Monday, December 8, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2 Pin-Up Gallery Part 3!



Yay!

The Senorita Isa and Dr. Metropolis piece was drawn by Senorita Isa herself, Joe Metro's Real Life 15 year old niece, Isabelle. 

Along the way, a couple artists had to drop out of the Pin-Up Gallery (which I totally understand as artists are nut-jobs) and Isa was awesome enough to jump right in and hook up this fantastic piece!

The bottom piece was produced by one of my favorite comic makers working today, Zack Empire!
I've been friends with Zack since 2011 when I first got online & we've been trading comics ever since. Hit Zack up for a copy of one of his great comics like Jerkface, Ugly People, Camp Trails, Lonewolf or Beach Story and I'm sure he'll hook it up!

NEXT WEEK:

THE PIN-UP GALLERY'S SHOCKING CONCLUSION!

(spoilers: it's more pin-ups)

Monday, December 1, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2 Pin-Up Gallery Part 2!




This U.N.C.L.E. Doug piece was drawn by my good friend & talented artist, David Dohrmann. Dave and I worked together way back in the day & I was so stoked when he sent me this piece! I love this drawing. It makes U.N.C.L.E. Doug look like Dolph Lundgren!


Eric Epote has been a huge supporter of me & MS1 for a few years now. When I put the call out for Pin-Up artists, Eric emphatically told me he was drawing Dr. Metropolis! It's an unbelievable 
piece! I want to hang the original on my wall!
Check out Eric's art here and tell him I sent you!

Thanks for reading!

NEXT WEEK:

MORE PIN-UPS!




Monday, November 24, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2 Pin-Up Gallery Part 1!




When I was planning Annual #2, I knew I wanted to include a Pin-Up Gallery. I have made a ton of awesome comic-making buddies since I started making MS1 and I wanted to include some of them & highlight their talent in this issue.

The Connor & Big Brown piece was drawn by the very talented, Marcus Kwame Anderson, artist of Snow Daze. Marcus also drew the back cover to issue #12 and I was lucky to get him to come back!

The Brookezilla piece is from my good friend, cartoonist Tom Cherry. Tom's been supporting MS1 since before I was even really on the internet & I was honored to include this awesome piece in the issue!

NEXT WEEK:

MORE PIN-UPS!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2. Pages 14 & 15.



So that's the big thing. 

El Fuego of The Flying Burrito Brothers eventually becomes Dr. Metropolis. 

And it was kind of U.N.C.L.E. Doug's fault.

I toiled over the final panel. I wanted to illustrate El Fuego turning into Senor Metro & then Dr. Metropolis but without saying anything. And this is what I came up with.


NEXT WEEK:

THE MONKEY SQUAD ONE ANNUAL #2
PIN-UP GALLERY BEGINS!


Monday, November 10, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2. Pages 12 & 13.



Whoa!

Fucking Fenix died?

And U.N.C.L.E. Travis is still talking that shit?

The panel on the bottom of page 13 is a favorite of mine.

NEXT WEEK:

THE CONCLUSION OF "APPLES & ORIGINS" CONCLUDES!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2. Pages 10 & 11.



In Monkey Squad One issues 10, 11 & 12 I ran a back-up story starring The Flying Burrito Brothers, Seven Bricks Of Fury & The Agents of U.N.C.L.E. titled "Apples & Origins". (You can find them in the archives if you're interested.)

Up until now, Lil' Dougie has only appeared in his own back up stories in issues 3, 6 & 8. This is the first time he's appeared in an actual story!

NEXT WEEK:

A DEATH IN THE FAMILY!


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Monkey Squad One Annual #2. Pages 8 & 9.



I imagine the relevance of this story is easily missed.

So, let us travel back to 2010, and the final page from Monkey Squad One #6: 

So, basically, the scene in MS1 Annual #2 is an extension of this scene, but we finally get to meet Professor Metropolis and see him in action. Plus we kind of see why Malcolm Bliss was confused & thought Dr. Metropolis was Professor Metropolis in MS1 #10.

Look, if I cared whether or not it was confusing, I wouldn't have done a parallel dimension/time-travel story!

NEXT WEEK:

APPLES & ORIGINS CONTINUES!