A few months back, Joel Duggan of the webcomic Starcrossed made some fantastic fan art for us here at Ellie Central. I thought I’d return the favor by doing some for him. Joel was also one of three people who interviewed me back in July for Comics Coast To Coast. So do us here at Mission Control a favor and visit the excellent comic that is Starcrossed. Tell them Ellie Sent you.
The story goes that way back in the day, a young Professor Strang read J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and was enthralled. That book inspired him to lead an adventurous life of his own, eventually culminating in the discovery of Planet X. He then sent Ellie on her own great adventure and the rest is history.
Pretty much everyone here at Mission Control is a big hobbit geek, and we’re all looking forward to the movie coming up next year. Here’s a little watercolor of Smaug the dragon from my sketchbook!
I’m not a big superhero fan, but I loves me my Spiderman. He occasionally makes an appearance in my sketchbook too as he’s just fun to draw. I like making him a skinny kid that’s just all arms and legs.
I also include here a sketch of the unsung hero of the Marvel Universe, J. Jonah Jameson. I wonder how he’s going to handle editing a newspaper in a dying industry (although I understand he’s mayor of NY or something now? I don’t read the comics, so I have no idea).
Oh, and there’s a Thor at the bottom too. Enjoy!
I haven’t seen this commercial for discovery.com in a long time. I believe it originally aired way back in 2000. It makes me giggle every time I see it. Check out the mosquito and half dead fish commercials too.