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Tips for Creating a Graphic Novel from a Script or Book.

Sometimes I’m contacted by writers having questions about how to translate a script or novel into a format that would allow an artist to create a graphic novel of the story. The process is not as straight-forward as one might imagine. Many writers make the mistake of trying to put too much into each page […]

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Artist Hides Himself In The Werewolves of New Idria

I was recently asked if I had hidden a self-portrait anywhere in Moonstone Books’ upcoming The Werewolves of New Idria. The answer (as you can see above) is yes. I did smuggle a picture of myself into the graphic novel (the picture above is low-resolution; the print version should have about 4 times as much […]

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The Werewolves of New Idria Interview

John Chadwell got an interesting interview and write up about our upcoming graphic novel The Werewolves of New Idria in the Hollister Freelance newspaper. The twist here is that the paper is close to New Idria where the final climatic scene is set. Hopefully the locals don’t get too spooked by the story :o) ===================== […]

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John Chadwell’s Novel and Graphic Novel Cover Artwork

Received this photo of a jolly John Chadwell standing in front of the book cover and graphic novel cover I created for him. And, yes, that’s his Facebook page showing there on the monitor at the lower right. John has a lot to smile about. His scripts for both stories are now making the rounds […]

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Moonstone Book’s July Comic Book Releases

Moonstone Books recently released the covers for the comics and graphic novels it will release this upcoming July. Among the group slated for July release are a couple of installments of Buckaroo Banzai along with That Man Flint and the Spider. And, yes, even a new series Zombies vs. Cheerleaders that seems to have something […]

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The Evolution of a Graphic Novel Cover Illustration

I thought I’d show the progression of the covers created for the upcoming graphic novel Werewolves of New Idria (available from Moonstone Books). Up front: NORMALLY I don’t go through this many ideas to get to the final book cover illustration. This project proved a challenge and generated bunches of different versions for the cover […]

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Werewolves of New Idria Gaining Traction

John Chadwell (who wrote Werewolves of New Idria — which I illustrated in its graphic novel variation) reports that our new graphic novel is gaining some serious traction. John was interviewed by the Hollister Free Lance today about the graphic novel. He notes that The Bull Pen (a local game and comic book store) as […]

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Another Updated Illustration: Werewolves of New Idria

Another updated picture to help peddle the movie script for Werewolves of New Idria by John Chadwell and Ron Shusett (writer/creator of the Alien franchise and Total Recall). This was one of the early concept paintings created as a banner for the online site of the original novel. The picture has been revived to accompany […]

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Updated Illustration for Werewolves of New Idria Script

The movie script for Werewolves of New Idria by John Chadwell and Ron Shusett (writer/creator of the Alien franchise and Total Recall) continues to be in the running. As the script is submitted to potential buyers, clients, and actors, the concept art and illustrations created for the graphic novel version of the story continue to […]

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Preorder: Graphic Novel Werewolves of New Idria

Got word that the graphic novel I illustrated Werewolves of New Idria is now available for pre-order from Moonstone Books. Please note that the scheduled shipping date for this graphic novel is August 11, 2011. You can also get a “sneak peak” at some of the pictures in the graphic novel (as well as the […]

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