Category Archives: Al Williamson

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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Neal Adams on Al Williamson

“He (Al Williamson) was the inheritor of the Alex Raymond school, and he was the logical inheritor of the Flash Gordon comic strips, and he did not get them because people making decisions for those things were stupid. And remain … Continue reading

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Sally Forth – Photo Reference

Sometimes to get the right pose for a character you’re drawing you need to take some photo reference – and 10 times out of 10 the model who’s usually available and works the cheapest is yourself. Along these lines, one … Continue reading

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Al Williamson – Flash Gordon Sunday pages

One of the highlights of doing Flash Gordon was the opportunity to work with Al Williamson (1931-2010). This first page ran on November 7, 1999. The layout and partial inks are by Al, the inks are by me. This next … Continue reading

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Homage or Swipe?

Okay, here’s the deal from my vantage point – and a heads up to newcomers in the field. If you are copying or lifting a drawing from another artist and not giving that artist credit, that’s a swipe. If you … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon 8/20/2000 – Inspired by T-Boz

Originally posted 12/9/2012. Updated 1/2/2013. The Flash Gordon strip rereleased by King Features today (12/9/2012) originally ran on August 20, 2000. I had met with legendary cartoonist Al Williamson just a couple years prior and showed him how I had … Continue reading

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The Artists of EC Comics

The following is a clip spotlighting the artists of EC Comics from the 2004 documentary, Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television. That they got Bernie Wrightson talking about Graham ingels work is reason enough to check it … Continue reading

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