IDW Publishing is releasing The Comic Book History of Animation by writer Fred Van Lente, and myself as a 5 issue comic book series, with a trade paperback collection to follow in July 2021. IDW likes to release 2 different covers per issue - a regular and a variant - and I got to draw, design and color all 10, plus the trade paperback collection (which actually I drew first). Each cover had to:
Represent the time period and historical events of the chapter
NOT use any trademarked characters
Be visually funny and/or clever
Here's some of my favorites:
It was a challenge both to stick to these rules, AND come up with ideas I liked AND worked for the issue, but I'm really happy with how they all turned out!