“Hey, where the super women at?” Cryptozoic’s DC Women Of Legend Trading Cards Available 9/13/13 & New Sketchcards By Me!

I can now officially announce my involvement with the DC Comics Women Of Legend card set by Cryptozoic.

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This past spring I got to draw Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Supergirl, Powergirl, and many more superpowered women in 50 sketch cards for my first ever DC set.

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I also did 5 artist returns, which I’ll have for sale on my site here next month.

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Each sketchcard was hand drawn and colored with Copic and Prismacolor markers and done in a cartoony style.

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I start off with an official Cryptozoic blank sketch card.

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First up is penciling the figure.

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Then start shading with the markers.

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Next is filling in color with more markers.

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Finally I do the inking with disposable tech pens and sign it. Oh, and spray some fixative on the card to help protect it.

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It was fun to work on different versions of some of my favorite characters- so many too choose from!

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You can see all of my DC sketchcards here on my site in my sketchcard gallery.

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This card set will be out in stores on September 13th.

From Cryptozoic’s website

Collect your favorite heroines and villainesses with The Women of Legend Trading Cards, the latest DC Comics trading cards collection! Base cards feature original art by some of the top artists in the industry, and character information is written by comic veteran Adam Beechen. Collectors can look forward to two exiting chase sets, Sketch cards inserted 1:24 packs, and randomly inserted Totally Fabricated cards featuring “costumes” for some of the leading characters!

SET DETAILS

Release Date: 09.13.2013

Packs: 5 Cards per pack, 24 packs per box

MSRP: $3.50 per pack

Base Set: 63 card base set featuring all-new original art

Chase Sets: Katie Cook Sticker Collection, and Gail’s Picks foil cards, featuring some of Gail Simone’s favorite DC Universe characters (both 2:24)

Inserts: Sketch cards (1:24 packs) and Totally Fabricated costume cards (1:96 packs)

KEY FEATURES

Lin

Lin has been an artist and screen printer in the t-shirt industry for over 25 years and was a graphic artist designing monuments for 5 years. Lin is the creator of the web-comic Scared Silly and was co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales (with Pencil Neck Studios partner Dave Beaty). He currently runs a geek travel blog and cartoon site- HaveGeekWillTravel.com. Lin has also done his fair share of freelance art for clients such as Coca-Cola, the Memphis Riverkings (CHL), Topps, Kevin Paige (CD cover art), 96X, and Rock103.. Lin has done mural work for Pancho’s, McDonald’s and Fitzgerald’s Casino, and his artwork has also appeared in The Memphis Flyer, Commercial Appeal, Airbrush Action Magazine, Amazing Figure Modeler, Stargodz (comic book with Conquest Studios), on Rock103 (Wake Up Crew web comic) and The Outdoor Channel’s websites, the MSCA (Mid-South Cartoonists Association) comics It Came From Beneath The Drawing Board and Overdrawn and Underwritten, in author Christa Michael’s first book – Ramblings With Redde: Why Does My Life Seem Like A Bad “B” Flick?, and Comic Geek Speak’s CGS:The End comic. Lin was a volunteer for the Memphis Ronald McDonald House, and an artist and scare-crew member for the Haunted Web Of Horrors charity haunted house (which benefited Youth Villages). He was named the Memphis Ronald McDonald House’s Special Events Volunteer of the Year in 2001, and again with RMH ‘A-Team’ and Nightmarez/HauntedWeb.com co-horts Patrick French and Todd Patton in 2002. He was awarded the “Superman Of Metropolis” award as a guest artist at the 2005 Metropolis Superman Celebration, and was the Artist Guest Of Honor at ShadowconXIII in 2009 and in 2012. He has also won two M.A.R.S. (Memphis Area Radio Stations) awards for writing and voicing radio commercials, and was awarded a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award by Volunteer Northwest Mississippi, a volunteer center of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, in conjunction with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Lin served as the President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) for 4 years and 9 years, respectively. He is currently a member of the MSCA and DeSoto Arts Council in North Mississippi. He is married to Nicki Workman, and has 3 cats- Jarael, Harley Quinn, and Lex.

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