Author Archives: Jim Keefe

About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip – both available at ComicsKingdom.com. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Inktober Sketch 10/1/2017

Using fashion shots off Pinterest for reference. The drawing surface is Strathmore Sketch paper. Inked with a Isabey Red Sable Round Brush, size 2.

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Drop Panel – 10/1/2017

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On the Drawing Board

Preview of a panel from an upcoming Sally Forth Sunday page. Establishing shot of Ted’s Parent’s house. Pen and ink (meaning dip pen, brush and rapidographs) with a little razor blade technique for the grass and Pro White opaque watercolour … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon 3/1/1998 – Reference Pics

Reference pictures are crucial for me when drawing, especially for action shots or panels that involve a number of characters interacting. It’s the best way to get a proper feel for how figures interact. For example, here’s the Flash Gordon … Continue reading

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Scouting Locations – Small Wonders Gift Shop

When a scene in Sally Forth calls for a specific locale (grocery store, movie theater, etcetera) I’ll often use spots around my hometown of Minneapolis for reference. Take the following… A recent script for Sally Forth from Francesco called for … Continue reading

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Al Hirschfeld’s Lesser Known Brother-In-Law Al Keefefeld

This week’s Sally Forth (9/11-16) has a title panel drawn by none other than legendary off off off Broadway cartoonist Al Keefefeld (brother-in-law to Al Hirschfeld). Coincidentally, same as Al, he also had a daughter named Nina. And as you … Continue reading

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The Homecoming

The Homecoming Author: Archie Goodwin Art: Al Williamson Creepy #112 (August 1979) Reprinted in Creepy #137 (May 1982) This story I was fortunate enough to see the original art to when I visited Al Williamson in October of 1998. Al … Continue reading

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