Took another swing at the splash page opening of "The Trickster."
When we went out to the studio, Casey said, looking at a wall of my scratchboards and pen and inks, "I like all these—it looks like next level comix." Interesting take by a millennial (he's 26).
Next Level Comix
I've long aspired to execute Western stories in a graphic novel format, complete with illustrations that look like they could have been done by Russell or Remington. I realize that is a tall order, but that has always been my goal.
"Originality is nothing more than connecting familiar elements in unfamiliar ways."
—James Scott Bell (no relation)