The Temporal Update #7

I’m dropping an update on a book I haven’t talked about in quite some time: THE TEMPORAL.

For anyone who may have forgotten, this is a 32-page one-shot about science, time travel, and those pesky paradoxes that come with it.

This was the story that originally brought me together with artist Kristian Rossi before our collaboration on the upcoming crime graphic novel, Chambers.

Art for this project has been complete for some time and I finally found a colorist who I believe will bring a great style to this already fantastic-looking tale. Cristian Sabarre is joining the team and if all goes to plan, this book should be complete within a few months and one way or another, I’ll be getting it into your hands.

Yes—the art team is made up of Kristian and Cristian. How crazy/cool is that?

Here’s a sneak peek from Cristian’s color test page. We’re still working to find the best palette for this story so that the mood and tone are maximized but I’m excited to see how it develops. It’s wonderful to work with such talented people.


The Temporal Update #6

As you may or may not know, my comic books The Undoubtables and Chambers are in various states of production, but let’s not forget about my self-publishing venture, The Temporal. This 32 page time travel story drawn by Kristian Rossi is still in progress, though it’s moving slowly due to energy/time/money being put into these other books to be published. I anticipate this as a 2012 release, but the world of comics can be unpredictable!

Since it’s been a while since I’ve mentioned the book, I thought I’d share some concept cover art. This isn’t the finished version, but a mere sample of what’s to come!

Pencils, inks, and colors by Kristian Rossi.


The Temporal Update #5

I’m happy to report that pencils and inks for all 32 pages of my time travel comic book, THE TEMPORAL, are complete! Artist Kristian Rossi is now hard at work on a cover for the book, and soon the pages will be off to the letterer and colorist. I’ll be looking for beta-readers for the story, so if you’re interested, let me know!

While this project goes into the final stages, two of my other projects are now going full steam ahead, one of which will have me teaming up with Kristian again, so I couldn’t be happier to work with him a second time!

While the cover is being completed, I thought I’d give a teaser of THE TEMPORAL so you can appreciate what we’ll soon be bringing your way.
Is this story about time travel or hot dogs? You decide!


The Temporal Update #4

This week, pencils and inks for my time travel comic book, THE TEMPORAL, will be complete! Artist Kristian Rossi has been plugging away at this project for the past month and each week I’ve received a slew of pages that have not only met, but exceeded my expectations. We’re even finishing this stage of the book a month sooner than anticipated! It’s almost as though we’re excited for people to read it!

What started as a simple sci-fi tale has now become something far more interesting and creative due to the artist’s touch. I’m hoping to have even more exciting news to share in the near future, but until that happens I’ll share one more piece of character art from the book.

Once complete, the pages are off to the letterer! I haven’t landed on a colorist for the project yet, so if you or anyone you know may be up for the task, get in touch!

As always, to keep the excitement going, here’s a sketch of the temporal displacer (we couldn’t imagine calling it a “time machine”)!

The Temporal Update #3

We’re now in the art home stretch for my time travel comic book, THE TEMPORAL. The amazing Kristian Rossi sent me pages 19-24 today and I couldn’t be happier. The comic is 32 pages long, so we’re coming up on the end of pencils & inks.

I’m very excited to share this book with you soon, but there’ still much work to be done!

While we do our “behind the scenes” thing, here’s another character sketch to keep the excitement high.

Meet Arthur, Justin’s father.