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Friday, May 4, 2018
Herbert Fung has been going to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo for years, and more often than not, he seems to bring back a Booster Gold commission from a superstar artist. It was Adam Hughes in 2013, David Finch in 2014, and Ty Templeton in 2016.
This year, Herb has outdone himself with this amazing Booster Gold commission from Tom Grummett:
Oh, boy, that looks good! I'm gold with envy, Herb!
Grummett's credits are diverse, but I'll always think of him as THE artist for Superboy. After seeing this, I'm inclined to put him near the top of my list of Booster Gold artists as well.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Jonny Michel, who shared some artwork with Booster boosters back in October, got in touch with more commission news.
I recently got engaged to the wonderful lady who purchased me these Chris Giarrusso commissions.
In celebration, I went nuts. I did something I normally never do. I went out and purchased a semi-expensive commission off of eBay.com from one of my favorite DC artists, Ethan Van Sciver.
On top of the amazing sketch card I received in the mail, Ethan also filmed the entire sketching process and commentary and posted it on his Youtube channel! So, not only do I have this beautiful Booster Gold drawing (with an excellent *classic* popped collar and Ethan’s take on Skeets), but I also have a 45 minute video of how he made it! Seriously, how cool is that?
Unfortunately, upon watching the video, I learned the one devastating blow this sketch is to the Booster Gold community. In this video, we learned that Booster Gold ... is one of Ethan Van Sciver's least favorite DC characters ... and I was the goof that asked for the commission.
Please, hold back your screams of shock and terror. I know. It's crazy.
Ethan actually offers a really good reason why this is though. Basically, he hasn’t gotten the chance to get into Booster Gold by drawing and learning about his story. Luckily, by the end of the video, I feel like he was kinda getting into it, especially when he started drawing the collar.
See? The collar is important!
Congratulations on your new commission, Jonny. (And congrats on your engagement, too! I predict many years of happily married commissions in your future.)
Monday, January 15, 2018
I begged The Blot for another peek at his Booster Gold sketchbook, and he finally gave in! Check out these two he picked up at last year's Comicpalooza convention in Houston:
From left to right, that's the work of David Finch and Tony Harris. (Click on either image to see a larger pic in a new window.)
You can see more of The Blot Says' Booster Gold Sketchbook on Flickr.com.
Thanks, Blot. You're a true Booster booster!
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Blot returned with his sketchbook on March 23 to claim the second most popular Boosterrific.com post of 2017 with this sketch by Phil Hester.
You've been very generous sharing over the years, Blot. Thank you.
Come back Friday to see 2017's most popular post. (Can you guess what it is?)
Friday, October 27, 2017
We opened the week looking at how fans draw Booster Gold. Let's close with a peek at how Booster's creator does it.
This Dan Jurgens' sketch of Booster (and Skeets!) was commissioned by Martin Taing who uploaded it to ComicArtFans.com. Thanks for sharing your Boosterrific art, Martin.
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