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 with the aid of Manga Studio’s Symmetrical ruler–very handy for designing such objects!
Best Continuing Series: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain)
Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art): Colleen Coover, Bandette (Monkeybrain)
Best Digital/Webcomic: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain/comiXology)
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TODAY! Bandette #11 is available now from ComiXology!
Daniel has been kidnapped! When her dear friend is snatched away without a trace, Bandette, the world’s greatest thief, will spare no resource to get him back! Urchins and allies are deployed! The rich and powerful are strong-armed! But WHO has taken Daniel? And HOW does his disappearance relate to the search for THE HOUSE OF THE GREEN MASK?
Like always, all the previous episodes are also available for the same 99¢ price on Comixology, (except #1, which as I write is STILL available FREE!) That means you can read the entire Bandette story for LESS THAN TEN DOLLARS WUT.
If you prefer to hold a book in your hands when you read, you may enjoy the hardbound Bandette Volume One: Presto!, and Bandette Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers!, which are available in stores and online everywhere!
TODAY! Bandette #10!
We’re very pleased here at Bandette Central to have the newest digital issue available now from ComiXology!
A new chapter begins in the brilliant career of Bandette, the greatest thief in the world! The scarlet-clad young adventuress enjoys a little light entertainment at the theatre, and comes away with a priceless treasure which may hold the key to a fabled mystery: the secret of The House of the Green Mask! However, while Absinthe and his cartel of crime, FINIS, have been brought to justice, a subtler, more sinister threat lurks in the shadows! Who is… The Voice?
Like always, all the previous episodes are also available for the same 99¢ price on Comixology, (except #1, which as I write is available FREE for a limited time!) published by Monkeybrain Comics! What other awesome, creator-owned comic books do Monkeybrain offer on Comixology? Check them out!
If you prefer a more paper-based reading experience, you may choose to crack open the hardbound Bandette Volume One: Presto!, and Bandette Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers!, which are available in stores and online everywhere!
Bandette has been nominated for the 2015 Eisner Comic Industry Award in the following categories!
- Best Continuing Series: Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain)
- Best Digital/Webcomic: Bandette, by Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover, Monkeybrain/comiXology.com
- Best Painter/Multimedia Artist: Colleen Coover, Bandette (Monkeybrain)