Her totem is most certainly not a bear.
The blue glow lighting effects in each panel, not just the blue glow itself but also how it affects the colors around it, is quite fantastic. Kudos to the colorist.
Pretty sure Lar does both the inks and coloring. Very talented dude (and funny, too!).
You should watch Lar work on Ustream some Friday night. He’s both fast, and talented. Watched him do a page like above from initial concept exploration to final art in 4 hours at times.
and that’s while being distracted by people asking him questions, grabbing a quick bite, etc etc.
Ed Ryzowski has been doing the coloring for quite some time now. You can see his name credited as colorist under the logo on each page. ^^;
Shit, you’re totally right. I went to the “About” page and didn’t see a colourist. I will amend my post!
I’d think I’d quite enjoy watching Lar work, but I’m already stretched for time trying to graduate and sleep and eat and read a few comics each day and not go crazy….
Also I certainly don’t mean to single out one contributory talent in this series being better than any other. The art and writing on this strip have always been spectacular to me (Kudos to Lar and Sohmer too!) I guess I just don’t usually say anything. Something about the coloring on this page really stood out to me. There’s a lot of details in the lighting, the sparkle in the rocks, the shine of the hair , the transparency of the blue light but you really feel the fluid mass of it if that makes any sense. I suppose this page really just struck as “Wow!”
…walk into a bar. Oh you sassy kid XD
Well, sadly there’s no “power of love” to be seen here then.
What is love?
Baby, don’t hurt me, no more…
Whats love got to do… Got to do with it..
trust me Benny you don’t want love to be your trigger just ask Ma-Ti
Ma-Ti’s power is MIND CONTROL. Love is a kickass trigger.
Yeah I’m start to agree with the sister being related to Richard
I’m begining to think the sister is Richard in drag.
no the aura of her magic is all wrong for her to be richard
Babies. Babies everywhere.
lolomg! This could be Richards sister! She acts a lot like he does
Who says it’s not simply Richard in drag?
Richard is not in drag all the time?
The sister steps under the bar, the warlock melts a path Through the bar, the mage walks into it thinking it will move and the priest levitates it out of the way.
Now, I know that you guys have already started your seperate side project with NPC and all, but with this young benny story arc it got me thinking… how cool would it be to have a “LFG: The Beginnings” a la LICD? I for one would think one off comics/jokes that give a small peak into each characters young life (without too much depth, of course) would be fun. Thoughts?
Didn’t see this at first until reading the comments, but the mystical/spectral flatulence is rather funny and “Richard-ish” after looking at panel 5 for a moment. Why did skin color change again in panel 3?
I’m guessing for emphasis.
I doubt it’s Richard. 5 pages and only one tree is dead.
Remember what Richard said near the beginning? “I didn’t know the Sisterhood rescinded it’s “no psycho killers policy. I should apply.” Obviously not Richard since this takes place before he said that.
Olee is right, its the lighting, a light, cast near a face, will change the color then the normal ambient light color, though it is a little odd it went warmer and not a cooler tone…since that light looks blue >.>
It’s never love…
Could it be Richard’s Father? He was mentioned at Richard’s trial.
Or mother, it does have a feminine build
Its definitely a sister… Benny is half bloodrage and half sister
Richard’s father is dead. Long dead.
We all just want this entire comic to be about Richard don’t we.
Could b the captain’s mom. She might have been slim in her younger days but I agree that you gotta speculate along the Story Line
If it was the captain’s mom (Benny’s grandma) I think you would notice blue skin below the veil…
I am delighted to learn Benny’s back-story! And I am foregoing all speculation simply to enjoy the unfolding. (NO, that’s not Richard in there.)
…Its Richards MOM…
Plot twist: Richard is actually a ‘Regina”. it is him(her).
Well Benny is half troll half dark elf…so I’m guessing…rage?
Just a little love power
no I for one am enjoying this prolongs silliness
oh come on we all know its about Cale and Richard
I love the wise crack that Gid makes
I don’t know bout that. As long as they keep it interesting Im happy to let it go on and on forever
All you need is love…
All you need is love…
All you need is love…love…
Love is all you need.
LFG has disqus now?!…
It’s significant that she happened to mention Richard’s class in among several other classes of magic user, while explaining about magic? She didn’t mention Benny’s profession at all, unless she was doing so predictively, since, well… Benny’s a kid who can’t use magic yet.