Palle: In the script, Martin is black. I went with a more hispanic look, based on his last name and the fact we alreayda had two balck supporting characters in the book. The younger Martin is trying to play it cool, where the older Martin seems to have found himself more. And as a fireman, […]
Author Archive | Palle Schmidt
Chris: The year CBGB’s closed, its front sign was featured in the New York State official travel commercial. I always shook my head at that. “Come to New York, and look at the closed gate of Historic CBGB’s.” The club closing was another one of those nail in the coffin moments, because no matter how […]
Here is a little timelapse video of Palle’s sketching process, previously posted at comicsforbeginners.com.
The fifth instalment of Thomas Alsop hits the stands TODAY! And it’s actually a great jumping on point for those not familiar with the series. Do as The Hand commands, and get your hands on this issue, ASAP. You won’t be dissapointed! The first review of the issue just got in and it’s 1o out of […]
Palle: I modelled Gordon after the actor Robert Vaughn (Bullit, The Magnificent Seven). I liked the arrogant intelligence he came across with and I could find images of him both as a young man and and older. Ashley was modelled after actor/director Sofia Coppola. As Thomas’ sister, I wanted there to be a resemblance – […]
The real Thomas Alsop will sadly not be present at New York Comic Con this coming weekend. But the next best thing, writer/creator of the comic, Chris Miskiewicz, will be there! Along with all previous issues of the book. Award-Winning Comic Book Publisher BOOM! Studios and its imprints KaBOOM!, Archaia, and BOOM! Box will be […]
Chris: These guys come straight out of my New York nightmares. Those guys you see from time to time on rainy cold days on downtown streets. You just know there’s something off about them, and you’d never want to be in a room with all of their friends. Dark, gaunt, skeletal, and yet so much […]
Palle Schmidt says: I always start out with a rough layout of what the page will look like. I do that on A4 format paper, since that’s the standard where I am. I do it with a blue pencil so I can easily sketch on top of it later. This is a rough page from issue […]
Our friends at Comic Bastards have been really supportive of Thomas Alsop, giving rave reviews. Here’s an excerpt from their take on issue #4: I can’t get enough of this story and it’s become one of the first titles I read upon its release. The only thing that bothers me about it is the “of […]
We’re already approaching the release of the fourth issue of Thomas Alsop! If you just can’t wait until 9/10/14 click through to Comicvine for a preview! It’s a rocking issue. Brace yourselves.