First Month of Ravenlaw Production

Released August 26, 2015 in Ravenlaw

Today marks about a month of initial production for my upcoming supernatural adventure strip, Ravenlaw. Here are some glimpses of artwork from the strip. You can see regular updates from my drawing board on Instagram.

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Ravenlaw and the Blood Cauldron

Released August 24, 2015 in Ravenlaw

Ravenlaw and the Blood Cauldron

Officially announcing the first episode of the supernatural horror/adventure comic strip, Ravenlaw: Ravenlaw and the Blood Cauldron. The episode consists of approximately 90 strips, to be published twice weekly beginning October 31, 2015. Production and publication pace may increase corresponding to Patreon support. Here’s a synopsis:

It’s December 1920, and alienist Doctor Ravenlaw follows a client’s madness into a dark web of macabre horror that is poisoning the pillars of New York society. Lives hang in the balance, but the doctor is hampered by two menaces: A cub reporter determined to uncover Ravenlaw’s secrets, and a right-hand-man hiding a crippling secret of his own!

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Ravenlaw Paper Dolls

Released August 8, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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One of the incentives I’m offering to supporters on Patreon is this high-resolution, printable set of paper dolls featuring three of the main characters of Episode One. A new set will be released with each subsequent episode as characters and time periods move on. These are some of the outfits you might see Ravenlaw and his associates wearing in the winter of 1920.

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Miranda Daphne

Released June 25, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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Miranda Daphne, reporter for the Empire State Review.

“The real story is Doctor Ravenlaw. Allen Quatermain’s got nothing on this gold mine. He’s somewhere between a quack and a cult leader; has a staff of nurses and assistants wrapped around his finger in this queer bungalow in the mountains. As far as I can tell, he syphons cash from wealthy patients and uses it to build contraptions so that he can experiment on vagrants.”

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Anastasia Character Development

Released June 22, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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Anastasia is matron of a hospital for displaced children and its adjunct speakeasy.

This is a character concept from Ravenlaw a supernatural adventure comic strip set in the 1920s and currently under development. To follow Ravenlaw and support its development, visit my Patreon page!

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Ravenlaw and Maggie

Released June 16, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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Be sure to check out my Patreon page for new project details, goals and patronage levels!

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Another Trilany

Released June 6, 2015 in Miscellaneous

Aargos Ra is tortured by the childhood death of his sister, Trilany. Year after year, he labors to build a new body for her that will coax her consciousness out from the circuits of their home the ancient spaceship, Mammothess. But while each frame is more finely crafted than the last, Trilany’s ghost rejects them all.

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Introducing Morgo

Released June 5, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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Elsewhere in the room, a shrewish man carefully places an origami soldier into a neat row of counterparts, peering at the paper figures with tiny eyes set behind thick spectacles. This is “Morgo.”

MORGO: You have just wiped out the banker-speculators. Of course, it would have happened eventually.
RAVENLAW: You couldn’t sleep, Morgo?
MORGO: Sleep? During the storming of the Winter Palace?

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“Maggie” in Flapper Regalia

Released June 3, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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Asylum Model

Released June 3, 2015 in Ravenlaw

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An exterior model of Monument Hill Lunatic Asylum built in Sketchup. Whenever possible, I like to build models of central locations and important objects in a story as I develop it. It helps me solidify aspects of the story in my mind and provides a useful library for artwork later on.

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