I recently wrapped up the inking phase for The Reluctant Prophet, a graphic novel based on the Old Testament account of Jonah. Above are pencil to ink page comparisons.  Now on to text and color!  For more info on this project, including a video trailer, please 

An inked two page spread from The Reluctant Prophet, a graphic novel I’m working based on the Old Testament account of Jonah “But the Lord sent out a great wind on the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the 

ungoliantschilde: Rafael Grampa and Jose Villarrubia ~ Conceptual Sketch, Pencils, Inks, and then the Final Colors for Strange Tales II. The comic illustration process >

Penciling stage for The Reluctant Prophet is complete! Commence with the inking! The Reluctant Prophet is a graphic novel based on the Old Testament account of Jonah. Check out the trailer here (trailer was cut using roughs and conceptual drawings for the project). 

43 days to finish all the pencils for the “The Reluctant Prophet”, a graphic novel based on the biblical account of Jonah. If you haven’t already check out the promotional trailer which was cut together using mock-up sketches and few color pages. Enjoy. 

Four Post card designs created to promote The Reluctant Prophet, a graphic novel based on the old testament account of Jonah.  Each post card was mailed about a month apart to various publishing companies.  If you haven’t already, be sure to watch the trailer by 

Classroom: In a book

My awesome wife gave me this goldmine, David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil Born Again: Artist’s Edition as a Christmas gift in 2012. I’m a big Mazzucchelli fan, I’m specifically a fan of his work on Batman: Year One, and the DareDevil: Born Again storyline. This edition, measured at 12×17 inches is 

I’ve been reading through “Studio Space: The World’s Greatest Comic Illustrators at Work”. Below is a great thought by Tim Sale on illustrating detail.  It captures some conclusions I’ve come to about detailed illustration within the comic medium, like using line work as a way 

Upon return from an out of town trip, my wife surprised me with her review of my 90 page script and mock-up book for The Reluctant Prophet. She’s awesome (for many reasons)! The titled project is a graphic novel based on the Old Testament book