Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat cover

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Cuithbairt in Enter the Wombat cover Inspired by Dave Sims’ Cerebus the Aardvark and Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo, Circus-13 Comics brings you Cuithbairt (CUTH-bert) of Ireland, a fantasy tale of history, myth, and legend. For those of you unfamiliar with the above-mentioned titles, especially Usagi Yojimbo, I have long been a fan of the “indie”… Continue reading Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat cover

Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 1

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Cuithbairt in Enter the Wombat webcomic page 1 I am trying some different things with this comic. First of all, one of my all time favorite comic books is Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai. I love the depth of the stories, and the characters, the telling of myths, history, and legends of Japan through the… Continue reading Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 1

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Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 2

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Cuithbairt in Enter the Wombat webcomic page 2 One thing I really liked about Usagi Yojimbo was Stan Sakai’s backgrounds. He includes a lot of scenery where Usagi is just walking through the countryside. That gives me a chance to work on my scenery sketches and pen drawings by emulating the Irish countryside. Like the… Continue reading Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 2

Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 3

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Cuithbairt in Enter the Wombat webcomic page 3 I’m trying different things with this comic as I do each page. These four panels were individually drawn on 8.5″x11″ paper and then scanned, then inked using GIMP. I changed my OS on my laptop to a Linux distribution called Zorin (based on Ubuntu), and well, Photoshop… Continue reading Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 3

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Cuithbairt in Enter the Wombat webcomic page 4 Here is another standard 2×2 layout of four panels. I actually just finished inking the second panel today and put the page together. Most of the rest has been done for awhile, but I wasn’t sure how to do the full transition. I really like how Cuithbairt… Continue reading Cuithbairt of Ireland: Enter the Wombat page 4