Category: Book

Harrowing of Hades Graphic Novel Cover Art

The Harrowing Of Hades Cover Art: A Journey To Hell And Back

Now that the Anastasis: The Harrowing of Hades graphic novel is published, I figured I'd shed a bit more light on the making of process. :) The cover for Anastasis was, as simple as it looks, quite hard to conceptualize. When I was about halfway through illustrating the book, I wrote down a few goals the cover has to meet.…

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The Harrowing of Hades

Can Orthodox Iconography Make Friends With Comic Art?

A 1000 words Being an artist gives you a voice; a loud voice. If a picture is worth a thousand words then a graphic novel is a 10-hour talk! That's scary. Even talking for 30 minutes in Sunday school about Christ terrifies me, because I can very well, in ignorance, mislead the kids. The topic of teaching/preaching goes beyond my question. What I'm…

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Inking David for "The Harrowing of Hell"

Why You Should Care About Hell

The shallowing of hell  Do you ever watch an evenly matched soccer game, and after a grueling draw, you wait until the penalties, but then switch the channel? No? That's what my experience of Christ's descent into hades feels like. The Church builds up the tale bit by bit. Every lenten Sunday, we uncover little bits and pieces about the…

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