Day 9 | Blue Lightning

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

2012 – DAY 09

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.



A “spaceman” who lives in the clouds absorbing electricity until he has to swoop down into the city to save people of fight villains.  When pressed to describe what “spaceman” means The Junior Partner could not decide whether that meant “astronaut” or “alien”…so he decided on alien astronaut trapped in the clouds fighting the bad guys who keep trying to capture him and take him back to his home planet and steal his lightning suit.

Blue Lightning has… lightning powers, but also “electric lasers” that he shoot out of his eyes to melt weapons.

Category: 2012, Scifi, Superhero

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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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