I just learned of this guy's quest to become a comic book extra. It strikes me as an interesting premise in light of the fact that the largest publishers have not been putting fan letters in their books -- historically, the comic fans best chance of achieving a modicum of fame within a comic. I've made into a few comics myself but not nearly to Jeff's level. He's even got dialogue in a few issues. By my reckoning, he's already made more comic book appearances than Jack Kirby! It's kind of a clever way to be immortalized for a comic fan.
Though, obviously, it's not a tactic most people can employ. Jeff's success, I expect, is largely predicated on the fact that he's basically the only guy doing this and it's something of a novelty. I'm sure that if a wave of people starting flooding artists with requests, they'd largely be ignored.
From a bit of a geek perspective, within the context of the stories, it suggests one hell of an interesting cross-over since he's been killed once in Walking Dead, apparently revived, digitized in Tron: Betrayal and brought back out to the real world. A regular Rick Jones this guy is!
Personally, I'd rather show up in a few books that I'm already interested in than any that happen to have an artist that thinks it's a neat idea, but more power to Jeff for doing something a little different.
- ► 2016 (200)
- ► 2015 (253)
- ► 2014 (259)
- ► 2013 (342)
- ► 2012 (372)
- Pop Culture
- Quick Link-Blogging
- Random Thoughts On Zenescope
- Hall Of Heroes Museum
- Up Up & Away Comics!
- Gratuitous Self-Promotion & Linkage
- Dreams & Passions
- Question: How Many CCA People Are Now Out Of Work?...
- The Cartoonist Review
- Paper Men
- Progress, Of Sorts
- De-constructing Laugh-Out-Loud Cats
- Wynonna Earp The Yeti Wars Review
- Superman Peanut Butter: The Magnet
- Martin Luther King As A Character
- In Which Sean Unearths Loot
- T'ain't The Silver Age
- Superman Peanut Butter: The Commercial
- Earn Extra Credit With Comics
- The Royals Comic Profiled On E! News Now
- Language & Thinking
- Harold Lloyd: Krazy Kat Fan
- Get To Know Me!
- A Campaign Of Inclusiveness
- Go To The Source!
- Bounce With Spider-Man
- Watching The Crowd's Reactions
- The Financial Adventures Of Cat & Girl
- Say Dat Ain't As Funny As It Looks See
- ▼ January (30)
- ► 2010 (382)
- ► 2009 (365)
- ► 2008 (358)
- ► 2007 (382)