Friday, October 31, 2008

New cover image for Volume 1 Book 2:

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Been too busy/lazy to post this week. Here's the whole lot in one fell swoop, these conclude Volume 4 Book 1.

The last panel is newly re-drawn for this revised edition. There are a total of 4 books to the new Volume 1 and you can see the next one right here, starting next week.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

A friend for charlie W.I.P.

Here is a piece i am working on. It is one of my smaller prints 13x19. I have most of the flats done and now i am starting the shadows I am really looking forward to finishing this one off soon.


A Friend for Charlie

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Atland #208 - The Séance, Pt. 1

another piece by trav

The watcher

this one was different for me, sort of a stretch since i am more of a warm color guy, but i like how it came out.


more art from trav-

the walk

Just another print by travis hanson- still a bit more to do - 


Sunday, October 26, 2008

It's been Such a Long Time.

It feels like it has been forever since I drew this little guy. I think that I'm feeling a little bit retro today. MEEP!


Thursday, October 23, 2008

Once again, no good deed goes unpunished.

Adam Prosser wrote as fake a Cockney accent for the orphan boy as anything Disney ever produced, Yet somehow it seemed perfectly fitting.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

More on why dorky wizards manage to hook up with hot warrior babes. Also we learn a little about the Jackal's love life.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

ELF `n TROLL # 229

Look Out, Bambi!

I decided that it's been a while since I've posted anything besides Elf `n Troll crap we go!
I’ve been struggling with a project that I’m working on and decided to put it down for a bit. I have to keep drawing so; this is what spilled out of my head today. I find it surprisingly serene given my mood. For a quickie…I’m happy with the outcome.
I think I may have been channeling my desire to go out into the woods and hug a tree. This is my favorite time of year, Fall. The colors, the smells, the chill in the air, Halloween!...I freakin' love it!
I'll be making an exodus from the city, heading to Vermont for Halloween this year where I will be the king of my log cabin, hugging trees, checking out some spooky stuff and getting a good buzz on! Usually, I head for Salem, MA. and get all spirited but, city life has beaten me down this year so it's off to the woods! Look out Bambi!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

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Pewfell and Pedwyn are wandering the wilderness

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Here I start to address the issue of hot warrior princesses always being married to nerdy wizards in fantasy comic strips.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

ELF `n TROLL # 228

Atland #206 - The Crow's Nest

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Cuthpert is Cuthpert Codpeace, Spirekassle's most prominent citizen. More about him in Volume 1 Book 3

Pewfell: Live Online Chat this Saturday Afternoon.

This weekend I'm participating in a Live Online chat hosted by

I'll be discussing Pewfell, answering questions on the characters and world, how I make the strip and fantasy webcomics in general.

The event will take place in RPGLife's Live Chat Tavern, this Saturday, October 18th from 4pm until 6pm Pacific Standard Time (That's 7-9 pm Eastern, 12-2 am in the UK).

You might need to register for a free RPGLife account to get in, but otherwise simply point your browser to:

If you can, please do come by and participate as I've never done one of these before and it would be great to see some of you there.


Tuesday, October 14, 2008


The Illyham project is a shared universe created on livejournal by Candians Sean Esty & Steve LeCouillard (Steve's 'Much the Miller's Son' was recently featured here on WoU). Illyham is a town in a swords & sorcery setting. The hope is that artists will come & post comics, and as more and more come together collaborating & feeding off each others work; a world will sprout up.

Here's their town history to set the stage:

"In the time before time, all the lands around this place are fetid swamps & stinking marshes, and Lizardmen & Frog People worshipe the Old Gods here. In the muck stands a city, and the city is called “Koa”.

Many ages pass. The world itself heaves shifts. In the turmoil of this new era rises a Witch King, and he spawns a twisted, evil army out of black magic. The races of Dwarves & Elves unite to drive back the armies of the Witch King to the frozen wastes from whence they came. In this era the Elves come to this land & build a city around the Red Tower. Together with the dwarven Empire of Grunom Kor (under the Gundar Mountains to the north), a line is drawn holding back the Witch King’s army. The Emerald queen is slain, and the elven King recalls High Elf armies back to their ancestral homeland. The Dwarves of Grunom Kor feel betrayed; relations between the races are strained.

Much, much later, to the north, the Human Empire comes into it’s own, riding to the aid of the dwarven people who are now embroiled in a war with the Goblin/Troll armies. A strong alliance is formed.

Illyham is now a human city, one of several independent towns and castles scattered along the Brokefoot Pass, beyond the Gundar Mountains. It is a wild, untamed land, north of the Southern Badlands and the Sea of the Wrath, where disposed nobles of the Human Empire may travel to rebuild their power. Constantly assailed by the hordes of Orcs & Goblins from the Badlands, these lands are rife with opportunity for mercenaries & adventurers alike.

Baron Korvin III, the Night Baron, returns Illyham. On the winter equinox of that self-same year, Korvin III orchestrates a coup as bloody as it is sudden. Since that infamous “Night of the black swords” Baron Korvin III has ruled Illyham from within the Red Tower to this day."

Wizards of Ur Fans are sure to enjoy the first stip posted there, Steve's 'Una The Blade'

Some more art from Steve & Sean:

For much more coolness in this vein, visit our Ur-like brothers in Illyham:

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Pedwyn the Jackal is also based on someone from the village where I lived in England, as is his frequent companion Fug the Barbarian. I used to wonder if it was OK to be ripping off my friends' likenesses, but I found out that everyone in E.C. Segar's 'Popeye' was based on people he knew from his home town, so if it's good enough for the maestro, it's good enough for me.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

ELF `n TROLL # 227


Doodling and thinking of far away lands. And warm, soft cookies with cold milk.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Still Breathing Air

Yeah, Mr. West is still breathing air and taking up precious space on Planet Earth 2008 C.E.!

Working two jobs, new baby in the oven, life is hectic but good.

Hope to start a hype countdown to Zyn Dweomer, a rude little dungeon comic, very soon. Brace yourself.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Daily Pewfell

I figured it was time to have Tina get into some action, and zombies are always fun to draw. I love Zombies... as you will know out if you have read Pewfell Volume 4.

Some people have commented that their blood is too red for zombies. Perhaps I should have gone all Frank Miller and done it black, what do you think?

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

ELF `n TROLL # 226

Atland #205 - The Dwarf Pope

Kris Verwimp

Kris Verwimp is a European artist whose work I have admired for years -- I've had a link to his work on my links page pretty much since I first had a links page. I just popped over to his site for the first time in ages and saw a ton of great new works. He had a very darkly gothic style and specializes in heavy metal album covers, which he has a ton of on his site -- he's really very prolific. His style is classic, but original at the same time, full of imaginative detail. It has a gritty, hand-made feel and is not overly polished, just full of raw emotion and really fun to look at.

Here's just a few of my favorites:

See more at his website here: