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You guys and gals wanna see my NEWEST POP-aganda piece? I just finished this yesterday, and couldn’t wait to show it to you minions. I’m pretty pleased with how this came out. What do you think?
Available HERE: http://nvy.gd/YHmSBp
This is my piece for Emerald City Comicon’s “Monsters & Dames” 2013 book. I won’t know for a while whether it gets picked or not (there’s always a ton of awesome submissions), but I just wanted to put it out there. This is my first ever submission for M&D, so fingers crossed it gets picked. :)
The idea of “Monsters & Dames” is basically what it says on the tin. Monsters and women together. So, when I was mulling over what to draw for this, I really wanted to incorporate my retro-POPaganda style and make it really tell a story. So, I figured what better way to do that than by designing a para-military organization tasked with keeping the peace in a sci-fi future fantasy world. Naturally, the Monster Squad is a small branch of that organization, but it is also, unarguably the coolest. Only the best and the brightest in the organization get picked for Monster Squad. By putting a woman on the recruitment poster, the top brass are showing that they have no prejudices about who is chosen to bond with a monster for Squad duty.
I really should write this up into a full treatment, huh?
characters © Dane Ault, 2012-2013
“Beat the Beast” - Personal Project, 2012
SO, last night - while NASA was landing a new robot on Mars and while nerds everywhere were celebrating the awesomeness of SCIENCE - I drew this.
I’ve had this in my head for a while, but hesitated to do it largely because Mario in propaganda style had been done before, and I didn’t want to do another one. So, I needed to find a way for the piece to be more about the Ape than about Mario. I think I managed it. What say you?