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Legacy Effects: Awesome Cosplay from some wonderful friends

Sometimes in life, you run across the coolest people. And the older you get, the more chances you have to find them. Steve ran into Alan Scott many years ago working on a project for his fulltime job. They stayed in contact over the years and developed a friendship. Alan works for Legacy Effects, creators of classic cinema creatures like the Terminator, Predator, the Jurassic Park dinosaurs, Edward Scissorhands, and even the walkers from Avatar and the armor and costumes for Iron Man and the Marvel films. When our book debuted at the 2016 ComicCon, Legacy provided the walking mechanical ...

Cosplay

JIC: The Fast Company Interview

During the 2016 ComicCon, Susan Karlin from Fast Company did a lengthy interview with us. This one was a iittle different for us, since we talked not only about the book, but we also talked about what lessons three middle-aged guys learned from being business and how it helped them prepare to be graphic novel creators. Susan asked good business questions and dug into our careers, so you will find some interesting stuff in here that you may not find other places. Guess when you get older, you have more life experiences that can help you along the way. So, that’s a plus…

Interview

Where do we work: The Wake Forest Interview

The Wake Forest Magazine (Steve’s alma mater) interviewed us. The thing to look for here is the shot of the room where we room. Steve decked out his basement room to be nothing but comic books, MAD magazines, graphic novels, and his old (and new) superhero figure models. We write and talk, surrounded by not only our work, but by work from classic artists like Jack Kirby, John Romita, Mort Drucker, Jack Davis, and Joe Kubert. It’s an inspirational explosion of for comic books geeks and fan boys and a taste of hell for minimalists who want everything clean. Oh well…

Interview

The Spark Ignites: A Successful Kickstarter Project

One of the things we had to learn to do in order to get our project off the ground was to develop a successful Kickstarter campaign. This is how we debuted this project to the world—our first voice crying in the wilderness!! We were able to get a friend to put together this video for us, which kinda explained a little more about who the three of us were and what we were trying to do. We think it came out pretty well and it does a good job of describing our vision to people that would ultimately join with us and support us: our “angels” (warning: theatre speak!) Anyway, we reached our goa...

Series Updates

Art in Motion

We work with two very talented artists on The Jekyll Island Chronicles. Pencils and inks are done by Moses Nester and color is added by SJ Miller. If you want to see them “work”, check out this video of them creating our JIC Kickstarter poster. You can see how they use style and techniques to give Jekyll our unique and very cool look. We are so fortunate to work with these “kids”—their talent blows us away and we hope that working on our project ultimately catapults them to bigger and better things—like Book Two, which is coming out in 2018!

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