Monday, February 17, 2014

Communications Work / Smoke Signal Comic

I had a new four-page comic in the last issue of Smoke Signal (the one with the Chris Ware cover) called COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA. Here are some sketches and behind-the-scenes materials from its construction (click for larger images). Thumbnail / layouts:
Character designs:
Reference Pics:
Other schematics:
Animated .gif showing a page's evolution from thumbnail > rough sketch > tighter sketch > inked lineart > halftoned final page > etc: