Pretender

Up Is Down, Black Is White

The Transformers: Mosaic project is a fan-based project to get artists and writers working together to create fancomics.

Below is my piece, entitled ‘Up Is Down, Black Is White’ with art by the fantastic Bryan Sevilla. Seriously, how good is that art!

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Friday, August 21st, 2009 Tall Tales 1 Comment

A Voice In The Dark

The Transformers: Mosaic project is a fan-based project to get artists and writers working together to create fancomics.

Below is my piece, entitled ‘A Voice In The Dark’, featuring the very obscure characters Sky High and Submarauder. Submarauder isn’t even named, which is a deliberate choice on my side. I wrote and coloured it, Jake Isenberg did the art, and Mark Kuggeleijn did the lettering. And honestly, it is probably my favourite piece yet, which frustrates me because however much I try, I can’t write anything better!

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 Tall Tales 4 Comments

An Ode to Carnivac

I set out to write an article about the Pretender Beasts. There was a great chance that it would have turned into me wittering about Carnivac for 20,000 words. Then I woke up and read the old TF UK comics with Carnivac in. That chance then rose. Then I started fiddling with the Carnivac I recently got off ebay. That chance then broke the probability of ‘1′ and started rising… somehow.

So yeah. Carnivac

There is a good chance you remember the Pretenders. They were amongst the last lines of ‘gimmicky’ Transformers that were about when the line finally died, from 1988-1989. The idea was simple – you’d have your transforming robot still, but they would also have a suit of armour › Continue reading

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Friday, October 31st, 2008 Toys 2 Comments