Colleen Coover is an Eisner Award-winning comic book artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her comics include the adult title Small Favors and the all-ages Banana Sunday. She has been published by Dark Horse, Top Shelf, Marvel, and many others. She works with her husband, writer Paul Tobin, on the Eisner-winning series Bandette.
Category Archives: Sketches and Doodles
Goofing around with a new software application. This drawing was created with Rebelle, which simulates wet and dry media,particularly watercolor, to astonishingly lifelike effect. It’s not perfect; I haven’t found if there’s a pressure sensitive brush stroke yet, and the dry … Continue reading
Archie Comics has released some of the variant cover art from the upcoming Josie And The Pussycats #1, including this one by me! Here’s a quick GIF that shows some of the layers of design that evolved into the final … Continue reading
Archie Comics’ new Betty & Veronica series ships July 20, with a choice of 25 variant covers, including this one by me! (I think the order date for this title is coming up, so ask your retailer to order you … Continue reading
Trying to work out this guy’s look. My first go was too young, too handsome, and had too many facial features in common with another tough guy character in Bandette. Second try was much better!
Another new character to be introduced in Bandette 14. I decided mid-way through her hairstyle was too similar to that of another character from earlier issues. Clip Studio Paint (formerly called Manga Studio 5EX–I’m trying to remember to change the … Continue reading
Working out the look of one of several new characters to be introduced in BandetteÂ 14. Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May!
A 5 min. video capture clip of me painting the Green Mask part of the new cover in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Â Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May.
A short video capture clip of me painting part of the new cover in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Not the final version of the cover–I decided not to leave Bandette’s face blue! But I didn’t get … Continue reading
Preliminary layouts for the cover of Bandette #13, done in Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). I start out with the logo and subtitle and a very rudimentary sketch and take it from there. The mask was drawn … Continue reading