Friday, March 18, 2011

A special 6-page preview of Spacebase 01

Space Base Preview

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Going to S.P.A.C.E

Hey Space Cadets!

In a few days, I'll be attending S.P.A.C.E., the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, in Columbus, OH with many copies of SPACEBASE 01 in tow. Unlike last year's show where there were just a handful of us representing the Steel City, there will be about a dozen of Pittsburgh's best & brightest independent comics creators attending the show. But don't take my word for it, check out the sweet ad that Marcel Walker and Shawn Atkins put together for this weekend's event...

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Welcome to Spacebase 01

Spacebase 01 is a project I've had in the back of my mind for a while, but because of other comic projects I was working on, that's pretty much where it stayed. I was making notes, doing character sketches, gathering research material and photo reference, waiting for a good time to get SB01 rolling.

Finally, in October of 2010, during 24 Hour Comic Day, I put pencil to paper and started the story of Captain Abner "Snap" Carter and Spacebase 01. SB01 also has the distinction of being the first comic I ever completed in under 24 hours (23 hours, 9 minutes, if I remember correctly). I quickly assembled and printed a few dozen copies and debuted SB01 at PIX, the Pittsburgh Independent Comics Expo, a couple weeks later. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to draw a cover for the first issue myself, so I enlisted friend and fellow indie comic creator Shawn Atkins to help me out. Knowing Shawn's work on Gello Apocalypse and Explorers of the Unknown, I knew he'd come up with something great and naturally he didn't disappoint.