Sunday, March 20, 2016

Maxx, yet another Tree... and thought on Worlds Vol. 3.

Obviously here's another Maxx cover.. this is one of the unpublished maxx covers i did, about 20 years ago.  Since no one saw it as a cover, I used as a trading card at one point. Today, i used it on the IDW reprints and just added the new logo for fun.

Kinda more of an homage to Heavy Metal logo... instead of the typical Maxx logo.

But then i've been slicing, dicing and generally screwing around with  comic book logos since my old Marvel Presents cover days. 

Yeah, another tree.

This is my favorite part of this one.. the white high lights I added . No clue what those white bits are. But they could be roots... or just a goof.

Luckily there's no wrong way to draw a tree if your someone like me.

Here's a close up of that 'Twout-a-verse' Poster. It's very large.. the is a photo of a Magic Box i built years ago... printed out the photo, then painted and drew over that.

A few Trout ads decorating the edges.. just for fun.

Finally scanning Worlds of Kieth Vol 2.

This period will have all the classic 'fan-fave' stuff, MCP wolvie covers, first Aliens series, Epicurus, Zero-Girl, Four Women, Lobo, Hollows, Scratch, various unpublished crap sprinkled through out.  If you grew up in the 90's & 2000's - this one's probably for you.

Vol 3 will just be a mish-mesh of weirdness,  might just scrap a third vol... and instead do a series of smaller art books, by subject? a book of ....

Sam Kieth Girls.
Weird creatures.
Asian themes.

Of maybe it's easier if these are all grouped together in Worlds Vol 3?

What do you guys think?


Jeep Barnett said...

I'd rather have it all grouped in Worlds Vol 3. Looking forward to it!

juvinwo said...

Volume 3 for sure! Can't wait!!

Deron Murphree said...

Looks good, Sam!

MARC said...

worlds is perfect

AnkHknA said...

Volume 3 is my vote. :)

Jameson said...

Hello Sam. I have been a long time fan of your art. As a collector of production animation as well, I was wondering if you knew if there were production cels or drawings available from the MTV series of The Maxx. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

I'll be very excited to see the next Worlds books however they come out. Just please, please, please have someone copy edit this time. I love the look of the first one but it's so hard to read the text with all the errors.

Adam S. Messinger said...

I think splitting the Worlds v3 into chapters would probably be the most appropriate. I'll be stoked to see it whenever it comes out! Hopefully an 2nd Artists Edition of the Maxx will see print! I'd love to see some of the later stuff (late 20's, early 30's) make it into an Artist's Edition.

King Bob said...


milo said...

I'd love to see everything in a 3rd Worlds of Sam book. I can't wait for everything to come out. Nola, all the Twout stuff and the next worlds book. Sorry I'm super late on commenting on this.