X-MARKS THE SPOT! THE LOST NEW MUTANTS PAGES pt.2

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Earlier today shared some penciled pages from an unpublished New Mutants/X-Factor inventory story I had done with Howard Mackie back in 1988-89. Here are some of the inked pages from that issue. Much of the focus was on Warlock, whom I loved and had an absolute blast playing with. I invoked all sorts of influences, some Roger Rabbit gestures on earlier pages and her I applied a Robert Crumb "Keep on truckin'' vibe from the famous illustration … [Read more...]

X-MARKS THE SPOT! LOST NEW MUTANTS pages

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Way, way back in 1988, when Madonna and Michael Jackson ruled the music charts, I was just getting started over at Marvel comics. Fresh off my Hawk and Dove mini-series, with no new prospects in sight, X-men editor Bob Harras gave me a call and asked if I'd like to draw the New Mutants. He said that there would be window of time before he could transition me in, but that he would give me fill in work on the X-books until then. Bob was true to his … [Read more...]