Day 4 | Burning Arrow

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

2012 – DAY 04

All characters are created by my 5 year-old son, The Junior Partner.  He has either drawn these characters on his own and I have recreated them here, or he has sat at my elbow dictating design and conceptual ideas like a creative, but frenetic, taskmaster.


The Junior Partner is obsessed with bows and arrows.  he saved up pocket change for seven months to buy a cheap plastic bow and and suction cup arrow set with his own money.  he loves Hawkeye and Green Arrow.  We were sitting around one evening getting ready for bedtime and drawing on his bedroom floor.  He started describing a robot with a boy and arrow that was part of him and that he made the arrows out of spikes and trash he found all around.  He could make these arrows combust or shoot lasers…how that would work, I don’t know.

So Burning Arrow is sort of a time warped Native American stereotype sent into an alternative/not-too-distant future where he becomes a cyborg who escapes and has to survive using his hunting and archery skills.


Category: 2012, Scifi, Superhero, Uncategorized

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Teacher, Playwright, Performer & Superhero Enthusiast. My first crayon drawings were of Superman and Captain America. I always wanted to draw comics but never followed that passion beyond some self-published zines and forays into early internet comics. I've worked in various aspects of graphic design and fooled around with a spray can at various stages of my life, keeping my pen busy and full of various inspirations for the doodles in the margins of my notebooks. Inheriting an iPad changed my productivity with the ability to draw, edit, color and post onto the internet via one device in the limited time I have to mess around with my doodles and drawings. My 5-year-old son is my biggest fan and the main reason for my artistic renaissance. He's the reason I'm drawing more often and the person I draw the most for. For the 30 CHARACTERS challenge this year, he is my co-conspirator and collaborator. His excitement and innocent love of superheroes and drawing has kept my inner cynic/critic at bay and we are having a blast this year making up a whole new universe of heroes, robots and monsters for the internet. -updated Oct. 2012

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