InkTober #2: The Patchwork Wizard.

More inktober here:

http://www.benhatke.com/2014/10/inktober.html

Inktober #1: The Vagabond Sorceress of the Northern Roads.

More character designs. More character designs. More character designs. More character designs.

More character designs.

Character designs. Character designs. Character designs. Character designs.

Character designs.

ananthymous:

Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, Zack Giallongo, Ben Hatke • SPX 2014

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That last photo looks like a comics action movie waiting to happen!

Dave & Raina are very special to us— when we first moved to New York and didn’t know anyone, they reached out and made us feel incredibly welcome. Two of the warmest, kindest people I’ve ever met. 

grissecon:

Short horror film progress shots grissecon:

Short horror film progress shots grissecon:

Short horror film progress shots

grissecon:

Short horror film progress shots

firstsecondbooks:

Lots (and lots!) of great First Second authors will be attending SPX this year, and we’re so pleased to have them all signing at Table E5!

We’re also thrilled to have two books up for this year’s Ignatz Award — Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer and Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints.  Those books are both so good, you guys!  We hope you’re enjoying them too.

Here’s when our authors will be signing!

Saturday

11:00am — James Kochalka — The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza

12:00pm – Dave Roman — Astronaut Academy

1:00pm — Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl

2:00 — Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer

3:00 – James Sturm — Adventures in Cartooning

4:00 – Zack Giallongo — Broxo

Sunday

12:00pm – Nick Bertozzi — Shackleton

1:00pm – Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl

2:00pm – Farel Dalrymple — The Wrenchies

3:30pm – Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer

4:30pm – Greg Means and MK Reed — The Cute Girl Network 

You can also catch Jillian on the ‘Stories of Girlhood’ program at 12:30 on Sunday in the White Flint Auditorium.

We can’t wait!  See you this weekend.

firstsecondbooks:

Happy Book Birthday to Ben Hatke’s adorably charming picture book comic, Julia’s House for Lost Creatures!

I think this book is just lovely — you guys should definitely all check out a copy!

Fan art of Lissa Treiman’s meeting doodles. 

Her work is here:

http://lissabt.tumblr.com/

  1. Camera: iPad 2
  2. Aperture: f/2.4
  3. Exposure: 1/120th
  4. Focal Length: 2mm

It’s Gene Yang and Sonny Liew’s updated golden age hero: The Green Turtle!

More here:

http://www.macteenbooks.com/ya/the-shadow-hero-celebrating-the-first-asian-american-superhero/

firstsecondbooks:

One from Ben Hatke’s ZITA THE SPACEGIRL visits the First Second booth at San Diego Comic-Con!

A  junkyard cat from Little Robot.

Julia’s House for Lost Creatures giveaway ( and a look at my messy desk). More here:
http://www.benhatke.com/2014/07/jolly-raffle-giveaway-contest-julias.html Julia’s House for Lost Creatures giveaway ( and a look at my messy desk). More here:
http://www.benhatke.com/2014/07/jolly-raffle-giveaway-contest-julias.html Julia’s House for Lost Creatures giveaway ( and a look at my messy desk). More here:
http://www.benhatke.com/2014/07/jolly-raffle-giveaway-contest-julias.html

Julia’s House for Lost Creatures giveaway ( and a look at my messy desk). More here:

http://www.benhatke.com/2014/07/jolly-raffle-giveaway-contest-julias.html