My Year In Review Pt.1
2005 was a very interesting year for myself, perhaps the most interesting in quite a few.
Professionally. - When the year started I was just beginning to sketch again and draw on a more frequent basis and a few months later I decided to email a “web” buddy of mine named Mark Andrew Smith about possibly writing a concept of mine I used to call The Replacement Heroes. Mark was already an established writer with a great project called “The Amazing Joybuzzards” that is published by Image Comics. (It has gained widespread critical acclaim and is a great read as well). Well, Mark shot me down as his schedule was all full up, but he did introduce me to a swell fella by the name of Grant Alter who ended up being interested. So we ended up collaborating (my first time) on what ended up being The Hurricane Kids. We put together a pitch and have had some small press interest and we are still talking with a top indy publisher about it. Through Grant I also met great guys like Greg, Robbi and Russ from Image’s Hero-Camp, and through those guys I ended meeting a lot of cool people in
I don’t like New Year’s Resolutions because they always get broken but this year I would still like to produce work on time and get better at it, and maybe get a more professional work ethic and method. I also would like Villains to sell somewhere in the 4,000-5,000 range and gain a solid following. Indy comics are a hard market competing with the big boys, but I’m ready for it I think. Maybe later in the week I’ll post some personal reflections and hopes.