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Learning Japanese with Princess Seppuku

While I was drawing the Princess Seppuku comics, I was also teaching myself to read japanese (it's hard, I quit and I've forgotten everything) and making comic strips like this to help me remember the japanese characters...

Golden Age Figurines

Golden Age Figures recently plugged my comics on their Facebook page with - "I thoroughly enjoyed both comics [Princess Seppuku and Holocaust Rex], which feature lovely art in the ligne claire style and high production values for a mini comic. The stories are funny, surreal and somewhat gruesome, reminding me a bit of Jim Woodring's Frank. If this type of comic appeals to you, please check them out and support Mr. Wills' efforts!"
 Anyone familiar with Fletcher Hanks should 'like' Golden Age Figurines, follow them on FB and buy anything that comes of their studios! Each resin figure is a beautiful detailed homage to the greatest comics of the golden age. It's a small company with very limited print runs, once they're sold they're super rare to find. In fact, I'm still looking to purchase a 'Fantomah' if anyone has one to sell...

Check out the Golden Age Figurines website HERE and on Facebook HERE

Comic Con San Diego 2014

July 23rd - 28th. I went to the San Diego Comic Con mainly to be present at the screening of  'Over the Moon', a short film I wrote featuring one of my comic book characters. The 7 minute live-action film was co-written with Timothy Kidd, directed by James Cunningham and should be online around November after it's done it's festival run. Here's a selection of photos from the trip...

Meltdown Comics on Sunset Blvd.


 Inside Meltdown, looking at their wall of original artwork...

And there's the art for 'Jessica Teaches the Tailor'...


 Meltdown's cabinet of Dan Clowes merchandise...

At collector Glenn Brays house looking at some original pages from the early MAD comics.


Art by L.J Jordaan

Art by Harvey Kurtzma

Union Station, Los Angeles about 6am waiting for the train to San Diego

My new buddy Donkey Kong.



Comic Con main floor... so many people!

A harem of Princess Leias.



Some rare unpublished Basil Wolverton original artwork

Outside the Hollywood Historic Hotel on Melrose Ave.
Nice hotel but in the middle of nowhere... 

Luxury Rooms


View from my hotel window...

Kingsize room, non-smoking...
The hired car, a white Chevrolet Malibu...
Heading to the convention center in San Diego.
...some people think it's not good for the soul.

 Original Kurtzman artwork for sale.
I think the asking price was in the $50,000 range