Let’s Make Comics! Flashtista’s Design…

Have you ever really looked at a turtle’s face? There are some pretty cool looking turtles out there in this world!

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And then, there are some very… um…. strange ones…

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When I was deciding what Flashtista should look like, I couldn’t pick just one kind of turtle to model her after. There are just so many variations! So I picked what I liked best out of a few different types of turtles, and melded them together, to create the “warrior turtle” look.

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I really like the markings that pond turtles have on their heads, so I added a few stripes to the top of her head and her cheek.

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And those alien-like eyes were inspired by the sea turtle.

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And the rest is all Flashtista!

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Check back to the blog next week to read all about Flashtista’s tribe!

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Buy Star Beasts Issue #1 Online!

Say Hello to the Star Beasts Shop!

If you didn’t get your copy Star Beasts, The Mighty Menace at your favorite comic book convention, and it’s not at your local comic store, don’t worry! Star Beasts Issue #1 is available for online purchase NOW at the Star Beasts Comic Shop!

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Other Star Beasts products will be coming soon to the Star Beasts Shop– so stay tuned.

Shipping Is Available

Because of our Star Beasts Fans live in the outer rim, we’ve got you covered with nice flat-rate shipping.

Go check out the shop through the link or even on the new shop section of this website!

And Thanks for Lovin’ STAR BEASTS!

Let’s Make Comics! Karma’s Design…

I think I can safely say that tigers are my favorite animals to draw. I mean, what’s not to love? You’ve got the stripes, the big teeth, the predator eyes… so much fun. When I’m at the gym, I always draw a fierce-looking tiger on a little whiteboard so that I can look at my power animal while I’m pumping iron.  I love drawing tigers so much that I usually try to talk myself into drawing another animal for any given project, just so I don’t look too tiger-crazy.  But naturally, many tiger still make it through, as seen in this sample below:

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So, of course I was glad that we decided to include a tiger as one of the animals on our crew. A tiger with baggage and conflicting emotions, to boot. There is just so much to use on a tiger’s face to show a variety of expressions and emotions. Just take a look at these real tiger expressions:

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So, really it’s not so hard to translate all these looks onto our very own emotional space tiger. I can’t wait to get further into the story, where Karma really gets her chance to express herself!

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Star Beasts Are Landing At Heroes Con 2018

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Blast yeah, Charlotte!

Star Beasts will be setting up space shop at the Heroes Comic Convention in North Carolina this year.

Dates for Heroes Con

Put it on your galactic calendar. Heroes Comic Con 2018 dates are Friday, June 15, Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17.

Star Beasts will be there for the whole stellar weekend.

Free Space Stuff and More…

You can bet your comet cluster, we’ll have fun Space Stuff, FREE Pet Space Rocks, comics, including…

ISSUE #1 of Star Beasts!

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Hope to see you at Heroes Con 2018!

If you can’t make it, be on the look out for more 2018 comic con dates from Star Beasts!

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Elite Comics Kicks Asteroid! 

Thanks Elite for stocking the first official issue of Star Beasts, The Might Menace. Issue #1 is on shelves now, so make sure you go in and ask for Star Beasts by name!

Free Comic Book Day 2018

Still want the origin issue of Star Beasts? We dropped off more copies of the original sneak peek teaser of Star Beasts at Elite for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. They’ll go quick, so make sure to stop by Elite and pick one up on free comic book day, Saturday, May 5th.

What is Free Comic Book Day?

Some Crewcreatures might be new to comics and not realize that once (and sometimes TWICE) a year comic book stores give out free comics to their customers. Many comic book stores like Elite even have activities with special guests! You can meet comic book creators and dress up like your favorite characters. It’s basically like a store-sized comic con, but there’s also FREE COMICS. And you know how the Star Beasts love their free space stuff….

Where is Elite Comics?

Elite comics is located at 11842 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Blast on over and pick up your copy of Star Beasts Issue #1 and enjoy FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Star Beasts and WonderCon 2018!

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WonderCon 2018! California here we come!

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The Condor Crew will be landing at WonderCon 2018 this March. If you’re in the west coast neighborhood, pick up your convention exclusive issue of Star Beasts #1 The Mighty Menace at the Anaheim Convention Center, Booth SP-72.

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Make sure to stop by Booth SP-72 for all-ages comics, free space stuff, fun galactic goodies, and custom sketches with space catchphrases!

We’re looking forward to meeting some CA fans and making some new ones!

When is WonderCon 2018?

WonderCon is a Comic-con International show. They’re the good folks who also run Comic Con San Diego and trust us, they are REALLY nice and super helpful which makes them honorary Crewcreatures out the gate.

 

Anaheim’s WonderCon is March 23rd-25th at the Anaheim Convention Center.

WonderCon Hours: Friday, March 23, 11:30AM-7PM, Saturday, March 24, 10AM-7PM, Sunday, March 25 10AM-5PM.

Star Beasts will be postponing all disco volleyball matches to attend WonderCon 2018 and there will be Pet Space Rocks. Oh yes. Yes there will.

 

 

 

Preorder Star Beasts Issue #1 NOW!

Check Out The NEW Star Beasts Shop!

The Condor Crew is taking preorders for the first intergalactic issue of Star Beasts, The Mighty Menace at the NEW Star Beasts Comic Shop! This will be the Crewcreature non-convention exclusive cover.

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Other Star Beasts products will be coming soon to the Star Beasts Shop– so stay tuned.

Don’t You Worry! Star Beasts is Landing at Local Comic Stores Too!

Our comic store friends will be getting their issues during this new print run. If you live in the Kansas City, Lawrence, Bloomington, and Chicago areas– Issue #1 will be hitting the shelves at local stores sometime this spring. Do good the thing. Shop local, Crewcreatures.

Shipping Is Available

But we do know some of our Star Beasts Fans live in the outer rim. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with nice flat-rate shipping.

Go check out the shop through the link or even on the new shop section of this website!

BLAST YEAH! Exclusive Star Beasts Issue #1

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Get Your Star Beasts Issue #1 at Planet Comicon!

Star Beasts Issue #1 is hot off the comic cosmic presses. Be the first to get your convention exclusive issue at Kansas City’s Planet Comicon!

Want to know the real reason Pluto isn’t planet anymore?

Find out in the first issue of Star Beasts, The Mighty Menace. Meet the Condor Crew as they save Earth (and humans) from galactic baddies bent on destroying us all– as they like to do.

You’d think galactic baddies would like lounge on the beach, or take a minute to sniff the stars every once in a while, but no. It’s always Destroy. Destroy. Destroy.

The Adventure Blasts Off at Planet Comicon!

Come meet the Condor Crew, get a signed issue, and join the battle of the Mighty vs the Might!

 

Planet Comicon 2018

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Hey, Hey, Hey Planet Comicon!

Star Beasts are cruising by for another adventure filled weekend at Kansas City’s Planet Comicon 2018.

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What’s new at Planet Comicon 2018?

Last year Star Beasts offically met the comic universe at Planet. This year, the Condor Crew will launch our six issue series with…

Issue #1, STAR BEASTS, THE MIGHTY MENACE. 

If that doesn’t kick-asteroids, I don’t know what does?

Make sure to stop by our landing pad for free space stuff, fun galactic goodies, and custom sketches with space catchphrases! (Blast the Galactic Fantastic, Man!).

The rumor around the rocketblasters is that there will be convention exclusives.

Whoa. I know.

When is Planet Comicon?

Kansas City’s Planet Comicon is February 16 – 18 at Bartle Hall. Star Beasts will be postponing all disco volleyball matches to be there from noon to 7PM on Friday, 10AM to 7PM on Saturday, and 10AM to 5PM on Sunday!

Come see us at Kansas City’s premiere comic convention!

 

Get to Know the Crew! Flashtista

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Commander Flashtista is the Condor’s head of security, pilot, and Bandit’s best friend. It’s her job to maintain order and advise Captain Bandit on military issues when necessary. Being second in command, she often let’s her strong-willed-kick-in-the-pants attitude do the commanding for her.

Flashtista isn’t your average turtle. She has psychic abilities. When she was younger she used to predict the future, but she’s lost that skill due to an accident. Now she can only predict movement and levitate. Flashtista moves fastest when she’s floating and rarely ever walks. The crack in her shell is connected to her un-turtle like abilities.

The Condor’s pilot is a no-nonsense leader who tends to blast first and blast again later.