Countdown to 200: Burnham Posts Panels of his Backup Story

darklord preview small final versionArtist, Chris Burnham (Officer Downe, Nameless, Nixon’s Pals, and Batman Incorporated) is drawing a Mr. Glum backup story for issue 200 of Savage Dragon. Burnham recently published a few panels (below) of the story on Twitter with the following quote:

“I hope the buzz about Savage Dragon #199 is getting you super stoked for my Mr. Glum backup story in #200! Ka-ZAPPO!”

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Countdown to 200: Larsen Inks Trimpe’s Pencils

darklord preview small final versionErik Larsen recently posted the image below to his Facebook page announcing:

Inking Herb Trimpe! The physical pencils were lost in the mail so I had to print out these onto boards but still–pretty awesome.

Larsen also made a few comments related to the collaboration:

This stuff FEELS like Trimpe of old to me. I know he made an effort to get modern in the ’90s which fell a bit flat. This isn’t that.

Issue 200 is another monster sized 100-pager and Herb and I are trading off backup stories. I pencilled one that he’s inking and he’s pencilled one that I’m inking.

The bad news part of this story is that the pencilled pages Herb Trimpe was sending me to ink were lost in the mail. The good news is that he made copies. I spent much of today cutting paper, turning JPEGs to bluelines, ruling borders and printing out those pages onto art boards. Now, at last–I’m inking! Hopefully, Herb doesn’t have such problems inking the pencilled pages of mine that I sent to him.

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Savage Dragon #199 Out Now!

sam haze news small final versionThis one has to be seen to be believed! Issue #199 of Savage Dragon is composed ENTIRELY of double-page spreads! ‘Nuff Said!

Comicbook Resources has previewed two of the spreads on their website: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=24302

You can buy it at your local comic shop, or electronically via Image or Comixology. Once you do, be sure to chat it up with the community!  Here’s the cover and official pitch:COUNTDOWN TO ISSUE #200 REACHES ITS PENULTIMATE ISSUE! Malcolm Dragon tackles the deadly Demonoids! It’s an allout underworld war as the Lava Lords, Ant-Menaces, and Demonoids battle it out for world domination-and whoever wins-we lose!! The surface world is on fire and the son of the Savage Dragon is in over his head!

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Savage Dragon #187 Preview

darklord preview small final versionSavage Dragon issue 187 hits stands (and tablets) this Wednesday and Comic Book Resources has a six page preview.  Looks like Erik’s experimenting with flat colors and six-panel layouts. Should be interesting! Plus we get more insight into the lives of the Vicious Circle youth. Wednesday can’t come soon enough!

Check out the preview here