Sally Forth – Halloween Week 2014

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Art by Jim Keefe.


Hope everybody enjoyed Sally Forth Halloween Week 2014.
Here’s a quick look back at the cosplay.

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And almost forgot…

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Still not enough you say? Here’s a link to Halloween 2013 as well.

And that’s all for now.
Here’s hoping you and yours had a Happy Halloween!

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25 Cartoonists You’d Never Recognize Without Make-Up

Actually, unless they’re standing next to a picture of the character they created with an arrow pointing to them, most cartoonists are unrecognizable to begin with.

That said, here’s some pics of cartoonist (or in the case of Jerry Siegel, writers) – enjoy!

Note: These are pics I’ve just grabbed off the web over the years, so my apologies for not knowing their original sources. I’ve also added characters the artists are identified with, but it’s usually just the tip of the iceberg in regards to their bodies of work.

Jerry Siegel (standing) and Joe Shuster. Creators of Superman.

Jerry Siegel (standing) and Joe Shuster – Creators of Superman.

Iconic Artists Jack Kirby (co-created most of the Marvel Universe) and Neal Adams.

Iconic artists Jack Kirby (co-created most of the Marvel Universe) and Neal Adams.

Milton Caniff  (Terry and the Pirates - Steve Canyon).

Milton Caniff in the studio. (Terry and the Pirates, Steve Canyon)

Kim Dietch (Boulevard of Broken Dreams)

Kim Dietch (Boulevard of Broken Dreams)

Marie Severin  (Not Brand Echh)

Marie Severin (Hulk, Crazy and Not Brand Echh)

Steve Ditko (Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and Mister A.

Steve Ditko (Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and Mister A)

Coleen Doran (A Distant Soil)

Coleen Doran (A Distant Soil)

Will Eisner (The Spirit, A Contract with God)

Will Eisner (The Spirit, A Contract with God)

Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis)

Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis)

Roy Krenkel and Frank Frazetta (Fantasy Illustrators)

Roy Krenkel and Frank Frazetta (Fantasy Illustrators)

Wally Wood (EC Comics, Mad Magazine)

Wally Wood (EC Comics, Mad Magazine)

Ramona Fradon ( Aquaman,  Brenda Starr)

Ramona Fradon ( Aquaman, Brenda Starr)

Dave Sim and Gerhard (Cerebus)

Dave Sim and Gerhard (Cerebus)

Richard Guindon (gag cartoonist)

Richard Guindon (gag cartoonist)

Joe Kubert (Sgt. Rock, Yossel) with sons Andy and Adam behind him.

Joe Kubert (Sgt. Rock, Yossel) with sons, Andy and Adam behind him.

Bill Mauldin (Willie and Joe)

Bill Mauldin (Willie and Joe)

Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon, Rip Kirby)

Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon, Rip Kirby)

Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing, Frankenstein)

Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing, Frankenstein)

John Romita (Spider-Man - Art Director Marvel Comics)

John Romita (Spider-Man – Art Director Marvel Comics)

Dave Stevens (The Rocketeer)

Dave Stevens (The Rocketeer)

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All for now. For more I’d suggest running out to any of the numerous comic conventions around the world that has an Artist Alley – get to know a cartoonist firsthand today!

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Sally Forth – Batgirl

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Art by Jim Keefe.


Halloween week continues with Hillary dressed as the new Batgirl.

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And here’s the reference Francesco pointed me to – with the look from Batgirl #35.
Followed by an animated gif someone made of the cover.
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And after all is said and done, it was nice to get a thumbs up from Batgirl’s writer Brenden Fletcher.

From Brenden Fletcher's Twitter page.

From Brenden Fletcher’s Twitter page.

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All for now – Halloween week continues in Sally Forth week tomorrow.
Same Bat-time, same Bat-channel!

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The Child Catcher – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Some nightmare food for Halloween.
The Child Catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Screenplay by Roald Dahl – Novel by Ian Fleming

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Sally Forth – Halloween Week 2013

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Art by Jim Keefe.


Back by popular demand, Sally Forth will be celebrating Halloween week!
Expect lots of cosplay as Francesco Marciuliano gives you the Forth family’s guide to having a happy Halloween.

For those who need to play catch up, here’s last year’s strips.
October 28 – November 2, 2013.
Click on strips to see larger.

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And for those interested, here’s a link to a prior post in which I show how to transform Kate Beckinsale into Sally Forth.

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Sally Forth – Back to the Future

Sally Forth - October 24, 2014

Sally Forth – October 24, 2014

Click on strip to see larger.

From Francesco Marciuliano’s script for the 10/24 Sally Forth strip.

    Alice holds up a weird object in one hand to show Sally. It is not big but is unidentifiable and has a base. You can draw what-ever weird thing that does not look like any object one has ever seen.

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And here’s the reference I used…

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I kind of like the idea the means for time travel was right under Alice’s nose if she only understood the technology – the same way I have a smart phone and can only text with it…

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Sally Forth – Drop Panel Party

Comic Strips are formatted different ways for different size requirements. The “drop panel” is a panel or tier of the strip that can be omitted because of size restrictions without affecting the gag or storyline.

For example, Here’s the Sunday strip for October 19, 2014 with the drop panel…

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Then without…

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And now without further ado, here’s the drop panels for July 6 through October 19, 2014.

July 6, 2014

July 6, 2014

July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014

July 20 2014

July 20 2014

July 27, 2014

July 27, 2014

August 3, 2014

August 3, 2014

August 10, 2014

August 10, 2014

August 17, 2014

August 17, 2014

August 24, 2014

August 24, 2014

August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014

September 7, 2014

September 7, 2014

September 14, 2014

September 14, 2014

September 21, 2014

September 21, 2014

September 28, 2014

September 28, 2014

October 5, 2014

October 5, 2014

October 12, 2014

October 12, 2014

October 19, 2014

October 19, 2014

For more from previous posts, go to Sally Forth drop panels.

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Unabashed plug time!

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