The Critics Rave!

I had a fine time last Wednesday at Things From Another World signing copies of the first issue of the new Dark Horse Presents and answering questions with publishers Mike Richardson and Randy Stradley and fellow artists Paul Gulacy and Michael T. Gilbert. This story from should give an idea.

David Chelsea is reading:
“Full Moon” by Andrew Chaikin

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Dark Horse Presents Launch Party

Cover of Dark Horse Presents by Paul Chadwick
Cover of Dark Horse Presents by Paul Chadwick

Attention Portland and Vicinity Residents! Here’s an announcement on the relaunch of the comics anthology Dark Horse Presents (the one with my story Snow Angel):

David Chelsea uses a Palm Zire 71 Handheld

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Return To The Chronic Rift

I once observed that the World Wide Web is like the second coming of Public Access Cable; in the case of a program called The Chronic Rift, this is literally true. This talk and interview show about science fiction, fantasy and comics began on public access TV in Manhattan in the 1990s, ended after a few years and then was revived recently as an audio-only podcast.

David Chelsea is listening to: “Kind Of Blue” by Miles Davis.

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Sketching With Copic

Frame from Snow Angel
Frame from Snow Angel

The first issue of the new print version of Dark Horse Presents won’t appear until next April, but readers who would like an advance look at my contribution, a comics story about a superhero named Snow Angel, can check out this book. University of Oregon arts professor and Copic Marker product rep Kenneth O’Connell has put together Sketching With Copic, a nifty collection of art drawn with Copic materials. My own story qualifies because I used a combination of watercolor and Copic airbrush to achieve a lushly colored effect. You can preview the entire book online here, or purchase a copy here.
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Snow Angel Finds A Home

Snow Angel, the story I originally drew for the cancelled anthology Snow Stories, now has a new home at Dark Horse Presents. The first issue of the new print incarnation of Dark Horse’s flagship anthology is due to appear in March. Read all about it in this interview with publisher Mike Richardson, which includes a sample page from Snow Angel along with work by Paul Chadwick, Michael Gilbert and Robert Love.
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