Round 1 of Wannabe Heroes merch is now available — Click here to start shopping! So, go check it out and tell your friends (and enemies)!
As always, we appreciate your support!
Well, it’s officially been a year and I want to Thank each and every one of you who’ve stopped by, tweeted, facebooked, commented & shared in this experience. You guys (and gals) are awesome!
With that said, I have something to share. Way back in 1998 I started a small comic strip when I began working at the local paper as a Graphic Artist and it was called, ‘Lost Ambition’. It was pretty bad, but I didn’t really have any idea of what I was doing, so make fun of me if you must. Anyway, one of the Wannabes got his first gig as a character in that strip. Allow me to share with you the First Appearance of Kenny. (As seen by clicking the thumbnail to the left)
I’ve said before that Kenny was partially based off of my own inner critic, but in those early days, he was based more off a friend of mine whom I attended college with. As you can see, Kenny wasn’t always as bitter as he seems nowadays, I guess that comes from being kept in the filing cabinet all those years. Regardless, he’s out now and I have big plans for for our wannabe elitist, so please stay tuned.
So thanks again for sharing in this occasion and the good news is, I’m just finding my bearings and look to be doing Wannabe Heroes for a long time coming. Here’s hoping you guys stick around. *Raises Glass* A toast to Wannabes, past, present & future!
I have uploaded some of the fan art that I’ve received for Wannabe Heroes and you can take a look at it here — Wannabe Heroes Fan Art. There will be more to come and I’ll make it look nicer once we get the new website design up and going!
For now, just enjoy!
We are having a last minute Fan Art Contest and we’d love to see you draw the Wannabes in your style! We will choose a couple of entries to included in the new Wannabe Heroes book to be printed for 2011 Megacon. The artists chosen will receive a free copy of the book as well as their art posted on the website to kick off the Fan Art Section!
If you are interested, please send your finished submission to Wannabeheroescomic@gmail.com with your name, address & website (if applicable) in the email.
1. Finished artwork should be 8″ wide x 7″ tall and formatted as a 300 dpi jpeg or pdf. If you have a larger file, you can upload it to your website and send us a link to it to download.
2. Your submission must be Wannabe Heroes themed and cannot contain any other copyrighted material.
3. The deadline for submitting an entry is March 2, 2011. You may submit multiple entries.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to post a comment below and we’ll find the answer!
In case you were unaware, Wannabe Heroes isn’t just about the comic strip. It’s more like a group of friends who are all ‘Wannabes’ at heart. I’d like to to share a link to visit one of my fellow wannabes, Andrew Pate’s newest music project, Rogue’s Gallery.
“Rogue’s Gallery is not a band. It is a group of musicians and friends, all with different writing styles, coming together to create new music. The purpose of this site is to motivate us to continue to write on a daily basis, but with that, it will give the viewer an insight into the way songs are made, from beginning to end. We will post everything we create, every step of the process, from writing the lyrics to the full studio recording of the songs, and everything in between.” – Andrew Pate
Here is a sample of one some of the music they are creating and posting on their site.
Check it out and let ‘em know what you think!