Welcome to the house of sketches.

§ July 23rd, 2021 § Filed under indies, original art § 2 Comments

So Wednesday I mentioned I obtained a Pirate Corp$ sketch by Evan Dorkin about thirty years ago from…still can’t remember the guy’s name! Tad? Scott? Chickie? Chasley? No idea.

But I still have the sketch, and I realized it wasn’t fair to tell you about the sketch without showing it to you. As such, let me rectify the situation by presenting it now:


Nice pic of Blue and Charlie, I think! I adjusted the scan shown above to make the lines more visible. However, if you click on the pic you’ll get a very large image of the original unadjusted scan.

Pirate Corp$ (and later, Hectic Planet) was a fun comedy/adventure comic that well demonstrated Evan Dorkin’s penchant for being able to mix actual emotional drama with wild comedy. It’s another indie of yesteryear that I miss…unlikely to ever return, but at least I still have all the original issues to continue enjoying. And, of course, that wonderful original drawing.

2 Responses to “Welcome to the house of sketches.”

  • Chris K says:

    Love PC$! I’m still waiting to learn what the deal was with the TANC!

  • Ray Cornwall says:

    I miss Pirate Corp$, and I’m on Dorkin’s Patreon (he’s a swell guy), and if I ever won the lottery, I’d pay him a boatload of money just to do that book.

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