arctica, and Echo - in regular clothes

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Grizzly's Sonic Growl

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Full-Color/Inked Red Beard

kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
I started working on this issue right after the previous issue back in January, and possibly before. It's the second half of a two-parter and I despise leaving a story (or anything really) undone. So, I've been working some long hours to get this issue finished. I do like how it turned out.

If you need to catch up on Issue #16 first, you can read it here.

As usual, the bulk of the pages are behind the cut to save space on your pages. There are issue notes at the bottom behind the spoiler cut. Enjoy! :)

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  • While Grizzly and Colour Cub both are in the issue, they are not involved in the main actions of the issue. Grizzly and Colour Cub are arguably the most powerful members of the team. In this issue, the other members of the team must work together to stop Serpentine. Without Grizzly and Colour Cub, Echo's power is also limited to copying the remaining members. It reminded me of the Legion of Super-Heroes, where each member only has one ability and defeating the villain always takes coordination and teamwork.


  • This issue includes Dr. Johnathan Davis, who first appeared in Issue #4 and was turned into "Dynamo" in Issue #8, where he last appeared. I've kept the character in the background as the Bear Patrol's official physician.


  • At the time I was writing this issue, the case for gay marriage was heading toward the SCOTUS. I included in this issue a situation where Grizzly was asked to leave Colour Cub's room because they were not married or family by a bitchy, bigoted nurse. I handled it humorously (I hope), but I also wanted it to come across that it was a serious concern for any gay person. With the SCOTUS now reviewing the case, it seems very timely.


  • The Bear Patrol has to do some detective work in this issue to track down Serpentine. In past issues, I feel that tracking down the villain (or the hero) came off as a bit easy, so I wanted to show that the team could pull the facts together as they went along. Granted they did a little "trespassing" (not breaking and entering) as Red Beard could teleport into a home or office without breaking in. I guess in the name of justice it's not so bad. Batman does it all the time.


  • This issue is the second where Grizzly is not in costume anywhere (except the cover). The last was issue #11.


  • I honestly have no idea what the next story will be about. The only story I am working on for a future issue is about Grizzly and Colour Cub's wedding, but it's got a while to go.



Any questions, comments, or criticism? I welcome any and all of them.
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
So I finished up inking the pages of the next "Grizzly & The Bear Patrol" issue. People often have asked me what super power I'd like. Flight, telekinesis, telepathy -- all are good, but there are times I wish I had the ability to duplicate myself. Even on a small scale, like Duo Damsel, being able to split into two identical bodies would be helpful. Then one of me could do the inking while the other pencils the pages, or one of me could go to work while the other me stayed home to color the comic pages during the day.

I did manage to take a few moments over the weekend to draw the following cartoon. I'm thinking of using the image for a "letters page" idea I may add to the next comic.

109 - Grizzly Bursting Out
kybearfuzz: (Armed)
A friend of mine messaged me on Growlr the other day, remarking that it was good to see me last Saturday night and asking why I've been such a recluse. I replied with an LOL and said that I wasn't aware I was.

The truth is that I get very engrossed in drawing my comic book. Once I start, I find it hard to stop, so it fills up a lot of my free time. The cold weather of this past month has made it very easy to stay in and not go out.

Tonight I actually finished penciling the issue. I've been posting the odd rough panel here and there. I really would love to post the last panel I drew as I thought it turned out GREAT, but it contains major spoiler info, so it'll have to wait.

Some of the panels are behind the spoiler cut. They don't give away anything specific, but I have liked how they turned out.



079 - Grizzly Rough Pencils

084 - Polar Bear to the Rescue

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kybearfuzz: (Grizzly 3)
Just a few odds and ends from the weekend and this morning:

  • I saw “It Follows” on Friday night. The movie tells the story of a young woman who finds herself stalked by an unknown entity after having sex with the entity’s previous stalkee. The entity follows the person at a walking pace and changes its appearance each time. The movie is original and the low-budget feel definitely gives it a creepy edge. I enjoyed the movie and the theater was packed the night I went, so word of mouth is selling it.


  • Saturday night, I went to see the “Girl Power” concert of the Cincinnati Mens Chorus. Earlier that day, I got saw an SOS on Facebook from the volunteer coordinator, asking for help manning the sales and ticket tables. I volunteered as I was going to the go there that night anyway. While the show was great and the guys sounded fantastic, I only got to see about half the concert with the volunteer duties, but I enjoyed the experience.


  • Facebook exploded over the weekend with Indiana Governor Mike Pence signing that nasty “religious freedom” discrimination bill late last week. The social and political backlash has been wonderfully quick and devastating to him and his supporters. Pence went on a morning news show to “clarify” the “misconceptions” about the bill, but floundered horribly and predictably when asked repeatedly if the bill could be used to refuse service and goods to GLBT people. A simple yes or no question that he dodged as gracefully as a drunk on a skateboard with three wheels. He is a piece of crap, that one. Indiana folks need to get him out of office to save their state and repeal that piece of trash bill.


  • The season finale of “The Walking Dead” was last night. LOVED it. No spoilers though.


  • I did managed to get a few pages of Issue #17 of “Grizzly and the Bear Patrol” done. I had to insert a new page last night to put a bit more action into the comic. I particular loved how this panel of Polar Bear, the last I drew for the evening, turned out. I’ll hopefully start inking this week.


088 - Polar Bear Power Up
Polar Bear Powering Up


Happy Monday, if that’s possible….
kybearfuzz: (Thinking)
This week has started out fairly well and it zooming into odds and ends now that we're half-way through.

  • Back in August, my friend Dave Dudar, a photographer from Atlanta, came and did a photo shoot of me in various places around Cincinnati. A lot of guys he's photographed have been named "Beefcake of the Week" on Modern Bear's Facebook page. Yesterday was apparently my turn. I'd answered a questionnaire for them late last year, and they posted one of Dave's pics of me and my answers yesterday. That post now has over 1400 "Likes." Seriously, more than 1400! I'm flattered beyond belief. It's also come with a series of friend requests from complete strangers. On the plus side though, they posted a link to my comic book and I've also gotten a surge of "Likes" to that page too.


  • I took today off because the Cincinnati metro area was supposed to get hammered with freezing rain and snow this morning. We had heavy rain last night, which washed away a lot of the snow already on the ground, but also a lot of the salt that was on the roads. I saw the traffic this morning on TV and it was a mess at 6 AM. So with that and the threat of late morning wintry mix, I begged off. Well, the bad stuff just started about 20 minutes ago. So, I'm kicking myself a bit as I could have put in at least a partial day today. Oh well....


  • One of the nice parts of taking the day off is that I managed to get in my bicep workout early. I have considered rejoining a gym as I have been having trouble putting in my cardio workout with the winter weather.


  • I'm halfway through the script of Issue #17 of my comic. I hope to have it finished tonight.


Happy Hump Day!
kybearfuzz: (Grizzly)
I started plotting this issue right after the previous issue back in October, but I didn't actually start drawing it until after Christmas. That means I drew, inked, and colored this issue in a month, which is probably one of my quickest turn-arounds ever. It was actually a lot of fun to put together. It's probably one of my more action-packed issues.

As usual, the bulk of the pages are behind the cut to save space on your pages. There are issue notes at the bottom behind the spoiler cut.

Enjoy!

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  • The game in the story, "Smear the Queer," is a real game I played as a kid with my brother and cousins. According to Wikipedia, Smear the Queer is also called "Muckle" and some folks refer to it as a reverse tag game. We would play the game in our yard with a football. I spent many a summer afternoon being chased around the yard and tackled by guys my size or larger. In the game, "queer" was just the guy with the ball or the "odd man." There was never a gay slur attached to it. I wanted to make sure that was clear in the comic. I made it a "blue ball" as a joke though.


  • I wanted to do an issue with more action, so I came up with this idea to keep the characters moving. It also allowed me to cut back on the backgrounds, leaving them vague.


  • This issue gives a bit more background on what Jerry (Colour Cub) does for a living. He does a lot of marketing and promotion, but he also is a skilled photographer.


  • I've been thinking about the villain in this comic for a long while. Snakes freak me out. Poisonous or non-poisonous makes no difference to me. Making her an Asian, bitchy model was just for fun.


  • The shady pages was done with some different patterns in Photoshop. The end result looked very pencil-shaded. I kept it because it looked cool to me.


  • Because of the cliffhanger, I'm hoping to start the next issue soon. I have a side project to work on first, but hopefully it won't take up too much time.




Any questions, comments, and criticisms?
kybearfuzz: (Bag Hag)

I haven’t had much to post about the last few days. Work has been both slow and busy. I have three different things up in the air, waiting for someone else to get parts of it done before I can move forward myself. I’ve been trying to keep busy while waiting for one of them to drop. It makes for long days.

After work, I’ve been trying valiantly to keep up with my workouts. The cold, drab days makes that hard to do. Yesterday, I went for an outside run while the sun was shining. It wasn’t so bad really. The sunlight kept me warm(er) for the most part until you hit that shaded area on the track… brrrr! 3.5 miles yesterday. I felt good about that, hoping I’ll be in shape for bikini weather (joke).

Most of my evenings this week have been taken up with finalizing the interior art, the cover, and the lettering for the next issue of my comic. I was really hoping to have the lettering done last night. I finally got them all done, but the cover. I’d have tackled that, but I really needed to get to bed. I’m hoping to post it tonight/tomorrow.

My social life tends to take a hit when I work on an issue. Some local friends have already commented on it, stating that they haven’t seen me much lately. I’m hoping to remedy that for a bit after getting this issue done.

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kybearfuzz: (Movie Buff)
I have 18 of 20 pages of the next comic book issue colored. Only two more to go.

Usually when I am at the computer coloring comic pages, I try to find some horror movies of questionable quality to play. That way I am entertained and I don't usually have to pay such close attention. Today's selections were pretty much what I expected.

  • "Lair of the White Worm" is late 1980's British movie based on a novel by Bram Stoker (author of Dracula). Amanda Donohoe stars as vampiric worshipper of a snake god who returns to her English home and starts attacking the locals. She is naked often and doesn't give a damn about it. It's wonderfully campy and stars a young Hugh Grant as a local lord who tries to stop her and save his girlfriend.

  • "Devil Times Five" is an early 1970's horror flick about a team of psychotic children who survive a bus wreck and comes upon a group of adults at a secluded ski getaway. It stars some known actors in their earlier days, including Sorrel Booke (Boss Hogg from "The Dukes of Hazzard"), Shelly Morrison (Rosario from "Will & Grace"), and Leif Garrett as one of the psycho kids. There is a nice football player type guy who shows his nice butt in a scene. The kids are "rescued" by the adults and then the adults start getting killed off.

  • "Funeral Home"is a 1980's Canadian horror flick, just another reason to love Canada. A young girl spends her summer with her grandmother, who is in the process of turning her former funeral home into a bed and breakfast. The B&B starts drawing folks who start getting killed off one by one. Is it the missing grandfather? The mentally-challenged handyman? It has a nice little twist (though not totally original) ending. The local deputy is the one who gives away the filming location when he ends a sentence at the end with a stereotypical "eh?"


Two more pages to go and a cover. I wonder what the next movie in my queue will be.

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