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The Tick 2019 Free Comic Book Day Cover by IanNichols, visual art

Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio
Current Residence: Jamaica Plain, MA
Favourite genre of music: all different
Favourite style of art: Any non-digital medium on paper or canvas
Wallpaper of choice: Always Changin'
Favourite cartoon character: Billy Burroughs

Favourite Visual Artist
Frazetta, Wood, Williamson, John Byrne, Darryl Banks, Will Eisner, Chaykin, Ditko, Aparo, Giordano, Nate Lovett, Dave Johnson, Rudy Nebres, Ernie Colon, Simonson, Starlin, Angel Medina, and many many many many many many more
Favourite Movies
Ghostbusters, Where the Buffalo Roam, Ed Wood, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Captain Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters
Favourite Books
Contract With God Trilogy, The Dreamer, American Gods, The Sun Also Rises, Cleveland, The Wapshot Chronicles, many, many, more
Favourite Writers
Cheever, Gaiman, Frank Herbert, Tolkien, Fireside Poets, Chaykin
Favourite Games
Chess
Favourite Gaming Platform
NES - 8-bits of Awesome!
Tools of the Trade
6/0 Liner watercolr brush, 0 Sable Brush, Speedball Super-Black India ink and Bleed-Proof White, Prismacolor Markers, Watercolor Paints, Micron Pens
Other Interests
Comics, days I get home from work before 8, drawing, Kupel's Bagels, working with good artists
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I just wanted to give everyone an update as to what I've been working on as of late: SPOON! I did a backup story in the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY issue of THE TICK! It's very exciting. Anyone that knows me, knows that I have always been a Tick Fan. Thanks entirely to my friend Jeff, I was lucky to be a part of this year's issue. It will be available at most comic shops on free comic book day which is May 3rd. CONcentrate! I am doing more conventions than ever, and some really great folks that run them are letting me do their posters. Steve at the South Coast Show, Terror Con, and the Rhode Island Comic Con is letting me do all three! I'm also sti
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Greetings fellow connoisseurs of graphic narrative! We would like to invite you to a gathering of fans, creators, and fellow comic enthusiasts. For those of you that don't know, I have created a new group, based on the group of artists and fans that I meet with in-person every other week at my local shop here: http://jpcomicsforum.deviantart.com/ We do a drawing topic every other week. The work is displayed in the store, there are critiques and prizes, and it is a lot of fun. Please contribute if you have time. I will be posting art from a ton of folks that don't have DA accounts as well. It is for all ages and ability levels! I have also
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Fantasy - i.e. Frazetta-esque
Sci-Fi - EC Comics inspired
Comic Character - Put which one in your comment!
Parody/Humor
Horror
OTHER! If other, then what?
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Happy birthday!! :)
Happy Birthday, bud! :cake:  Keep up your great work!
Thanks so much!
Thanks for the favourite!
Thank you for the Fav! :)