G-MAN: COMING HOME Nominated for Harvey Award!

G-MAN Coming Home nominated for 2014 Harvey award! I’m very happy to share the news that G-MAN: COMING HOME has been nominated for a Harvey Award in the category of Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers.  Congratulations to all fellow nominees, and big thanks to all the industry professionals who voted to nominate G-Man!

Now it’s time for the final ballot!  Vote for this year’s Harvey winners now!

 

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The Shadow Hero

Here’s a sketch I drew of the Green Turtle from THE SHADOW HERO, an awesome new graphic novel written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by Sonny Liew!

Green Turtle sketch by Chris Giarrusso

The Green Turtle, the protagonist of The Shadow Hero, was the first Asian-American superhero. But since he was written in the 1930s, his race was something that he—and his creator—had to conceal from the world.

In today’s world, that’s no longer an issue—and Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew have reinvented the Green Turtle with an origin story that celebrates his background instead of hiding it.

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Fan Art Friday – Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson contributes new fan art this week featuring Billy Demon and G-Man!  This appears to be a rather aggressive request to come to Australia. I’d certainly love to visit someday — just send me a plane ticket, and there will be no need to smash me! Thanks for the art, Michael!

Fan Art by Michael Hudson

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G-MAN wins KCR award!

I am very pleased and honored to share the news that G-MAN: COMING HOME won the KIDS’ COMICS REVOLUTION 2014 award in the category for Favorite Adventure Graphic Novel! This is the first time that G-MAN and I have ever been nominated for any kind of award, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome and the awesome Lego trophy that came with it!

Thank you to KCR! hosts Dave Roman and Jerzy Drozd as well as Chris Duffy (Nickelodeon Magazine) and the Ann Arbor District Library for running and hosting the KCR awards to honor some of the best kids’ comics to come out in 2013!

Thank you to Gregg Schigiel for accepting the Lego trophy on my behalf at the Kids Read Comics convention this past Sunday!

And the biggest thank you to everyone who voted for G-MAN!!!

G-MAN Volume 3: Coming Home

Kids' Comics Revolution 2014 Awards

 

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Sketch Sursday: Harley Quinn

Sketch, Harley Quinn by Chris Giarrusso
Today’s original art sketch is available for purchase by clicking the button below. It’s the Joker’s mischievous girlfriend, Harley Quinn!

8.5″ x 11″ cardstock, archival ink over blue pencil.

Harley Quinn

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