Friday, February 24, 2012

Ghost Artists in the Sky

Here's a Ghost Rider piece that I penciled and Jim Terry inked while I was having a beer at a Drink 'n' Draw. Jim is a terrific artist, and added a nice grittiness to the inks. He's Old School, and used a dip brush in real india ink--something you rarely see these days, especially at a bar! I'm looking forward to doing more stuff together. Be sure to look for Jim's comics, The Underneath and Lie Down Low: Bricks and Mortar. His website is

The original art for this piece, brush and ink on Strathmore bristol board, will be auctioned to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital at C2E2 in Chicago, Saturday, April 14, 7:15PM - 9:15PM. Room S401d.

You can view all the art in the auction on the C2E2 site, here.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Oh say can you C2E2

© 2012 Hilary Barta

I'll be attending the C2E2 comic book convention April 13 -15. The show is held on the lakefront in beautiful downtown Chicago. You'll find all the details at their website, here. I needed a new color piece for the table display, and Jason Millet was kind enough to paint the moody color for this piece. Click to enlarge that sucker.