Working on a pinup for John Layman’s “Chew”, Mike Furth inks over Aris Iliopoulos’ pencils in a timelapse video from start to finish. Tools used were a Winsor & Newton Series 7 #3 brush, a Deleter Maru dip pen and a series of Micron marker pens as well as Pelikan drawing ink and templates.

Timelapse of inker Mike Furth inking a pinup for Chew from The Comic Archive on Vimeo.

Well if you have a Roku box that is. Just a reminder that all The Comic Archive’s videos are available through vimeo which means that if you have a media streamer with access to vimeo then you are all set.  Just search for The Comic Archive and you will find all our videos available in 720p HD.

Sometimes there just isn’t a hardcover available of the books you like.  Sometimes you just want to take and put a particular run on a book together.  Whatever the reason many fans have taken to making special hardcovers of their own design.  Over on Facebook you will find a collection of really amazing custom made hardcover collections.


Cliff Chiang’s simple elegant style stands out among comics artists. Here he talks shop, about his process, tools, going to cons and responsibilities as an artist.

Talking with Cliff Chiang at NYCC from The Comic Archive on Vimeo.

Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl have been working hard on the upcoming Assassin’s Creed comic and to do so have employed a very unique collaboration process during its creation.  While working digitally the two artists will swap files back and forth on an entirely digital work flow.  The video below (courtesy of Comics Alliance) also spends some time on the story, coloring process, an inspirational trip to Russia as well as some footage of the two sitting across from each other creating the book.

via Comics Alliance