Thursday, November 02, 2006

The first Umbrella

My brother and I are used to do all parts of the process ourselves, from the beginning to the end of a story. It has not been long since we started working on projects with other people, playing just one role, like just the artist. I like to see myself of a creator, specially because I'm working on projects that have just begun and I will help build the entire universes of these stories.

Two weeks ago, Scott Allie wrote me to see if we could do something for the release of new album from My Chemical Romance, since I will be drawing the lead singer Gerard Way's new comicbook, The Umbrella Academy.

It was supposed to be only one drawing showing maybe two of the characters, but they had the bold idea of doing a 2 page story. It was a good thing to see the first scripts of this story, and how it is different from the Casanova scripts Matt sends me. It was much more lose and light, so I think the art could do a lot of breathing, even though it is just a 2 pages story.

Anyway, I am glad it is finally starting to happen and a new step on our way has just been given. And it is funny that is happened today, on the day of the dead, which I think has a lot to do with the band and it's thing. The images shown here are from this story, that you can see online here, with the press release.


Kelsey said...

I can't wait to see this. I'm really blown away by your skills.

RichardFriend said...

Hi. Just wanted to say I am a fan of your work and I congratulate you on the Umbrella Academy book. I cannot wait.


Thanks also for putting a link here to our blog (Gelatometti)

I just picked up all the Casanova books...and I am really enjoying it.



monkeyinair said...

can't wait for the umbrella academy, not only because i'm a big fan of my chem but also because i can't wait to see your art =)

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