3. And finally: Had occasion to revisit the punch-drunk Big-Ass Sandwiches mascot, which I first drew for their sticker a few years back. Turns out that I really enjoy drawing him/her/it engaged in various acts of rage, disapproval and exhaustion. See below. You may see some of these sketches turn up at their new brick-and-mortar location.
About a month after Cort Webber and Bobby Roberts ended "Welcome to that Whole Thing" -- and their 10-year broadcasting partnership -- they also pulled down the websites hosting their show archives. Which meant a lot of people missed their final Dec. 1, 2014 episode -- in which I interviewed them about their entire history as a radio/podcast team and we flipped each other a bunch of good-natured crap.
I've read a preview of the first issue and watched Joëlle draw pages at her Periscope desk for months, and I think this is going to be a really special book. Joëlle has found the perfect container for her obsessions with bloody mayhem, retro design, vintage advertising and, weirdly, "101 Dalmations"-era Disney animators. You'll see what I mean in January.
Drew this logo for a charity kickball team that didn't come together. If you want to use it for yours, go nuts. Click the above image for the full-sized version. Also, here's a vector-based version if you need it.
The crowd scene contains several comics characters (Shang-Chi, Doctor Strange, and Power Man and Iron Fist) specifically requested by Excalibur co-owner Debbie Fagnant. Bill also gave all the color an old-school newsprint dot-screen effect. It should really pop on the 11x17 poster. I hear the store is printing 100 or so.
Excalibur's press release on their month-long birthday celebration after the jump.