Monday, January 31, 2011

How Do I Get Work by Jessica Hische

"Dear Designer McDesignperson, I am a current senior majoring in design/illustration. I was wondering what I can do to promote myself and get freelance work?....[five paragraphs of life story]...any advice you can give would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!"

Designer, Typographer, Illustrator Jessica Hische answers this question on a Drawger post here:

Friday, January 28, 2011

Riley Rossmo and Cowboy Ninja Viking

ACAD alumni and former instructor Riley Rossmo's comic book series Cowboy Ninja Viking has been put into movie development by Disney and the screenplay is currently being written by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

Cowboy Ninja Viking is published by Image Comics and is co-created by Riley Rossmo and AJ Lieberman. Riley's other series is Proof also published by Image Comics.
More HERE.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Ed Kwong in The Anthology Project Volume 2

The Anthology Project is a comic collective which debuted last year. The second issue is scheduled to be released this year. To get The Anthology Project Volume 2 going the creators, which includes ACAD alumni Joy Ang, used the popular Kickstarter funding platform to raise money. According to their Kickstarter page (HERE) they raised double their funding goal with over 200 backers pledging $14,000.
ACAD alumni scheduled to be included in Vol 2 include-
Connor Willumsen
Ed Kwong
Joy Ang
Kim Smith
Matt Goldman
Matt Rhodes
The above image is a preview of Ed Kwong's contribution to Volume 2, titled Hit & Run.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Connor Willumsen

ACAD alumni Connor Willumsen is currently drawing the interiors for a forthcoming DC Comics release titled Witchland read more about the title HERE

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Fiona Staples hanging out with Jonah Hex, Superman, and Batman

ACAD grad Fiona Staples is working on a one-shot Jonah Hex comic book due out in April. Recently she's also done some covers featuring Superman and Batman.

Monday, January 24, 2011

The Intrepids by Scott Kowalchuk and Kurtis J Wiebe

ACAD grad Scott Kowalchuk's upcoming comic book Rat Bastards has become The Intrepids due too a competing comic trade mark. Still looks cool!