This is so cool, guys! We have our first ever piece of Star Beasts fan-created art, by the very prolific Katelinn, aka Ahsoka626, aka SquishyPanda626! Here it is…
I think she captured the personalities of Zayd, Karma, Maria, Clio, and Eleanor perfectly! Quite an accomplishment for not even having a chance to see them in action yet. If this isn’t motivation for me to finish the art for issue #1, I don’t know what is!
We would love to see more fan drawings from you all! You can tag your art on Instagram or Twitter (#starbeastscomic) or email us (email@example.com)!
If you want to check out more of Katelinn’s awesome comic art, visit her Deviant Art Page or follow her on Twitter!
Here’s a glimpse at our new buttons that will be available at Hallmarket this Saturday!
There are 30 different designs to choose from! Can’t wait to see you all there!!
Check out our new Star Beast Space Stuff at Hallmarket in Kansas City this Saturday.
The Condor Crew will have new character pillows, new buttons, trading cards, stickers, the teaser comic (in case you still need one) and of course PET SPACE ROCKS!
Blast on by and say Howdy!
Well, what can I say about Clio? Hmm…
Well she was a pretty easy one to nail down the look for. I had a pretty good image of her in my head, and I drew it out pretty easily. I love it when that happens!!
I think part of the reason she came together so quickly, is that she’s just so fish-y! Most of our other heroes are physically anthropomorphic (or, they have a human-like body). But for Clio, I wanted her to look more like a fish… with a fish body! So here she is!
The only real problem we had to solve with Clio, was how she gets around in an environment filled with air. A fish needs water to survive, so she needed to have some kind of container of water surrounding her. Maybe something like what Spongebob wears when he visit’s Sandy’s treedome!
My initial thought was to give her a fish bowl… maybe a fish bowl with rocket control that could fly around wherever she needed to go. But instead I landed on just a glob of floating water. That way she can stick a fin out in any direction to grab a shell book off a shelf, or shake hands with a creature diplomat, or interact in any way with the world of air around her!
I know what you’re thinking… “how does that work!?” well, I don’t exactly have the credentials or scientific knowledge to answer that question. I’ll just have to refer you to Doctor Curly on this one!
Lieutenant Clio Fin is third in command and a dedicated scholar. Her mission is to observe and record Creaturehood history as it happens. She see’s history as a living thing. Clio uses her historical knowledge to help make current decisions for the Condor Crew. She truly believes that applying perspective and learnings from the past can help save the future.
Clio’s most useful tool and favorite possession is her Shell Library. Passed down from her father, Nabu, it contains the most crucial and least obvious moments the Creaturehood history. Lieutenant Fin loves all kinds of stories. During her rare time off, she tends to binge stories through movies, books, and TV shows.
Being a goldfish, Clio must stay in a watery environment. A water bubble constantly surrounds her so she can breath.
The Condor Crew will be at Library Con 2017! If you’re in Springfield MO swing by the Greene County Library Center for the super stellar Library Con on August, 19th.
Not only can you meet all kinds of writers and artists, you (yes, you!!) can check out out new Star Beasts swag and FREE SPACE STUFF!
Library Con Schedule
Lassie and I will also be telling the Star Beasts origin story and other tales at the Origin Stories panel from 4-5. The panel will feature other creative creatures and is hosted by The Comic Cave’s very own, Josh Roberts!
The Library Con’s hours are from 11AM-5PM and the events are for all-ages.
For more information see their website: thelibrary.org/librarycon/
Can’t wait to see you there!
Meteor-mazing!! We visited the fantastic Vintage Phoenix in Bloomington, Indiana. If you’re ever passing through the Hoosier state stop by the fine store. Not only are they out-of-this-world fun, they’ve got a great selection of comics– including our own Crewcreature friends!
Vintage Phoenix love animals. They even help animals find their homes, no matter what they’re made of! Recently, they’ve tried to reconnect a lost stuffed lamb found in the street with her human friend.
Check out the whole story at Vintage Phoenix’s Facebook page!
114th East Sixth Street, Bloomington, IN
Hey friends! We are working hard over here on the first issue of Star Beasts, but we’re also working on some other fun space stuff too! I wanted to give you a little preview of some new character art that will be featured on a couple of things available in the near future!
Can’t wait to show you what these become! But for now, I’ve gotta blast off and draw some adventures!
Blast Yeah, KC! The Condor crew has arrived in all your favorite comic book stores. Grab your free copy today and, hey thank these nice local comic book supporters for giving Star Beasts a chance!
11842 S. Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS
5336 W. 95th Street, Prairie Village KS
Pop Culture Comics
9337 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS
3941 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
1300 US-40, Blue Springs, MO
Thanks again KC Metro comic book stores. You’re rockin our Star Beast galaxy!
Guess what?!? You can now get your FREE copy of the Star Beasts mini comic in the free state city.
Check out these awesome Lawrence comic book stores that put Star Beasts on their shelves!
2429 Iowa Street
You’ll find Star Beasts in their kids summer reading section.
Upstairs at 844 Massachusetts
As you can see Archie is guarding the Condor Crew in the kids section!
Thanks Boom and Astrokitty for giving Lawrence Kansas a chance to meet our Crewcreatures!