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This just in...Nick Jones (John Stewart in upcoming Green Lantern movie) will be signing autographs at Heroes Fallen Studios table at Heroes Con on Saturday June 4, 2011 between 12pm - 4pm...for 1 HOUR ONLY, be sure to stop by the table to get the exact time that Nick will be there.
With the 2011 Heroes Comic Con (… only about two weeks away, The Inkwell Awards ( have more details to share about their final 2011 Inkwell tour stop and the scheduled ceremony to take place that weekend of June 3-5.  "While this is our fourth annual awards culmination, it's our first live ceremony, so we want to make it special", shared Bob Almond, the non-profit organization's founder and director.  "Much of our inking advocacy will be at the show and for the ceremony, which will take place Saturday afternoon at the Charlotte Convention Center at a room and time slot to be announced.  We have some notable creators who are graciously involved with the proceedings like artist Dan Panosian who will act as Keynote Speaker.  Artist and former Inkwell committee member Tim Townsend will act as our Presenter. Tim will announce the results from the online April public ballot.  There was a phenomenal response this year at the ballot box and there are some real surprises from our tally of winners.  I'll be hosting the ceremony.   Acting as hostess will be our spokeswoman, Ms. Inkwell, who will be portrayed at this venue by model Kathy Taylor.  We'd hoped to have Joe Sinnott attend the event as our Guest of Honor, but that wasn't ultimately possible. We hope Joe can attend in this capacity in 2012."

"To close out the Ceremony, there will be a small Live Auction for some key pieces of original art donated in support of the Awards" Bob continued.  "Acting as Auctioneer will be artist and Inkwell Ambassador Ethan Van Sciver.  The items to be auctioned will include the signed cover art for the 2010 Wizardworld: New England Con Exclusive Donation Drive book of the character Ms. Inkwell.  This was drawn and inked by artist Craig Rousseau and will include his preliminary art and a multiple-autographed copy of the book.  Another item will be a Kirbyesque image of DC's Kobra rendered, signed and donated by Michael Netzer (which was published in the Jack Kirby Collector magazine).  Michael also donated an unpublished tribute piece to legendary artist Gene Colan."  Michael Netzer commented in an email to Bob  "I figure it's a good time to be thinking about Gene these days as he's back in the hospital. Maybe a good additional reason that it appears in your auction and goes to a cause I'm sure both Gene and Clifford (Meth) are happy to support."  Bob chimed in "Clifford Meth subsequently said that he was very happy about us auctioning off the piece so we feel truly honored to have received it".

After the ceremony the new 2011 Inkwell Awards Donation Drive book will be available for a $15 donation.  Produced by founding committee member Jim Tournas, it showcases the awesome artistic donations from the artist community since the last collection.   And it has an introduction by writer and founding committee member Danny Best.  "It's a nice annual album consisting of great artwork that you'd never see unless you were bidding on these one-of-a-kind gems online" observed Bob.  "This edition's color cover art will be rendered by artist and Inkwell contributor Louis Small, Jr.   The Ms. Inkwell character rendered by Louis is inspired by model Hanna Pawlowska who acted as the spokeswoman and was well-received at the previous 2010 Heroes show."

Bob commented in closing "Speaking on behalf of the entire team, we are exceptionally thrilled and honored that promoter Shelton Drum invited us to be part of his amazing show in Charlotte.  It lifted my spirits after a rough year and he and his staff have been extremely helpful and generous in assisting us every step of the way.  Shelton's Heroes show is famous for its extraordinary support of comics artists. Heroes continues this tradition by giving time and recognition to the true underdogs of comics: the ink artists!"

The Inkwell Awards ( is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and educate about the art form of comic book inking and to annually recognize and award the best ink artists and their work. Now wrapping up their fourth year, the organization is overseen by a number of industry professionals such as founder & director Bob Almond, Jimmy Tournas, Bob Shaw, Nathan Massengill, and Daniel Best who make up the IA core committee, and Adam Hughes, Mike Marts, Ethan Van Sciver, Mark Brooks, Sal Velluto, Mike McKone, Trevor Von Eeden and J. David Spurlock who make up their IA ambassadors, and numerous contributors such as Mark McKenna, Dan Panosian, Louis Small, Jr. and Randy Green among others. They sponsor the Dave Simons Inkwell Memorial Scholarship Fund for the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art and host the…

The Inkwell Awards wants to welcome the addition of author, illustrator, agent and publisher J David Spurlock to their line-up of ambassadors that also include Adam Hughes, Mike Marts, Ethan Van Sciver, Mark Brooks, Mike McKone, Sal Velluto and Trevor Von Eeden.
"David is a long-respected renaissance man in the industry who adds even more credibility and recognition to our ranks" said Inkwell founder and director Bob Almond "and we are proud to welcome him to the team as we reveal our 2011 voting ballot next week (April 1st) and prepare for our fifth year of carrying out our mission to promote and educate about the art form of inking and to recognize ink artists in the comic book community".

J. David Spurlock is an award winning author, illustrator, agent, educator, advocate for artists’ rights, and associate to star talents Frazetta, Neal Adams, Steranko, Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Wally Wood and more! Spurlock's recent guest speaking engagements include: interviewing Stan Lee Sept. 4, 2010 for Dragon Con TV and a live audience if 4,600; The Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine re-launch and convention in Indianapolis; the May 2010 LA Rockin' Comic-Con with Stan Lee; the Sept. 2010 Art of Neal Adams book premiere; the Al Williamson-Frank Frazetta tribute event at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con; Rutgers School of Law; University of the Arts in Philadelphia (Oct. 16, 2009); Canada's Where Monsters Dwell radio show; and Spurlock served as Guest Curator of the 2010 Steranko exhibit at the Geppi Entertainment Museum (GEM) in Baltimore.
Works by Spurlock include, Wally's World: Life & Death of Wally Wood, RGK: Art of Roy G. Krenkel, The Space Cowboy, Frazetta: The Definitive Reference, Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos, and Joe Kubert: Draw From Life. Spurlock has founded multiple scholarship funds at the School of Visual Arts in New York and has taught at the university level since 1986. Spurlock's works have been acclaimed by The New York Times, IPPY Awards, Entertainment Weekly, Eisner Awards, National Public Radio, Time Out New York, Library Journal, the Rondo Awards, Publishers Weekly, the Hugo Awards, The Village Voice, Locus Awards, and more.
Spurlock's film/TV credits include: Frazetta Painting With Fire; STARZ network's Comicbooks Unbound; Freelast TV's 2005 documentary,The Batman Story, for BBC Five; directing BBC-star Jonathan Ross in his recent interview of Jim Steranko; and serving as a consultant to Morgan Spurlock on the documentary Comic Con Episode Four: A Fan's Hope. Spurlock is currently writing a book on how to draw monsters for Random House imprint Watson-Guptill and working on a Superheroes documentary for PBS.

The Inkwell Awards ( is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and educate about the art form of comic book inking and to annually recognize and award the best ink artists and their work. Now in the midst of their fourth year, the organization is overseen by a number of industry professionals such as founder & director Bob Almond, Jimmy Tournas, Bob Shaw, Nathan Massengill, Daniel Best and Kris Fenol who make up the IA core committee and Adam Hughes, Mike Marts, Ethan Van Sciver, Mark Brooks, Sal Velluto, Mike McKone, and Trevor Von Eeden who make up their IA ambassadors, and numerous contributors such as Mark McKenna, Dan Panosian, Louis Small, Jr. and Randy Green among others. They sponsor the Dave Simons Inkwell Memorial Scholarship Fund for the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art and host the Joe Sinnott Hall of Fame.
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DenaeFrazierStudios Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
:thumbsup: Thank you for adding me to the group and accepting my Dawn and Vampirella art pieces! Have a good Sunday! :)
Applebybrothers Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi im looking for someone to take over a project i started but can not finish due to time constraints. its a 24 page comic called IRONFALL. All 24 pages have been penciled just need the rest of the process to be finished i.e ink, color, and lettering.
for more information please personal msg me.

sjdrake2006 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Hi, I'm looking for traditional, pencils / ink artist for commission of comic book pages of my OC heroine in adult peril. Must be good at capturing facial likeness from photos, looking for realism in greycsale and not anime/. Manga/ chibi or other cutesy style!
Might anyone be interested?

Many thanks
daveracer Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for accepting my humble  submission. 
alexblattner Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  New member
Hi guys
my name is Alex Blattner and i have an idea for a story/anime/comics but i don't know any good artists... anyway if you're interested let me know it if you're not let me know it aswell!
yes! i forgot to tell what my idea was!
here it is
it's a story about a incredibly rich neuro-ingeneer (ingeneer for brain cells, it doesn't exist today) who tries to find a way to raise human intelligence artificially in order to get a nobel prize and impress his father who got 6(!!!). later he finds out the dark secret about his father and finds himself later in troublesome situations.

the genre is: mystery, adventure, sci-fi, psychological, drama and action

You'll receive more detail later on everything once you accept my offer and given me your email!

It's a non paid job by the way...

The story contains: high violence, human experimentations, a small touch of racism, cruelty, depressif ideals, inhuman ideals, political views and antitheistic ideals!

Hope you'll accept anyway!
daz3333 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi All! Been a while since I last visited - no excuse - just lots on with my Nova619 work, Cohort projects and few other things here an there! 

Right this is a promo - yeah straight to the point - for two special Nova 619 projects for 2014 and 2015. 

The first is we're doing a special issue to mark Halloween -all ghosts, zombies - that kinda thing but with a Marvel Cosmic theme utilizing the 619 versions of character in the webcomic. Ideally this is for pin-ups only - similar to the Calendar project we did last year. All ref pics can be provided - single characters only will be nice but team/group shots also welcome. This is open to any artists in any medium. I'd like to get 6 pin-up's done so 6 slots open.

The second project is for a special episode of Nova619 for the 2015 season which is also our 5th anniversary! Web-Episode 4 (due end of April/May 2015) will be a new original Classic Nova story set during Vol.1 of the original comic run back in the late 70's/80's co-plotted by me and Nova fanatic Rob Shalda. Its called "Night of the Jaguar" and is set in Brazil featuring some rather retro obscure bad guys from Daredevil. I already have a colorist on reserve and I will be handling the digital inks and script so essentially looking for a pencil artist only. It will be 12 pages in all.  Refs will be supplied. 

Now as always before anyone commits to any of the above 619 is purely voluntary - all members and participants are made aware of this before they take part but we extend a warm welcome to new members. For more info - please visit Nova Prime via - -- or you can note me directly!  All best to your own projects for the rest of 2014!
Gwennys Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The digital folder is full !!!! Cannot ad artwork on this group, so bad
RetroAlloyX Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hey, the digital folder says that its full! Could you get it sorted as soon as possible please! There's some work I'd like to display! :)
JBUGstudios Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hello, I'm curently writing a fan-made Deadshot comic book, and may be needing a digital inkist/colorist for :icondarthsomeone: 's pencil work soon. Send me a note if you're interested.
WarwicksComicArt Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for accepting Elvis the Zombie into your group. Much appreciated.
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