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Braaaiiins... And MoCCA.... [Jun. 3rd, 2009|10:52 pm]
Lucy
Tomorrow I leave Chicago for my hometown of New York City to do my annual pilgrimage to the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Arts Festival. I'll be at table 335, with books and prints and original artwork and love.

It's my fourth year at MoCCA, and I'm pleased to have a couple of talented peeps at my table, selling their marvelous books: I'll be joined by the delightful Mark Thisse, with his book "Legends of the Endless Sky," and I'll also have the pleasurable company of Lawrence Gullo, with his book "Vampire Deluxe!"

And in case that wasn't enough, I'll get to hang around my steady boothbabe, Johnny, as well. So many boys at Lucy's table!

These are some of my favorite people, and we'll be in an ARMORY FILLLLED with quite a few more of my favorite people, so I'm very happy to be on my way.

Now enough blabbing. Wanna see the neato print I made, special for MoCCA?

That depends, DO YOU LIKE ZOMBIES?





I made this darn thing over the course of two days, start to finish. It hurt my hand and neck, but it was sooo much fuuuun to make! Prints will be at MoCCA for 15 bucks, then I'll sell a bunch online once I'm home again. So if you, like me, enjoy nerdy art on your walls that make your parents go "whu?" then you can have one of your very own for a mere $15! (plus shipping)

Production note: The Riviera is a real Chicago theater. See?
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[User Picture]From: amuckfiddy
2009-06-04 04:02 am (UTC)
Haha awesome! You should've hidden a waldo somewhere in here though XD
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[User Picture]From: static_hiss
2009-06-04 04:20 am (UTC)
Oh my god, I totally want to see zompocalypse!Waldo now.
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[User Picture]From: dragon_dan
2009-06-04 04:13 am (UTC)
the cropping is superb! feels like part of a triptych.
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[User Picture]From: ladyenna
2009-06-04 04:14 am (UTC)
Excited to go to MoCCA this weekend! Hope to see you there!
afterward Freddy and i are heading to brooklyn to see serenity on a rooftop! let me know if you want it, it would be fun to hang out a bit more!

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[User Picture]From: evinou_art
2009-06-04 04:30 am (UTC)
Beautiful work! I wont be at Mocca but hopefully I can grab one of these bad boys some time in the future! Good luck this weekend!
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[User Picture]From: mistyhills
2009-06-04 04:31 am (UTC)
I love it! You even have zombie dogs.
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[User Picture]From: retrocareer
2009-06-04 04:56 am (UTC)
That is awesome! I'm making my boyfriend get me one of those prints since I won't be at MoCCA.
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[User Picture]From: jdporter
2009-06-04 05:01 am (UTC)
Do you still have copies of your book for sale? I'd really like to pick one up. (And a zombie print, too.)
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[User Picture]From: madhatterpan
2009-06-04 05:03 am (UTC)
I should've known. Pigeons are the only creatures safe from zombies. The pigeon lady will be in luck when the time comes.
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[User Picture]From: douglasbot
2009-06-04 06:06 am (UTC)
Glorious! That granny better book!
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[User Picture]From: wormulus
2009-06-04 06:57 am (UTC)
You won't be too too far from me. I'll be at 328. Next little bubble of tables down. I'm so excited about MoCCA! This will be my second one.
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[User Picture]From: clownfishdesign
2009-06-04 07:00 am (UTC)
I like the Shooter on the Roof (there must be a musical in that, surely?) who doesn't notice the zombie sneaking up on him.

Also, something I've been meaning to mention - on your colouring tutorial video-thing, you were using masking fluid for your highlight. Zonks ago, I did a lot of drawings using Yoken markers, and I'd do the highlights at the end, using process white or white gouache. Have you ever tried it? I noticed at an exhibition of his work, that Michael Leunig often did the same, which sadly is about the only thing I had in common with Leunig.
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[User Picture]From: sodalisque
2009-06-04 07:55 am (UTC)

Yaaaaay

I just might check out MOCCA this year, provided I don't have to work. I hope to see you there!
Zombie comic=fucking rad, I do love the zombie dogs.
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[User Picture]From: radrobot
2009-06-04 08:00 am (UTC)
Raaad print!
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[User Picture]From: pinkyxxswear
2009-06-04 01:48 pm (UTC)
This is awesome, Lucy! I love the pigeons, goin' about their normal day.
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