BONGO COMICS

smpsns_coversOne of the most iconic entertainment properties in the world is Matt Groening’s The Simpsons. I have had the amazing good fortune to work on multiple comic book franchises through Matt’s publishing company, BONGO Comics.

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At the start of each title, I receive the original black and white inked artwork in digital files and an accompanying script. After reviewing both, I begin to envision a color style that will work within the established color guide of Springfield. I then work within those parameters to bring each page to life, panel by panel.

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I’m a huge fan of The Simpsons and have had the honor of mingling with stories that included just about every citizen in Springfield.


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One of my favorite stories so far is a Tree House Of Horror spoof on the movie Gremlins. Apu accidental lets a box of Bart gremlins get into the Super Squishy machine after midnight.

This story let me do some really great color design and really let Apu shine as the hero.

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One of my highlights working with the talented team at BONGO, was getting to work on a few Sergio Aragonés’ stories. A legendary artist and comic book icon in his own right, his work has always been inspirational and I jumped at the chance to work on  his titles when possible.

 

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I’ve also contributed to multiple issues of FUTURAMA, including color designing the complete 50th issue for a San Diego Comic Con Special Edition. From its diverse cast of characters to outer space realms and offbeat planetary destinations, FUTURAMA has a wider palette and allows for more creative color design and expression.



Below are just a few highlights from multiple stories I’ve worked on.
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