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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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Cartoon Art Scams

When you work on comic character that’s known worldwide the door to scam artists suddenly gets thrown wide open. Take the following… Years ago, when I was doing Flash Gordon, I received a request for some drawings from a guy … 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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Flash Gordon and Star Wars

The Flash Gordon released today (5/27/2012) originally ran on February 6, 2000. One of the criticisms I got back in the day was that it was too similar to a scene from The Empire Strikes Back. Granted it isn’t the first time … Continue reading

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