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Here’s something a little different…

Geof Darrow is an American comic book and concept artist, know for his detail oriented style which has been heavily influenced by European and Japanese artists such as Mœbius, Hergé and Osamu Tezuka.

After graduating from the American Academy of Arts in Chicago, Darrow began his career as a character designer at Hanna-Barbera in the early 80s. In 1982 Darrow met one of his artist muses, French comic artist Mœbius, and began collaborating with him for the rest of the decade.

In the early 90s, Darrow befriend American comic book writer and artist Frank Miller and worked on two graphic novels with him; Hard Boiled, a noir, and the Japanese Mecha/Kaiju homage/parody The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot. The latter was subsequently adapted into a 26-episode animated series of the same name, produced by Columbia TriStar Television and Dark Horse Entertainment, which aired from 1999 to 2001 on Fox Kids and for which Darrow did creature designs.

Darrow's​ work on Hard Boiled caught the eye of The Wachowskis who subsequently hired him to serve as ‘Conceptual Designer’ on all three Matrix movies.

In 2005, Darrow debuted his first original comic book series Shaolin Cowboy; about an unnamed former Shaolin monk dressed as a cowboy who wanders across a post-apocalyptic desert “the day after yesterday and a week before tomorrow” battling various criminals and monsters. The series is published irreguraly (only 12 issues since its inception as of this past April) due in large part to Darrow’s insistence of having complete creative control and the fact that, by his own account, it can take him up to a week to complete a single page.

Geof Darrow has never done a dinosaur comic and is not particularly well-known as an artist who draws dinosaurs. However dinosaurs, and related prehistoric creatures, are not an uncommon motif in his work and so I’ve decided to highlight some that work here.

Above are a selection of drawings done by Darrow highlighting his protagonist from Shaolin Cowboy’s battles with various dinosaurs and pterosaurs.

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Fifteen years after the first Kaiju breach, we find ourselves with the 104th Regiment who are now among the forces of the UN Shatterdome. With time comes new hardships, challenges, and inevitably … change.

Attack on Kaiju is a fan-made mecha AU parody of the manga/anime Attack on Titan, or “Shingeki no Kyojin” (進撃の巨人), and the film Pacific Rim. 

This project is a purely non-profit, fan-based parody made only for entertainment purposes. 

Tumblr: http://attackonkaijuproject.tumblr.com
Cast & Crew: http://attackonkaijuproject.tumblr.com/cast
AU Project Creator: Kira

Attack on Titan, Shingeki no Kyojin, and its likeness belong to Hajime Isayama and its related distributors.
Pacific Rim and its likeness belong to Guillermo Del Toro and Travis Beacham.  Please support the official releases.

All music is copyright and credited to their original composers and is not used to earn any profit.

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Episode 1 of the Attack on Kaiju Project is finally here!  We hope you all enjoy it!  Everyone on our team worked very hard and diligently to put this project together and bring it to life.  Special thanks goes out to my co-admin, Amy, for helping put this all together. We hope you like it!

- Admin Kira

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Attack on Kaiju - Episode Two: War Clock

Tensions with old blood lead to new problems as Eren readjusts to living in the U.N. Shatterdome.

Attack on Kaiju is a fan-made mecha AU parody of the manga/anime Attack on Titan, or “Shingeki no Kyojin” (進撃の巨人), and the film Pacific Rim.
This project is a purely non-profit, fan-based parody made only for entertainment purposes. -Tumblr- -Cast and Crew- -Previous Episode-
**headphones recommended for best audio quality**

Here’s episode 2 of AOK! It’s also the premiere of a new format we’re trying out :) Enjoy and thanks for watching!
-Gala