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Here are more pictures of the last night’s media event at Lou & Mickey’s with Junkoo Kim, the creator of LINE Webtoon, Tom Akel, the artist director of LINE Webtoon, Stan Lee, Marc Silvestri, Michelle Phan and C.B. Cebulski. Once again, thanks everyone whomever joined the event with LINE Webtoon :)

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Top 10 Alternate Universe Wandas #3: Wanda Darling

Now onto something I really love. Much like with the Pinocchio story earlier in our list, I don’t care about Peter Pan, the source material for Avengers Fairy Tales #1. The book has some interesting things to say about the connection between innocence and cruelty, but beyond that, it doesn’t interest me.

This comic is adorable though. Look at the art!

Avengers Fairy Tales #1 by C. B. Cebulski & João Lemos

Look at it!

Avengers Fairy Tales #1 by C. B. Cebulski & João Lemos

Look at this cover! 

cover by Claire Wendling

This is pretty much what you would expect. Wanda is Wendy. Steve is Peter Pan. The Avengers are the lost boys. I don’t have anything deep to say about this. I just really, really love the art.

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PUNISHER v BATMAN, by Dana Obera (Nov 2014).

This one-shot was made as a tribute for Chuck Dixon and John Romita Jr’s PUNISHER / BATMAN: DEADLY KNIGHTS. It was the best Punisher book I’ve read sitting behind Greg Rucka’s series and Jim Lee’s PWJ. This story was already in the back of my mind for a long time. I’m glad I finally had the time to put it into a six pages one shot in November 2014.

My Photoshop is still very amateurish, I know. I have much to learn :b

This one-shot got me the honour to be interviewed by CB Cebulski in Nov 2014, ITGCC. His comment was, “I love how you draw the action sequence, it’s really flowing. You Probably got that from the manga. Expression and gesture are all there. You’re not shy on drawing hands. But there is one minus point: Frank here looks too manga. Batman and Joker don’t look manga, but Frank? Too manga.”

I’m taking the advice very seriously, and I’m planning to improve my facial characteristic in my next study/practice. I hope you’re sticking around for the ride :)

Ps. If you like it, please REPOST. Thank you :)

MY BIG (not really) EMERALD CITY COMICON SCHEDULE 

Marvel: Next Big Thing
Apr 09, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Want to start reading Marvel Comics?  There’s no better time!  And there’s no better place to learn all about our thrilling and creatively diverse series than this panel! Panelists include Talent Scout C.B. Cebulski alongside Brian Michael Bendis (Spider-Man), Kieron Gillen (Darth Vader), Sanford Greene (Power Man and Iron Fist), David Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist), and more mighty Marvel guests!  With everything from the Star Wars universe to the Marvel universe, this is the panel for you!

(for this one, i may be a tiny bit late and leave a tiny bit early but i will do my damnedest)

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Powers Cast Interview

Apr 09, 2016, 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM, ECCC Live Stage - Level 4/Skybridge Lobby

Powers creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming are joined the show’s cast to talk about the series and what’s coming up.

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 Powers Autographing Session

4:00PM Powers fans will have the opportunity to get official Powers season 2 teaser posters signed in a private autographing session.

(i don’t care what the rules say, i will sign whatever you bring until they kick us out. but the new poster is pretty cool.)

Location: WSCC 211

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POWERS – When A Hero Falls, Who Will Rise? – A Sneak Peek at Season Two of PlayStation’s Hit Series

Apr 09, 2016, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Main Stage - W4A

Executive producers and Powers co-creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, along with showrunner Remi Aubuchon, and stars Susan Heyward, Susan Heyward, Olesya Rulin, and Logan Browning preview a deeper look at season two of the series, the new characters joining the universe, and the iconic “Who Killed Retro Girl?” storyline that started it all. 

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Apr 10, 2016, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Marvel: Civil War II

Get ready for the biggest event of the year—Civil War II! Get ready to choose your side in this early look at the conflict that’s to come with Talent Scout C.B. Cebulski alongside Kris Anka (Captain Marvel), Brian Michael Bendis (Civil War II), Al Ewing (New Avengers), David Marquez (Invincible Iron Man), and more mighty Marvel guests!

I raise my glass to my friend.

16 years ago I went to a convention with a portfolio and a spot at a friends table. I was barely in my twenties and didn’t know how to make comic books, but was sitting at that table, showing my work and feeling like I was a part of something. I was on the “other” side of the table. It felt good. And then someone left a business card at my table while I was away. Someone from Image Comics.

That someone was CB Cebulski.

He was publishing books at Image under his imprint Fanboy Entertainment. He liked my work, left his card and the weekend was over. I gave him enough time to fly back to NY and then I was calling him. This was the days before texts and before people gave you all your good and bad news via email. We called people. I called him.

We talked comics. He wanted to see if I had any ideas to pitch to Image. Over the next year and change, we became friends. Hoping on the phone, tossing ideas around. He was starting to write a few projects at Marvel. He would be out with some the editors, call me from bar at 2am like “hey, they’re looking for a Gambit pitch, let’s pitch Gambit!” or “I got this idea for Boom Boom and Juggernaut, I think Mike would dig it.” I would wake up the next morning and draw up some Boom Boom sketches, Juggernaut sketches. Whatever he threw at me. We were on that grind.

Eventually, the Manga craze took over the comic market and Marvel wanted to get in on some of that. CB wrote and helped put together a Manga-esque line of comics. One day while CB was at Marvel, Mike Marts asked him if he knew any artists that could turn an issue around quickly. They needed a fill-in on an ICEMAN mini series. CB gave my name. I got that job. Iceman #3. That was 2001.

Within months, CB became an editor at Marvel and went from the one shot to a Spider-man mini series, to Human torch, to Venom and on and one.

CB wasn’t an editor for long. He’ll be the first to tell you, he was bad at it. His talent was in finding talent. But I’ve always said his true skill was seeing talent before talent was even there. Looking back, I was NOWHERE near ready to draw comics when CB left his card. But he saw something could/would possibly grow into something one day. Over the years, I’ve seen him find the same quality in others. Theres a handful of artist that CB has shown me years ago that I was like “yeah, they’re ok.” only to have them be some of my favorite artists now. He’s got the eye for that.

CB gave me my shot in this business. He had my back through the years when cartoony was a four letter word. Through the years when i was asked to draw more realistic if I wanted get more jobs. He’s given me countless words of advice and guidance in an industry that I knew NOTHING about when i first entered it.

But most of all, for 16 years, he has been my friend. Through all the ups and downs of this business. Through my little brothers heart transplant. Through my fathers death. Through my two sons being born. And through things on his side that are his to share. We’ve shared many drinks, dinners, stories, victories and loses and I hope to share many more.

We have been by each others side since we stepped in the doors at Marvel some 15 years ago. And now, that era comes to an end. CB will be leaving New York to help shape Marvel over in China. I’m sad to see him leave the states but am so happy for he and his wife and the awesome adventure that lies ahead. And I’m SUPER excited to have a hook up in China! We’ll be visiting… A LOT!

I’m happy for you, my friend and I’m going to miss the hell out of you. I owe you more than i’ll ever be able to repay. Safe travels, and get the reservations ready. We’ll be there soon.

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MOONKNIGHT Issue 1, Page 11-15 (Dec 2014)

Art practice from a script by Warren Ellis. This was done in December 2014 after I met Marvel’s CB Cebulski and this art was meant to see if I can work based on a writer’s script. I submitted this work to CB Cebulski on Dec 15, 2014 (I think). I thought it would be okay to share this with you as well :)

I wasn’t too pleased with the result, considering I had to juggle with so many things at that time. This year, I’ll try to come up with something better.

I hope you enjoy it. If you do, please help Reblog it :) Thanks. 

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Something similar was happening with her brother. But while Wanda’s powers exhausted her… The problem with Pietro was that he couldn’t slow down. It was as if time stood still around him.

Avengers Fairy Tales Vol 1 #1, written by C.B. Cebulski, art by Joao Lemos

Where the Avengers star in a retelling of Peter Pan with Wanda as Wendy, Steve as Peter, Pietro as John (and the character list goes on) where everyone got to keep their powers. I found this series very charming.

There are no strings on me...

So everyone knows that Ultron has references to Pinnocchio, but I’m here to say that in the comics who has been Pinnocchio was … Vision.

Avenger Fairy Tales #2 (2008) by C.B. Cebulski and  Nuno Plati

Just look this cute pie  (Serious, Vision in this comic is the real cinammon roll to good for this world)

and still have….

Hank Pym as Geppetto

The Wasp as the talking cricket

Ultron as the Fox 

and at last Wanda as the Blue Red Fairy.

The art is beautiful  and  the story it’s a good adaptation of the tale. Everyone should read it  And look how cute vision is in his little yellow jacket.

SDCC schedule

okay, took a bit of time, but i finally got all my plans locked down!

THURSDAY

1130 - Marvel Live Show

1-2 - Marvel: Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way
Are you a writer or artist? Ever dream of working for Marvel? Do you find yourself thinking, “I could do that…if I knew how.” Well, here’s your chance. Join Marvel talent scout C. B. Cebulski and a host of Marvel talent including Kris Anka (Uncanny X-Men) to find out the answers on how to get your foot in the door and make your job Marvel! - Room 7AB

520-6 - Signing at the Marvel Booth #2329

SATURDAY

11-1140 - Signing at the Marvel Booth #2329

530-630 - The Art of Character Design
Felipe Smith (All-New Ghost Rider), Jake Wyatt (Ms. Marvel), Kris Anka (Uncanny X-Men) and Kevin Wada (cover artist for Marvel) discuss the creative process, character designs and/or redesign, building an entire world, and more. Moderated by Dafna Pleban (BOOM! Studios editor). - Room 7AB

6-8 - Gays in Comics 28: At the Intersection of Comics and Life
Creators examine how their queer identities intersect with other aspects of their lives, such as race and ethnicity, religion, and family, and how that influences and defines their comics work. Join Prism Comics and co-moderators Roger Klorese (Prism Comics Board) and Paige Braddock (Peanuts, Jane’s World, Stinky Cecil), as they explore how diversity doesn’t stop at LGBTQ. Panelists include Brian Andersen (Stripling Warrior, So Super Duper, The Advocate), Kris Anka (Ms. Marvel, House of M, Uncanny X-Men), Hilary Price (Rhymes with Orange), Dax Tran-Caffee (Failing Sky, 2015 Eisner nominee) and Kevin Wada (She-Hulk, Doctor Who). The panel will also include time for fans to mingle and a silent auction for Prism Comics, the nonprofit organization supporting LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly comics creators and readers. - Room 29AB (obviously ill be a little late to this one)

SUNDAY

3-340 - Signing at the Marvel Booth #2329

so yeah thats where you can find me. ill ONLY be signing books at those designated times at the marvel booth. so come by then if you’d like something. I won’t be doing any con sketches either. 

for those that I’m doing SDCC pre-show commissions for, ill be emailing you with details on when and where to pick them up.

The third piece of art in today’s Eataku anniversary series is from the artist of the off-the-wall web comic Revenge Girl, John Wright. A long-time Eataku reader, I actually got to know John through this blog, so it was only fitting that he draw me up a piece for this special occasion! In this illustration, John chose to envision me in a scenario based on Marvel’s old alternate reality comic series, “What If” … What if C.B. Cebulski had chosen to go to culinary school?

Good thing I kept my day job!

You can find much more of John’s art, and a link to his web comic, up at http://johnwright0715.tumblr.com/