IVG Issue #1, Page 17

31st Oct 2014, 12:57 AM in The Terror of Terrors Part 1
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IVG Issue #1, Page 17
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nicholasmalara 31st Oct 2014, 12:57 AM edit delete
A new page for Halloween! Once again, sorry about the long wait. The artwork was a bit intense on this one!

Comments:

chris-tar 31st Oct 2014, 4:50 AM edit delete reply
chris-tar
God your art is gorgeous, and the story is riveting!
nicholasmalara 31st Oct 2014, 8:17 AM edit delete reply
Thanks for being a faithful reader chris-tar!
quetzlsacatanango 31st Oct 2014, 5:27 AM edit delete reply
quetzlsacatanango
I should say so. That first panel is off the hook!
nicholasmalara 31st Oct 2014, 8:17 AM edit delete reply
Thanks! I'm tired!
dpallee 31st Oct 2014, 9:03 AM edit delete reply
dpallee
I agree...bravo on that first panel. Really captures the feel of things.
nicholasmalara 31st Oct 2014, 10:05 AM edit delete reply
Thank you so much! I'm glad the scene is working. I spent a lot of time looking at 1900's chemistry labs and of course some classic images of Frankenstein's lab in black and white films. It's one of those scenes that has to be illustrated with some sensativity.
Bear 1st Nov 2014, 1:53 AM edit delete reply
Bear
Great to see this back !
nicholasmalara 2nd Nov 2014, 9:50 PM edit delete reply
Thanks! Great to be back!
iggycrypt 2nd Nov 2014, 12:31 PM edit delete reply
iggycrypt
How many hours for the top panel? It is really well detailed and is executed perfectly!
nicholasmalara 2nd Nov 2014, 9:53 PM edit delete reply
Hmm, can't say for sure. I worked on it bit by bit when I had spare time so i took way longer than it should have! When I did the rough sketch my wife asked me if I was crazy. An average page (pencils, inks, color and lettering) takes about 8 hours. This was probably twice that total, likely more.
DeadFish 9th Nov 2014, 8:49 AM edit delete reply
DeadFish
This comic has gotta be one of the best things I've read in quite some time. Love the B-movie feel. It reads like something that came straight out of Hellboy... I LOVE IT!

And the art, I have no words to describe it. It is amazing!

You got yourself a life long subscriber, my friend.
nicholasmalara 10th Nov 2014, 2:26 PM edit delete reply
Wow, thanks for all of your compliments! IVG has been a lot of fun to work on. I'm so glad you're enjoying it!
Meta Ray 23rd Nov 2014, 4:29 PM edit delete reply
Beautiful art! So far loving this story
nicholasmalara 25th Nov 2014, 10:26 PM edit delete reply
Thanks! I'm so happy you're enjoying it.
Bear 4th Jun 2015, 3:12 AM edit delete reply
Bear
So....what happened !? I still have this on my subscribed list, hoping it would continue. Oh well...wherever you're at, I hope all's fine !
nicholasmalara 9th Jun 2015, 10:01 PM edit delete reply
I've been very busy with freelance commissions and also starting a new day job. Unfortunately, I haven't had much time to devote to IVG but I can assure you that more is in the works. Sorry about the long, long, long wait! Thanks for check in!
Justin 11th Jul 2015, 8:53 AM edit delete reply
Glad to hear it! I was just about to say basically the same stuff that Bear did.

I'm loving both the artwork AND the story (which is saying something, since my tastes tend to run a bit more towards classic style superheroes than the kind of creepy-other-worldly type.)
nicholasmalara 31st Aug 2015, 9:51 PM edit delete reply
Thanks, I'm so glad you're enjoying all aspects of the book. More is on the way!
Ghoul of Tokyo 22nd Oct 2015, 9:53 PM edit delete reply
Hello! It's been almost a year since the last update, I understand that working as a freelance artist is one of the hardest job in the world. But will you be back for another Halloween update? Frankenstein's must've been waiting for the storm of the century.
nicholasmalara 19th Dec 2015, 9:33 PM edit delete reply
Obviously a new page was not posted for Halloween. I can't believe how busy things have become and frankly I'm a bit frustrated by it! VG has more pages in the making but unfortunately, I can't give an ETA. Thanks for checking in! I really appreciate it. So sorry to let you down!