Today is a pretty big day in my life. A piece of my art is going to be printed in an actual, real live comic book for the first time.
A few weeks ago, Marvel put out a call on Twitter for fan-art based on Carol Danvers in the new Captain Marvel costume. Holy crap! I had been working on a digital painting of Carol for weeks! It was about 95% finished. I rushed home that night, finished painting her hair, and e-mailed it in.
About two weeks ago, I got confirmation that my piece was one of the submissions selected to appear in a fan-art gallery in the back of the #1 issue of the Captain Marvel relaunch (by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Dexter Soy). That book hits the stands today. I am incredibly excited.
Here's the art:
On top of all of that, as soon as word spread so many friends (both online and offline) and family starting showing such amazing love and support. That, above all else, has