Category Archives: BANDETTE

BANDETTE Receives A THIRD Eisner Award!!!

It is our profound pleasure to announce that Bandette has been chosen Best Digital Comic in the 2017 Eisner Awards! This is the third time Bandette has been so honored (previous years: 2013, 2016) and we could not be more … Continue reading

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Bandette Receives Eisner Nomination For Best Digital Comic!

We’re honored to announce that Bandette has been nominated for a 2017 Eisner Award in the category Best Digital Comic Book!  Here’s the full list of nominations in the category. Congratulations to all the nominees! Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen … Continue reading

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Bandette’s Urchin Stories Will Have New Home At www.Bandette.Net

Enjoy these free previews from the larger universe of Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover’s BANDETTE! Now being posted at their new internet home, www.Bandette.Net. Bandette is the star of the show, but her world is populated by an abundance of other … Continue reading

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Bandette Volume Three Makes YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels For Teens 2017!

We’re very proud to announce that Bandette Volume Three: The House Of The Green Mask has been listed by the Young Adult Library Services Association for their 2017 list of Great Graphic Novels For Teens! “The list of 104 titles, drawn from 145 official … Continue reading

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Process video: Inking a panel from Bandette

4x speed. Sorry for the dodgy framing and my big dumb hand getting in the way! I was having a hard time keeping a point on the brushes: a well-used Winsor & Newton size 2 and a Princeton size 0. … Continue reading

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Bandette has won a second Eisner Award!

Our new spiffy trophy has come home to snuggle with our old spiffy trophy! BANDETTE is now the winner of Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic in 2013 and 2016. We’re very pleased and proud! #Bandette via IFTTT

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Bandette panels starring BD Belgique

A couple of panels from Bandette 14! Here I’m refining my rough layouts into finished “pencils” that I will later print onto physical paper and redraw in ink wash. Notice that I use the software to flip the art a … Continue reading

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Bandette Tough Guy Design Video

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!

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Bandette Character Design Video

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

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Bandette 14 Character Design Video

Working out the look of one of several new characters to be introduced in Bandette 14. Manga Studio 5EX (now called Clip Studio Paint). Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May!

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Bandette 13 cover: The Green Mask

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).  Bandette 13 will be available digitally on ComiXology in mid-May.

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Bandette 13 cover painting video

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

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